Visitors to Uruguay will be astonished and pleased by all of the amazing things to see and do in South America's second smallest state, despite being dwarfed by neighboring Argentina and Brazil. Uruguay's sophisticated cities are intriguing to visit as lovely colonial-era districts, throbbing tango bars, and a wide selection of historic and cultural treasures pull you ahead. Uruguay is one of the safest countries on the continent.
The gorgeous beaches along the Atlantic Ocean offer sun, sea, sand, and surf, as well as entertaining and friendly beach resorts, while stunning nature reserves sit alongside sprawling cattle ranches in the interior. Uruguay is a laid-back country with a lot to offer, so don't be shocked if you find yourself wishing you could return as soon as you leave its shores.