Arequipa and Colca Canyon
Volcanoes, gorges and verdant slopes line the dramatic Colca Valley, which was relatively undiscovered even up to the 1970s. It is home to some 14 colonial villages, which date back to the 16th century, and the entire region is very photogenic. Arequipa is Peru’s second city, and the center of the south. Colonial churches and squares give it an unarguably handsome feel.
Accommodation in Arequipa and Colca Canyon
Belmond enhances its Peru portfolio with the acquisition of Belmond Las Casitas in Colca Canyon. Belmond Las Casitas, a 20-room property located in the Arequipa region of Southern Peru is set amongst the tranquil beauty of the Andes. Blending effortlessly with the natural environment, the intimate hotel fully matches Belmond’s brand personality – authentic escapes […]
This exclusive valley inn is by far the finest in the Colca Canyon area. The 20 casitas (thatched bungalows) overlook the panorama of the Colca Canyon and all have private terraces and plunge pools. The lodge’s garden provides wonderfully fresh ingredients for some superb dining experiences.