Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Montevideo

Come and experience Montevideo and its museums, culture and monuments. This cosmopolitan city is known for its cafes, theatres and shopping. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Montevideo

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Montevideo a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Club de Golf del Uruguay (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Zoo Avilla Dolores (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Maroñas National Racetrack (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pizzorno Winery (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Varela Zarranz Winery (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Establecimiento Juanico Winery (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Montevideo

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Montevideo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Independence Plaza (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Ramirez Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Montevideo Harbor (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Batlle Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Pocitos Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Rose Garden Meadow (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Montevideo

Fly into Montevideo (MVD-Carrasco Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Montevideo Central Station, Montevideo Dr. Lorenzo Carnelli Station and Montevideo Yatay Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Montevideo Department?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 55 holiday rentals near Montevideo Department. From 13 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Montevideo Department is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montevideo Department?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Montevideo Department. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Pocitos: 28 holiday rentals
  • Pocitos Beach: 54 holiday rentals
  • Buceo: 15 holiday rentals
  • Montevideo Manga Station: 56 holiday rentals
  • Cagancha Square: 52 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Montevideo Department! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Montevideo Department?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Montevideo Department. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pocitos Beach: 54 holiday rentals
  • Montevideo Manga Station: 56 holiday rentals
  • Cagancha Square: 52 holiday rentals
  • Sofitel Montevideo Casino: 57 holiday rentals
  • Punta Brava Lighthouse: 54 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montevideo Department listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.