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Caleta Horcon, Valparaiso

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Sometimes referred to as the "hippie hotspot" of the central coast, the sleepy town of Caleta Horcon gets its eclectic atmosphere from the local population of fishermen, artisans, and nudists. Tumbling paths lead toward the main cove, lined with rows of colorful fishing boats and artists who often set up shop on the beach selling an array of local crafts. Two other beaches sit nearby: one offers peaceful seclusion surrounded by rolling hills and the other is Chile's only official nudist beach, one hour's walk north from the main beach. Use our Valparaiso vacation trip planner to visit Caleta Horcon on your trip to Valparaiso, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Cute place, a little small, but it is very cute and quaint. I recommend for lunch anchored restaurant which is the only one which has a balcony with sea view outdoor, food is delicious and very fresh. Very good attention.
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  • I was much of child with my parents to buy fresh produce from the sea to this Cove. Then gaciamos a walk and a picnic on the beaches that surround it. All of this still exists, but is surrounded by enormous residential buildings that take away privacy and independence. But, this is the price of progress. However it is still a place that is worth much the worth visiting and has good restaurants.
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  • Linda Caleta. You can make boating along the coast have varied restaurants and many craft good place for lunch and stroll in the evening
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Since its inscription on the World Heritage List in 2002, Valparaiso tourism has experienced a meteoric rise. The city now offers a wide range of accommodations, especially budget hostels and mid-range hotels and inns. Cerro Alegre, a hill just to the west of the city center, offers perhaps the largest range of options and looks out over the bustling port. Stay in the friendly neighborhood of Cerro Concepcion to enjoy the best of Valparaiso's cafe culture.
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