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El Silencio

42 km al Sur de Lima, Punta Hermosa, Peru
+51 985 704 857
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Good place for a relaxing afternoon

A couple of years ago this beach had a bunch of dismal restaurants and was a bit dirty, but now... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Clean renewed beach!

The old restaurants in the beach front have been cleared up. No more contamination! The few... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
Lima, Peru
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About 26 miles from Lima, Playa el Silencio offers a window into Peru's memorable summer time. Try the fresh ceviche on the beach, delivered directly to your spot in the sand.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
13 May 2017
“Good place for a relaxing afternoon”
10 May 2016
“Clean renewed beach!”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
42 km al Sur de Lima, Punta Hermosa, Peru
+51 985 704 857
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

A couple of years ago this beach had a bunch of dismal restaurants and was a bit dirty, but now there are a just few restaurants set back off the beach, and they will bring beers and food out to your towels and umbrellas happily....More

Thank thomasr888
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The old restaurants in the beach front have been cleared up. No more contamination! The few restaurants left are good and clean and are located under the cliff, not obstructing the beach view. The ocean is calm and in good swells you have the best...More

Thank pikichon
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I am not sure what happened, but the restaurants have been torn down. At this time, I am uncertain if the beach is open to the public.

Thank Arfilis
Reviewed 19 January 2016

El Silencio beach is the closest “beach” outside of Lima (about 25 mins). There were patches of the water that were very opaque, but other patches that were normal. I’m sure the opaque parts were just “minerals” in the water or something, but it was...More

1  Thank Alilu007
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Silencio Beach is gorgeous, soft white sands generously sprinkled with brightly colored shells, gentle sea breeze, gentle ocean waves, and pelicans diving for fish. I went back several times over several days and it was always gorgeous!

1  Thank AW1008
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We enjoyed our day at El Silencio. However, we went early and during the week day. This is not a beach for young children. It lacks zero depth entry and if a child gets too close to where the waves are breaking they run the...More

4  Thank Arfilis
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Great beach, small town, need to go in private car as going by bus is not very accessible. In my opinion you have to know how to swim well to get into this beach, good for surfers.

1  Thank Estela S
Reviewed 22 January 2012

El Silencio beach might have been a great place to visit at one time in the past, but it is not anymore. The water is cold, there are high waves, making it less than ideal to visit with a family (or coming out of the...More

6  Thank BobKop
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Spend many days of my youth on this great beach, but now its full of beach restaurants and crowded, specially on weekends.

1  Thank xochitl
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