La Serena

Destination - Norte - La Serena

La Serena

The long and beautiful beach promenade stretches from La Serena all the way to her “sister town” of Coquimbo and is perfect for extended strolls and sunbathing. Dive into the waves of the refreshing Pacific Ocean, enjoy breathtaking sunsets and spoil yourself in one of the delicious seafood restaurants.

Coquimbo the lovely twin city of La Serena with traditional Chilean street life and its picturesque harbour. The unique Millennium Cross offers the best view over the area. The unforgettable experience to the wonderful "Isla Damas" where you can see penguins, sea lions and dolphins in their natural habitat.

The nearby sunny "Valle del Elqui", a green oasis surrounded by overwhelming hills. There you should visit the idyllic village of Pisco Elqui and its famous Pisco distilleries. A nocturnal astronomical trip to the popular Mamalluca Observatory in Vicuña, where you can watch stars and planets in a romantic atmosphere – or visit the more cientific Tololo Observatory. The astounding Laguna near the Argentinean border with the different shades of the Andes.

The "Fray Jorge" National park with its special micro climate and the "Valle del Encanto" with aboriginal petro glyphs. Additionally, you might opt for outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, cycling, water sports etc.