Salto Department is in the northwestern region
. Its capital is the city of Salto. It borders Artigas
Department to its north, Paysandú Department to its south, the departments of Rivera
and Tacuarembó to its east and has the Río Uruguay flowing at its west, separating it from Argentina
. Salto is in the citrus growing region
of Northern Interior.
This is an agricultural rich department with many local activities and has a range of accommodations
and lodging options. These include spacious vacation rentals, cozier condo rentals and apartment rentals.
The famous healing thermal spa
of Fuente Salto is just 6km north of the city of Salto. The hot springs at Dayman are 6kms south, and are accessible by city bus. There is a water park
, Acuamanía with a few slides, and a separate thermal spa which has three sets of pools of different temperatures plus various fountains and showers and a large grassy area for sun and lunch. Salto has a free, municipal zoo with almost everything except elephants.
All visitors to Salto will also find many accommodation, apartment rental and vacation rental options located in and around its many wonderful multicultural sites.
Many tourists visit the Department of Salto by bus. There are a number of buses that run a route from Montevideo
to this region and this is considered one of the most reliable methods of travel in the beautiful South American country. The department’s capital city does have an airport.The towns in and around Salto also offer many traditional accommodations, vacation rental and apartment rental choices are just a few of the features of this department.
Aside from the capital a few of the main cities in the Department of Salto include Termas del Arapey, Belen and Constitucion. These cities in Uruguay are more like towns than cities and they offer a variety of interesting tourist attractions. It is these smaller sites in the Salto Department that provide visitors with the chance to explore and discover the true culture and living experiences.
Salto is an beautiful destination
and it offers a whole range of tourism attractions and a range of accommodation options from apartment rentals and vacation rentals to suit all budgets and tastes.