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Playa de la Mina, Paracas

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Get away from the heat and refresh yourself at Playa de la Mina. Situated 4 km (2.4 miles) from the town, the beach can only be accessed by car and is rarely crowded. Swim in the cool blue water, lounge on the sand, and experience the peaceful atmosphere of the isolated beach. As part of the Paracas National Reserve, the secluded cove is surrounded by desert and can get quite windy in the afternoons. Have a picnic, admire the backdrop of rocky cliffs, or try to spot the seabirds and dolphins that inhabit the area. Take a look at our Paracas trip generator to schedule your visit to Playa de la Mina and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The beach is not very clean. In Peru the people are not very hygienic. But the view is good. A good place to take pictures. ... ...... ......
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  • Depart from Lima approximately at 5:30 am, breakfast in Paracas at 8:15 am and arrived at La Mina aprox at 9:30 am. To be a particular day (Monday), we thought that there would be little inflow, but throughout the day became a good amount of people, yet it was enough to enjoy the beach. Water quiet and transparent, and a Sun radiant that we accompanied up to approx the 3 pm. Totally recommended
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  • We spent a couple of hours in the mine, and the experience was pretty good. To get must be entered to the Natural Reserve of Paracas, which has a cost (the same one that includes several beaches). In the place they rented (S/.20) umbrellas, and beach chairs (S/.5) for as long as you decide to stay. The sea is quiet, and has a good breeze every some minutes. It also allows camping without additional cost. That Yes, there are days that will be too many people.
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