You're going to love La Serena
Leave the city lights behind and prepare for some of the best stargazing in the world. Dry conditions and dark skies make for ideal viewing.
La Serena is great for beach, nature & sightseeing.
Wander the streets of the city center and find stone churches colonial and neocolonial architecture and craft markets. A stop for photos in the picturesque Plaza de Armas is a must.
largest city in Chile
Chilean Peso equals $1 USD
Getting to La Serena
While La Serena is worth the trip on its own it’s easy to add to a more in-depth South America itinerary. Once you’re there the airport is only 3 miles from downtown and you can grab a taxi for less than $10 or a transfer van for even cheaper.
Median airfare by month
$1368 Median airfare from US to La Serena in January
Median airfare by time before departure
$1213 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
Staying in La Serena
La Serena has the best of both worlds – chill city center and pretty coastline – so deciding where to stay is a personal preference. Take your pick between small city vibes or beach views.
Median hotel rate by month
$60 Median January hotel rate
Median hotel rate by night
$44 Median Sunday hotel rate
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When in La Serena
Weather in La Serena
63° Average temperature in January
Eating in La Serena
What should you order while you’re in La Serena?
Chile boasts some of the best seafood in the world, and with La Serena located on the coast, you’re in store for some of the freshest the country has to offer.
What you’ll expect to pay (USD)
Nice dinner for 2
Included in the bill
Standard tip for good service