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Address: Iquique, Tarapaca, Iquique, Chile
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Great looking beach.

Great looking back but very cold in the water. There are chairs and umbrellas for rent. There's also a nice cafe on the beach.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
noddy34
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great looking back but very cold in the water. There are chairs and umbrellas for rent. There's also a nice cafe on the beach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the place to be on a hot day but get there before lunch in order to get a spot on the beach because it gets busy. There is no need to go anywhere for lunch as there are many people selling all kinds of different foods along the beach. You don't even have to look for them, you'll... More 

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Thank Tamara S
Iquique, Chile
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is always a wonderful destination, and Cavancha is no exception. Although usually packed in summer (I'd recommend to go on weekdays, during morning hours), it has a smooth swell and the current is very gentle so you can actually swim. The water is rather cold, but with the high temperatures on the shore, it feels refreshing. The sand... More 

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Thank malarconleon
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach is crowded but perfect for families with kids who want to be in the water. Local vendors keep the food and water supply coming and kids have a great time playing in the sand and water. Parents can relax as the waves are not that high. There are also a couple of shops where you can get food and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'beach' is surrounded by other attractions and I am going to let my pictures do my talking for me.

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Thank Warren P
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is over crowded! Anyway I had a great time there. Pack sunglasses and solar protection. People stay there till 9 pm

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Thank Diana P
South America
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is great. It has nice sand and plenty of space. The water is shallow for the first 15 meters and good for kids. There are quite large waves when going a little further out. If you like to fell the power of the water and get roughed up - this is the perfect place. We all loved this... More 

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Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Good sand, ocean with very few waves, perfect to swim. For a cheap price you cant rent sunshades and more, and eat anything (it's full of different chilean and colombian typical foods). The only thing that it's a little bit annoying is that the beach is very crowded and sometimes you are like fighting for the space.

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Thank Amalia K
Santiago, Chile
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This beach is not ordinary. Is different to see a beach that counts with skateparks, games, green places preserved, cafeterias, close to restaurants and also full of sport activities beside of the shows at night that are offered to promote culture and sports. Sometimes there are many seaweed, but the weather and the tide is really enjoyable. The people there... More 

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Thank Kristjan97
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Cavancha beach is the main beach of Iquique. All the night life is around it. It is a beautiful beach for Pacific Ocean standards, specially considering you are in a desert area. The beach shore is nice for walking.

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