Our Rambla overview post covers the entire 25 km from Montevideo to Roosevelt Park in Carrasco, with info on segment distances. Here, we point out a few favorite sections & loops coming off this waterfront path, heading from west to east:
- Near Old City: Nice section and can combine with Old City, or the 1.6 km out and back jaunt out to Escollera Sarandí. It’s 3.1 km to the Rambla Republica Argentina.
- Playa Ramirez to Playa de los Pocitos. This is a great ~4 km stretch, including wonderful waterfront sections, the Plaza del Carnaval del Uruguay, Plaza Daniel Munoz, and the Pocitos Beach neighborhood. Be sure to run the 1 km out to the lighthouse (Faro de Punta Carretas), and a shorter jaunt on a narrower walkway out to La Estacada. A jaunt up to Parque Rodó is a nice, verdant option.
- Playa Buceo to Playa Honda. Some nice beach running here as an option.
- Plaza de la Armada Nacional. Nice waterfront park with famous bronze statue and nice beaches in area.