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The biggest and most popular beach in Vina del Mar.
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| Northern Vina, Vina del Mar 2529001, Chile
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful day in this chilenian beach with not crazy waves, lovely people and mild sun,posh corner of Chile

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Antonella M
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Very cold water, but beautiful place. Lots of sea wolfs, just by the road. A few small restaurants at the beach with good empanadas.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LucianaVergueiro
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Getting away from the beach crowds elsewhere from Viña north to Pappudo, we found Reñaca a peaceful , uncrowded existence. The supporting town is a little more middle class and dated but the beach was good enough to enjoy the coast. Plus you have the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RodolfoE949
Reviewed February 12, 2019

The view is breathtaking. The walk along the ocean is very relaxing. In the distance are many types of wildlife. There are very nice restaurants and shops in the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ecuadorjocelyn
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It was just before December so too cold to swim. Nice sun bathing though. Convenient to public buses. Bad point was too few public restrooms.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anstia2019
Reviewed December 5, 2018

The boardwalk in the Reñaca area is a great place to go for walks or take the family. The area is clean and well maintained. Also, the beach area is large and on warm days covered with singles and families. There are some nice beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This is a popular and busy Viña del Mar Beach. Our guide Fernando (Chile Fun Tours) stopped here on our drive from Cachagua to Valparaiso. It’s got a wide expansive beach that looks just perfect for relaxing. Across the road - the housing stretches up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place, Viña has great sightseeing and Playa Reñaca is definitely one of them! Happy to have been here to experienced it, you can walk around the beach, do some exercise, is perfectly set up for that! The view is magnificent!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelgeekpty
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Things I learnt about the chilean pacific coast: - mornings are often foggy/cloudy, don't let that put you off a good day on the beach as they will most likely lift at some point - Chile's time zone is doctored, a natural gmt-5 is set...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank silviaaroundtheworld
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Renaca is reached from Vina del Mar in the south by a coastal road. To the rear of the main town and ocean front the town rises quickly with many steep roads. Shops bars and restaurants aplenty. The beach sandy and clean with a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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