1. Because Uruguay is a great and safe destination, one of the safest in Latin America according to the Department of State.
2. Montevideo has great colonial architecture, and there are wonderful beaches in upscale Punta del Este just a bus ride away.
3. Because Montevideo is just a 3hr ferry ride from Buenos Aires. That’s right! Visit two fascinating countries in one trip; no one is stopping you.
The flights are limited, so go here and see if any of the dates are going to work for you.