If you’re looking to get off the grid, head to Uruguay’s Cabo Polonio now. The powdered-sand beach sits in a perfect u-shape — small shacks belonging to the hippie community who reside there year-round dotting the dunes sitting above it. Here, you’ll live a simpler life. With no electricity or running water, the only thing to do is enjoy the sweeping beach views in front of you. With deep blue waters to explore, friendly locals to chat with and teeming wildlife to encounter, your old life will quickly fade from memory.
Cabo Polonio is situated on Route N° 10, km 264,500, Rocha, 230 km from Montevideo, capital of Uruguay. Travelers can fly directly to Carrasco Airport in Montevideo from Miami or Panama. Europeans can do it from Madrid. To get to Cabo Polonio, visitors can rent a car or hop onto public transport. Once in Puerta del Polonio Terminal they must leaves their cars in the parking and get ready for the adventure, because the entrance is by all-terrain vehicles through the wild dunes, which depart every hour in high season. Using flight search engines, you can find the best prices and the best times to book your journey from Florida, India, Australia, Costa Rica and many more destinations around the world.