Print this trip dossier

Journey Latin America asks you to accept cookies for performance and social media purposes. We use cookies on our website to personalise content, evaluate website traffic and enhance performance. You can delete or restrict cookies via your web browser. To get more information about these cookies and the processing of your personal data see our Cookie Policy. Do you accept these cookies and the processing of personal data involved? Find out more


May 11th, 2015

Q&A Winrow-Giffin in Uruguay

Paul

By Paul Winrow-Giffin
Travel Consultants


Winrow-Giffin, Bespoke Team

Where have you been?
Uruguay: Punta del Este, Rocha, La Pedrera, La Paloma, Cabo Polonio, Jose Ignacio, Montevideo, Carmelo and Colonia.

Have you been before?
No

How did you get there?
By Buquebus from Buenos Aires

How long were you there?
8 days/7nights.

General route?
 Buenos Aires on to Montevideo, followed by Punta del Este and other areas.

Which was your favourite...
Place: La Pedrera
Hotel: Estancia Vik
Excursion: Horse riding from Estancia El Charabon; it’s very laid back and relaxed.

Appeals to which type of traveller/client?
Searching for an off the beaten track and more relaxed holiday.

Key items to pack/take with you?

If travelling during winter (June – October) bring thermal underwear.

Any good food, drinks, restaurants or bars recommendation?
Parrilla in the Port Market in Montevideo are top choices. In general Parillas are great –lots of meat and chimichuri!

Room for improvement?
Longer seasons – at the end of Feb everyone leaves and it’s really quiet until Easter. Though that could also be a good thing.

How would you summarise/ sum up your trip in a sentence?

It reminds people of home – from every country. Every traveller feels it has something of their own country and feel at home.


Take a peek at our Signature Uruguay: Land of vintage charm.

Post a comment

Upcoming Events

See full Event Listing

Other holidays you may be interested in

Santa Ana

Signature El Salvador: Revolutionary road trip

Private journey

11 days from £1,929pp

Explore and Relax Costa Rica and Panama Coast: Pacific route

Private journey

13 days from £2,770pp

The Angel Falls, Venezuela

Signature Venezuela: Highlights of the Lost World

Private journey

13 days from £3,500pp

Active Argentina

Active Argentina: Walking in Patagonia

Private journey

14 days from £3,004pp

Other articles you may like

Browse our inspiration area of the site. It's packed with insider travel tips, Top5s, competitions, events, recipes and holiday ideas for Central and South America sure to whet your travel appetite.

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our twice monthly newsletter and be the first to know about our latest news, offer and competitions.

Sign up with...

Your email

Or...

Using a social account is fast and means you don't need to remember a password.

We never share your data either - see our terms & conditions

Facebook Connect

Remember, you can unsubscribe at any time.

To see how we take care of your data please review our Privacy Policy

Thanks for subscribing – we’ll be in touch!

You are not subscribed. Some error happened.

Share this Page

Social share page will open in new window

Send a friend

reCaptcha_try_again

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/travel-inspiration/travel/q-a-paul-giffin-in-uruguay

Page ID: {5E5D7CFB-1338-4F9E-93A8-F3B3B651824D}

Page Name: q-a-paul-giffin-in-uruguay

Page Display Name: Q&A Winrow-Giffin in Uruguay

Page Template Name: T031-PapagaioBlogPost

Page Template ID: {ECC6A232-9784-4CC7-BA26-18421546B8F5}

Parent ID: {DC65CFB2-D81C-4A04-A7F8-0A1B3D88E7EB}

Parent Name: travel

Parent Display Name: Travel

Parent Template Name: T029-PapagaioCategoryListing

Parent Template ID: {4D163066-ED7E-48E6-AF31-34B6C47536CD}