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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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  • A red beach. I managed to get down onto the beach. ( you can clamber down the rocks to access it, but dont recommend doing it !). The fee and lookl of the red " sand" is unique and there is a beauty y...  more »
  • That place! It was one of the most impressed me by its beauty and colors. You can see the blue of the ocean that lies with the red stripe of beach and right behind the yellow walls give the place a nice visual to see! Not to be missed.
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  • Two steps away from Paracas don't miss this beautiful natural park. Trips and tours are organized in the Park by all local tour operators to cost much content. The park entrance fee. Council visit to the fishing port nearby. Take a taxi and lead to the discovery of amazing vistas
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