Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Lima

Take a vacation to Lima and enjoy the area's museums, culture and cathedral. This city's restaurants, shopping and art draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Lima

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lima a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Leyendas Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Lima Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Huachipa Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lima

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lima is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • University Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • San Cristobal Hill (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Exposition Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Magic Water Circuit (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • La Reserva Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Parque Miguel Grau (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Lima

Fly into Lima (LIM-Jorge Chavez Intl.), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center.

You can see more of Lima by catching a ride on the metro at Miguel Grau Station, El Angel Station or Gamarra Station.

Where to stay around Lima?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 601 holiday lettings near Lima. From 485 Condos/Apartments to 70 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lima is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lima?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lima:

  • Miraflores: 383 holiday homes
  • San Isidro: 54 holiday homes
  • Leuro: 271 holiday homes
  • San Miguel: 75 holiday homes
  • Surquillo: 181 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lima?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lima. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Waikiki Beach: 608 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Italian Art: 586 holiday lettings
  • Exposition Park: 590 holiday lettings
  • San Pedro Church: 608 holiday lettings
  • Hospital Nacional Arzobispo Loayza: 605 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lima listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Lima?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 485 Condos/Apartments in Lima. Our other popular types of Lima holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 70 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 465 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lima?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 103 holiday homes with pool available in Lima. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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