1. One of the Casitas’ living areas 2. Afternoon lunches on the patio. 3. Learn the art of Peruvian cooking techniques with private lessons 4. Entrance to the Spa Samay.
hobby by fishing in the property’s trout pond or signing up for cooking classes to make easy and tasty recipes with the family. After all that activity, at night they will curl up in bed with a sweet toy baby alpaca, which is actually a bed warmer! When nighttime comes around and the peace and quiet of the Colca Canyon settles around you, adults can relive the day’s events while sipping a cocktail at the bar among fellow guests. A visit to Peru would not be complete without trying pisco, a grape brandy and the signature drink of Peru. It is served in many ways: pisco sour, chilcano de pisco, capitán, and pairs well with fruit juices. After dinner, return to your Casita and take a dip in the private 21
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heated plunge pool or cozy up in front of the fireplace before going to bed to have energy for the following day’s activities.
Las Casitas del Colca is available on Ker & Downey’s Inca Explorer and is also easy to combine on your own customized journey to Peru. For more information on Las Casitas del Colca or any other Orient-Express Hotels in Peru, please contact us at info@kerdowney or by phone, at 800.423.4236.
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Other Peruvian Hotels Worth Noting Aside from the Las Casitas del Colca, there are a few other exclusive Peru lodges that Ker & Downey recommends: RIO SAGRADO
MIRAFLORES PARK HOTEL LIMA
A ‘villas & spa’ retreat standing on the privileged riverfront to the timeless Urubamba River. HIGHLIGHTS
A Peruvian spa treatment with views into the Sacred Valley.
An unparalleled luxury hotel in the exclusive Miraflores district, with access to the best of Lima. HIGHLIGHTS
A sunset dinner and drinks in the Observatory Restaurant.
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