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Visit attractions near our hotel's location in Iquique
Nestled on the oceanfront and within walking distance of Iquique's vibrant social and business districts, the Radisson is an exceptional home base for your upcoming stay. Our hotel's convenient location in Iquique makes it easy for you to enjoy fun in the sun the gorgeous Playa Brava, gamble in the exciting Iquique Casino or even take a 4 x 4 excursion to the breathtaking Atacama Desert. If you're looking for a thrill, try parapenting (paragliding) and enjoy Iquique from a whole new perspective.
Nearby points of interest and activities:
Chile features one of the world's longest coastlines, and the lovely beach destinations of Cavancha, Playa Huayquique, Playa Blanca and Playa Brava are all close by.
- Desert Excursions
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 a 4 x 4.
- 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, including more than 400 stores at the mall. All goods are duty-free here, ensuring that there is no value-added tax (VAT) on purchases.
- Historic City Center
The Historic City Center is the place to learn all about the sodium nitrate mines that brought great wealth and popularity to Iquique.
- Iquique Casino
Take advantage of complimentary entrance tickets and shuttle service to and from this casino, open daily from noon to 6 a.m.
- 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. Humberstone and Santa Laura are among the must-see places at this attraction.
Iquique is one of the world's premier parapenting—paragliding—destinations thanks to its unique combination of ascending air currents and warm weather. Inquire at the front desk about parapenting opportunities.