Jose Ignacio Lighthouse in an incomparable setting in Uruguay


Jose Ignacio is a lovely resort city located in the Maldonado department in Uruguay. It is a natural setting that has been able to captivate those who are seeking a tranquil and private ambience without giving up to the pleasures that can be found on its surroundings with a livelier lifestyle.

We are talking about an ancient fishing village that has become one of the most exclusive enclaves in South America. A location chosen either by national tourists to spend the day but also by international buyers who want to take up residence in this area or make this their second holiday home.

Jose Ignacio has preserved its identity as a fishing village and has been perfectly integrated in a more sophisticated and exclusive atmosphere provided by the luxury chacras and mansions built during the last decades.

Sandy beach in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Jose Ignacio is perfect for those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle, but also for families thanks to the myriad of facilities located in the immediate vicinity. Its enclave is ideal as it benefits a position between two lagoons, Jose Ignacio and Garzon. This place offers the opportunity to practice fishing activities and, with regards to the gastronomy, the restaurants are a pleasure for seafood lovers.

An oasis of peace and tranquillity that makes possible to escape and enjoy walks around this natural environment. Its surroundings are home to the Jose Ignacio Lighthouse, declared World Heritage Site in the 70s.

This area boasts beaches of natural beauty such as La Mansa and La Brava. Two must places, the first one, seems a postcard decorated by the fishing boats; whilst the second is famous among the surf lovers thanks to the agitated waves.


Punta del Este, situated within close proximity to Jose Ignacio, is one of the attractions of Uruguay. It is one of the most sought-after destinations in South America. Its sandy beaches are an enticement for locals and tourists. In addition, it is also well-known by its nightlife, shopping centres, the Marina and the main shopping area which is the meeting point of this resort city.

Not only offers a pleasant climate throughout the year, but also an excellent quality of life thanks to the high security of the city. These are some of the reasons why Punta del Este has become the cosmopolitan city par excellence of the country attracting people from all over the world.

Punta del Este gathers together everything: nature, fun and a wide variety of possibilities which won’t disappoint anybody. Its geographic position makes possible that cities including Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile or San Pablo have easy access via several transports.

The Marina of Punta del Este