El Faro del Cabo Santa María
Peteco Surf Shop
This friendly surf shop rents all the necessary equipment (shortboards, longboards, bodyboards, sandboards, wetsuits and kayaks) and can...
Laguna de Rocha
An ecological reserve protected under Uruguay’s SNAP program, this vast and beautiful wetland 10km west of La Paloma has populations of...
Cine La Paloma
Has twin screens showing movies throughout the summer.
Repeatedly recommended by locals as La Paloma’s best restaurant, the Bahía specializes in seafood.
El Faro del Cabo Santa María information
The 1874 completion of this local lighthouse marked La Paloma’s genesis as a summer beach resort. The unfinished first attempt collapsed in a violent storm, killing 17 French and Italian workers who are buried nearby. Outside is a solar clock using shadows cast by the lighthouse.