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Most scenic street in La Serena

If you're touring La Serena, start here. The lighthouse is over-rated but all in all it's a... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Shawnino
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Halifax, Canada
Pretty Good

Spent a pleasant time strolling along the sea front. Slightly out of season in Early November, so... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
LUCY S
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Sparkling beaches, hot hotels and local restaurants line this city street.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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La Serena, Chile
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you're touring La Serena, start here. The lighthouse is over-rated but all in all it's a pleasant walk with beatiful views and opportunities for street photography. Restaurants and cafes abound.

Thank Shawnino
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Spent a pleasant time strolling along the sea front. Slightly out of season in Early November, so pretty quiet and not a wide choice of cafes to stop at. If you are thinking of staying in this area be sure to stock up in town...More

Thank LUCY S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend in La Serena and our accommodation was located right across the street from Avenida del Mar. We spent everyday walking several kilometres on this absolutely fantastic Avenue which is very well maintained and very clean. The view is spectacular and the...More

Thank LynnKruse
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Take a walk, a jog or a run along this 10 km beach. Nice restaurants and cafe every few hundred meters, bike rentals, and a quiet and wide sidewalk. The walk between the lighthouse and the port in Coquimbo last about an hour and a...More

1  Thank ochassot
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We tried to go there on a Sunday, it was bumper to bumper with cars, must be a very popular spot for locals. We came back on Monday and it was deserted. Walking along the walk way was nice but I couldn't help but think...More

Thank MarcelandLucy
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We did not plan on going this way but I am sure glad that we did! The beaches were beautiful and it was a mainly local crowd so things felt less touristy. Don't get me wrong, it is still a beach and had its fair...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Wide avenue for touring to the outlying areas. We passed through on a Sunday and there was little traffic at that time.

Thank mellowjude
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Avenue of the Sea is located in the most important tourist sector of La Serena. It begins at the Monumental Lighthouse of La Serena and extends for little more than four kilometers to the neighboring sector of Peñuelas in Coquimbo. There are some delightful...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The street has everything you need for the beach. It is not to busy at this time of year due to school having started. So it is great.

Thank mgysgtusmc1
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Avenue runs the length of the beach from the Faro monumental south towards Coquimbo. While not a seawall it does have a wide esplanade with a bike route and a pedestrian path, both to the Ocean side and separated from the stretch of condominiums...More

Thank Jnanayog
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