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It's the most northen city of the country. Arica has different attractions for those who enjoy the sun and excellent weather conditions. The Pacific Ocean is its natural boundary, and its shores are ideal for swimming and practice water sports. Arica also offers all sorts of outdoor activities, not just water related ones, and an important historic and cultural patrimony. Some of its attractives you can enjoy visiting are the Lauca National Park (Bolivia border), the Chinchorro mummies, the Lluta Valley geogliphs and the Morro of Arica (historic place from the Pacific War)
Beaches and outdoor activities. Archaeological and historic interest zone.
Hiking, trekking, mountainbike, sport fishing, parapente, birds watch, scuba diving, swimming, surf, windsurf, jeep races, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
First region. Localized 3 kilometers southeast of Azapa Valley and 302 kilometers north of Iquique.
How to get there?
Iquique-Peru: Land route, by Panamericana Highway from Iquique and Tacna. Bolivia-Arica: Land route, by Route CH-11 Tambo Quemado, that goes through Parinacota from La Paz, Bolivia. Anywhere-Arica: Airway and Seaway (Carlos Ibañez del Campo Port)
When to go?
All year long.
Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 27,4ºC and the lowest is 13,2ºC. The rain is almost inexistent having shore couldiness, with a high media of 0,2 milimeters.
Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, casino, parapente club, handmade crafts, museums.
Camarones bay, Lluta River, Lluta geoglifos, Morro of Arica, Chinchorro beach, El Laucho Beach, La Lisera Beach, San Miguel de Azapa Town, San Lorenzo Pucara, Las Peñas Religious Sanctuary, Cardones Stream.
Some featured hotels in Arica
Codpa Valley Lodge invites you to discover Arica’s region with a different sight. Thanks to our welcoming infrastructure and many different programs offered you can discover the entire region with the deepness and variety that nobody…
From USD$110 Ref. Double
4-star hotel where you will be able to enjoy a pleasant environment surrounded by gardens and only minutes from the city's casino and downtown Arica. Near to Casino, Tarapacá University, 3 blocks from the downtown with commercial…
From USD$126 Ref. Double
Hotel Gavina Express, ”The Hotel in the heart of the Downtown of Arica” is located in the center of the city of Arica, with access to financial institutions, government offices, restaurants, commercial houses and places of interest…
From USD$104 Ref. Double
It is located in the first region of Chile; surrounded by beaches, its visitors are welcomed with the warm hospitality in this real paradise. The hotel counts with 114 comfortable rooms, 14 suites, 20 cabins and 80 rooms with I.D.…
From USD$137 Ref. Double
Arica touristic attractions
|Morro de Arica|
|San Lorenzo Pucara|
|San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological Museum|
Near touristic attractions
|Lauca and Putre National Park||41 mi|
|Lauca National Park||43 mi|
|Putre Church||49 mi|
|Vicuña National Reserve||57 mi|
|Parinacota Church||68 mi|
|Cotacotani Lagoons||69 mi|
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