La Serena, founded in 1543, is the second-oldest city in Chile, behind only the cosmopolitan capital city of Santiago, which was founded in 1541. The city has many interesting attractions for visitors from its colonial architecture, beaches, and museums to options for fly fishing, surfing, and collecting handcrafted pottery from local vendors, and there are La Serena hotels to suit any traveler.
La Serena enjoys a temperate climate year-round that is ideal for outdoor activities, such as an eco tours to Humboldt Penguin National Reserve, relaxing on the golden sands of the beaches lining the coast, trying your luck at Casino Coquimbo, and hiking. With its fine location along the Pacific coast and its popularity as an excellent tourist destination, boasting good weather, transportation, and plenty of attractions, the city won't disappoint vacationers. And of course they'll find a good selection of quality La Serena Chile hotels to fit every budget.
For travelers planning vacations to this region of Chile and seeking excellent La Serena accommodations, several choices are available including, hotels, resorts, and cabins, depending on what suits your tastes and budget. La Serena Chile hotels range in price from inexpensive hostels to more expensive resort areas, and they offer several fine three and four-star accommodations plus a comfortable hostel for backpackers or family travelers needing amenities that include cooking and laundry facilities.
The Cabanas Hostal del Mar is an ideal vacation spot, with its fully equipped cabins that include multiple amenities, such as cable TV, a cooking area, swimming pool, barbecue area, ample parking, children's playground, mini market, and laundry service. These options make this establishment a good choice for families search for La Serena hotels.
Another of the fine La Serena Chile hotels offering individual cottages is Jardin del Mar Tourist Resort. Ideally located near the ocean, this hotel in La Serena has everything you could want in cottage accommodations. Located in a garden setting, each cottage has ample parking, private baths, phone, and cable TV, and there are options for bunk, twin, standard, and king-size beds. The resort has its own pool, game room, restaurant, and bar, and bicycle rentals are also available at Jardin del Mar.
There are several four-star La Serena hotels to choose from, which typically include a full-service restaurant, convenient 24-hour reception, a concierge to handle your every need, laundry service, in-room high-speed internet service, and a business center to keep you connected to friends, family, or associates.
At the Canto del Agua, you can expect home-away-from-home comfort and exemplary personnel. This hotel in La Serena provides both apartments for larger groups and suites. Each room has cable, safe box, and wireless internet service. Amenities include a swimming pool, solarium, buffet breakfast, coffee room, and restaurant. For special outings, Canto del Agua provides a beauty parlor, car rental service, and arranges city tours.
Traveling convenience is at the top of the list at the Costa Real hotel in La Serena. Located in the heart of La Serena and only ten minutes from the airport, you can settle into your room, take a dip in the pool, have a cocktail at the bar, and still have plenty of time for sightseeing before dining at the on-site restaurant.
Additional La Serena hotels include the El Escorial Hotel, La Fuente Apartment Hotel, Mar de Ensueno, and Campanario Del Mar (pictured)—all located ocean-side—as well as the Francisco de Aguirre Hotel and Hostal Las Luces located downtown near business and shopping areas. This lovely coastal city is a beautiful place to stop during any trip to Chile, and the accommodations there will ensure that you leave with only good memories of your stay here.