The Southern Coast region of Peru is comparatively well developed. Many roads are paved. PARACAS RESERVE IN SOUTHERN PERU The Paracas Peninsula is one of the greatest marine reserve of South America, located at the shores of the Pacific Ocean.
The Ballestas Islands are located roughly 15km off the coast of southern Peru. These islands are home to various fauna like the guanay guano bird, the blue-footed booby, the tendril, the Humboldt Penguin and two varieties of seals.