Know Hornito BeachNearby 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.
How to get there: Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
Anywhere-Antofagasta: Airway, Cerro Moreno Airport (LanChile and Sky)
Antofagasta-Mejillones: Land route (north)
Mejillones-Hornito Beach: Land route.
When to go: January, February, March and December.
Weather: 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.