Vacation rentals in Lima
Organize your next trip to the beautiful city of Lima. You will find this destination located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín Rivers which is situated on the coastal side of Peru, right by the Pacific Ocean. Being the capital and largest city of Peru, Lima has a population of 9.7 million inhabitants. The city was named by the natives after the agricultural region known as Limaq. With a long and rich history, you will be able to find numerous landmarks to discover while visiting Lima. Moreover, Lima is also home to one of the oldest academic institutions in the New World. If you want to experience plenty of historical places, a splendid natural landscape and many recreational activities to enjoy, Lima is the ideal vacation spot.Vacation Rentals in Lima
There are plenty of delightful rental properties with scenic views in Lima. You will be able to choose accommodations located closer to the city center as well as ones situated on the beachside of the city. Imagine waking up in the morning to the sound of the waves right outside your bedroom window. Spend an afternoon playing in your private pool with your family. Invite friends over for a delicious dinner in your large living room. Drink pisco on your balcony while you admire the sunset. These are a few of the opportunities you will have with accommodation in Lima.
Vacations in Lima
The area and getting around
Making your trip to Lima will be quite simple. Most international flights to Lima arrive at the Jorge Chavez International Airport which is located in Callao, around 6 miles from the city center. Several international airlines have regular routes either direct or connecting to Lima's international airport and coming from North and South America, and Europe. From the airport, you will be able to take a taxi, a shuttle bus or public transportation to your destination.Where to eat on Lima
You will be able to find many delicious restaurants while visiting Lima. Head on over to El Chinito for an enjoyable upscale comfort food experience. A very important part of the Peruvian culture is the Sánguches which can be eaten for breakfast and lunch. This restaurant has been open since 1960 and it will serve you delicious sandwiches, try out the chicharrón for the full experience. On the other hand, you can have a nice night out at Osso. This restaurant, run by Renzo Garibaldi, is a one in a lifetime experience with a tasting-menu-only butcher’s table. You will find house-made charcuterie, tartar, hot dogs and sliders.
Travelers and activities
There are many ways to explore the beauty of Lima. Go for a hiking trip to the top of El Morro Hill for a panoramic view of Lima. This place was once a major 19th-century battleground and now it's the most popular park area in Lima with spectacular sunset views. On the other hand, you can head on an adventure and go paragliding over the coast. You don’t need experience in paragliding to enjoy the stunning scenery, most tours will provide an experienced professional pilot to paraglide with you.Lima for family activities
If you choose to make your trip to Lima with your family, try out these fun activities altogether. For chocolate lovers, your first stop should be The ChocoMuseo. Here you can visit exhibits and take tours of the history of chocolate in Peru, as well as join a 45 minute “Make your mini chocolate bar” class. On the other hand, you can go to Parque Kennedy to spend the day in the sun. This park is usually packed with people dancing, farmers markets, picnic areas and much more.
Did you know that Lima is the fifth largest city in South America?
Top 5 travel tips for Lima
Admire art from Peru. At this museum, you will be able to find indoor paintings, a sculpture garden, and a perfect picnic spot in the Barranco District.2. Huaca Pucllana
Stroll through historic landmarks. This place dates back between 200AD and 700AD and it's a restored adobe pyramid and ceremonial center in the middle of Miraflores.3. Parque de la Amistad
Spend a sunny afternoon at the park. In this large green space in central Lima, you can enjoy a picnic, ride the restored steam locomotive and rent a pedal boat.4. Cirquito Mágico del Agua del Parque de la Reserva
Go visit a stunning landmark. In this park located in the city center, you will find plenty of fountains set to music in an amusement park.5. Parque De Las Leyendas
Visit the animals in Lima. Much more than a zoo, here you find one of the most important pre-Hispanic complexes at the central Peruvian coast.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lima
How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Lima?
Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $94 per night.
During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Lima?
If you want to save the maximum during your visit to Lima, go there in May ($74 per night on average), November ($80), or June ($83), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lima?
Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Lima was January, with an average price of $109 per night. This was followed by December, with an average of $104, and then August, with $100.
Is Lima a good location for a last-minute getaway?
Considering the figures observed last year, it is an excellent city for an impromptu getaway, since it has an average annual availability of 55%, which is relatively high.
What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?
The best months to find free accommodation in Lima are September (the average amount of properties that are free reached 62% of the total last year), August (59%), and October (58%).
During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?
The months with the lowest properties available in Lima are, in order, December, January, and November with respective average availability figures of 47%, 48%, and 51%, based on the previous year.
Are there many rentals in Lima?
In Lima we have an extensive catalog of around 1,900 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 5 local and international providers.