Casapueblo is a beautiful resort-museum near Punta del Este in the small town of Punta Ballena, Uruguay. From Punta del Este bus terminal, ask for a bus to Punta Ballena.
Tell the driver that you are getting out at this destination.
This Gaudi-esque beautiful masterpiece was created by Uruguayan artist Carlos Paez-Vilaró in a kind of mediterranean surrealistic architecture, making the whole place to look like a giant sculpture. He is the father of one of the survivors of the infamous plane crash on the Andes.
Visitors can stay here in one of the 12 rooms and 56 apartments with a terrace where you can enjoy a view of the blue sea and magnificent sunset. Rooms start at $150.00 USD--but do reserve ahead of time since they tend to book fast.
If you aren't staying here, you can still access the hotel and art gallery. Admission is $5.00 USD and it is open from 9:00am till sunset.