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Playa Cavancha

Iquique, Tarapaca, Iquique, Chile
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Nice for a city beach

Was too cold for swimming in July. Bodyboarders looked to be catching some good waves. Seemed safe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great beach and acticities!

Loved it! Great sandy beach, fun to shell pick. Nice and safe, in the summer theres umbrellas and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larena M
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“long beach” (3 reviews)
“nice sand” (2 reviews)
Iquique, Tarapaca, Iquique, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was too cold for swimming in July. Bodyboarders looked to be catching some good waves. Seemed safe with nice boardwalks and lighting at night. Beach was average but a nice reprieve from cities in general.

Thank NosieNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Great sandy beach, fun to shell pick. Nice and safe, in the summer theres umbrellas and chairs to rent...

Thank Larena M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lovely beach with lots of buzz, fantastic to take in during the early hours of the morning when there are only a handful of people. Be sure to take a stroll here and spend some time before you leave Iquique.

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The dominant standout part of Iquique. During the day it's a bit too hot but from 5pm on it's a lovely beach area where everybody seems to visit. I liked to walk along the beachfront around sunset and watch the sun, people watch and catch...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice relaxing beach to hang out and enjoy the sound of the ocean. Been here end of april and it was very comfortable, weather still good and beach not too crowded. The waves were very beautiful and there were many body boarders and surfers....More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Sunset in Iquique is very beautiful and romantic especially with the lovely sound of Pacific Ocean. The beach is always busy and the surfers starts very early in the morning

Thank zohrehghorban
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Being Sunday I guess it is normal for folks to head to the Beach. Love the sound of the Ocean. .pure music to my ears and cool onshore breeze. Just a pleasure to be able to be here and enjoy the space. Wonderful feeling of...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great looking back but very cold in the water. There are chairs and umbrellas for rent. There's also a nice cafe on the beach.

Thank noddy34
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is the place to be on a hot day but get there before lunch in order to get a spot on the beach because it gets busy. There is no need to go anywhere for lunch as there are many people selling all kinds...More

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The beach is always a wonderful destination, and Cavancha is no exception. Although usually packed in summer (I'd recommend to go on weekdays, during morning hours), it has a smooth swell and the current is very gentle so you can actually swim. The water is...More

Thank malarconleon
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