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Playa Roja, Paracas

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Admire the dramatic contrast of colors on display at Playa Roja, a beach with deep reddish-hued sand, azure waters, and yellow and ochre cliffs. The sand gets its fiery hue from a type of igneous rock known as pink granodiorite, which contains solidified magma. The best and most convenient way of seeing this beach is with an organized tour, as the surrounding national park is too large to explore without guidance and proper vehicles. To visit Playa Roja on your holiday in Paracas, and find out what else Paracas has to offer, use our Paracas travel itinerary maker.
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  • spectacular view of the Red beach. You can not download, but worth the view only and that color.
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  • the excursion in the desert to Paracas are discovered this beach in the color red, covered with small colorful rock smooth grains of red.
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  • Close to a fisherman village is one of the stops on your tour in the reserve. Beutiful because of the colour. All created by the near by rocks formation. Good stop for the selfie  more »