A favorite of those seeking adventure tours, and offering a full range of trekking, climbing and mountain-biking options. Guides speak...
Monasterio de Santa Catalina
Even if you’ve already overdosed on colonial edifices, this convent shouldn’t be missed. Occupying a whole block and guarded by imposing...
Carlos Zárate Adventures
This company was founded in 1954 by Carlos Zárate, the great-grandfather of climbing in Arequipa. One of his sons, Miguel, was...
Café Art Montréal
This smoky, intimate little bar with live bands playing on a stage at the back would be equally at home as a bohemian student hangout on...
For a truly great cafe you need all the essential components – food, setting, service, ambience et al – to come together in a...
Santa Catalina 210 · interesting places nearby
Peru’s most famous chef, Gastón Acurio owns this wildly experimental place whose menu never veers too far from Peru’s Inca-Spanish roots. River prawns are a highlight in season (April to December), but Acurio prepares the Peruvian staples – tacu tacu , lomo saltado , ceviche – with equal panache, along with tender alpaca burgers and pastas earthy enough to placate even the most fastidious Italian. Like many ‘celeb’ places, Chicha divides opinion between food snobs and purists. Step inside its fine colonial interior and join the debate.