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Vacation on Valparaíso beaches - hidden bays, top resorts and recreation areas

A vacation in Valparaiso would be incomplete without beach recreation. The choice of beautiful coastal areas suitable for sunbathing is simply gorgeous. Kintai Beach is one of the most popular and comfortable beaches of the city. A few decades ago, whale catching was active in this region. Nowadays, it’s a modern area with excellent infrastructure that includes a high-class diving center and several charming restaurants. Therefore, it’s easy to spend a whole day on this beach. Divers are not rare guests in this part of Valparaiso as well, and there is a reason for that. For many years, an old fishing boat has been sunk near the coastline. It’s an incredibly interesting underwater landmark that many tourists want to see with their own eyes.
A wide variety of cultural events is not typical of Valparaíso. However, the city definitely has at least one event that any self-respecting traveler should visit at least once in his life. … Open
Zapallar Beach is one of the most picturesque places not only in Valparaiso but also in Chile in general. Soft light sand, miraculous location with picturesque hills on one side and lush flora are in a striking contrast with turquoise waters. Without a doubt, Zapallar Beach is one of the most romantic and charming coastal areas in whole Chile. Not only fans of serenity and trouble-free relaxation will find this beach exceptionally amazing. Divers and fans of underwater hunting are also in love with this place. Besides the fact that the beach is almost never empty, it’s also never too loud, so Zapallar is a fabulous place to relax in a calm and aristocratic atmosphere.
Al'garrobo beach is the all-time favorite destination for fans of sports and active recreation. This coastal area with crisp white sand is ideal for tourists with children because there are almost never big waves in this part of the coast. The calm sea is ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling, so fans of these activities will be happy to relax in a comfortable setting, look at underwater creatures, and admire magnificent underwater landscapes. It is also important to mention that there are many attractive and interesting areas for hiking not far from the coastline. Copyright
Valparaiso can offer a rich excursion program to its guests that will fit travelers of any age and with any taste. Plaza Sotomayor is the heart of the city. It’s a beautiful square … Open
The city itself is also not deprived of attractive beaches. The most famous one shares the name with the city. Valparaíso Beach is an ideal place for travelers who are used to relaxing in a lively and vibrant atmosphere. The popular city beach has everything needed for a comfortable and interesting vacation. It is also suitable for different kinds of water sports. Travelers with children will definitely find this beach a suitable one because it’s a very calm place with soft sand, and kids always like to build sand castles there. Tourists, who seek privacy, usually head to Valparaiso suburbs in search of comfortable beaches, but the city also has everything needed for comfortable pastime.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Valparaíso and surroundings

Interesting places in Valparaíso for your excursion


From the series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
Travellers who prefer strolling along the colourful streets alone, should take into consideration that the structure of the urban streets is incredibly complicated. Some of them are so confused that even locals can get lost in them. Some roads are dead ends, the exit is very difficult to find. The population of Valparaiso is about 265000 people. The name of the city is literally translated from Spanish as 'paradise valley'. … Read further

Nature and parks of Chile for active vacation

Another national park in Patagonia, Torres del Paine, attracts hikers with its mountains, valleys, lakes, and glaciers. In this park, you can book tours varying in duration - 9 or 11 hours, 5 or 8 days. It is good for kayaking, horseback riding or going on a three-hour journey amid shining icebergs on a beautiful modern ship. … Open
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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Travel guide to best natural recreation areas in Valparaíso for a quiet and secluded summer vacation. Fascinating hidden beaches, amazing bay and coves to sunbathe and swim in the gentle waters of the resorts of Valparaíso. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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