Lenga Creek, Hualpén, Concepción, Chile

Lenga Creek is a Chilean tourist beach located on the south coast of San Vicente Bay, in the province of Concepción, in the Biobío region. It is located 15 minutes from the center of Concepción and from Talcahuano, it’s part of the municipality of Hualpén since 2004. The creek is located near the estuary that bears the same name and which is home to a large variety of birds such as the swan coscorova, the black-necked swan, pelicans and cormorants among other species. They come to the estuary to nest and procreate. Its sand is gray and its waters are not suitable for swimming but you can practice windsurfing, kitesurfing or sailing. Other activities such as cycling or horse riding can also be practiced in the area.


If you like fish and seafood dishes, try one of the many restaurants there. If you want to have a good panoramic view, you can climb Teta Norte hill (77 meters), from where you can see the Gulf of Arauco and the bay of San Vicente. The best way to get there is by car, but there is also a bus that starts in the Nonguén area.

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