Altamar Apart Hotel

Avenue del Mar 3600, Coquimbo, Chile | Hotel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

Travel Blogs from Coquimbo

Day 5

A travel blog entry by tsundy

... the view by the lighthouse. After a ~2 hour walk down in the burning heat, we caught a bus back to La Serena and got off at the supermarket. Rach bought a hotdog while I bought some pollo viennas and bread rolls to make hotdogs with when we got back to the hostal. When we got back, Rach and Ash picked up their nice smelling clothes from the laundry. Not gonna lie - I was pretty jealous. As we cooked dinner the lady found ways to watch us as we cooked! Super awks but ok. We then ...

Elqui Valley

A travel blog entry by geosand

... to adding others. Anyway we headed off to the Elqui Valley with an inexperienced albeit pleasant guide and a very experienced driver. Once we got him to put down the phone we got along quite well. The Elqui Valley is almost as dry as the road to Arequipa. The only green areas are those that are irrigated. The Elqui river is now only a stream and you can see the high water marks very distant from ...

Pisco and Pinguin-itos

A travel blog entry by emiliaarn

... natural habitat (having missed them in southern argentina), and now i have. What I didnt initially realise was just how microscopic this variety of penguin are. One of the smallest in the world apparently. So when the guide said, look at the group up on the hill, it sure did take a good while to find them, and the zoom on my camera was sadly not really up to the challenge. Shin high little blighters, but wonderful ...

Elqui valley and back to La Serena

A travel blog entry by tandlwilkins

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... the police do not take bribes, they are generally polite, law abiding and work hard. But there are less good aspects -education and health care are not free, there is no safety net for unemployment, disability or old age, only what you insure for yourself or your family support provides. To us it feels cut off, a long way from anywhere but the locals seem to like it like ...

76 Trombones

A travel blog entry by jamsheedmaster

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... America Line is celebrating its 140th year, so there are all kinds of extra parties and events. Mostly sales related of course – but that’s why it’s been around for so long I suppose. The last cruise also marked the 750th voyage for the Veendam. She’s a stout old girl although the rough seas around here have put their marks on her. The bow and hull are covered in scuffs and scraps from rocks and ice and sailing through storms. The last couple of ...

Location

This hotel, located on Avenue del Mar 3600, Coquimbo, is near Totoralillo, La Recova Municipal Market, Fray Jorge National Park, and Coquimbo Casino.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Altamar Apart Hotel Coquimbo

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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