Punta del Este is primarily a tourist destination, famous for its beautiful beaches, luxurious resorts, and vibrant nightlife. It attracts visitors from all over the world, especially during the summer months, and offers a variety of entertainment options, such as water sports, shopping, and fine dining. Centro Universitario Regional Este (CURE) is a regional academic center located in Maldonado, Uruguay, which offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of study. It is a part of the Universidad de la República, the largest and oldest university in Uruguay. CURE’s mission is to provide higher education opportunities to the local community and contribute to the development of the region through research and outreach programs.