Hostels in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay

5 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Punta del Diablo

Mar de Fondo Hostel

Free Breakfast
Beach Lovers Retreat Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Every night we offer a good menu, the main idea is share the time, drink and eat all togheters enjoying and meeting people. Mar de Fondo Hostel Punta del Diablo is characterized for having an … More

Compay Hostel

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…We're located two blocks from the beach. Both from the living room and the bedrooms you can see the waves, the turquoise sea and why not the dance of whales and other dolphin-like animals that … More
Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Check- in/ Check- Out from 8am to 22 hours. Breakfast included. All taxes included. Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel. Extra beds are not available. There is no capacity … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"Best Hostel Ever! - The best location in town. Awesome staff, great views, delicious food, comfy beds, clean bathrooms. All you could ask for in a hostel and more! El Diablo Tranquilo is a reason … More

Abraxas Hostel

Free Breakfast
100 Mts From Stop 3 (Route) More

Guest Houses in Punta del Diablo

Hostel de la Viuda

Free Breakfast
"…10 minutes from the best beach along a sandy roadway, 15 minutes to the central core of town and five minutes from the local store. Great facilities when a group is present but also quietly serene … More

Apartments in Punta del Diablo

"…Both are totally independent of each other. And as a zone or common area they have the pool. In the neighbourhood you can find stores and/or supermarkets, which have a bakery, butcher shop and … More

Hostels in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay

5 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Punta del Diablo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Punta del Diablo.

Punta del Diablo, Uruguay, is a bohemian beach village located forty kilometers away from the Brazilian border. This beach destination is a recent discovery among tourists; traditionally a tiny fishing village inhabited by artisans and fishermen, the town now boasts an assortment of budget hostels in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay, for travelers seeking to relax and enjoy the country's natural beauty.

Get your smartphones ready, as the scenes of Punta del Diablo are social media ready, with rustic fishing boats lying in the sand, dozens of colorful houses, and overgrown flowers. The laid-back vibe here attracts young backpackers and families on vacation. If you wish to mingle with tourists, then head to Punta del Diablo between December and March during the warmer months. To experience the authentic village vibes of Punta del Diablo, it is best to visit in early December if you want warm weather for swimming, or after June for possible whale spotting! Only about a thousand people actually inhabit Punta del Diablo year round. Tourist crowds can increase the population up to nearly forty thousand!

The entire area is made up of ten kilometers of soft sand beaches. If you are staying at a hostel in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay near the centre of town, the nearby beaches are Playa de los Pescadores and Playa de Rivero. Surfers will want to head to the Viuda and Rivero beaches to catch a wave from April to November. You can also try out dune boarding and surf the sand! If your Punta del Diablo, Uruguay hostel has a kitchen and you feel like cooking, you can buy the fresh catch of the day directly from the fishermen who sell from street stalls lined along the main street in the center of town.

There are many other beautiful things to see nearby such as Ombu Forest, Centro de Tortugas Marinas, Parque Nacional Santa Teresa, and Laguna Negra. Head to Playa Grande (Big Beach) to see whales during the winter months of June, July, and August. The deep waters make it easy to see the whales from the shore.

Montevideo is three hundred kilometers away from Punta del Diablo, and the drive will take about four hours; you will pass through the beautiful resort town, Punta del Este. There are several buses a day from Montevideo and from the airport, which will take around four-and-a-half hours.

As Punta del Diablo isn’t quite as popular with backpackers as Punta Del Este, you should have no trouble finding a bed in a hostel in Punta del Diablo, Uruguay. Keep in mind, the most popular times to visit are over the holidays in December and January. These summer months are when South Americans and worldwide tourists flock to Uruguay’s sunny beaches. If your Punta del Diablo, Uruguay hostel includes breakfast, you can probably expect a typical Uruguayan meal of fresh-squeezed orange juice, coffee, ham, cheese, bread, and -- maybe if you’re lucky -- seasonal fruits!

Written by local enthusiast for Punta del Diablo hostels

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Punta del Diablo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Punta del Diablo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Party hostels in Punta del Diablo Mar de Fondo Hostel (4 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 6.8

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