Tourism in the City of Arica
Distance: 316 Kilometers away from Iquique
Main Activity: Tourism, Commerce, Industry and Fishing
This is a modern and tourist city. It has great hotels and restaurants, casinos and beautiful beaches. Among its greatest attractions, it is possible to mention its classical and colonial constructions that keep the vivid history of Arica, an example of this is the San Marcos Cathedral of Arica built by Eiffel.
It is popular as the city of the Eternal Spring due to the fact that is has an agreeable hot-desert climate, the whole year, with a unique characteristic of lack of rainfall.
The most famous beaches are: the Lisera, Chinchorro Bay, Las Machas, El Laucho, Brava and Arenillas Negras.
· The Morro of Arica
· Lluta Valley
· Azapa Valley
· Codpa Valley
· Putre Town
· Parinacota Town
· Archeological Museum of San Miguel de Azapa
· Payachatas Snowy
· Surire Salt
The Hill (El Morro) of Arica, 130 meters over the sea level. From the hill, you can behold the city and its beaches. On the top of this place, the museum of History and Arms is situated.
Chinchorro Spa, with palm trees, restaurants and diverse entertainment.
Beach of Manchas, where you can observe sea birds resting on the sand.
Other famous spas are: El Laucho and La Lisera, both with good accomodations and many other facilities.
Commerce Schedule: From Monday to Friday, 10:30 to 13:30 and 17:30 to 21:30. Saturday 10:00 to 13:30
Buses to Peru:
Departures on Bolognesi St. 301 - Reservations Telephone: (58) 257216. Tacna and Arequipa, daily departures, 7 hours trip. Tacna and Puno, daily departures, 10 hours trip. Tacna and Lima, daily departures, 18 hours trip.
Buses to La Paz, Bolivia: 8 hours trip - Trans Salvador Bus. Reservations Telephone: (58) 246064 Chile Bus - Reservations Telephone: (58) 222817
This hotel is located in the north side of Chile, in the city of Arica.
It is located in the historical, cultural and business center of Arica, near to some banks and commercial centers.
It is located in a residential neighborhood, very peaceful and safe, only 7 blocks of the commercial Center of the Arica city.