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Puerto Viejo Beach

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Before Caldera existed, Puerto Viejo was the main port in Copiapo, until 1850 when the Caldera-Copiapo train was built. Today, Puerto Viejo is a beach with singular topography. It doesn´t have tourist services, and only in summertime you will find some visitors.


Warm water and small waves.


Trekking, swimming, sport fishing, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.


Third region. Located in Puerto Viejo, 40 kilometers from of Caldera and 76 kilometers west of Copiapo.

How to get there?

To Puerto Viejo: Land route, by Route 5 North.

When to go?

All year.


Desert weather, with homogeneous temperatures in the shore. The high media temperature is 18,4ºC and the lowest is 4,9ºC. The rain is amost non existent due to shore couldiness, with a high media of 14,8 milimeters.




Cisne Bay, Inglesa Bay, Flamenco Beach, Caldera, Chañaral, Pan de Azucar Island, El Chuncho Beach, Puerto Viejo Beach.

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