Rustically styled lodge in a beautiful riverside location, with its own thermal baths and a cosy atmosphere that places an emphasis on relaxation.
The rustically styled Colca Lodge has a stunning location among ancient terraces on the banks of the River Colca. It’s 165km from Arequipa by scenic road up towards the Andes, sheltered in a sunny valley perfect for exploration on foot or even on horseback.
The modest-looking thatched stone cottages belie a higher degree of comfort and quality once inside. Beautifully crafted wooden and stone furnishings inspired by Inca artefacts create a cosy atmosphere with an emphasis on relaxation. There's an attractive restaurant serving up an Andean-inspired fusion menu.
The area is rich in hot springs, but this hotel is the only property to have its own thermal baths on the property. Other activities which can be arranged include trekking, biking, rafting and visits to Inca sites.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
“Colca Lodge very enjoyable stay - very peaceful. It’s only the road to it that’s poor.”JM, Bolton
This is a wonderful place and we didn't want to leave. We would have loved another night. Excellent service, food, gardens & a joy to have private hot springs. They also offered fantastic activities. We loved the horse riding. There is a flat option which would fine for beginners or the 'up' option to the ruins of Uyo uyo which provides incredible views requires some riding experience. We loved the zip lining. They have fishing rods so you can try your luck with the trout in the river. The rooms are very well appointed and comfortable. The one thing I'd mention (which wouldn't apply if it was only a couple in the room is the terraced chalets have a mezzanine level built above the main double bedroom. There were 2/3 single beds up there. The floor boards have no insulation /carpet which meant any movement upstairs (even just turning over in bed) would make the timbers creak and wake everyone.CB, Sandwich
Stunning location.DC, Northallerton
"Nice hotel with good spa and restaurant."DB, London
The best hotel of our whole trip. Wish we had stayed there for a week and want to go back there to spend more time in that stunning spa. Having the hot springs open and accessible 24/7 was a dream.MP, London
What a location! loved the hot springsMS, London
Loved the hot springs and the llama pen.BJ, Belfast
Excellent hotel in a very good location.JA, Staines-upon-thames
"Colca Lodge excellent - would have liked an extra day there at leisure to recover from altitude problems. Would not recommend anyone to take the shorter (2 day) trip - that would be exhausting, especially if going on to Puno.”SP, Southampton
"Very pleasant place to stay as advertised."JG, Torquay
"This is truly a magnificent stopping off point. Thatched chalets/cottages set in the most beautiful and peaceful valley location."PR, Brentwood
"Hotel and food good."KM, Didcot
“The position of Colca Lodge was spectacular even after a 5/6 mile dirt track road. We were very impressed with this hotel and we had lovely big twin beds in a rustically decorated bedroom with a pristine bathroom. (This was the theme in nearly all of the hotels you chose for us and generally we were very impressed with them.) Each room had a thatched roof and its own little terrace and you fell asleep to the roar of the Colca River at the bottom of the garden. There are also thermal springs and a health spa. The visit to Colca Canyon is along dirt track roads but worth every bump and knock and the sight of the condors flying over our heads is worth it.”JR, Truro
“Colca Lodge - stunning setting. Thermal baths on the riverbank a real treat. Highly recommended. Did feel like a very different hotel on the second night compared to the first though. The first night we were there, the hotel was full. The restaurants were packed, with long queues for the buffet and the staff overwhelmed and struggling to cope. The second night was much quieter, very attentive service and an altogether nicer experience.”BM, Suffolk
“The hot springs at Colca Lodge were very relaxing after a long day and the lunchtime BBQ which turned out to be just for us was excellent."SJ, Cambridge
"We enjoyed it, excellent Lodge, we ate barbecue at thermal springs bar one lunchtime. Otherwise although there was a choice of dining room s we were too tired to go for formal service and took buffet dinners."AL
Beautiful hotel in a stunning location. Delightful staff and restaurant serving excellent food. Rooms very comfortable and the highlight being served Pisco Sours in the Hot Springs.CC, Bristol
Stay here if you can for more than a single night! Setting, wonderful - and to explore. Facilities, spa, hot-springs and llama /alpaca ranch, must be unique.BC, London
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