A beach resort in the North of Arequipa, boasting calm seas and clear waters. It was one of the most important beaches for the Incas, The Qhapaq Ñan (Inca Trail) once reached this area, almost in a straight line, becoming the shortest point between Cuzco and the Peruvian coast. Here you are able to see some of the ancient barnyards used for llamas.
As part of the fun visitors can rent kayaks or take hikes around the area, where they can see rocks of all shapes, sizes and forms.
Mollendo is the traditional spa for the people from Arequipa, a scenic metropolis made up of beautiful avenues and alleyways, stretching grey sand beaches and low waves. The most popular beaches are: Primera Playa or Playa Uno (First Beach) and Segunda Playa (Second Beach). There are many different hotels and restaurants.
South of Arequipa, it is a spa boasting a very pretty beach and a town that has carefully maintained its old wooden houses which date back to the last century. Set amongst extraordinary scenery that stands out for its vegetation, it is close to the famous Mejía Lagoons where countless migratory birds flock to.
Boca de Río
This is the only beach resort available for tourists in Tacna; a beach with shallow waters. Here you can find hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and great beaches. The famous "playazos" (beach parties) are organized by private companies and they bring together hundreds of young people of all ages for hours of music, beach and fun. It has simple family accommodation and its restaurants offer basic Peruvian fish dishes.