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Hornito Beach

Get to know more about the Destination

Nearby Mejillones, Hornito beach has all the conditions to enjoy a sunny day by the sea. Hornito –with warm waters and small waves- is surrounded by amazing cliffs. It also features great quality sand, soft enough to set a picnic on the surface. You can otherwise take walks by the seashore.

Attractions

Warm waters and small waves.

Activities

Swimming, aquatic ski.

Location

Second Region. Located 2 kilometers north of Punta Itata, 25 kilometers north Mejillones and 90 kilometers north of Antofagasta.

How to get there?

Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North. Anywhere-Antofagasta: Airway, Cerro Moreno Airport (LanChile and Sky) Anywhere-Antofagasta: Seaway. Antofagasta-Mejillones: Land route (north) Mejillones-Hornito Beach: Land route.

When to go?

January, February, March and December.

Climate

Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC. The rain is almost non existent due to shore couldiness, with a high media of 3 milimeters.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.

Surroundings

Antofagasta, Boy Bay, Coloso Bay, Santa Maria Island, Punta Angamos, Mejillones, Páranal Hill Observatory, La Riconada Beach, El Medano Stream, Loa River, Quillagua Valley.

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