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Address: Caldera, Chile

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Marvellous and quiet beach

We went there with a rental car and it was a nice drive getting to the beach. Only the last 7K was a rough road but doable with a regular car. Parking on top of the hill is free... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2016
Groningen, The Netherlands
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We went there with a rental car and it was a nice drive getting to the beach. Only the last 7K was a rough road but doable with a regular car. Parking on top of the hill is free and when we were there (during a weekday) we only had to share this great beach with 2 other persons. We... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

It's nice enough. Spent a day there but nothing to write home about. Water is a bit dirty compared to nearby beaches. Sand is nice and there are nice wooden parasols to relax under. Some nice stray dogs might come join you. The main benefit to its big competitor Bahia Inglesa is that Caldera centre is very close and better... More 

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Copiapo, Chile
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

One of the beat beached in the Region III of Chile, with turquoise water and white sand, the beach attracts the distant and weekend travelers!!

Thank Rishiraj S
Oakland, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

It was a beautiful day when I went, but the beach still felt a bit claustrophobic with all the people. The water was colder than further north (or south, surprisingly, near La Serena), and the waves were worse than at the beaches in Parque Nacional Pan de Azucar.

Thank yannaik
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104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

The beach here was excellent, we got a taxi from Copiapo here and paid 35 pesos. Great to spend the day here! white sandy beach

Thank HullSara18
Talca, Chile
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

I had to take a taxi from Caldera (20 dollars) to get there, but it was totally worthy. Beautiful beach in the middle of the dunes and hills. White sand and turquoise water. No jellyfish and not crowded, I just loved it. Totally recommend people to visit this place, you won't regret!!!

Thank Andrevt
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

We visited this beach on a sunny day, the water is blue and white sands, one of the best I have been to. Unfortunately we decided to have lunch in the restaurant above. The told us there is no menu, we both had fish with a scallop sauce and rice, when we got the bill we had been charged $12.000... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

Really nice beach, but crowded at this time of year. Packed kind of crowded. Access road to get here is in poor condition. The water is swimmable, but cold.

Thank ryanar70

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