La Serena Vacations

Chile
Chile's second-oldest city is a thriving hub of culture, architecture, and of course, golden beaches. Popular with domestic tourism in January and February, the city enjoys a sort of dignified beach culture. Stroll down lanes lines with colonial-era architecture, or head outside of town for vineyards and some fascinating astronomical …

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Reviews of La Serena

. Troy
. TroyMiravet, Spain
28/03/2016

Chile's second oldest city, after Santiago, and a popular beach resort. Most non-Chileans will bypass the city altogether, heading straight to the Elqui Valley. At the very least, it's worth allowing some time for lunch at one of the beachfront fish restaurants. If you're then heading on to the airport, just beware of the traffic.

Nomadic by Nature
Nomadic by NatureNairobi, Kenya
26/12/2012

Most do not stop here and there is not a lot of traveler infrastructure to warrant a stop. There is a huge long beach to go hang out but it is cold, and the water can be stormy. Otherwise there are some restaurants to find, and some discos to cut up.

Manny  Ellis
Manny Ellis
25/05/2019

I loved it and would move there in an instant

Pablo Jorquera Cortés
Pablo Jorquera Cortés
13/06/2016

Very good

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