Well, somebody let the cat out of the bag. Uruguay used to be South America ‘s best-kept secret, With A Handful of Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean and non-South American in the know popping in to enjoy the pristine beach, the atmospheric cities, the huge steak and the happening nightlife. Then the peso crashed, the place Became a whole lot more affordable and people curious glass. They came, loved it and Went back home to tell Their friends. Who came, loved it and Went back home to tell Their friends.
Which is not to Suggest That the place is overrun Being. The main drawcards, like Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo and Punta del Este, Have Been long set-up for tourist, and are Dealing With Their newfound popularity well. Other destinations s, such as Maldonado and Punta del Diablo, Reta Their charm But no longer are the Undiscovered Gems They Once Were. Elsewhere, in the interior (core gaucho Tacuarembó, for example) and the river towns, and particularly in the non-summer months, there ‘s still a pretty good chance you’ll be the only That gringo in town.