The luxury hotel Belmond Las Casitas is located in Yanque town, accessible from the city of Arequipa, is located just 20 minutes by car from the town of Chivay and very close to Yanque.
Slip into a gentle pace of life as you spend time in harmony with the astounding nature and warm local communities of this lush valley. The property is decorated with traditional touches, and equipped with every modern luxury including wifi and iPod docks in every casita. The Curiña restaurant offers flavorful dishes, and the Puccq’io bar serves up a tasty pisco sour.
Explore the vegetable garden, where organic produce is grown for the kitchens. It’s home to five natural greenhouses, a prickly pear orchard and numerous vegetable beds.
The small farm is also located on the property and is home to a number of animals, from horses, pigs and baby alpacas to guinea pigs.
Casitas with Valley View
These inviting 120 m2 hideaways echo the natural beauty outside. Spread out in the lounge, or pamper yourself in the marble bathroom, boasting indoor and outdoor showers. Your private terrace is complete with heated plunge pool and valley views.
Go all-out on indulgence and experience the ultimate in luxury. The 240 m2 Presidential Casita features a private terrace and heated pool, a spacious bedroom, dining room, lounge area with fireplace and generous bathroom.
Activities at Belmond Las Casitas
The luxury hotel Las Casitas del Colca Belmond offers a variety of actitivies for nature lovers. You can choose the ideal one for you to enjoy a nice time.
Peruvian Paso Horse Riding
Saddle up for a scenic ride into the lesser-known parts of the Colca Valley.
Accompanied by the expert guides, you’ll be led through pristine forest. The tour, available at a supplement, is available daily until 3pm and requires advance reservations.
Get to know our adorable resident alpacas. Las Casitas plays host to a small farm that houses rabbits and guinea pigs too.
Each day at 8:30am, 11:30am and 2:30pm, guests are invited to help our workers bottle feed the young alpacas. Why not come and meet our furry residents? You’ll also learn about the region’s sustainable farming practices.
Walks and Treks
With eagles soaring above and the ever-changing scenery, it’s easy to understand why Colca Canyon is considered a dream hiking spot.
Explore 14 hectares of undulating landscape, or keep it simple with a two-hour walk to Sifon.
The skies of Colca Canyon hold many delights for bird watchers, from the world’s largest hummingbird to eagles, woodpeckers and the majestic Andean condor. Speak with our concierge, who will offer binoculars, maps and—most importantly—tips on the perfect viewing locations for every hour or season. For the most magical experience, head to Condor’s Cross at dawn to see the majestic Andean condor gliding along on the thermal air currents.
Cycling in Colca
Feel the rush of wind on your skin as you speed through the canyon on two wheels. There are a variety of routes to suit every thrill seeker and fitness level.
Set off on a culinary adventure with a Peruvian cooking class. Learn about distinct regional flavors from the expert chefs, then put the theory into action.
All ingredients are sourced from local fields for freshness and seasonality; taste each delicious creation afterwards.
Tea in the Orchard
Join in the orchard to learn about the rich health benefits of our local herbs. Select your favorite and we’ll serve it up as a refreshing and restorative tisane.
Whether you’re a novice or a pro, there’s nothing like catching your own dinner.
The trout pond adheres to the highest welfare standards and lets you enjoy simple rustic fishing at your own pace. Catch as many as you like, then hand them to our chefs who will prepare them as part of your lunch or nightly feast. Additional cost applies. Only available during the fishing season.
Pisco sour lessons
Master the art of preparing Peru’s iconic cocktail. Join our bartender for a fun complimentary class and you’ll soon be able to impress your friends with your skills. Daily at 5pm at Puccqio Bar.
Let us take you to one of the most scenic viewpoints to unleash your creativity. At the end of a fun session capturing the landscape, you’ll have a fabulous memento to take home.
Available daily on a complimentary basis. Advance reservations required.