Explore from the Radisson Hotel in Iquique, Chile
With an unforgettable oceanfront location that is just steps from the city's thriving business and social districts, the Radisson Hotel in Iquique, Chile is an ideal spot to book your next business trip or vacation. Experience the trip of a lifetime as you take an excursion to the Atacama Desert on a 4 x 4, gamble in Iquique Casino and soak up the sun on beautiful Playa Brava, just down the street. Want an adrenaline rush? Try parapenting (paragliding), or take it easy with a trip to the historic city center. Whatever you do, you'll find that the Radisson is an excellent home base for all of your Chilean adventures.
Iquique is one of the world's premier parapenting (paragliding) destinations thanks to its unique combination of ascending air currents and warm weather.
The Radisson Hotel Iquique, Chile offers guests complimentary entrance tickets and shuttle service to and from this casino (open daily from noon to 6 a.m.). Please visit the website for more information.
The "antiplano," as it is called, is a blend of blue skies, volcanoes, desert and many small oasis towns. Guided tours can be conducted on foot, by horse or on 4 x 4. For more information, visit the website or ask at the Front Desk.
Other nearby attractions include:
- Free Trade Zone (6.1 km)
La Zona Franca de Iquique SA, or "ZOFRI," as it's called by locals, houses an incredible variety of retail outlets. Head to the mall for more than 400 stores, and don't worry about the tax. All goods are duty-free here, ensuring that there is no value added tax (VAT) on your purchases.
Some of the world's best beaches are located in Chile, which features one of the world's longest coastlines. The Radisson Hotel Iquique is ideally located just minutes from Cavancha, Playa Huayquique, Playa Blanca and Playa Brava.
- Historic City Center
Be sure to visit the Historic City Center in Iquique to find out more about the sodium nitrate mines that created great wealth in Iquique and helped the town make a mark on the map.
- Nitrate Towns (48 km)
Abandoned long ago, Nitrate Towns are what is left of the settlements formed by miners of sodium nitrate (also known as saltpeter). If you are a history buff, don't miss seeing Humberstone and Santa Laura, relics of a bygone age in which the mines supplied the world with valuable minerals.
Map of Iquique
Get directions from the hotel to Cavancha Chucumata Airport.
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