Avenida del Mar, La Serena

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Feel the salty breeze in your hair and sand between your toes with a walk down the beachfront promenade of Avenida del Mar. The long stretch of caramel-colored sand and rolling waves is interrupted only by seashells, lighthouses, or playgrounds. The beach area is notably clean and calm, making it a popular place among young families with kids. Nearby you can also explore a historical area with preserved Neoclassical architecture and many modern cafes and restaurants. Put Avenida del Mar at the forefront of your travel plans using our La Serena trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Huge and beach Avenue that connects the lighthouse at one end and the cross symbol of La Serena on the other end.
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  • August 13, 2017
    I have come at different times to La Serena and every time I see the same thing. There are no improvements in its coastal edge
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  • August 12, 2017
    Until the Sun falls, a walk along the beach in the sand is really nice and calming.
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Where to stay in La Serena

La Serena provides a varied selection of sleeping options, with the area between the main bus station and the town center featuring at least one hostel on every street. Despite this abundance of lodgings, many hotels book up fast at the height of the tourist season (summer: January-February), and some refuse visitors on single-night stays. If you're looking for the ultimate in space and comfort, consider renting a furnished apartment on the coastline.
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