Explore Paracas's attractions and natural beauty

Nestled on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, Paracas offers stunning beaches, sweeping deserts dotted with lagoons and nearby islands teeming with wildlife. Take a boat to the famous Islas Ballestas, where you can see penguins and sea lions. You can also plan a day trip to historical attractions like the Linea de Nazca or the village of Huacachina.

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Dunas de Ica

19.8 mi / 31.87 km from the hotel
Located inside the Paracas National Reserve, the Dunas de Ica are a series of massive sand dunes in the middle of a desert. Book a tour through the reserve to see the dunes as well as multiple beaches and lagoons.

Islas Ballestas

11.41 mi / 18.37 km from the hotel
Climb aboard a boat to visit these rock-formation islands, home to sea lions, penguins, blue-footed boobies, cormorants and dozens of other species. On your way to the islands you will pass the Paracas Candelabra, a prehistoric geoglyph carved into the side of the Paracas Peninsula.

Playa Yumaque

9.1 mi / 14.64 km from the hotel
Located within Paracas National Reserve, this spacious beach is known for its tranquility and soft sand. The gentle slope leading down to the water distinguishes it from other beaches surrounded by rocky cliffs.

Playa La Mina

8.73 mi / 14.05 km from the hotel
Known for its gentle waters, Playa La Mina is one of the most popular beaches for swimming inside the Paracas National Reserve. Many locals visit the beach during the summer, and you can sometimes find drink and concession carts lining the sand.


37.72 mi / 60.71 km from the hotel
Huacachina is a desert oasis made up of a village containing many bars and clubs and the famous Huacachina Lagoon. Surrounded by palm trees, filled with green water and rumored to have therapeutic properties, the lagoon is a major attraction.

Linea de Nazca

98.69 mi / 158.83 km from the hotel
If you’re up for a day trip, drive about four hours to reach these famous geoglyphs left behind by the prehistoric Nazca civilization. Scholars still debate the exact significance of these animals, plants, lines and shapes carved into the soil.