Know TongoyLocated in a peninsula, Tongoy is a fishermen town with beautiful landscapes. With favorable weather conditions, Tongoy has different tourist facilities likes hotels, restaurants, Puerto Velero, and camping areas. Sports are very important in the region, so you can practice sailing, windsurf, scuba diving and the fly fishing.
Attractions: Beaches and tourist services.
Activities: Swimming, scuba diving, sport fishing, sailing, surf, windsurf, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: From the south-Tongoy: Land route, Panamericana Highway north (kilometer 415)
From the north-Tongoy: Land route, Panamericana Highway north (kilometer 427)
Guanaqueros-Tongoy: Land route, Panamericana Highway north (kilometer 432)
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Semiarid. Arid by the north and mild by the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos, meanwhile in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain in winter season.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities.
Surroundings: 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.