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Playa Cavancha

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Address: Iquique, Tarapaca, Iquique, Chile

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A very complete beach

This beach is not ordinary. Is different to see a beach that counts with skateparks, games, green places preserved, cafeterias, close to restaurants and also full of sport... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is not ordinary. Is different to see a beach that counts with skateparks, games, green places preserved, cafeterias, close to restaurants and also full of sport activities beside of the shows at night that are offered to promote culture and sports. Sometimes there are many seaweed, but the weather and the tide is really enjoyable. The people there... More 

Thank Kristjan97
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cavancha beach is the main beach of Iquique. All the night life is around it. It is a beautiful beach for Pacific Ocean standards, specially considering you are in a desert area. The beach shore is nice for walking.

Thank Guilherme N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome beach. Feels like you're in Miami. Surf is always good all year around. That left handed reef break is a ripper.

Thank andrew c
Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful beach...in the middle of winter looks like summer. Recommended for kids and sports fanatics

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A very nice beach to take a walk, ride a bike, surfing or just resting. Well lit during the night, and close to a number of restaurants and pubs.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Was my first visit to cavancha beach, it is a wonderful place, always I past through and I haven't notice how beautiful it is.

Thank clapierre279
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I am not a surfer. But i can sit and watch the surfers on this beach forever. The waves are great and the sand is soft.

Thank nir147852
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Good beach to come with family and friends. It's nice to swim and you can rent kayaks, paddle boards, body boards etc. There is also beach chairs and sunshade for rent... If you don't have your own. It's 6usd each. In summer it can get a bit crowded, specially after lunch.

1 Thank Ignacia P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Although not quite on Rio de Janeiro standards, one of most scenic city beaches you would hope to find. The forest of tower blocks testifies to its popularity. Try to go on a weekday when even in summer, it's not crowded.

1 Thank jamescollenette
Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

A long beach and awesome Boardwalk. There's even a little public workout station that's convenient for a free workout. It's clean and fun. A great way to spend some time walking around.

Thank Soniyae R

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