Where to stay in Lima
One of the best bits about going on holiday is finding somewhere to stay that is comfortable, attends to your needs and generally gives you a break from all the domestic chores you have to get on with at home.
It also helps if the place you are staying is exciting, challenging and gives you something you have not experienced before. Welcome to the hotels Lima in Peru has. Not only will you discover lost civilisations and delicious food in this capital, be prepared for top class establishments in many of the hotels Lima has.
The choice of hotels Lima offers
For all of the hotels Lima has, most of the cheap ones are concentrated in the centre of the city, the reason being is that here the hotels Lima offers are in a slightly less salubrious area. For the more upmarket hotels Lima has, you will want to go to the districts of Miraflores, Barranco or San Isidro.
Barranco used to be a haunt for locals and visitors wanting that touch of luxury in the hotels Lima offered. Now for budget hotels Lima and especially Barranco is thriving due to the increasing number of visitors to the capital.
Whichever of the hotels Lima offers that you decide to stay in, always ask in advance for any deals going, especially if you are staying more than a few days. Most of the hotels Lima has offer good weekly rates at reduced prices. Also check if they will pick you up from the airport. Even some of the budget hotels Lima has will arrange a taxi for you at a cheaper rate than the standard airport taxis.
South Americans do have different ways of expressing themselves so do not be surprised to see locals spitting or urinating in public. However belching is seen as the height of rudeness so do not do it. You might also see lots of litter around. Do not point it out to Peruvians, just do as you would at home and put your own litter in the bin.
Being polite is a way of life in Peru, with strangers, acquaintances and friends alike. It is common to shake hands when you meet someone and to ask how they are. You should also be polite to street vendors, no matter how much they irritate you with peddling their wares. Just a smile and a, ‘no, gracias,’ is all it takes. If you want to buy something though, make sure of the price first and be firm about it. Dressing modestly when not on the beach will also be appreciated.
For top end hotels Lima has plenty to offer from ones in converted mansions to others with saunas and stunning ocean views. You might be able to afford that little bit extra on a hotel Lima has if you buy your flights through BudgetAir. This is because BudgetAir offers great deals around on flights to Lima, so book your chosen hotel Lima offers and book your flights through BudgetAir.