'My friends are my country.â€ These words came from the great novelist â€“ Alfredo Bryce Echenique, who was born in the city of Lima.
The Largest Pearl of PeruÂ
Lima is the capital of Peru, which is located within the valleys of the Rimac, Chillon, and the Lurin rivers, overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean. The Lima Metropolitan area is famous among tourists and serves as the main hub for the people of the city. The city house one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the New World, which is known as the National University of San Marcos, and is the oldest academic institution in all of Americas.Â
Lima Hotels are busy throughout the year, since the tourist traffic is never low and many facilities take full advantage of the venture. Among some of the finest hotels in Lima, there are many that have gained a reputation for outclass luxury, and you will love every minute of your stay by simply choosing any one of them.Â
Finding your Cheapest Option
If the budget you have for your trip does not allow extravagant lodging, rest easy; there are cheap hotels in Lima where you can find great rooms with moderate to good services to keep you happy. You will also find that the cheap hotels are not that different from the luxury ones, like the Hotel Continental, Habitat Hotel, Embajadores Hotel, or the Antara Hotel. These places usually also offer discounts online, so you can look for them and test your luck before planning the big trip.Â
Luxury at its Very BestÂ
Just like finding cheap hotels in Lima is very easy, finding luxury Lima Hotels is even easier. The city house some of the largest hotel chains of the world like the Mariel Hotel & Apartments, JW Marriott Hotel, Hilton Lima Miraflores, or the Western Lima Hotel & Convention Center. These places will have some of the best rooms in the city, and you will get to enjoy all of the perks of any beautiful facility you choose for your stay, including things like sauna, swimming pools, gymnasium and much more.Â
Getting Around in PeruÂ
Lima is one of the biggest entryways into the country, and has a huge tourism industry due to the fact that the place has a large number of historical sites, archaeological marvels, a great nightlife, art galleries, museums, festivals, monasteries, and more. You will be able to find a great variety of restaurants as well, serving both international as well as local cuisines. The Palace of Terre Tagle, Plaza Mayor, Convent of Santo Domingo, and other cathedrals are a sight to behold, while you can also enjoy your time at the sun-kissed beaches as well if you travel to the city during the summers. The nightclub and bar scene in this city is pretty strong, and many clubs have also lined up against the beaches to cater to the large and excited crowds. The above mentioned names are barely a few attractions, and we suggest you carry a map that outlines all your favorite places so that you can make the most of your Peruvian escapade, and that too, without breaking a sweat!