Kuoda’s Guide To Where To Honeymoon in Peru

Peru, a land of enchantment and diversity, beckons honeymooners with its awe-inspiring landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and luxurious accommodations. For those seeking a unique and memorable honeymoon in Peru experience, look no further than this South American gem. With its blend of history, natural beauty, and adventure, travel to Peru offers a wealth of romantic experiences.

Peru’s diverse destinations, from the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu and serene Lake Titicaca to the charming streets of Cusco and the dramatic Colca Canyon, create a tapestry of experiences that cater to every couple’s desires. Whether you’re savoring delectable Peruvian cuisine, immersing yourselves in indigenous traditions, or embarking on thrilling escapades in the desert dunes of Huacachina Oasis, travel to Peru invites you to forge memories that will last a lifetime. With the expert guidance of Kuoda, your journey will be customized to reflect your unique love story, ensuring that your honeymoon in Peru is a seamless blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural enrichment in one of the world’s most captivating destinations. Reach out to us today to start planning your honeymoon in Peru.

1. Machu Picchu + Sacred Valley:

Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley Honeymoon destinations

Machu Picchu, perched in the Andes, beckons romantic souls seeking history and mystique. The Sacred Valley, with lush landscapes, sets the stage for an enchanting honeymoon.

Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan citadel perched high in the Andes, is a must-visit destination for honeymooners who appreciate history, mystique, and breathtaking scenery. The Sacred Valley, with its lush landscapes and charming villages, provides an ideal setting for a romantic retreat.

The mystical atmosphere of Machu Picchu, combined with its archaeological significance, makes it a captivating and romantic destination. Spectacular views of the Inca ruins against the backdrop of rugged mountains create a surreal setting for couples. Adventurous spirits can embark on a memorable trek to Machu Picchu via the Inca Trail, an exhilarating journey that will strengthen your bond. To deepen your connection with Peruvian heritage, explore the traditional markets and cultural sites in the Sacred Valley.

For a luxurious stay, consider the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, nestled just steps away from Machu Picchu, offering unparalleled access to the archaeological site. Alternatively, the Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba in the Sacred Valley combines Andean traditions with modern comforts, providing an idyllic setting.

A custom-designed tour with Kuoda can include a private guided tour of Machu Picchu to witness the sunrise and explore the citadel’s hidden corners, a romantic picnic lunch amidst the ruins, a scenic luxury train ride through the Sacred Valley, a private visit to local markets and weaving workshops, and a spa day at your hotel after taking in the sights, sounds and experiences of the city.

2. Lake Titicaca:

Lake Titicaca, the  world’s highest navigable lake, offers a serene and captivating setting for honeymooners. This mystical place is steeped in indigenous culture and natural beauty and the tranquil setting of Lake Titicaca, with its crystal-clear waters surrounded by snow-capped peaks, creates an ethereal atmosphere for couples. Explore traditional Uros and Taquile Islands, where indigenous communities preserve their unique way of life, for a deeper cultural connection. For those seeking adventure, kayaking on the lake, visiting ancient ruins, or hiking along its shores are excellent options. The clear desert skies over Lake Titicaca also offer opportunities for romantic stargazing.

Honeymooners can enjoy eco-friendly sustainable accommodations such as Titilaka Lodge, an all-inclusive luxury lodge on a private peninsula, offering breathtaking lake views and immersive cultural experiences. Alternatively, Casa Andina Premium Puno, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, provides upscale comfort and relaxation.

On your custom-itinerary, enjoy activities such as a private boat tour to Uros and Taquile Islands, visits to traditional communities, sunset cocktails on Lake Titicaca, hikes to nearby archaeological sites, and romantic lakeside dinners to celebrate your honeymoon.

3. Cusco:

Cusco Honeymoon in Peru

Hotel Monasterio in the ancient Inca capital, a historic and charming destination for your honeymoon.

Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, is a city steeped in history and charm, making it a fantastic choice for a honeymoon.

Cusco’s historical romance can be experienced through exploring the city’s historic center, including the Plaza de Armas, cathedrals, and Inca ruins, hand in hand with your beloved. Savoring exquisite Peruvian cuisine at top-notch restaurants is a culinary delight. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich arts scene with visits to museums, galleries, and local markets. Additionally, luxury shopping opportunities abound in Cusco’s artisanal markets.

Luxury accommodations in Cusco include the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, a former monastery turned luxury hotel, offering old-world charm, lavish amenities, and a central location. Alternatively, Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, seamlessly blends Inca heritage with modern luxury.

