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Playa Cavancha

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Address: Iquique, Tarapaca, Iquique, Chile
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Great beach!

Good sand, ocean with very few waves, perfect to swim. For a cheap price you cant rent sunshades and more, and eat anything (it's full of different chilean and colombian typical... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Amalia K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good sand, ocean with very few waves, perfect to swim. For a cheap price you cant rent sunshades and more, and eat anything (it's full of different chilean and colombian typical foods). The only thing that it's a little bit annoying is that the beach is very crowded and sometimes you are like fighting for the space.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This beach is not ordinary. Is different to see a beach that counts with skateparks, games, green places preserved, cafeterias, close to restaurants and also full of sport activities beside of the shows at night that are offered to promote culture and sports. Sometimes there are many seaweed, but the weather and the tide is really enjoyable. The people there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Cavancha beach is the main beach of Iquique. All the night life is around it. It is a beautiful beach for Pacific Ocean standards, specially considering you are in a desert area. The beach shore is nice for walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome beach. Feels like you're in Miami. Surf is always good all year around. That left handed reef break is a ripper.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful beach...in the middle of winter looks like summer. Recommended for kids and sports fanatics

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A very nice beach to take a walk, ride a bike, surfing or just resting. Well lit during the night, and close to a number of restaurants and pubs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Was my first visit to cavancha beach, it is a wonderful place, always I past through and I haven't notice how beautiful it is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I am not a surfer. But i can sit and watch the surfers on this beach forever. The waves are great and the sand is soft.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Good beach to come with family and friends. It's nice to swim and you can rent kayaks, paddle boards, body boards etc. There is also beach chairs and sunshade for rent... If you don't have your own. It's 6usd each. In summer it can get a bit crowded, specially after lunch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Although not quite on Rio de Janeiro standards, one of most scenic city beaches you would hope to find. The forest of tower blocks testifies to its popularity. Try to go on a weekday when even in summer, it's not crowded.

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