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San Jose Beach, Encarnacion

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#1 of 12 in Outdoors in Paraguay
Beach Nature / Park
Soak up the sun overlooking the Paraná River at San Jose Beach, a charming golden sand beach with an upbeat atmosphere that comes alive when the sun sets. From the comfort of a lounge chair, gaze over the clear water towards a unique urban skyline.

A wide esplanade runs along the sand, great for walking, cycling, and rollerblading. Play volleyball on one of the several courts while music plays from the beach bars. At night people come here to party at the bars and restaurants. Plan to visit San Jose Beach during your Encarnacion vacation using our convenient Encarnacion vacation planner.
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  • It is a beach of rio (rio Paraná) very well cared for, signaled, modern, nice and quiet. Great for walks, sit on one of several banks and keep watching. Not to be missed.
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  • The beach is very beautiful and has a very interesting for Posadas. Has a great infrastructure, many food options, blocks, several places to sit. Has bathrooms that, although paid, are very clean. Is a safe place, where nobody bothers you. The Boardwalk is very well lit at night.
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  • There's precious little enough to do in Encarnacion, so it's handy they have recently added a river side walk and beach area; a place to come and relax in the sunshine, even in winter. There's lots of...  more »

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Where to stay in Encarnacion

Visitors to the most southerly city in a landlocked country generally want to stay by the river. Accommodations in Encarnacion have been placed accordingly, with the most popular options located close to the water. You can choose between boutique hotels and beach resorts, with private pools, onsite restaurants, and bars. Elsewhere in town, prices tend to go down a little, especially if you go for a basic but budget-friendly guesthouse.
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