El Silencio, Punta Hermosa

#3 of 9 in Beaches in Lima Region
Relax on the white sands of El Silencio, or go for a dip in its calm azure waters. The gentle breeze lends itself to windsurfing, while clear waters make swimming and snorkeling enjoyable. No need to bring a picnic; plenty of nearby restaurants serve up a wide variety of snacks and seafood. Look out for the pelicans diving for fresh fish. Be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen as well as a sun umbrella, as there are not many naturally shaded areas on this wide, long beach. Plan to see El Silencio and other attractions that appeal to you using our Punta Hermosa driving holiday app .
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  • Following our roadmap to meet the coast of Lima, went to Playa El Silencio which is located in a beautiful Cove and has several kiosks and tents by the sea, ideal for lunch and a drink, offers calm waters and is protected from the winds by the cliff that borders the Beach and which also provides a beautiful view of the entire region. Although it has excellent tourism infrastructure is one of the most popular and crowded beaches of summer.
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  • A couple of years ago this beach had a bunch of dismal restaurants and was a bit dirty, but now there are a just few restaurants set back off the beach, and they will bring beers and food out to your ...  more »
  • It's a very interesting beach. With extensive sand track that you can even drive down and Park in the sand. Our local guide told us that the beach has this name because in the 70 he and some friends surfers, ended up finding out there, a wave that was very good and zero crowd, and didn't tell anyone. So, when people asked where they had surfed .... silence! RS.. I don't know if it's funny or really true! lol
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