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Viña del Mar

Viña is a city in the Vth Region of Chile located on the seaside just north of Valparaiso. Viña is a summer hangout for Santiaguinos but also has a large population of residents all year round. Although it is located next to the beach it is more city-like than beach-resort like. The beaches alongside Viña del Mar are not actually safe for swimming although in the heat of summer of course people go into the water.

Nightlife

Viña has a very active nightlife with pubs, restaurants and places to dance. The waterfront area is also developed in an attractive way making it a pleasant place to walk around.

Vth Region of Chile

If you are going to visit Viña del Mar then you should definitely take in some of the other coastal towns nearby such as:

Valparaiso - Historical port city with UNESCO world heritage status;

ConCon - Excellent seafood restaurants in the centre of ConCon and in Higuerillas;

Reñaca - Beautiful beach with beautiful people and hip nightlife.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The white sand beaches are pretty to look at
  • Cons:...but not suitable for swimming
  • Last visit to Viña del Mar: May 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 23, 2009
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