Welcome to Engel & Völkers Punta del Este, Uruguay
Located in the south-east of Latin America, bordering the State of Río Grande del Sur (Brazil) to the north and north-east, and Argentina to the west and south. Currently known as the Switzerland of America for its solid democracy and for maintaining high levels of wellbeing since the 19th century comparable with that in Europe.
The Republic of Uruguay is divided into 19 towns, Montevideo being the capital, a beautiful city next to the sea with a large commercial port and lovely old quarter.
The country is generally defined by its natural landscapes, some totally paradisiacal, and for its historical wonders. Its beaches, meadows and extensive marshland, bird and whale-spotting areas, hot springs and historic World Heritage sites, are just some of the numerous options that Uruguay has to offer its visitors. It should be noted that, after Alaska, Uruguay is home to the second largest sea lion colony, located on Isla de Lobos near Punta del Este.
The climate is mild (17ºC average), with warm summers and regular rainfall during the year.
The conservation and care of the environment place Uruguay amongst the most sustainable countries in the eyes of many international organizations.
Punta del Este has won a more than privileged position amongst the highest social classes in international fields. It is one of the most exclusive and sought after resorts in America and is found in Maldonado town.
If you are considering investing in property, we invite you to ponder the possibility of doing so in a place where the climate, landscape and conditions make life an ‘art’, along with a guaranteed financial return on your investment. Punta del Este offers all the requisites to make it an optimum investment. Why? Here are some examples:
High standard of living and an excellent infrastructure
Political stability; with a secure and exemplary legal system
High quality buildings, in structure as well as design, always in harmony with the landscape, something rare and valuable nowadays
Paradisiacal beaches, lagoons, caves and nature reserves form the scenery that surrounds this peninsula, admired by the jet set at a world level
In the same league as Europe as far as range and quality is concerned, yet property prices in the area are considerably less, and their potential for rising in value, magnificent
As a foreigner, you will receive equal treatment with respect to the sales transaction of your property, without inequalities in taxes relating to the sales operation
You will find many facilities that allow you to integrate into Punta del Este’s social scene as much as you wish, plus numerous options for enjoying sports out in the fresh air, including polo, surfing, wake-boarding, kite-surfing, golf, etc.
These are just a few of the reasons why we recommend that you invest in Punta del Este.