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Damas Island

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With 60.3 hectares of extension, Damas Island is part of the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve.

La Poza and Las Tijeras beaches, with white sands, are incredible places to visit.


Fauna in danger of extinction. Beautiful beaches.


Swimming, scuba diving, swimming, sailing, sea kayak, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Fourth region. Located 114 kilometers northwest of La Serena, 60 kilometers northwest of La Higuera and 5 kilometers west of Punta de Choros.

How to get there?

Santiago, Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, Copiapo-La Serena: Airway.

Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway north

La Serena-Punta Choros: Land route, by Panamericana Highway 5 North

Punta Choros-damas Island: Seaway.

When to go?

All year long.


Semiarid. Arid by the north and mild by the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos; in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain during winter season.


Housing, food, outdoor activities, camping.


Andacollo, Las Tacas Beach, Los Hornos Bay, El Tofo Hill, Old Chungungo, La Serena, 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.

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