PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cirqa is a Relais & Châteaux luxury boutique hotel set in a 1583 monastery in Arequipa town, Peru & offers exceptional service & gourmet dining.
  • Founded in 1540 at the same time as the city of Arequipa, and selected as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, this monastery situated at the heart of the city maintains the legendary tradition of the hospitality of the monks.
  • Magnificently restored by local artisans using traditional materials such as volcanic stone, the chic hotel offers the magic of an historic setting enriched by contemporary decor.
  • The parador offers 11 exquisite rooms, centered around two patios. Every room is decorated with elegant furniture, the finest linens and gadgets, organic tailor-made amenities and a complimentary snacks and beverage hamper.
  • Cirqa also offers guests the opportunity to discover Arequipa’s rich culinary heritage in its restaurant specializing in spicy dishes which highlight locally grown products. Executive chef Maria Fe Garcia has created a menu that is rooted in local dishes but presented with panache.
  • Facilities include a dining salón, a small extremely popular rooftop restaurant & a heated patio with plunge pool and spa therapy room.
  • Under the careful watch of three snow-capped volcanoes, sunny Arequipa is the heart of Peru’s southern circuit. This colonial gem is home to beautiful architecture and a wonderful year-round climate. On top of its colourful monasteries and grand cathedral, its cobblestone streets and limitless gastronomic heritage make for a perfectly picturesque destination.

EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE

We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

ACTIVITIES:


The Heart of the White City

Explore the heart of Arequipa by visiting the colourful monasteries, charming Yanahuara district or one of the many historic museums.



Exploring The Valleys

Looking to leave the busyness of the city behind? The adventurous Chilina valley has everything you need to discover Arequipa’s nature side. Or head over to the Colca Canyon to spot the magnificent condors soaring in the thermal winds.



Exploring the Altiplano

Explore the high-altitude plains and the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve and – if you’re lucky – spot vicuñas, guanacos and flamingos along the way.

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Cirqa Relais Chateaux Boveda Room

Cirqa is a Relais & Châteaux luxury boutique hotel set in a restored 1583 monastery in Arequipa town & offers exceptional service & gourmet dining in a beautiful setting. Cirqa echoes the wonders of 1540, the year in which Arequipa was founded, and magnificently celebrates the city’s immaculate white sheen. Under the benevolent gaze of three volcanoes, this recently restored former monastery embodies Arequipa’s traditional architecture by flaunting its original sillar volcanic rock walls, which were carefully sculpted by local stonemasons. The captivating decor adds a modern touch, creating a unique balance between the past and present. The parador offers 11 exquisite rooms, centered around two patios. Every room is decorated with elegant furniture, the finest linens and gadgets, organic tailor-made amenities and a complimentary snacks and beverage hamper.

At the hotel’s Salón, the cuisine is an innovative reinterpretation of the traditional Arequipenean countryside gastronomic soul and iconic picanterías, and can be enjoyed while admiring the prodigious lunar landscapes that surround this delectable haven of peace. While Arequipenean gastronomy is known for its abundance, use of local ingredients and spice, Cirqa adds a refined touch to every dish. All lunch and dinner options, locally-inspired or all-time classics, captivate the essence of Arequipa, its heritage, legacy and traditions. Surrounded by art, history and architecture, Cirqa also offers a large variety of short, half-day or full-day excursions in and around Arequipa as well as private transfers from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca.

The parador accommodates eleven exquisite rooms, centred around two patios. Every room is decorated with sophisticated sturdy furniture, the finest linens and includes a smart HDTV with DirecTV and Netflix, air -conditioning and heating, a wireless speaker, organic tailor-made amenities, a complimentary snacks and beverage service hamper and housekeeping service three times a day.

Cirqa Relais Chateaux Boveda Room

Boveda - 39.9 to 49.7 sqm

The original high-vaulted ceilings, sillar stone and prestigious interior recall the ancient Parador times and will have you discover the abundant artistic mysteries of Arequipa in its many rich details.

Aposento - 31.5 to 36.3 sqm

Breathing colonial cultural heritage, these tranquil spacious rooms are a peaceful hideaway for every discerning guest. Unwind and let us pamper you with the renowned traditional arequipenean hospitality.

Claustro - 20 sqm

The clean, robust furniture and the focus on the original architecture make these compact, but homey chambers the perfect retreats. Intimate rooms that reminisce about medieval pasts while offering you all the comfort and cosiness you could wish for.

CIRQA’s cuisine is inspired by the taste and ingredients of the traditional Arequipenean countryside picanterías, but in a contemporary format. While Arequipenean gastronomy is known for its abundance, use of local ingredients and spice, CIRQA adds a refined touch to every dish. All lunch and dinner options, locally-inspired or all-time classics, captivate the essence of Arequipa, its heritage, legacy and traditions.

Salón

Terraza

Patio

Under the careful watch of three snow-capped volcanoes, sunny Arequipa is the heart of Peru’s southern circuit. This colonial gem is home to beautiful architecture and a wonderful year-round climate. On top of its colourful monasteries and grand cathedral, its cobblestone streets and limitless gastronomic heritage make for a perfectly picturesque destination. Arequipa has a year-round sunny climate with barely any rainfall and day temperatures ranging from 10°c to 25°c that will drop after sunset. From January to March, Arequipa has a mild rainy season, but April until December are as good as rainless. At 2328 m above sea level, Arequipa reveals spectacular scenery and is the perfect gateway to acclimatise to the altitude before continuing on to the higher destinations.

Surrounded by art, history and architecture, CIRQA also offers a large variety of short, half-day or full-day excursions in and around Arequipa as well as private transfers from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca.

  • As always, all our excursions and transfers come with our high-quality personal service and excellent vehicles.
  • All our excursions are guided by a local friend who will showcase the essence of arequipenean culture and the local genuine spirit.
  • Fully Inclusive Plus bases includes several short excursions, 2 combined excursions or 1 full day. Special activities or transfer services are available for an additional charge.
  • All excursions, activities and transfers can be booked separately for Half Board Base

Heated Plunge Pool

Spa Therapy Room

Area & Location

Area, Country
Lima, Peru
Nearest Airport
Jorge Chavez International Airport, Callao
Local Currency
Nuevo Sol
Time Change
GMT – 5
Language
Spanish
Best time to go
May through September

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