Belmond Las Casitas, Colca Canyon, Peru
Collection of 20 luxurious casitas - an ideal base for exploring the canyon and watching condors
Only available as part of your tailor-made holiday itinerary in Peru, designed by our travel specialists.
Set among the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of Peru’s Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world, this collection of luxurious casitas offer the ultimate Andean escape. Decorated in local furnishings, they blend effortlessly with the natural environment, offering a rare opportunity to experience the traditional beauty of Peru. The property is around 3 hours from Arequipa, in Peru's south.
Accommodation at Belmond Las Casitas comprises 20 luxury casitas, each with an expansive bedroom and seating area, a large bathroom with bathtub and indoor and outdoor shower and a private terrace with heated plunge pool. The casitas combine traditional decoration with modern technology, including Wi-Fi, iPod deck and under floor heating.
Activities & Experiences
Covering 14 hectares of Colca Canyon, there are plenty of walks and treks within the hotel grounds. The more adventurous can venture further into the canyon accompanied on horseback. Bird watchers and enthusiasts will want to keep a keen eye on the skies around Colca Canyon. Rise early at dawn and enjoy the sight of impressive condors riding the warm air currents. You can get up close to other creatures too. Feed alpacas at the property’s on-site farm and learn about traditional Peruvian farming techniques.
Facilities & Services
Belmond Las Casitas has its own farm, vegetable garden and trout pond, providing much of the organic produce used in the restaurant. Delicious Peruvian inspired cuisine is served in the main building or al fresco on the terrace, with amazing valley views. For some blissful pampering, the Samay Spa offers an extensive range of relaxing Andean-inspired treatments. There's also an outdoor swimming pool.
Weather & Seasons
The best time to visit the Colca Canyon is usually during the dry season: May to November: The Colca Valley is lush and green just after the heavy rains from January to March. Though sunny during the day, temperatures can fall below freezing at night.
90 minute flight from Lima to Arequipa. Belmond Las Casitas is a 3 hour drive from Arequipa's airport.
Also in Peru
Our Latin America specialists can tailor-make the perfect Peru or wider Latin America tour for you.
More ideas for Adventures in South America
Time to Get in Touch?
Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us an email outlining your requirements.