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Avenida del Mar, La Serena
(3.9/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Long avenue to enjoy the beaches of La Serena, from the sea and also several restaurants and pubs which are along the same. Good restaurants for all the tastes. Good access and parking for car-rides.
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  • Long avenue parallel the shore front with dedicated bike lanes. Exercise stations along the way as well as playground areas. A number of restaurants. There are a few public bathrooms but the one I tri...  more »
  • they are very extensive beaches that invite you to hike, with equipped spas which have restaurants and cafes
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