A bespoke tour with Kuoda can entail a private guided city tour of Cusco’s historical sites, culinary experiences such as a private cooking class, visits to local artisans and workshops, romantic horseback riding in the nearby countryside, and evening Pisco Sour tastings at a stylish bar. 

4. Colca Canyon:

Colca Canyon, one of the world’s deepest canyons, is a hidden gem for honeymooners seeking adventure, stunning landscapes, and an escape from the crowds.

The natural beauty of Colca Canyon, with its rugged terrain, terraced fields, and soaring condors, offers a dramatic backdrop for romance. Activities in the canyon range from hiking along its trails to relaxing in natural hot springs or embarking on horseback rides and river rafting adventures. The canyon also provides an excellent location for stargazing on clear nights.

Honeymooners should look no further than staying at Belmond Las Casitas, a luxurious, all-inclusive lodge with private casitas, each featuring a plunge pool and breathtaking canyon views, and Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs, an eco-friendly lodge offering rustic elegance and natural hot springs.

Your travel guide will suggest activities like an early morning visit to Condor Cross for breathtaking condor-watching, guided hikes in Colca Canyon with a private naturalist, a relaxing soak in natural hot springs, private candlelit dinners overlooking the canyon, and a guided astronomy tour for stargazing.

5. Arequipa:

Arequipa Honeymoon in Peru

Arequipa’s colonial elegance, UNESCO World Heritage center, and exquisite cuisine like rocoto relleno create a romantic honeymoon.

Arequipa, known as the “White City” due to its stunning colonial architecture built from white volcanic rock, offers a charming and elegant backdrop for a honeymoon filled with culture and cuisine.

Arequipa’s appeal lies in its colonial elegance, evident in the historic city center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, featuring elegant churches and convents. Culinary adventures await, as you indulge in Arequipa’s renowned gastronomy, with dishes like rocoto relleno and chupe de camarones. The city also offers opportunities for cultural exploration, with visits to museums, art galleries, and the Santa Catalina Monastery, often described as a city within a city. If you crave a change of scenery, take a day trip to the nearby Colca Canyon.

For the perfect honeymoon getaway in Arequipa, consider the Belmond Casa Andina Private Collection Arequipa, a sophisticated retreat with a colonial-style courtyard and modern amenities, or the Hotel Libertador Arequipa, offering panoramic views of the city and surrounding volcanoes.

A bespoke tour with Kuoda can encompass a private city tour of Arequipa’s historic sites, culinary tours exploring local markets and dining at top restaurants, guided visits to the Santa Catalina Monastery, a scenic drive to Colca Canyon with stops at viewpoints, and romantic sunset cocktails with a view of Misti Volcano.

6. Huacachina Oasis:

Huacachina Oasis, a desert oasis surrounded by towering sand dunes, provides a unique and adventurous setting for honeymooners seeking excitement and relaxation.

The allure of Huacachina lies in its sand dune adventures, where you can experience thrilling dune buggy rides and sandboarding in the vast desert landscape. The romantic sunset over the dunes casts a golden glow over the oasis. Clear desert skies make for ideal stargazing opportunities. Additionally, you can relax by the oasis’s tranquil lagoon, savoring the peaceful atmosphere.

For a once in a lifetime experience, Desert Nights Ecocamp offers a unique glamping experience in the desert with luxurious tents and stunning views of the sand dunes in the daytime and stargazing at night.

Here, enjoy a private sand dune adventure with a skilled driver, a romantic picnic in the desert, a sunset camel ride across the dunes, and a bucket-list worthy star-gazing experience with an astronomer, and spa treatments at your oasis hotel.

Traveling to Peru for your honeymoon with Kuoda promises an extraordinary experience filled with romance, adventure, and cultural immersion. Let your expert guides and travel designers ensure that every aspect of your journey is tailored to you on your big honeymoon trip.

From exploring the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu and the mystical Sacred Valley to cruising on Lake Titicaca’s serene waters and savoring Peruvian cuisine in the heart of Cusco, Kuoda’s bespoke tours allow you to discover the most enchanting facets of Peru together.

Whether you’re seeking tranquil moments by the shores of Lake Titicaca, thrilling sand dune adventures in Huacachina Oasis, or a serene escape to the Colca Canyon. Let our attention to detail and commitment to creating cherished memories make your honeymoon in Peru an unforgettable celebration of love and discovery. Get in touch with us to start planning, today.

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