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Not very nice, nor recommended

It is not a recommended beach. No sand, dangerous waves and personal safety issues. I suggest... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
scriales
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La Paz, Bolivia
Stay away – better beaches elsewhere!

Playa Arenilla Negra literally means black sand beach and that’s what it is! People from the outer... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Brissy2
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Caloundra, Australia
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14 Dec 2018
“Stay away – better beaches elsewhere!”
29 Mar 2016
“black sand”
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Playa Arenilla Negra literally means black sand beach and that’s what it is! People from the outer rural areas come here, put up their tents and stay all summer! We were advised to avoid it and go to other beaches. The nearby area is like...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

It is a black sand beach with rock formations , suitable for fishing but not for swimming. Well worth a visit from March to November and found it lonely without people camping . it is on a hill full of mummies with over 8000 years...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

It is not a recommended beach. No sand, dangerous waves and personal safety issues. I suggest going to other beaches in Arica.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank scriales
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