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Las Casitas del Colca

Las Casitas del Colca, Arequipa & Colca Canyon

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This luxurious rural estate, offers guests the opportunity to experience this stunning untouched corner of Peru in sumptuous comfort. Superbly positioned, overlooking Colca Canyon, this haven of peace and tranquility boasts 20 beautifully furnished casitas, each with a private terrace and plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower - perfect for cooling off after a day exploring the area. Indulge yourself further with a visit to the lovely spa or relax next to the free-form swimming pool. Everything is designed in harmony with the local environment, from the earthy colours of the rooms, to the locally-inspired menu and with a small farm, vegetable garden and trout pond on site, the hotel is largely self-sufficient. If you are feeling inclined to be more active, you can explore the extensive estate by bike or on horseback. Guests usually stay on a bed & breakfast basis, but eat at the restaurant in the evening.

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Las Casitas del Colca
  • rooms

    The 20 luxurious cottages are scattered about the grounds and are all sympathetically styled to reflect the stunning natural setting.

    The lovely Deluxe Rooms provide striking views of the Colca Valley and feature indoor and outdoor showers, a private terrace and heated plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in after a day of activity. All are equipped with telephone, WiFi, Ipod dock, heated floors, mini bar, safe and hair dryer.

    The Superior Rooms feature a private terrace and heated plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in after a day of activity. All are equipped with telephone, WiFi, Ipod dock, heated floors, mini bar, safe and hair dryer.

    There is one Presidential Casita, which has a separate living and dining room, with amazing views over the Colca valley.

  • facilities & activities

    The hotel offers a spa and wellness centre with sauna, massage rooms with fireplace, rest room and fitness facilities. Bicycles are available for guest use and there are on-site stable for those wishing to horse-ride. There is a quiet lounge area and library - perfect for morning coffee.

    Walking and hiking enthusiasts will love the many different and varied routes for trekking as well as horse-riding and biking. With routes all levels, everyone can appreciate the magnificent views over the spectacular valley. Closer to the hotel, a visit to the farm to bottle feed the baby alpacas is understandably popular. Enjoy star-gazing in the evenings up to the clear night sky, catch what you can from the trout pond with a rather rustic fishing rod or check out the vegetable gardens.

    Venture out into Colca Canyon, discovering spectacular ravines, hidden lagoons and fascinating local flora and fauna, not to mention the incredible condors for which the area is famed. Nearby Andean villages offer a charming insight into local life.

  • dining

    Housed in the main building, the restaurant is open all day for guests, serving delicious Peruvian based cuisine, using fresh produce and herbs from the hotel's garden and farm. Buffet breakfast is served in the morning and Andean a la carte dining throughout the day - an evening meal on the terrace is a particular treat. Andean cookery classes are on offer for guests. 

    The Yaqü Wasi Bar is perfect for enjoying delicious cocktails prepared from homegrown herbs and fruits from the bio-garden.


  • family

    Children are welcome at Las Casitas del Colca and are sure to enjoy the on-site farm and some of the soft adventure activities. Two of the casitas are joined by a lobby, providing ideal accommodation for a family.

  • location

    Nestled in the deepest canyon in the Americas, close to the south coast of Peru, the setting is unique asnd undoubtedly impressive, but nights can be chilly at 9,800 feet above sea level. Colca Canyon sits in the Andes Mountains, close to the colonial village of Yanque. It is approximately a 3 hour drive from Arequipa, which is itself approx. 70 minutes by air from Lima.

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