South America is the continent of rich cultures and traditions. Spend you holiday in a Latin American country is always an amazing experience. If you are considering the destination for your upcoming holidays, Lima city is highly suggested. Lima city is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The city has a lot of tourism attractions and celebrations waiting for you to explore on Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2018.
The most popular place to celebrate New Year’s Eve is Larco Mar, nestled along the seaside Miraflores district. Larco Mar is a mega complex of food, entertainment and shopping. The complex was built on the cliff side, with the popular JW Marriott Hotel just across the street.
History buffs will enjoy the Miraflores district as it has mary historical sites including Pucllana Temple (Huaca Pucllana). An adobe ceremonial center Pucllana Temple dates back to the cultural history of the city in AD 500. A significant amount of the site has been carefully restored and excavations have continued to unearth ancient artifacts including burial sites.
Lima’s Barranco neighborhood, dating back to the 19th century, offers a unique casual charm, beautiful water views. There are also lots of restaurants and bars along the Bridge of Sighs, a charming wooden structure that spans the Bajada de Baños. Visitors can walk on the stone pathway leading down to the Pacific through Barranco. This is really a great way to spend time prior to bringing in the new year.
The Ovalo Gutierrez district in Miraflores is the perfect place to celebrate New Years Eve in Lima Peru with nightlife venues, movie theaters and accommodations. This is great venues for midnight countdown parties.
Get to Lima
Most of visitors get to Lima by air planes. Jorge Chavez International Airport (IATA code: LIM, ICAO code: SPIM) is in the harbor city Callao and within metropolitan Lima. The airport is well connected with most cities in South America. There are regular flights to Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Los Angeles, Newark, New York, Atlanta, Houston and Dallas in the US. There are daily flights from Amsterdam, Madrid, Paris, Miami, Bogota, Medellín, Quito, Santiago de Chile and Toronto. Lima is the hub for many regional domestic flights and is served by LAN Peru, LC Busre, TACA Peru, and Star Peru. Remember to book your air ticket in advance to avoid any last-minute problems.
Hotels for NYE
Being the biggest city in the Peru country, Lima City has full ranges of hotels that can suite any visitors’ needs. There are more than three hundreds hotels in Lima with great services and facilities for you to choose from.
Popular hotels, resorts and villas are:
- Hotel Costa Del Sol Ramada Lima
- El Pardo DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
- Nm Lima Hotel
- Hotel & Spa Golf Los Incas
- Hotel B
- Swissotel Lima
- Hilton Lima Miraflores
- Courtyard Lima Miraflores
- JW Marriott Hotel Lima
- Casa Andina Select Miraflores Hotel
- Hotel Las Palmas
- The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center
Once you have decided to spend your upcoming Christmas and New Years Eve in the South America country, early hotel reservation is highly recommended.