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Huacachina is a small oasis located in the Ica region of Peru, near the city of Ica. It is surrounded by sand dunes and is a popular destination for adventure activities such as sandboarding and dune buggy rides. Huacachina is also known for its natural lake and lush vegetation, which provide a stark contrast to the surrounding desert landscape. The oasis is believed to have been formed by a geological fault that allowed water to seep up to the surface, creating the small lake. The town of Huacachina is a popular stop for travelers on the road between Lima and Nazca, and it is said to have therapeutic properties due to the presence of mineral-rich water in the lake.