When visiting Montevideo you might be able to find several different beaches during a walk at the rambla. Starting from the old city towards the east, one of the first beaches you would find is the Ramirez beach. This Montevideo beach has the peculiarity of being in front of the Parque Rodo, the main amusement park of Uruguay.
Pocitos is one of the most popular beaches of Montevideo. This beach is surrounded by high buildings and a very active urban area. During summer time, this is one of the beaches that becomes more crowded, whether it is for sunbathing, playing beach sports, or simply drinking mate with friends.
Picture of the coastline and beach of Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay
Other of the main beaches you would find in Montevideo is Buceo. Buceo beach surrounds a small port and is one of the most picturesque beaches you would find in the city. If you enjoy marine landscapes you should not miss meeting this Montevideo beach.
Picture of the Small Port of Buceo, Montevideo, Uruguay
When walking towards the beaches Malvin and Honda you would start noticing a change in the landscape and the environment: there are less high buildings and activity than in the previous ones. If you want to avoid crowds in summer, you should start looking from this point towards the east.
Punta Gorda and Carrasco beaches are located towards the eastern end of the coast of Montevideo. These beaches usually are much less visited than the previous ones, although during summer time you would find an important amount of people in any of the beaches of this city.