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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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  • It is one of the beaches located in the reserve, very nice landscape, to take pictures, relax, observe, breathe, there is a very strong wind, but not for swimming, its beach is small, it has holes, deep slopes, very cute, sufisiente
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  • Stopped by the overlook here on a driving tour of the Reserve, it's a very unique and pretty beach, with the fog rolling across it that day gave it a peculiar mysterious look 
  • It is a very nice and quiet, place the contrast between red and Golden Beach is very beautiful, there are rocks with strange shapes and birds to observe.
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