Coquimbo, located 462 km from Santiago. Its attractions include places with stories of corsairs and pirates in the bay of La Herradura to the practice of ecological tourism in wetlands such as Tongoy and El Culebrón.

The extensive coast of the commune of Coquimbo begins in the northern limit with La Serena and extends to the south of Tongoy, with a great variety of beaches, coves and spas.

Along Costanera Avenue, which starts at the Peñuelas spa, it is possible to enjoy attractions such as the casino and a 5-star hotel, a 4-km bike path, gyms and free outdoor games.

Other attractions are its varied gastronomic offer based on marine products, trips through the bay in boats or catamaran, the typical area of ​​the town of Guayacán, the fishing coves and the cultural center of the only mosque in the region.

Lugares destacados

Barrio Inglés

It stands out for the architecture of the 19th century and where a large part of the cultural and bohemian life of Coquimbo is concentrated. If you want to have fun, here you will find a wide range of pubs, cafés, artistic and cultural shows. Theater, dance and music come together in places such as the Palace Cultural Center, the House of Arts and the House of Culture.

La Herradura

Tourist resort where there are camping spaces, a yacht club, hotels, cabins and other tourist services. It is characterized by having a calm sea of ​​more temperate waters, suitable for swimming and performing water sports such as windsurfing and diving, among others.

Totoralillo

Totoralillo Beautiful beach with clear and transparent waters, with a rocky landscape, is very popular in summer season. You can practice fishing, diving, surfing and bodyboarding. Located 17 km south of Coquimbo and 2 km from Las Tacas.

Morrillos

A beach with 6 kms of extension that with its clear and clean waters beautify the coast. It has cabins and camping area equipped for your stay.

Tongoy

Traditional spa of the region that rises on a small peninsula. It has two very wide and spectacular main beaches: Playa Socos and Playa Grande. It has attractive hotel facilities, cabins and restaurants that will delight you with seafood dishes.

Guayacán

The town of Guayacán is located 2 km south of downtown Coquimbo. You can not miss its metal church in the Gothic style prefabricated in Europe in the mid-nineteenth century and settled in Guayacán in 1886. Another outstanding construction is the Administration House Guayacán establishment, building dating from 1840. Both buildings were declared a National Monument in the year 1977.