Coquimbo is a port city and capital of the Elqui Province, located on the Pan-American Highway, in the Coquimbo Region of Chile. It lies in a valley 10 km south of La Serena.
Coquimbo is a charming city with narrow streets dotted with many pristine churches. There are many wonderful attractions in Coquimbo, such as the Plaza de Armas, Plaza Prat and Avenida Costanera, the Museum and the House of Culture. To the south you will come to La Herradura beach, and to the north Los Hornos cove, Totoralillo Norte and El Temblador beach.