It is the Capital of the fourth region. Located 470km north of Santiago.
The beaches of the Avenida del Mar are the most visited city. Ideal for swimming, sports and recreation, real attractions are the beaches located along six miles.
The Twelve Avenida del Mar beaches are The Lighthouse, Marine, White, The Strong, The Fisherman, La Barca, Mansa, Four Corners, Hippocampus, The Gulls, Song of Water and Corsair.
Humboldt Penguin National Reserve
Stresses the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve, which has a wonderful endangered wildlife.
The Island Ladies and Choros, the reserve protects an impressive avifauna of mandolins, yacas, otters, tropical birds and red-tailed Humboldt penguins, plus Bottlenose dolphins and sea lions.
Coquimbo is a port city of the fourth region and the capital of the Elqui Province.
The city offers visitors many possibilities for tourists, such as water sports.