Arica is literally an oasis, near to sand dunes of the desert and fertile valleys, fed by melting glaciers of the Andes. Is located in the heart of some fascinating cultural attractions. The Plaza Colon, an iron cathedral with the Tower of San Marcos, is such a point of interest.There is also the Archaeological Museum in the nearby Azapa Valey. There you will find pre-Columbian textiles, sculptures and mummies of Chinchoro culture dating back to 10.000 B.C.
Antofagasta is a port city in northern Chile about 1,100 km (700 mi) north of Santiago. The city is closely linked to mining activity. North of Antofagasta passing the Tropic of Capricorn.
The Cocos Marina Conservarion Area is one of the eleven registered conservation areas in SINAC, Costa Rica.The Island is globally recognized as a biodiversity reservoir filled with exceptional paradisiac beauty, and is considered one of the top 10 places in the world to practice scuba diving. Because of its wonderful features, it is now considered one of the most privileged and pristine places in earth.
The city an improtant tourist destination,especially during the summer,where people go to visit the beaches.It is in the hedquarters of the University of La Serena and also is home to the Roman Cathelic Arcdiocese of La Serena,one of five Catholic Archdioceses of the Catholic Church in Chile.
La Serena is the ideal place for those who look for tranquility and relaxation. Near to pristine beaches with white sand and warm waters, La Serena will enchant you. The second oldest city of Chile also offers a wonderful collection of sightseeings and cultural delights.
Herradura takes its name in Spanish from the horseshoe form of its bay, covered in lush tropical vegetation, its beauty enhanced by the hills that loom over it. This small town is surrounded by national parks that are remarkable for the rich variety of fauna and flora they protect. When your ship calls here, it will be the moment to take a journey in small covered boats along the Tarcoles River, whose banks are home to crocodiles and iguanas. This mangrove also hosts the loyal and flamboyant Scarlet Macaw, with its red, blue and yellow plumage, known for mating with the same partner for life.
The cultural and economic heart of Peru, Lima was the center of power for the Spanish empire in South America. Calao is the largest and most important port of the country. Lima hosts splendid archaeological museums, art museums, even museums of gold items. The catacombs under the church of San Francesco is a landmark, as there are thousands of old documents in the library of the adjacent monastery.
Pan de Azucar is a National Park and an island in Chile. It is a special destination due to its diversity. Half of the island is famous for the magnificent landscapes that offer spectacular views. Cactuses and rare animals compose the majestic scenery. On the other half, visitors can enjoy watching a penguin colony and sea-lions. Hiking, camping or driving are going to be unique experiences.
Paracas is a popular beach destination in Peru. It is a beautiful small town known for its national park and its wildlife. It is necessary to visit the Ballesta Islands and get in touch with the incredible fauna characterized by penguins, seabirds, dolphins and sealions. This place has a rich historical and cultural heritage as pre-Inca civilizations settled here. The amazing coastlines are ideal for watersports. The area, truly, satisfies every taste!
Playa Panama is a beautiful destination that offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for visitors to Costa Rica.
Playa Panama is a beautiful beach located on the Gulf of Papagayo in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica.
Visitors can enjoy the beach's calm waters, white sand, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, as well as participate in activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and fishing.
Puntarenas is located along the Pacific coast in Costa Rica. An excellent place to see native wildlife, from red parrots to the primary predator of Central America, the jaguar. Surfers all around the world consider this region to be the best for surfing. As one of the major fishing ports, Puntarenas is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood cooked according to the local recipe.
Salaverry is a port city in Peru. The port is easily accessible by road to shippers and consignees (mainly fish, fertilizer, ore concentrates, rice, sugar, etc.). It is currently one of the busiest commercial ports in the country.
Valparaiso is one of the most picturesque ports in the world. The view as you approach from the sea is particularly fascinating because Valparaiso seems to hang on steep precipices. Most of the city is a maze of alleys, winding streets, staircases and funicular lifts called "ascensores"-if you have not climbed to one before, it will be a surprise for you!
An ideal destination for those seeking a relaxing beach vacation with a touch of adventure and wildlife encounters!
Puerto Lopez is a small coastal town located in the Manabi province of Ecuador, on the Pacific coast. It is situated within the Machalilla National Park and is known for its beautiful beaches, abundant marine life, and eco-tourism opportunities.
One of the main attractions in Puerto Lopez is the Isla de la Plata, also known as the "poor man's Galapagos". This small island is located a few kilometers off the coast and is home to a variety of wildlife species, including blue-footed boobies.
Puerto Lopez is also known for its long, sandy beaches. Playa Los Frailes is one of the most beautiful beaches in the area and is known for its clear turquoise waters and white sand.
In addition to its natural attractions, Puerto Lopez has a vibrant local culture and a variety of restaurants and shops that offer fresh seafood and handicrafts.
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