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2 May 2017
“Nice Beach Area”
16 Mar 2017
“Another Beach on a Coast of Beaches”
Los Pimientos 424, Coquimbo, Chile
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Included in our tour, this is a very nice beach area with lovely views across the bay. Although it was a warm sunny day, there were very few beachgoers. We were informed of the damage caused by a tsunami, the warning system installed, property costs...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

There are so many beaches along this part of the Chilean Coast one never knows where one stops, the other begins. Located slightly south or the 'other side' of Coquimbo La Herradura ( remember the 'H' in Spanish as with French is silent) Beach has...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Although the beach is very large, it's never too crowded. It's usually very quiet and calm, also because the beach hascin fact the shape of a horseshoe, which prevents the waves from becoming too strong, you could say La Herradura resembles a pool. There's enough...More

2  Thank DecayedFox
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We did a slow drive by on a Coquimbo/La Serena tour we took with South Excursions. The destruction from the recent tsunami was sad to see, but our knowledgeable guide Felipe filled us in on the extensive early warning system Chile has for tsunamis. Despite...More

1  Thank Kathie D
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I had the chance to visit Chile many times, but now I have the chance to visit Chile in the summer, I love it, because I visited the Coquimbo beach, La Herradura, and I had a wonderful time, best time to visit, december or march,...More

1  Thank Alex d
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We only stopped for a short time but the beach looked nice and well kept. It was cool that day so only a small number of beach-goers were around

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Get here to walk and be a local. Try the Churros (fired dough). And enjoy. It does get crowded January-February. Empty the rest of the year.

1  Thank 1974AAUU
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Local place to visit. There's some restaurants, great do go with, family, couple or friends to have a drink or ea something. Great view!

1  Thank LauraLemos
Reviewed 14 October 2013

one of my favorite beach! here in coquimbo! cos its so relax all year! only in summer time its fulll!

1  Thank KakoFrox
Reviewed 3 January 2013

its a nice beach! the sea its really quite! if u scare the large waves.. this is ur beach!! perfect to swing. and canopy!

Thank alex_fernand0
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