OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

City break in Lima. Active leisure ideas for Lima - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Lima Lima is a beautiful modern city with an abundance of entertainment venues, shops and markets. You should definitely include a visit to the local zoo Parque de las Leyendas in the entertainment program. Its vast territory is divided into three zones, each of which has its unique design. Dangerous predators, exotic species of birds, and friendly animals, which visitors are allowed to feed and take pictures, live in the zoo. Nature lovers will appreciate a large variety of beautiful parks and gardens. Some of them are adapted for sports entertainment, while others are designed exclusively for peaceful and relaxing stay.
The starting point of most tour itineraries is a picturesque Plaza Mayor, next to which there is the most important religious monument, Cathedral. The first church in its place has been … Open
The Parque Reserva is suitable for a family holiday. It has a special area for a picnic, as well as many green lawns, where you can play ball. Magic Water Circuit invites to relax and enjoy the natural splendor of the park. It has no equal in its beauty; there is always a wonderful atmosphere of harmony and peace here. In the vicinity there are famous catacombs of San Francisco Monastery. Walking through the ancient monastery catacombs and caves are a favorite pastime of tourists.
Not far from the city center picturesque parks of Pantanos de Villa and Parque de la Imaginacion are situated. Those, who want to be away from the bustle of the city, are recommended to see Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve. Favorite places among indigenous inhabitants and foreigners are local beaches. The most popular is Playa Kon-Tiki that is perfectly equipped for your comfort. Asia beach is close to the popular shopping center, so it is always crowded. Copyright
1. In large hotels mains voltage is 220 V. However, in small hotels located away from the center private generators may be used; in this case, the voltage is 110 V. All details have to be … Open
Among the nightlife, Cocodrilo Verde club deserves special attention. Beautifully designed rooms, a huge dance floor and a great entertainment program have made this club the most popular in Lima. The Pena del Carajo club often hosts performances of popular music bands. Jazz fans will like a club called Jazz Zone. Those who want to relax in tranquil atmosphere and enjoy signature cocktails like La Esquina bar. Among the most large-scale and most interesting shopping malls, Union Street and Gamarra point out. There are lots of stand there; you could find products to suit every taste and budget in them.
Lima Ballooning, boating, kayaking, yachting, surfing, diving, fishing - these are some other activities tourists should try out while in the capital of Peru. To enjoy the magnificent views of Lima, the best options would be skydiving and helicopter flights. Experienced climbers can conquer one of the peaks in the vicinity of the city (as part of the group, of course) and beginners would be happy to make their first steps at Base Camp Perú indoor climbing center. Safaris organized by local travel companies enjoy great popularity due to the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque expanses of Lima's surroundings.
A lot of interesting clubs for gamblers can be found in the city. One of these is La Hacienda Casino where guests can enjoy blackjack, slot machines, and roulette. Fiesta Casino is equally attractive for those wishing to try their luck. The choice of games here is extremely wide: blackjack, poker of any kind, roulette, bingo, gaming slots - everyone will find entertainment to their liking. Near the fascinating attraction of the capital - Castillo de Chancay standing right on the seashore - one can find an interesting playground, a mini zoo, as well as a volleyball court. A visit to the castle is a great opportunity to explore the local sights, admire the real works of sculptural art, and just have plenty of fun.
Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru's capital is perfect for a family pastime, offering a lot of interesting places. So, in Rancho Aventura Park, you will find great rides for every taste and age, in Mini Mundo Park, visitors will be delighted with the beautifully detailed “city of attractions” where they can see all the remarkable sights of the country in miniature. La Granja Villa is another wonderful place in the capital of Peru where numerous rides, a terrarium, an aquarium, and a mini zoo are available to visitors. The park itself is beautifully decorated, which is another big plus. Those interested in the underwater world and its fauna should not ignore Acuario Nautilus where they can enjoy a nicely designed aquarium and a variety of marine creatures inhabiting the Pacific Ocean.
