AVENIDA DEL MAR BEACHES
Know Avenida del Mar BeachesLocated in La Serena, Avenida del Mar is a long street that features entrances to the most popular beaches in the city. The beaches are ideal for swimming, sports and outdoor activities. There are 12 beaches by Avenida del Mar: El Faro, La Marina, Blanca, Los Fuertes, El Pescador, La Barca, Cuatro Esquinas, Las Gaviotas, Canto de Agua and El Corsario.
Attractions: Warm waters and white sands.
Activities: Sport fishing, swimming, photography.
How to get there: Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway north (473 kilometer)
Santiago, Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, Copiapo-La Serena: Airway.
La Serena-Avenida del Mar beaches: Land route, Access by Francisco de Aguirre Ave., Cuatro Esquinas Ave. And Peñuelas.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Semiarid. Arid in the north and mild in the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos, meanwhile in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain during winter season.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.
Surroundings: Andacollo, Las Tacas Beach, Los Hornos Bay, El Tofo Hill, Old Chungungo, Coquimbo, Choros Island, Damas Island, La Higuera, La Serena, Las Campanas Astronomy Observatory, La Silla Astronomy Observatory, Blanca Beach, Choros beach, Guanaqueros beach, La herradura beach, Peñuelas beach, Tongoy, Punta Choros, Humboldt Penguin National Reserve.