All about Lima

If you are indecisive to join us in Lima, here are a few links to help you make your decision and maximize your trip to experience the many things Lima has to offer–Si vous êtes indécis à nous joindre à Lima, voici quelques liens pour vous aider à prendre votre décision et de maximiser votre voyage pour découvrir les nombreuses choses Lima a à offrir

10 Things to do in Lima by Time magazine: 10 Choses à faire à Lima

Time magazine has a great guide to help you hit some of Lima’s highlights: http://www.time.com/time/travel/cityguide/article/0,31489,1977548_1977464,00.html

Mirabus Tour Busses:

Highly recommended-(Departing daily from Miraflores Kennedy Park)–these are the sightseeing busses (double deckers) that offer numerous tours in/around Lima. You can take tours of Lima, goes through Miraflores, Barranco, the Historic Center of Lima, etc. They also offer tours to archeological sites near Lima. For more info: http://www.mirabusperu.com/english/tours-limadia.html

La Huaca Pucllana:

Located in the middle of the stunning 5th Century ruins of La Huaca Pucllana, right in the heart of Lima. By day you can wonder at the beauty of the ruins and by night enjoy a quiet dinner.  http://www.resthuacapucllana.com/

A few of our favorites:

Museo de la Nacion, Parque de la Leyendas, Parque Reserva/Magic Water Circuit, Museum of the Inquisition, Bridge of Sighs, to name a few. For locations and reviews check out Trip Advisor’s 110 Attractions in Lima: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g294316-Activities-Lima_Lima_Region.html#TtD

A Food Guide to Peruvian Cuisine: Petit Tour dans les Cuisines Péruviennes

SEAFOOD–Fruits de Mer

La Mar: 

Located in Miraflores: Av. La Mar 770, Miraflores. Owned by world renowned Chef Gaston Acurio, this restaurant is among the most renowned for seafood; go early (noon) or late 3pm to avoid long lines. http://www.lamarcebicheria.com/web/index.php

Embarcadero: 

Open for lunch only. Miraflores: Av.Mariscal La Mar 456 Miraflores. The menu is a beautifully designed picture book that will make you salivate. ALL the food there is good, so try it! Check out The Wall Street journal’s top 5 Seafood locations: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443931404577551403409413744.html

 PERUVIAN CHICKEN: POLLO A LA BRASA–Poulet rôti à la Peruvienne 

Norky’s & Pardo’s Chicken

Numerous locations around Lima; in Miraflores: Av. José Pardo 216 Miraflores, at the LarcoMar food court. Famous Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken, but serving other items to include phenomenal Chef Salads, Anticuchos (beef skewers) and Picarones (homemade fried donuts dipped in a syrup). Don’t pass on the mayo, Peruvian mayo is a lighter consistency and is delicious on everything, add some aji for an extra kick and pass it all down with Peru’s own Inca Kola (soda) and Chicha Morada (purple corn drink juice). http://www.gruponorkys.com/catalogo3.htm

BURGERS:

Bembos 

Trust me, you’ve never had burgers like these before…try the “Bembos Peruanas” for an awesome burger with Peruvian flare pair with aji and Inca Kola for the full experience! http://www.bembos.com.pe/bembosStore/inicio.do

Panchita:

Open for lunch & dinner–Located in Miraflores: Av. Dos de Mayo 298, Miraflores. Try some Anticuchos (beef skewers on the grill) and Salchipapas (gourmet homemade sausages, and french fries mixed together on the grill & served to perfection) topped with a little aji (hot sauce) for a match made in heaven!! Owned by world-renowned chef, and international magnate (recently opened La Mar in NYC) Gaston Acurio. http://www.theworlds50best.com/regional-spotlights/peru/panchita

Activities & Nightclubs

Paragliding, Bike tours, Sea Kayaking: Parapente, Tours en vélo, kayak de mer

Looking for something more exhilarating? This is all you, check out these website for location and reservations. http://www.enlima.com/turismo/vuelo-en-parapente/tandem-flight-over-costa-verde-and-miraflores-lima-peru.html & http://www.peruseakayaking.com

Clubs/Lounge

For a more of an upscale club, Aura and Gotica are the places you want to hit.  If you are looking to mingle with some locals any of the clubs in “Calle de las Pizzas”  or anywhere in Barranco is a must! Regardless of where you choose, best be prepared to dance and party into the wee hours of the morning!  http://www.10best.com/destinations/peru/lima/nightlife/night-clubs/

Not convinced? Questions? Feel free to e-mail us!

 

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