Shopping and returning with your suitcase crammed with
bags and more bags is definitely not the goal of those
who know Punta del Este. However, if you can't resist
some shopping, you don't have to be completely
disappointed. Although prices are similar to those in
Brazil, there are some interesting stores in the region.
Av. Gorlero is the main avenue in the city, with shops
of all kinds: clothes, shoes, sports, souvenirs,
alfajores etc. For those who stay on the peninsula,
going there sometimes is customary.
The street parallel to Av. Gorlero, Calle 20, is the
best place to find products from famous brands: Fendi,
Valentino and Tommy Hilfiger are some of the shops on
this street and its surroundings. Check store prices,
especially if they are on sale! If you are interested in retro style items, just visit
InternetAges where you can find vintage military jackets.
Can't resist shopping? Knowing Punta Shopping will
become part of your itinerary. In addition to hosting
several interesting clothing, footwear and sports
stores, the place has a huge supermarket, perfect for
buying different foods and meeting that desire to buy a
gift for friends who stayed in Brazil.
La Barra is a very suitable place for those who like
to buy works of art. Along Ruta 10 there are several
ateliers and decoration shops, with articles for the
home, wooden pieces and paintings. Anyone who wants to
improve their home look can bet on a trip around the
Busy and full of shops, Av. Gorlero is the main
thoroughfare in Punta del Este. There are several
souvenir and clothing stores, as well as banks, currency
exchange bureaus, restaurants and ice cream parlors.
It is inevitable to go through it at least once. The
avenue holds a good part of the commerce and is open and
full of people until late at night.
Calle 20 - Rua 20
Calle 20 (Rua 20), or Remanso, is one of the streets
on the Punta del Este peninsula that houses famous
stores and well-known brands around the world. It is an
interesting place to visit if you like shopping and want
to come home with good purchases.
Punta Shopping is a good place to visit if you like
to shop. The place has regional stores, such as Lolita
and Daniel Cassin, and some are recognized worldwide,
such as Colombia and Sansonite. The prices are not so
attractive in relation to the values practiced in
Brazil, but in times of promotion it is possible to find
The highlight of this mall is Tienda Inglesa, which
operates as a hypermarket and offers several types of
products. It is worth visiting to buy food produced in
If you are on the island, it is recommended to go to
the mall by car, bus or taxi, as it is located in an
area far from most hotels.
Ruta 10 is the main route in La Barra, neighboring
Punta del Este. In it are the main bars, restaurants and
shops in the city, as well as ateliers, which have a
strong presence in various points of its extension.
For those staying in La Barra or looking to do some
shopping, going through Ruta 10 (or Rota 10) is
inevitable. Pictures, sculptures, furniture, decorative
items and clothes are some of the objects that you can
find in stores in the region.