Here in Antofagasta there is a mix of stories about mining towns in the middle of the desert. The city awaits you with clear starry skies and beaches that are perfect for the family and sports. Travel through history, exploring the corners and mysteries of the saltpeter offices. These old villages, whose boom happened at the turn of the last century have become actual “ghost towns”. Enjoy the clear skies of the Atacama Desert to see the stars at the best astronomical observatories of the country. Visit the beaches close to town, with white sands and calm waters. If you love surfing or bodyboarding, don’t despair, there are also waves to test out your skills!