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Punta Sal

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In the north of Perú, about 100km from the border with Ecuador, lies the beach resort Punta Sal. It offers long white beaches and a couple of good hotels. Tranquility, warm water and sunshine all the year round make it a nice location to relax.

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A: By the Pool

av Matthias Kunze, 50 meter bort

At night by the pool of Punta Sal Club Hotel

By the Pool

B: Punta Sal Resort de Noche

av Matthias Kunze, 80 meter bort

Punta Sal Resort de Noche

C: Suite Royal - Hotel Punta Sal

av Matthias Kunze, 80 meter bort

Suite Royal - Hotel Punta Sal

D: Suite Royal - Hotel Punta Sal

av Matthias Kunze, 80 meter bort

Suite Royal - Hotel Punta Sal

E: Punta Sal Resort Royal Suite

av Matthias Kunze, 100 meter bort

Punta Sal Resort Royal Suite

F: Punta Sal

av Matthias Kunze, 190 meter bort

Punta Sal

G: Cerros de Punta Sal

av Matthias Kunze, 260 meter bort

Cerros de Punta Sal

H: Faro Mancora

av SAREFOTO, 19.0 km bort

Faro Mancora

I: Sunset Mancora & Residenza

av Marcelo Miranda, 22.0 km bort

Sunset Mancora & Residenza

J: Vichayito

av Matthias Kunze, 25.4 km bort


Det här panoramat togs i Peru, South America

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