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Playa Brava, Iquique

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Get some well-deserved relaxation in at Playa Brava, a vibrant Blue Flag beach with an azure sea, white sand, and picturesque rock formations. Walk along the beachfront strip to explore numerous restaurants and cafes, perfect for a casual drink or hearty meal while enjoying the breezy calm of the beach. Attracting a substantial young crowd, the area exudes a vibrant and playful vibe. At the same time, it remains suitable for young families thanks to its safety and cleanliness, as reflected in its Blue Flag status. Waves can occasionally be larger than usual, so use your judgement before taking a dip. Put Playa Brava at the forefront of your travel plans using our Iquique trip itinerary planner.
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  • It was a joy to at last be at the edge of the Pacific Ocean . It is when I am in the presence of the Ocean that I am ONE. You will not be swamped by sand here, just enough to be at the beach.  more »
  • Water is really cold but the waves are great for surfing and there are hardly any people on the beach compared to playa cavancha.  more »
  • Swimming was not possible at this beach as the waves were very high and intimidating. However, every evening there were jumping castles, and variety of kids activities. Local street food. Sunset was a...  more »