Hostel in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

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Jose Ignacio, Uruguay, is a beautiful beach town within the state of Maldanado. Just a forty-kilometer and forty-five-minute coastal drive along the Atlantic Ocean from the city of Punta Del Este, this is a great place to escape the city bustle and relax on some of Uruguay’s best natural beaches. If you do not have a car, there many buses that will bring you to Jose Ignacio. Expect to find lots of beautiful, beachy Jose Ignacio, Uruguay hostels with bohemian seaside decor.

This bohemian seaside village of Jose Ignacio comes alive during the summer season with visitors from around the globe, but primarily from neighboring South American countries. The best time of year to visit for a beach vacation are the summer months between December and March. Tourism peaks over the holidays in December and January, so be sure to book your bed in a Jose Ignacio, Uruguay hostel in advance!

Tourists can expect to indulge in fresh seafood, dance until the morning on the beach, practice yoga, and make new Uruguayan friendships that will last a lifetime. There is even a secret beach club on a secluded island. There are several beaches in town to consider when you’re selecting your spot for the day for surf, sand, and sun. Brava Beach is popular due to great surf. Nearby, there is the Mansa Beach on the other side of the peninsula. This beach is very chill and is the ideal spot for sunsets. You’ll even see people riding on horseback on the beach at sunset. Just ask for a ride!

During the off season, the village transforms from a resort town back into its natural state of a sleepy fishing village. There will be fewer open hostels in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay, at this time, so be sure to book in advance. You may even be lucky enough to see whales in June, July, and August.

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Your Packing List for Jose Ignacio

Your Packing List for Jose Ignacio

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Jose Ignacio Hostel Cheatsheet

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