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Caldera, Copiapo province, Atacama region, Northern Chile

The town of Caldera in northern Chile is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a tranquil and beautiful getaway. Located on the Pacific coast, Caldera offers stunning views of the ocean, white sand beaches, and crystal clear waters. The town is small but packed with plenty of attractions, making it an ideal holiday destination.

The main attraction of Caldera is its stunning bays and beaches. There are several to choose from, each with its own unique characteristics. Playa La Virgen is one of the most popular beaches in the area, with its white sand and crystal clear waters. It is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, or simply admiring the views. There are also plenty of bays to explore, such as the stunning Bahía Inglesa, with its turquoise waters and white sand beaches.

In addition to its beaches and bays, Caldera also has plenty of other attractions. The town has a vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars, restaurants, and clubs. Visitors can also explore the historical sites in the area, such as the paleontological park Los Dedos or the old railway station which now houses a museum. Nature lovers can explore the nearby national parks or take part in a range of activities such as kayaking, fishing, or horseback riding.

Overall, Caldera is a great holiday destination with its stunning beaches, bays, and other attractions. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Caldera by the numbers:

by the numbers:
  • Population (2022):
    • 19,746 inhabitants
  • Location:
    • Lat, Long: 27.0667° S, 70.8178° W
    • GPS Coordinates: 27º 4' 0.12" S, 70º 49' 4.08" W
    • +/- 874 km (543.1 mi) south of Santiago
  • Elevation:
    • 44 m (144 ft 4")
  • Timezone:
    • CLT – Chile Standard Time (Current offset: UTC -4 hrs)


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Places to stay:
Hotel & Cabañas El Mirador, Caldera

Situated in the Atacama region of northern chile, this accommodation features rooms and cabins with an ocean view.

Rent a Car:

Category A
City cars for rent in Chile
Kia Morning or similar city car
1000cc gasoline engine, 2 doors, manual shift, and radio. This car is for a maximum of 2 persons, and is only rented in Santiago. You may seat four people inside this vehicle, but then you will much almost nothing of inside space left for your bags
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 49
Week $ 320
Month $ 1.150
Category BHatchbacks  for rent in Chile
Suzuki Swift or similar subcompact car.
This 1200cc gasoline engine hatchback car category comes equipped with 4 doors, manual shift, two airbags, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio. Good vehicle for 2 persons and for driving mainly on asphalt roads.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 59
Week $ 354
Month $ 1.350
Category C
Sedans  for rent in Chile
Nissan Versa, or similar compact sedan.
This 1600cc gasoline engine car category with trunk comes equipped with manual shift, air conditioning, power assisted steering, airbags, ABS brakes,door locks, and radio. (Ideal car up to four persons). A vehicle that can get you almost anywhere in Chile. It's also pretty economical. In this category we can also offer you an automatic transmission at an extra charge.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 78
Week $ 468
Month $ 1.590
Category D
Roomy sedans  for rent in Chile
Chevrolet Cruze or similar
Fully equipped roomy sedan with a 1800cc to 2000cc gasoline engine and with automatic transmission. This car category comes with ABS brakes, airbags, doors lock, power and rear view mirrors, and radio.brakes
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 118
Week $ 708
Month $ 2.350
Category E
Vans  for rent in Chile
Could be a Kia Grand Carnival, or similar luxury fully equipped VAN with 7 or 8 seats and automatic transmission. This VAN comes equipped with air bags, electric windows, doors lock, and ABS brakes as well.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 175
Week $ 1.050
Month $ 3.090
Category F
Pickup trucks (4x2)  for rent in Chile
Double cabin, four doors pickup truck with simple traction (4x2)
This vehicle comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio (good vehicle for driving on bad roads due to its high clearance, therefore ideal for Atacama desert and Patagonia)
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 99
Week $ 594
Month $ 1.730
Category G
Pickup trucks (4x4) for rent in Chile
Double cabin (four doors) pickup truck with double traction (4x4)
Comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air conditioning, and radio (excellent alternative for off road driving due to its high clearance and four wheel drive option. Excellent for Atacama desert or Patagonia and other off road places)
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 145
Week $ 870
Month $ 2.500
Category H
Small Jeeps  for rent in Chile
Suzuki Vitara 1.600cc, 4x4, 3 doors jeep
Comes equipped with manual transmission, power assisted steering, air condition, and a radio with a CD player (Good vehicle for maximum 3 persons that like off road fun driving).
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 89
Week $ 490
Month $ 1.730
Category I
SUVs  for rent in Chile
SUV 4x4 (Toyota 4 Runner or similar).
Fully equipped, automatic transmission. The best car to rent in Chile, because it provides luxury, high clearance, and four wheel drive…all in one vehicle. This vehicle category obviously has ABS brakes, air bags, and everything that a full equipped car should have.
Rate by: Price in USD:
Day $ 175
Week $ 1.050
Month $ 3.090

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