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Nice beach even in Winter

It must be a nice place to go to during Summer, when you can actually go into the lake. But even on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A Great, Short Day Trip From Pucon

First off, this goes by at least two other names. It is about a half-hour drive through pretty... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
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“playa blanca” (8 reviews)
“nice beaches” (2 reviews)
“black sand” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Pucon, Chile
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It must be a nice place to go to during Summer, when you can actually go into the lake. But even on a gray Winter day, it is an easy drive from Pucon on a nice road.

Thank Annex_BR
Reviewed 5 June 2017

First off, this goes by at least two other names. It is about a half-hour drive through pretty country. We were there in a cold fall so you could have nice beach walks. In summer it looks much busier with a parking area and lots...More

Thank Winslow11111
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lake Caburga is far from Pucon city, it is a big and beautiful lake. it is impressive to see how global warming has changed this place. I felt a little bit unhappy.

Thank SoniaGimenes
Reviewed 1 May 2017

In April when the Lakes District has mostly been deserted, this is an atmospheric place to take a long walk. The mountains meet the beach, and you can make some great photos. This place probably looks like the New Jersey shore in January and February,...More

Thank Noel78
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Volcanic sand beach, lovely breeze, warming sunshine and fresh cool water. Lovely. We spent an afternoon here with the little one. great time.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place to stay and chill when you read a book. The water of the lake is a little bit cold but there's no problem and you get used to it. The black sand it's really wird in the begging but it's really...More

Thank Albino T
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a 1/2 day trip from pucon with a picnic lunch. We local bussed from the buses caburgua station (opposite JAC) right to playa Blanca and then walked round to the township Paddle boats, kayaks etc to rent You'll have a fun day out...More

Thank KarYntravels
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely lake to enjoy a sun set on. You can chill on the boardwalk or take a boat or kayak (through chili kiwi hostel) out to the lake. If you take a kayak you can visit some different beaches on the lake...More

Thank Irish_Mike_100
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The lake allows parking on the beach and a few short walks round to the left will take you to nice beaches and good views. We took our own food but there are a few restaurants in the area. It is a lovely area with...More

Thank TheAndrews1
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

There is a reason they call it the Kings lake. 2 presidents of chile live here. The water is super clear. One of the most pristine, beautiful lakes in the world.

Thank ekampel
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