Uruguay is nestled in deep South America just above Argentina, and is one of the lesser-visited destinations in South America, often overlooked in favour of its larger neighboursBrazil andArgentina. However those who do visit are rewarded with friendly welcomes and uncrowded sights.
Take a trip to serene colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento and travel back in time. The rural streets are paved with stone and, with the addition of restaurants, bars and nightlife, this little town is becoming a popular place to visit.
The capital of Montevideo is a city full of life. The dance of Uruguayan Tango originated here and the unique style has now become popular across the world. The music scene, lively markets and excellent nightlife make Montevideo a great city to visit.
Other highlights in Uruguay include the rugged coastlines and colonial fort of Santa Teresa National Park, and experiencing a slice of life as a local gaucho at a wonderful ranch stay in Tacuarembó.