1Bahia Inglesa: Bahía Inglesa is a resort village on northern Chile’s Atacama Desert coast, known for its beaches. These include Playa La Piscina beach, a sheltered cove with rock formations enclosing calm, clear waters next to restaurant and bars on Av del Morro. Only in Chile could you find a tiny slice of tropical beach in the middle of the driest desert in the world. Bahia Inglesa is a cove of heavenly white sand and turquoise waters. Enjoy this magical part of the coast by relaxing on the gently lapping ocean, while pondering the strangeness of its location.