La Serena is one of the most visited places in Chile. Among its attractions include its extensive beach of several kilometers, pleasant climate and proximity to other places of tourist interest, such as Coquimbo, the Elqui Valley, Damas Island, Mamalluca Observatory with one of the best skies in the world, Parque Fray Jorge, Valle Of the Charm
The coastal road (Avenidad del Mar) is several kilometers long, linking La Serena with Coquimbo. It has a cycle and wide paths to walk, jog, ride a bike or skates. In the Avenida del Mar you can find a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as the casino of games.
In the old part of the city you can see the neocolonial architecture, particularly in public buildings, some residential and high schools. An important icon of the city is El Faro, located at the north end of Avenida del Mar One of the sectors to accommodate more comfortable and easy access to all important places of La Serena to visit, in the center of La Serena, where is located Balmaceda Hostel, near La Portada Stadium, Unimarc Supermarket, Bus Terminal, Plaza La Serena Mall, Plaza de armas and all points of the center in less than 10 minutes walking.
The accommodation offer is numerous, with cabins, hotels, hostels and apartments. The beach of La Serena is suitable for swimming and the central area of Chile, its waters are much warmer. Another advantage of La Serena beach is that thanks to its extension there is always enough space in the sand to be comfortable.
In short, a city with excellent services for tourists and a beautiful and extensive beach.