Just three hours southwest of Santiago, on the Chilean coast between San Antonio and Pichilemu, lies a secluded beach haven.
Walking down along the Avenida del Mar in La Serena, one can easily see how active the city's beach scene is.
Just a stone's throw away from Santiago, the coast of central Chile offer beautiful views. And at the same time a quiet place to rest.
The Maule Region invites you to visit its extensive coastline with soft fine-gray sand beaches, suitable for swimming, shore fishing, and exciting water sports such as surfing and bodyboarding.
For a discipline that's not much more than a decade old, kiteboarding has taken the world of extreme water sports by storm.
Pichilemu, located 250 km south of Santiago, is one of central Chile's top beaches and one of South America's top surfing spots.
For many, a new year means a host of new travel opportunities, and the editors at National Geographic Traveller have made choosing where to go that little bit easier by compiling a Best of the World 2013 list of destinations.
August is fast approaching, so we made you a travel list of three top destinations! As Chile's coldest month, it's a great time to head north for warmer weather or south to hit the ski slopes!
Just a stone's throw 42-km south of La Serena, lies Tongoy - a sandy little beach town with a reputation for rest and relaxation.
If you visit Chile for a long time, we show you some places you can go on your free time.
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