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Renaca

Northern Vina, Vina del Mar, Chile
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Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in Vina del Mar
Type: Beaches
Description: The biggest and most popular beach in Vina del Mar.
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Valencia, Venezuela
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful beach very close to Viña del Mar, easy to get by bus or car. It isn't a Caribbean beach, the water is cold, but very beautiful and relaxing. The views are amazing, and it's great to just sit on the sand. There are lots of restaurants close by, but I recommend eating 'empanadas'.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Reñaca has a small downtown, where there is not much to do in there. The beaches are nice even though the water is so cold, you cannot stay more than half an hour because you start to feel your legs freezing. The nightclubs are far away from Reñaca.

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

WOW, pretty nice uncrowded beach, located very close to Vina. Good parking, several resturants within walking distance, several cheap hotels also.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I was quite disappointed with the city, and this seaside is no different -- lots of homeless dogs, garbage everywhere. Definitely not the worse in town, but can't recommend.

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USA
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486 reviews 486 reviews
175 attraction reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We were here one afternoon with some chilean friends, it was explained to us that rich chileans come and buy apartments as weekend places to have to get out of santiago, great place very clean and a couple of med-to-expensive restaurant around. Nice seagulls around and pelicans can be viewed on the beach.

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Kelowna, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

If you like to wander around small tourist towns and visit tourist market stalls, MacDonalds, Burger King and the like then this is the place for you. It does have a nice beach though.

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The water here is cold, and many areas are no swimming beaches because of the undertow, but you can walk for miles on the promenade and enjoy the beach activity and atmosphere. The wind can be a bit cool, so bring a light sweater.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Often referred to as the ritzy neighbourhood north of Vina del Mar. The beaches are a bit nicer, although often more crowded in the summer. The tourists are less local (compared to the beaches in Vina) and are more often than not, Argentinians staying for a few weeks in the South American summer in the condos across the street. Worth... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My wife, 11 year old daughter and I ventured onward to Vina Del Mar and Renaca, Chile this past Christmas vacation of 2013. Due to rave reviews from friends/expats in the US, we have been talking about visiting here for quite a while. We were sorely underwhelmed by this place in the world, to say the least. Let me begin... More

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Savannah, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

There are great views of sea lions & a good variety of coastal bird life. It was overcast, but my cheap Irish skin burned to a radiant pink

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