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El Laucho beach

This beach was our favorite in Arica. Almost no tourists except Chilean tourists and very quiet and... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
VincentK422
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Norway
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Great place.

Great beach, good vibe, safe, lifeguards, nice sand, food and drinks available, bathrooms, showers... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Jsadiving
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“El Laucho beach ”
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This beach was our favorite in Arica. Almost no tourists except Chilean tourists and very quiet and comfortable in the morning. At about 16/17:00 it gets crowded with local families and lots of sellers. So get there early and you'll have a good experience. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great beach, good vibe, safe, lifeguards, nice sand, food and drinks available, bathrooms, showers. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jsadiving
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A public beach frequented by locals and free to use. Inner buoyed off area is Supervised. Large surf off point but breaking too soon for good surfing.ample supply food available from vendors working the beach. Plus large restaurant adjacent to beach. Umbrellas and chairs available...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Cute beach, south of the City. Can take a bus or taxi. Nice to walk and calm beach for kids to play in and enjoy the water.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The El Laucho Beach is really nice. It is close to the city. There are no rocks and the sand is clean. There are no huge waves, so it's a good place to go with kids. There are changing rooms, toilets and places to rent...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Totally empty when we went. It has some infrastructure to block waves, so it is calmer than the other beaches. Arica is known for surfing, but you won't see any here for that reason. Good place to sun bathe or read, but if you want...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 30 March 2016

great beach in the desert , warm waters in a peerless and different environment , calm waters and uncrowded, by locual the ruckus is best at the foot of the hill

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank ferenachefchaouen
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Nice little beach in Arica. During holidays or weekends at the beginning of the year, it is completely filled with locals, but also from other countries like Boliva and Argentina. It very near to the center, there is food and refreshments for purchase, but it...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank scriales
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This beach is often used by the locals, which means it is one of the places to go. Locals know the area.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Have 'u ever live everyday with sunset spectacular, and good drinks and tropical sound, on a beach that always is summer time? no? that it exist! is the Laucho beach in AricaCity Chile, the most different place to enjoy at the pacific ocean, near from...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Yes, they aren’t far from each other. There’s plenty of taxis and the trip should set you back no more than ten dollars.
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