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Small lagoon located at 5 Km from Ica. Surrounded by sand dunes, a palm oasis with huarangos and beautiful houses around the shore. Ideal place for relax.

Sand Dune

You may find comfortable lodges, restaurants, casinos and discos that will make your trip enjoyable.

The lake of Huacachina

By the ends of the 19 century Huacachina was practically uninhabited, until the Italian Angela Perotti rediscovered the medical properties of water and sand of the lagoon, specially for the cure of skin and rheumatism illnesses.

  • Last visit to Huacachina: Jun 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2006 at 5:50 AM

    It should be nice surfing on the sand

  • saraheg77's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2004 at 6:07 AM

    I didn't know there was any part of Peru that was so sandy! Sand boarding sounds fun! Nice Tips!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2004 at 3:16 PM

    Sand boarding with the mermaid of the desert ! Great idea !

  • andal13's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2004 at 2:40 PM

    What a lovely place! The desert has a lot of charm...

  • Goldenboy's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2004 at 12:53 PM

    More more moreee!!!! Give us more pics here ;) Who said i am hiding? Hahahaa, well dont know yet when can i fly there...


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