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La Serena

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La Serena is capital of the region and the second oldest city in Chile (after Santiago). It has 140,000 inhabitants and multiple attractions (from architecture to beaches and shopping centers)

La Serena is a modern urban center, where the tourism and comercial activities are the most important economical activities.


Urban infrastructure. Shopping centers, and beaches.


Walkings, photography.


Fourth region. Located 2 kilometers south of La Compañia.

How to get there?

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

Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway 5 North (kilometer 473)

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, transportation,outdoor activities.


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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Some featured hotels in La Serena

  • Hotel y Cabañas Mar de Ensueño

    Built in 1991, the rooms of Hotel y Cabañas Mar de Ensueño have been fully and luxuriously decorated, keeping an original style of decoration and structure that can be appreciated in the cottages and the hotel building. Hotel y Cabañas…

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    Hotel y Cabañas Mar de Ensueño
  • Apart Hotel Canto del Mar

    Canto del Mar is a warm typically chilean Hotel. Its privileged location by the sea and delicate decor, bring you that special seal that makes the difference. Highly qualified personnel will cordially and efficiently host you to…

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    Apart Hotel Canto del Mar
  • Hotel Campanario del Mar

    This hotel has the traditional arquitecture of the zone and its located in Del Mar Avenue, in front of the main beaches of La Serena, with a privileged ocean view. It countis with 14 cozy rooms, divided by their capacity in two suites…

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    Hotel Campanario del Mar
  • Hotel Club La Serena

    Club La Serena Hotel is located in front of the beach, at the Avenida del Mar Avenue, just 5 minutes away from the civic and commercial downtown. This is an excellent starting point to experience the charm of the northern part of Chile…

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    Hotel Club La Serena

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