Peru is considered nowadays one of the best places to visit during a vacation and what could be better than spending a wonderful time in one of the many great beaches that Peru has to offer specially during the summer. The summer season takes place in the months of December, January, February and the first weeks of March. This guide will present some of the most well-known and best beaches to visit during your vacation in the land of the Incas.
Cabo Blanco, located 150 km north of Piura, it has its own village that is very famous as it was the inspiration for Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Old Man and the Sea” and people can go sport fishing as it is an ideal place to do it and besides that it holds the record for the largest black merlin caught off. This place is also very attractive for surfers.
Los Organos is located 13 km south of Mancora and it is the best destination for families. The place has some few Cevicherias to enjoy the delicious and delightful Peruvian seafood the best beach in this location is Punta Veleros.
Vichayito that is located 7 km south of Mancora, has wide sands and very calm waters that make of this place one the best places to enjoy the summer swimming and sunning, besides that it is located close to Mancora, so accommodations will not be a problem. If you are thinking about having a relax vacation, this is one of the places to visit.
Las Pocitas that is 3 km south of Mancora, is as attractive as Vichayito, the beaches are surrounded by palm trees and it is home of some fancy hotels and summer houses, the waters are very calm and excellent for swimming.
Mancora is one of the most visited places on the northern coasts of Peru, basically Mancora village is one main drag, lined end-to-end with open-air restaurant and bars and in-between the desert and the sea. There lots of places to visit and very interesting shops where you can find some very interesting souvenirs typical from the area.
Punta Sal is 23 km north of Mancora and considered as one of the most beautiful, white-sand beaches with calm waters and amazing resorts. The most beautiful part of the day is the magnificent sunsets that can be seen at the end of every day throughout the whole year.
Zorritos is 27 km south of Tumbes, the beaches here are often empty and it is also very close to the border that Peru has with Ecuador. This place as a touch of tropical and rustic environment, many cabañas can be seen along the beaches where you will find the best accommodations. The access to this place is easier from Tumbes than from Piura.
As it was described there are a lot of options to spend a wonderful and relaxing vacation in a region that has been taken off in the touristic field since many years ago and that know has a lot to share with the visitors and summer lovers.