There’s a magical, picturesque place of greenery, hotels, shops and even an “oasis library”, which sits in the driest desert on earth. It’s called Huacachina, an oasis town made up of Incas descendants.
The beautiful town is small with 96 residents , and it can be found surrounded by the barren sand dunes of Peru.
The Huacachina oasis is located 4km from the southern city of Ica, and 300 km south of Lima. The settlement surrounds a peaceful lagoon, which is naturally formed.
At night the town’s lights lend a surreal view of the desert settlement. It’s a peaceful paradise in the center of a harsh desert.
The locals make their living by hosting guests from around the world, and the environment offers much to do like: exploring and climbing wind-sculptured dunes, sailing down the sand slopes on sandboards or dune buggies and watching illuminating sunsets on golden landscapes.
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