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Nice but hard to reach

The Lomas de Arena is a nice park where you can spend a few hours playing in the sand. However... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Joe Y
Nice daytripp

We went with taxi. 100 bs single way. The last 3000m we had to walk tho the taxi didn't have 4x4... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Ludvig P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The place is unique and beautiful, I recommend going early. Especially in case, you cannot access by car you will have to walk 7km one way, so bring lots of water and some snacks for the way, of course, repellent is a must and sunscreen....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camiloh272
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a site of great importance to the Santa Cruz region where desert meets jungle. Lomas are Hills and Arena is Sand so it does not take too much imagination to picture 'Sand Dunes'. There is nothing here except a grand vista and an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

As a solo traveler, I really wanted to go out to this park, but was very skeptical of going out alone. So glad that I booked a tour with Nicks Adventures to take me out there with a group. Nick is a great guy with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chandler D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I looked into partaking in a guided tour for $150usd...instead opting to hire a cab for the afternoon for $30usd. The cab wasn’t 4wd so I had to walk about 4km to make it to the sandy area. I made the walk just find in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank johnsX2514ZU
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Lomas de Arena is a nice park where you can spend a few hours playing in the sand. However, even with a 4x4 it can be a bit treacherous. I had to leave the car and walk 2-3km to get there.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Joe Y
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I went there With a colectivo from the citycenter. I Think it was the Number 12 but I Dont know. It takes round about 45 min and 3 bs. To get there ( or to get to the entrance ).at the entrance you Need to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robin K
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Bus no 21 takes you from the city to the entrance of the Parque (2 BS). From there it’s a 7km hike to the Dunas (10BS). It’s easy to hitchhike the track if you ask other guys to hit you up for a tip. Take...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mitch R
Reviewed 24 August 2017

If you are bored and looking for something to do for a half day it could be a place to visit. However, keep in mind if you have been to Dune de Pilat in France you will be disappointed. Getting there, you need a 4x4...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Polina C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Is a municipal reserve of exceptional beauty. The main attractiveness of this place is the dessert like sand dunes, surrounded by bodies of water and natural forest, that is the natural habitat of several species of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Fernando C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went with taxi. 100 bs single way. The last 3000m we had to walk tho the taxi didn't have 4x4 wheel drive. A lot of mosquitoes when we walked, and even more in the evening when we returned. When we arrived at the dunes,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ludvig P
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