Montevideo- the largest city, capital; and chief port of Uruguay. And one of the best places to be in if you are a fun loving and love to celebrate things in a not so refined manner. Not as grand as its neighboring cities like Punta del Este and Mar del Plata, Montevideo, nevertheless can claim itself to be a place meant for the fun loving people to celebrate their Latin New Years Eve 2017 in South America.
NYE The Wild Way
Celebrations start quite early on in the place; the first signs of it being shredded pieces of paper everywhere you go. People tear up the calendars of the year gone by, discarding everything of the previous year and gearing up to welcome the coming year in the best manner possible.
Headed to Montevideo this New Year? Then you very well get ready for a New Year that is utterly crazy, fun, wild and yes wet. If you are in Montevideo on the New Year’s Eve, you will find it hard to stay dry amidst the celebrations that take place. It is a part of the New Year celebrations in Montevideo to throw water and beer at each other thereby, making the celebration a completely wet one. People even go to the extent of throwing water from the balconies on the revellers on the streets. Things get wilder when people start throwing plastic bottles at each other as a means of celebration. So, if you are someone who does not really like being wild, it is better to witness things from a distance. And if that is not the case, then join the wild fun in getting and making wet.
It is a widely known fact that NYE fireworks forms an important part of the New Year celebrations whichever place you choose to be in and Montevideo is no exception. After the wild celebrations hat goes on throughout morning, people gather in the Copacabana beach of Montevideo to witness the dazzling fireworks that livens up the Uruguayan summer evenings. Along with everything else, the food also forms an important part of any Latin celebration in South America and Montevideo is no exception to it. The restaurants are also packed with an assortment of cuisines special to the place, like “torta frita”, “fish in a box” and the like. You could head out with your family and friends to famed restaurants like, “Che Montevideo” or “Rambla Gandhi” and taste the exquisite new year dishes of the place.
Accommodations for NYE
There are a number of hotels, lodges and other places of accommodation available within your budget in Montevideo. Some of these are Holiday Inn Montevideo Hotel, NH Columbia Hotel, Regency Carrasco Suites And Boutique Hotel, Tryp Montevideo Hotel, etc. You could pick any of these places to stay as they will have big discounts during the festive season. There are also a number of places that offer new year special packages and fun options that you could enjoy with your family and friends. Make sure that you booked a place to stay in well in advance as you may not be able to avail last minute bookings.