José Ignacio Sightseeing Tour From Punta Del Este

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from most Punta del Este hotels
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
    • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
    • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
    • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
    • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Punta del Este isn’t the only coastal town in southern Uruguay worth exploring – on this 4-hour sightseeing tour, visit José Ignacio, a small fishing village that has become popular with jet setters for its quiet seclusion, turning it into a stylish vacation destination. See the José Ignacio Lighthouse, the town’s most popular landmark, and visit other attractions like José Garzon Lagoon and the Sea Museum. The journey is almost as great as the destination – you’ll enjoy wonderful views of the Atlantic as you ride along the seaside highway.


  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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After pickup from your Punta del Este hotel by air-conditioned coach, your 4-hour sightseeing tour begins as you make your way northeast to Jos Ignacio. Look out the window and admire beautiful Atlantic views as you drive along the ocean-side road, passing through the beach towns of La Barra (a colorful village popular for its Montoya Beach), Manantiales, El Chorro and Balneario Buenos Aires.

Arrive in Jos Ignacio ready to see its top sights with your knowledgeable guide; the small coastal village is best known for its eponymous lighthouse, which youll visit in addition to other attractions like Jos Garzon Lagoon, a local handicrafts market and Nuestra Seora de la Inmaculada Concepcion Parish Church.

Then visit the Sea Museum, where youll see one of the worlds largest shell collections. The museum is home to more than 5,000 species of marine life, both alive and in skeletal form, including sea faun, coral, sea stars, sea horses, dolphin and whale skeletons, turtle shells and shark jaws.

After youve soaked up the beauty and relaxing atmosphere of Jos Ignacio, youll be returned to your hotel.


  • Professional English-, Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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