La Barra del Chuy
La Barra del Chuy is a small beach town in Rocha. It is the last coastal resort of Uruguay, bordering Brazil to the southeast with a stream (Arroyo Chuí) as the natural border. The town itself isn’t spectacular but the beaches are.
The main attraction is the beach but there is also a popular waterpark in the area. Considering the number of bars and restaurants along the main road, the nightlife is probably quite good.
How to get there? By bus: Regular service from Montevideo and Punta del Diablo. By Car: Ruta 9
Why should you go? If you need a place to stay near Chuy or are looking for a beautiful, quiet beach to visit.
How long should you stay for? A few days if you just want a peaceful place to relax with a great beach.
Where to sleep? There are a few small hotels, a camping area and several places offering fully furnished cabins.
Where to eat?There are tons of small restaurants with outdoor seating on the main road.