From the moment we walked through the doors of the impressive foyer atHotel Paracasin Paracas Peru and out to the beach, we loved this hotel. After seeing the room, we went straight back to reception and extended our stay to 2 nights! If that is not a heartfelt recommendation then we are not sure what is.
The Hotel Paracas is luxury personified! From the imposing lobby with water features, huge vaulted ceilings in the restaurants, and very ample sized beach villas, and several amazingly landscaped pools. This is a hotel that is truly luxurious. Perhaps it was because 5 days after arriving in Peru (from Australia) we were still suffering the effects of jet lag with a 2-year-old, and we needed pampering.
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Our Experience At The Hotel Paracas In Paracas Peru
The Hotel Paracas spoiled us, and more! There is a gorgeous pool, that reflects the bar and restaurants, for adults. For kids and families another lovely pool located near the playground. They give out various activities, like kayaks, sailing boats, volleyballs. There is a small heated kids pool and they also provide kids floaties for your enjoyment.
In addition, they have a well-equipped kids club and a playground. In short, they have everything you would expect at a 5-star resort catering to families. We don’t normally stay in this style of hotel. So, for us, everything was perfect and more.
However, we overheard an American family staying with kids complaining about the lack of towels at the pool and at the speed of service at the restaurant and other items. I think it’s best to say there was still a Peruvian feel to the place, despite the gorgeous setting.
In the evenings we wandered along the beach. We enjoyed the spectacular sunset and the kids ran along the private jetty with fantastic views of the picturesque Paracas Peru harbor. For those less active there is a spectacular sunset bar on the end of the jetty to get unparalleled views. Should you wish to look for a super safe and quick trip to the Ballestas Islands, they also offer speedboat trips (extra to room rate) to the sights out there.
The rooms are also special with glass separating the room from the bathroom. So if you choose to, you have a direct view of the bathroom, especially the shower. There is a deep luxurious bath and the bathroom is quite large. The beds (we had two queen size beds in a double room) were large, soft, and encouraged sleep.
Two days here and finally our body clocks were adjusted! For full property details please view Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort.
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