Fun Activities Around the City
Surfing the Pacific Coastline
In Lima, surfing is a year-round activity. There are number of popular beach spots nearby that range in difficulty and wave type including Cerro Azul, Playa Waikiki, Punta Rocas, San Bartolo, Villa and more. Check out this guide to learn more about surfing in Lima, Peru.
The city of Lima is truly remarkable. Much of the land itself features architecture that’s been around for hundreds of years. There is so much to explore – and while you’ll surely have a chance to do some exploring on your own, scheduling a bike tour is a great way to see and learn about areas you might not have come across otherwise to deepen your Spanish immersion experience in Peru.
Lomas de Lucumo Trek
This beautiful Lima nature reserve is about an hour bus ride south from Ecela Lima – the perfect spot for mountainside treks, rock climbing and biking. Guided treks are also available for those who’d rather hike with a local trail expert.
Weekend Excursions and Day Trips
The Lunahuaná district is the prime area for adventure seekers and outdoor sports enthusiasts. From white water rafting and kayaking, to paragliding and ATV tours, planning a trip to Lunahuaná we’ll keep you active for entire day or even a full weekend. Explore more of Lunahuaná here.
Ica and Huacachina Sand Dunes
Although it’s about a 4-hour trip from Lima, visiting the southern region of Peru will make for one memorable weekend. Whether it’s exploring the beautiful sand dunes of Huacachina, or stopping by local wineries through the city of Ica, this region is the perfect excursion for those who want a couple days away from the bustle of Lima. Click here for more information about Huacachina adventure tours.
For wildlife and ocean enthusiasts, a day trip out to the Palomino Islands will give you the chance to swim with sea lions and experience a variety of sights and animal encounters. Click here to learn more about cruises, tours and other excursions you can experience while visiting the Palomino Islands.