One of the special attractions of Lima is Larcomar Shopping Center, which can be safely called one of the most unusual in the world. Its main feature is that its building stands right in the … Open
Samana Club Chosica is s country club located on the outskirts of Lima that should be checked out at least for the sake of rides, beautiful green landscapes, an outdoor pool, jeep riding or sports grounds. And all this happens in a warm family atmosphere ideal for getting vivid impressions. For connoisseurs of the "noble game", the city has prepared a nice golf club called San Isidro. Excellent arrangement and picturesque natural landscapes - needless to say, the place is definitely worth a visit.
Centro de Lima Those wishing to watch some vivid performances are invited to several interesting places. So, wonderful music concerts and sports matches are held at Estadio Nacional del Peru, the city’s best cinema with a comfortable setting is Cineplanet Alcazar, and for colorful theater and dance performances demonstrating the rich local culture, one should head to such clubs as La Candelaria and Brisas del Titicaca. Well, those who dream of spectacular horse shows would be delighted with Hacienda Mamacona. If you'd rather bet on the favorite horse, the best place for that is Hipodromo de Monterrico. However, the graceful animals can also be saddled, if you take Exode Pérou tour.
Discovering the architecture of Lima from bird's eye view! Cathedral of Lima, Government Palace, Justice Palace, National Stadium, Church of San Sebastian, Cross at Mount St. Christopher, Plaza Dos de Mayo, Plaza de toros de Acho, Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Monastery of San Francisco, Church of St. Peter, all those monuments are defining the image of Lima … Open
Some good clubs are designed especially for those hunting for virtual reality experience - these are Virtual X and Mundo VR Realidad Virtual. Want to play bowling with a large group of friends? Go ahead - you are always welcome at Larcomar Club. Another facility suitable for active pastime is Loma Amarilla Skatepark where you can not only try yourself as a skateboarder but also watch professional shows. Perupaintball is a great place to relieve stress and increase trust between friends or family members - just order a paintball match and enjoy the game together. Both beginners and experienced athletes should not pass by Xtreme Park where people have a great time climbing the ropes.
Cathedral Peru, Lima While in Lima, don't miss the opportunity to try out such entertainment as escape quests. The best clubs offering this kind of leisure activity are Trap Lima and Enigmatik where all rooms reflect the local flavor. Many experienced players note the non-triviality of the rooms and plots. However, newcomers enjoy the centers as well. Want to learn how to cook authentic Peruvian food? it's worthwhile to mention such culinary art schools as SkyKitchen and Peruwayna - both ensure an amazing experience. For those who cannot imagine their vacation without a spa, a pleasant surprise would be the city's several great complexes of this kind. The best and most recommended ones are Peru Wellbeing and Heavenly Spa.
Lima - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lima and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Lima
♥   Water park 'Los Toboganes de las Tres Ruedas' Puente Piedra, 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Peru

You can go hiking in the jungle from Iquitos. It is called the gateway to the Amazon. There are numerous travel companies here. They offer their services and guides to tourists. Many exotic animals and birds are found in the Amazon jungle. You can go kayaking or canoeing on many of Peru's water bodies. A kayak trip on Lake Titicaca with a visit to the floating Islands of Uros will give you an amazing experience. Canoeing on the waters of the Yarinacocha River is popular. The period from June to August is the best time to engage in active sports in Peru. If you want to go hiking in the Andes, you should go here from May to September. … Open
Car rental on Rentals in Lima

Saudi Arabia to Open 38 Hotels in Diriyah

Diriyah is one of the first mega projects in Saudi Arabia. Hotels and other infrastructure will start opening next year, and all works are expected to end in 2026. The first 18 restaurants in Bujairi Terrace will start operating already in early 2022. Read this


Photogallery of picturesque Lima

Search for active leisure and attraction spots on Lima map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

City break ideas for neighbours of Lima

Guide to your best city break in Lima - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lima - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lima?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018