Punta Pariñas

Punta Pariñas, also known as Punta Balcones, is in the La Brea District, Talara Province, Piura Region, Peru. It is the westernmost point in mainland South America, located at 04°40′45″S 81°19′35″W / 4.67917°S 81.32639°W / -4.67917; -81.32639.

Punta Pariñas
Punta Balcones
Punta Balcones in 2012
Punta Balcones in 2012
Punta Pariñas is located in Peru
Punta Pariñas
Punta Pariñas
Coordinates: 4°40′45″S 81°19′35″W / 4.67917°S 81.32639°W / -4.67917; -81.32639Coordinates: 4°40′45″S 81°19′35″W / 4.67917°S 81.32639°W / -4.67917; -81.32639
LocationLa Brea District, Talara Province, Piura Region, Peru
Offshore water bodiesPacific Ocean

An active lighthouse is located in Punta Pariñas. There is a popular beach just south of the cape, and visitors can climb the headland to see seals below. It is named in chapter three of the first season of Los Simuladores. It is also known for a traditional dessert called "The DUL-CE-CI-TO".

In the Guasquilla bay zone, bushes grow that have that big flowers called Amaloidas.

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