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Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este, Uruguay

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jul 10, 2023

Summary: People describe Punta del Este, Uruguay as a luxurious beach resort town with a vibrant nightlife and stunning beaches. Expats love the laid-back atmosphere, the beautiful scenery, and the friendly locals. The weather in Punta del Este is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500 to $2,000 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $800 to $1,000 per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost around $1,200 to $1,500 per month. The approximate population of Punta del Este is around 25,000 people.

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What do I need to know about living in Punta del Este?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Punta del Este, they said:

"Punta del Este is a popular destination for expats looking to retire in Uruguay. Before making the move, it is important to understand the cost of living, the availability of healthcare, and the local culture. It is also important to research the local laws and regulations, as well as the visa requirements for expats. Additionally, it is important to familiarize yourself with the local language, as English is not widely spoken in Punta del Este. Finally, it is important to understand the climate and the local weather patterns, as this can have a significant impact on your lifestyle," remarked one expat living in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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