A honeymoon in Peru is an adventure-filled start to any marriage! Peru offers a stunning array of landscapes, from snow-capped mountains to desert plains, as well as archaeological sites to visit, ancient cultures to explore and incredible wildlife to observe. Summer is the perfect time to trek the heights of Machu Picchu and the jungles of the Amazon.
Backpack along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Go sailing on Lake Titicaca
Tour the historic and religious sites of Lima
Explore Peruvian cuisine with a gastronomical tour
Machu Picchu is an adventure in itself – a rigorous hike through the cloud forest and subtropical jungle to reach the famous Incan ruins. But did you know there are natural hot tubs nearby? Aguas Calientes is home to natural thermal pools where you can relax just a few miles away from the ruins.
Lake Titicaca is renowned as the world's highest navigable lake, and if you choose to explore it, you might encounter an island built entirely of floating reeds, or the ancient village of Taquile.
Sightseeing in Lima usually includes the famous landmarks (the Santo Domingo Convent, Cathedral of Lima and the Lima Historical Center), as well as the vibrant city life and bustling markets!
For adventurous foodies, why not try a walking food tour? These guided experiences offer a sampling of Peruvian dishes from street vendors, bars and first-class restaurants. There's a reason Lima has become a food mecca! And don't miss out on imbibing a pisco sour, Peru's national cocktail.
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Located in Lima's Miraflores neighborhood and near the beach, Larcomar, Waikiki Beach, and Parque del Amor, these accommodations are close to the locals' favorite restaurants and shops, and all of the guest rooms have views of the Pacific coastline. Also nearby are the Ricardo Palma Cultural Center and Puente Villena. Check rates for JW Marriott Hotel Lima on Travelocity »
This luxury hotel resides in Lima's San Isidro district, and it's Peru's only hotel and national monument. Conveniently located near the airport, Huaca Huallamarca Pyramid, Lima Golf Club, Olivar Park, Playa Los Delfines and Amano Museum, Country Club Lima Hotel offers visitors access to some of the city's best art exhibits, restaurants and golf amenities. Check rates for Country Club Lima Hotel on Travelocity »
This hotel and spa is also in Miraflores with a beautiful garden location alongside the Pacific. It features a rooftop heated pool with breathtaking views of the city and the ocean, and a spa that offers treatments using indigenous products from Peru and the Amazon. Check rates for Belmond Miraflores Park on Travelocity »
The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center is in the San Isidro district, close to the beach, Parque Jose Luis Bustamante y Rivero, Olivar Park, and Huaca Huallamarca Pyramid. With a therapeutic spa, a heated indoor pool and a gallery of boutiques that offer everything from alpaca clothing to locally made handcrafted goods and jewelry, it's the perfect oasis of relaxation and luxury. Check rates for The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center on Travelocity »
An elegant and modern hotel in the heart of San Isidro, Swissôtel Lima offers five in-house restaurants, including Mediterranean fusion cuisine, a Peruvian cafe, a sushi restaurant, a Swiss fondue restaurant and a gourmet deli. This luxuriously appointed hotel is certainly in its element in Lima's embassy district. Check rates for Swissôtel Lima on Travelocity »
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