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Get to know the beautiful beach of Punta Lomitas in Ica, Peru

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Get to know the beautiful beach of Punta Lomitas in Ica, Peru

Difficult to access, the beautiful beach of Punta Lomitas hides landscapes that seem to come out of a Dalí painting. Here you will find dunes, tunnels, caves and rock formations that give an unforgettable spectacle to the seashore.

 

The beautiful beaches are one of the tourist resources that the district of Ocucaje (Ica) has and within them a very special one is the beach of Punta Lomitas.

 

Located 63 km from the capital of the district of Ocucaje, is the famous arch of Punta Lomitas, distinctive that gives the entrance to a tremendous beach. This beach has various attractions inside, arches, caves, arcades and rocks where you can find a wide variety of fish and shellfish.

 

This place is difficult to access, but the beautiful beach of Punta Lomitas is worth it. It hides landscapes that seem to come out of a surreal painting, among which are dunes, tunnels, caves and rock formations that offer us the most bizarre landscape at the seashore.

 

This peaceful and beautiful beach also has beautiful and spectacular sea lions that come out to the shore during mating times to offer a wonderful show.

 

In the waters of this beach, the finest fish species in the world are extracted, such as cojinova, sole, corvina, among others.

 

How to get?

From Ica you must head south towards Ocucaje. From there, take the trail for a little over two hours (60 kilometers) until you reach Punta Lomitas.

 

Tourist Sites in Ica

The city of Ica is known for having various places to visit both during the day and at night. one of them is the beautiful Plaza de Armas, which is one of the oldest architectural structures that remain within the City.

 

And not only that, around the Plaza, we find the Cathedral of the Region or as its residents call it, The Cathedral of Ica. This was an 18th century construction, which suffered some damage due to the earthquake that occurred in 2012.

 

Therefore, the authorities of the region had the duty to restore it to preserve the remains of this beautiful Chapel. Among other attractions, we find in that same square a series of mansions. In which is the Casona del Marqués de Torre

Beautifull.

 

This is one of the colonial mansions that has withstood the various earthquakes that have affected the town of Ica. It is also known as Casa Bolívar, where you can see with the naked eye a structure built on a stone base.

 

  • Huacachina Lagoon
  • Paracas
  • Hook
  • The Nazca lines
  • Paracas National Reserve
  • Tacama Vineyard
  • Canyon of the Lost
  • Aqueducts of Cantalloc
  • Tambo Colorado
  • Chauchilla Cemetery
  • Cahuachi Ceremonial Center
  • Ballestas Islands
  • White Hill
  • High Chincha
  • Beaches of Chinchaycamac

Most important beaches of Ica

It is no secret to anyone that the beaches of Ica are one of the most visited tourist complexes in Peru. Each one has restaurant and bar services, where you will be shown both the typical food and drinks of the region and those of an international nature.

Well, you could visit the most important beaches in Ica that have managed to capture the attention of the public, it should be noted that the entrance to these tropical paradises is completely free.

 

Punta Infiernillos Beach

This beach is located in the south of Ica, 340 kilometers from Lima. And 90 kilometers from the Panamericana. It has a Latitude of -14.659 and a Longitude of –75.9157. Its specific position is in the Ica Region in the district that shares the same

Name.

 

The Cave Beach

Another of the most famous beaches is La Cueva. This is located in the province of Ica in the region that responds to the same name. It is located 335 kilometers from Lima and 57 kilometers from the Panamericana. It has a latitude of -14.7848 and a longitude of -75.7303.

 

Punta Lomitas Beach

One of the beaches that you cannot miss is Punta Lomitas. Located in the Region of Ica in the province that responds to the same name. It is located 335 kilometers from Lima; and 60 kilometers from the Panamericana. It has a latitude of -14.7129 with a longitude of -75.8491.

 

Los Lobos Beach

And finally, there is Playa Los Lobos. Located in the region of Ica in the province that responds to the same name. It is located 340 kilometers from Lima, and 70 kilometers from the Panamericana. It has a latitude of -14.8048 and a longitude of -75.698.

 

How to get to Ica from Lima?

If you are in Lima and want to get to Ica, you can do it by land through a bus that will only take between 4 and 5 hours. The passage is stipulated in S/40.00. Once you have arrived in Ica, the journey to Huacachina takes only 10 minutes by taxi and will only cost you S/10.00.

 

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