Anakena Beach, Rapa Nui, Pacifica •
Seemed like a good enough place to stop and take a rest.
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Come and discover the tremendous variety of landscapes in the longest country in the world! You’ll find bracing seaside resorts where huge waves crash on to fine white or black sand beaches. As well as beautiful surroundings and lively seafront promenades, Chile’s many beaches are also have ideal conditions for numerous water sports.
The beaches of Arica and Iquique boast warm seas and a gentle swell, while the white sands and turquoise waters of La Virgen and Bahía Inglesa beaches have an almost Caribbean air.
Enjoy La Serena’s bustling beach scene or venture further afield to the surrounding areas where you’ll find amazing bio-diversity in countless small fishing villages, sheltered coves and protected marine reserves, like Punta de Choros and the Humboldt Penguin National Park.
Within easy reach of Santiago, visit Viña del Mar and enjoy the many daytime activities and lively nightlife on offer in this summer hotspot, or opt for one of the quieter, family-friendly beaches like Zapallar. If you are into surfing and water sports, you’ll enjoy the popular beaches of Pichilemu and Maitencillo, or choose to get away from it all in tranquil Matanzas, which combines great water sports facilities with genuine peace and quiet.
Festival of the Virgin of La Tirana Every year, in the town of La Tirana located some 72 km from Iquique, the Festival of the Virgin of La Tirana takes place. More than 250,000 people come to the town to be part of this celebration, which lasts a little over a week. But La Tirana […]
Chancho Muerto Traditional Festival Head to this celebration that takes place in the Maule countryside. This traditional festivity revolves around pork-related products, where their slogan is “We’re celebrating the dead pig (Chanco Muerto) in Talca”. This regional celebration praises the qualities and importance of these animal products in the origins of Chilean cuisine and also […]
Festival of la Pampilla The festival of la Pampilla takes place every year on the 18th and 19th of September in the city of Coquimbo. During this period (and even from weeks before the activity) hundreds of families set up their tents and vehicles on the hills and areas surrounding the Pampilla’s main esplanade. The […]