Surf and culture

Coast of Poets

The most popular beach towns along Chile's Central Coast have also been home to some of the country's greatest poets and artists. Here we look at 10 towns with 10 different identities.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011 Isla Negra, where Pablo Neruda had his most famous home. (Photo: juanbdj/Flickr) Categoría: Beach - Museums

Geography

The coast of Chile

Thousands of miles of beaches, rocky cliffs and forested fjords separate the Chilean mainland from the roiling Pacific Ocean. Dive in - with a wetsuit!

Thursday, November 03, 2011 Chile’s central coast is a popular vacation spot with tourists. (Photo by Gurkha Lodiak/Flickr) Categoría: Beach

Waters at the end of the world

Beaches of Chile

 More than just tranquil seaside paradises, Chile’s shore expresses the very essence of the Pacific’s cold, pounding surf. But the long Chilean coast also harbors some ideal seaside retreats for sand and sun.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 Categoría: Beach

In Region IV

La Serena: Sun, sand, and history

Known for its picturesque architecture and its access to the seaside, Chile’s second oldest city is also one of its most enchanting.

Friday, April 08, 2011 La Serena Categoría: Top destinations - Beach

Earthquake reconstruction

Pichilemu will once again become an international surfing capital

Chile’s top spot for boarders and ray-catchers was hit hard by the February earthquake and tsunami. Now it will receive more than US$220,000 to reestablish its former glory.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Punta de Lobos, surfers hotspot in Pichilemu. Categoría: Beach

Beaches with history on the central coast

In a region of poets and tourist attractions, the coastal lands of Chile’s Fifth Region offer an excellent alternative for a rest only a couple of hours from Santiago.

Friday, December 11, 2009 _litoralcentral550x290thisischile Categoría: Beach
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