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LAS CASITAS DEL COLCA

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LOCATED IN THE SPECTACULAR COLCA CANYON IN SOUTHERN PERU - 3 HOURS FROM AREQUIPA CITY AND 15 MINUTES FROM THE TOWN OF CHIVAY - CAPITAL OF THE COLCA VALLEY - LAS CASITAS DEL COLCA IS A 5 MINUTE DRIVE FROM THE VILLAGE OF YANQUE AND ONE HOUR FROM THE CONDOR CROSS. THE HOTEL OFFERS MANY VIEWPOINTS WITH WONDERFUL PANORAMAS OF THE VALLEY. THE COLCA PROPERTY IS A 24 HECTARE ESTATE - BORDERED ON EACH EDGE BY A RAVINE OVERLOOKING THE COLCA CANYON. OVER 10000 FEET DEEP - THE COLCA CANYON IS TWICE THE DEPTH OF THE GRAND CANYON IN THE UNITED STATES. THE AREA IS SO UNTOUCHED MANY LOCAL TRADITIONS REMAIN - MAKING THIS AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR RETREATS AND A GREAT DESTINATION FOR TREKS AND TOURS OF THE VALLEY. AN UNMISSABLE HIGHLIGHT OF ANY STAY IS TO WATCH THE MAGNIFICENT CONDORS SOARING UP THE CANYON WALLS ON THERMALS RISING IN THE MORNINGS - A SHORT DISTANCE FROM THE HOTEL. . THE PROPERTY STRIVES TO MAKE AS LITTLE IMPACT AS POSSIBLE ON ITS LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND IS LARGELY SELF-SUFFICIENT WITH A SMALL PRIVATE RANCH AND THREE GREENHOUSES - EQUIPPED WITH ITS OWN MODERN SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM. THE HOTEL OFFERS A SPA WITH MINERAL HOT TUB AND FOUR MASSAGE ROOMS - MEETING ROOM - LIBRARY - STEAM ROOM - SAUNA AND OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL HEATED YEAR-ROUND. LAS CASITAS DEL COLCA FEATURES 20 NEW CASITAS - 19 WITH 120 SQUARE METERS OF SPACE AND ONE LARGE PRESIDENTIAL SUITE. ALL ACCOMMODATIONS ARE ALL-INCLUSIVE WITH THREE MEALS PER DAY INCLUDED IN THE ROOM RATE. EACH CASITA FEATURES A FIREPLACE - ALL MARBLE BATHROOM - SEPARATE SHOWER/TUB - MINIBAR AND PRIVATE TERRACE WITH HEATED PLUNGE POOL. -WEB URL WWW.ORIENT-EXPRESS.COM 0 ROOMS 20 CASITAS BUILT- 1993 1 FLOOR 20 WINGS RENOVATED IN 2007

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SELF-DRIVE IS NOT RECOMMENDED FROM AREQUIPA TO LAS CASITAS DEL COLCA. OPTIONAL ROUND-TRIP TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM AREQUIPA RODRIGUEZ BALLON AIRPORT IS AVAILABLE FOR A SUPPLEMENTAL FEE - AS LONG AS A MINIMUM OF 72 HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE IS PROVIDED PRIOR TO GUEST ARRIVAL.
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AREQUIPA 165 KM SOUTHEAST CHININILLA TERRACES 6 KM NORTH CONDOR CROSS VIEWPOINT 45 KM NORTH TERMINAL BATHS - CHIVAY 18 KM WEST USKALLACTA RUINS 10 KM NORTH UYU UYU RUINS 6 KM SOUTHEAST -TOURIST INFORMATION - TOURIST INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT THE HOTEL - THE CHAPEL AT THE HOTEL FUNCTIONS AS A MEETING ROOM AS WELL AS AN INFORMATION CENTER FOR GUESTS. LECTURES AND INFORMATION ABOUT RECREATION OPTIONS IN AND AROUND THE COLCA VALLEY ARE PRESENTED WITH AUDIO-VISUAL AIDES EACH WEEK IN THE CHAPEL. . - COLCA VALLEY AND CONDOR CROSS VIEWPOINT - COLCA CANYON IS THOUGHT TO BE THE DEEPEST IN THE WORLD - TWICE AS DEEP AS THE GRAND CANYON IN THE UNITED STATES. WHAT BRINGS INCREASINGLY MORE VISITORS EACH YEAR - IN ADDITION TO THE AWESOME SIGHTS - ARE THE ANDEAN CONDORS. THE CONDOR POPULATION OF SOUTH AMERICA IS UNFORTUNATELY DWINDLING - BUT IN COLCA CANYON VISITORS CAN SEE THEM AT FAIRLY CLOSE RANGE AS THEY FLOAT ON THE RISING THERMALS AND SCAN FOR CARRION FAR BELOW THEM. . A HIGHLIGHT OF THE COLCA CANYON IS A STOP AT CRUZ DEL CONDOR - THE PASS WHERE CONDORS SOAR GRACEFULLY ON THE RISING THERMALS OCCURRING AS THE AIR WARMS. THE BEST VIEWING TIMES ARE EARLY IN THE MORNING TO SEE THE CONDORS IN FLIGHT. THE CONDORS HUNT IN THE MORNING OR LATE AFTERNOON AND WATCHING THEM IS AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE. THERE ARE NO RAILINGS AND THE FLOOR OF THE CANYON IS 3960 FEET/1200 METERS BELOW THE VIEWING AREA - SO PLEASE WATCH YOUR STEP. . TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE FROM THE HOTEL FOR A FEE ADULT ENTRANCE FEE TO CONDOR CROSS VIEWPOINT - USD 20 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK OPTIMUM VIEWING HOURS 0600-1400
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LOCATED IN THE SPECTACULAR COLCA CA...
PARQUE CURINA S/N Arequipa,

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