It is located in the north coast of the country. This city is outstanding for its beautiful resorts of hot waters, as Playa Brava and Playa Cavancha. It possesses a historical neighborhood where is possible to visit a roofed dock, the Muse Naval, the port market, and the Iglesia Cathedral.
It possesses natural areas, as the Cerro Dragón, a great sand dune where extreme sports are practiced and which has a perfect view of this beautiful city. It is a historical zone and the ancient small mining town can be visited in its surroundings, as Humberstone.
Other of its attractions is the fact that is a free tax area, possessing the biggest Zona Franca of South America, with an excellent shopping center which sells all kind of products.
It is a city outstanding for its night-life, with a beautiful Casino, restaurants to enjoy the delicious gastronomy of fresh sea products, and pubs.
Resorts, museums, natural areas, architecture, handicraft, night-life, stores, culture, flora, fauna.
Activities: Photography, hiking, excursions, trekking, hang gliding, paragliding, nautical sport, diving, historical tours.
How to get there: All year long.
When to go:
Airway, to Diego Aracena or Chucumata International Airport, South of Iquique. By land, though Panamericana Norte Highway.
Weather: Coastal desert.
Food, transportation, accommodations.
Surroundings: Pica, Pozo Almonte.