Pichilemu is a city in Chile. It has 12 598 inhabitants (2002) and is the capital of the province of Cardenal Caro . It is located in the del Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins Región. The city is considered a paradise for surfers in South America. Pichilemu bills itself as the main surfing area in the Pacific region of South America. Every year, many European and American surfers, the beaches of the city. The beach areas Infiernillo Beach , La Puntillia and Punta de Lobos are the main contact areas of the surfers. Pichilemu annually hosts many national and international surfing competitions. On average, the waves of 2 to 2.5 m tall.
The Ruta de la Sal through the salt extraction plant on the coast at Cáhuil , Barrancas , La Villa , El bronze , La Palmilla and La Plaza. A procession that since 1866 the St. Andrew is dedicated annually on 30th November is (St Andrew) went. In the city and the surrounding area there are small forests and parks, such as the Municipal Park Agustín Ross Edwards, who is a national monument since 1988. Magnificent lagoons and river Est. Nilahue 10 km south of the city ideal for walking and picnics. At Punta de Lobos live a size number of sea lions on rocks on the Pacific.