Gay Lima Lima City Guide City Guides > Peru > Gay Lima Lima Suzi SiegelLima is a marvel. A sprawling city in a sprawling desert on the edge of the Pacific, this city has ancient roots but it’s all about looking forward, not back. Lima is inarguably the gastronomic capital of South America, but it’s not just the food that’s thrilling. Although they embrace their rich history, Limeños are risk-taking in their creative endeavours. This electrifying mix is palpable in the art, the style, the people – and the gay movement. Latin America’s first gay rights organization was founded in Lima way back in 1982. No small feat in such a macho, conservative and Catholic country. Anti-discrimination laws are on the books and same-sex civil unions are (fingers crossed) on the horizon. While most gays don’t yet publicly identify, there is a sizable openly gay community in Lima. With a World Heritage Site colonial centre and more inhabitants than NYC, the art and fashion scenes are buzzing. Perched on cliffs overlooking the water, Lima offers sweeping ocean views. Pity the travellers who take a cursory pass through this bustling, sophisticated city on their way to Machu Picchu. Their loss. Looking for the ultimate Lima gay guide? Mr Hudson has got you covered. Feel like getting away? Take a trip planned just for you, and let us do all the work. Discover Trip Design Hotels Things to do Things to see Food & Drink Shopping Nightlife Trip Design The best hotels in LimaLet’s start this gay Lima travel guide with a roundup of the best hotels in Lima. If you prefer your hotel to feel more like the mansion of a wealthy and eclectic art collector, book a room at Hotel B. Set in a French belle époque mansion built in 1914, the luxury hotel houses 200 pieces of carefully curated and arresting art that veers from graphic prints to painting to photography. High atop the dramatic cliffs, the Belmond Hotel’s views of the Pacific and understated elegance are hard to beat. So are the oversized rooms and lavish buffet breakfast. With just nine rooms in a revamped 1940s mansion, Atemporal calls itself a ‘hotelito’ and specializes in a unique combo of old-school service and cosiness. Call for a chauffeured house car or hang out in your unique room furnished with Peruvian artefacts, books, and photos. Villa Barranco has a similar aesthetic with eight bedrooms, a wooden spiral staircase, communal gardens, bountiful views of the ocean and a collection of quirky delightful objects waiting to be discovered inside medicine cabinets and other nooks and crannies where you wouldn’t expect to find them. If you’re looking for the right hotel in the right location at the right price, try Calima Boutique Hotel in the happening Miraflores district. Tasteful rooms, free breakfast, and staff that will go the mile for you make this a standout in the three-star category. Villa BarrancoiRecommended hotels in Gay Lima - Lima Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Belmond Miraflores Park Belmond Miraflores Park features an outdoor pool, with panoramic ocean views, a spa and luxurious accommodation with marble bathrooms. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels is set in Lima and provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Built in 1920, the property is within 10 km of Museum of the Nation and 12 km of San Martín Square. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Calima Boutique Hotel Boasting a terrace, bar and free WiFi, this property is set a short distance from the monument El Beso and attractions such as Waikiki Beach and Huaca Pucllana. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Hotel B Located in Barranco neighbourhood, Hotel B offers elegant accommodation with free Wi-Fi in Lima. Breakfast and afternoon tea are included and a restaurant is featured on site. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Atemporal Atemporal is located in Lima, 2.6 km from Larcomar and 4.4 km from Museum of the Nation. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Second Home Peru This Second Home is a majestic 4-star guesthouse situated by Lima´s Playa Barranco Beach. Accommodation features antique-style décor, offering sea views and a swimming pool. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay Lima - Lima Hilton Lima Miraflores An outdoor swimming pool with 2 hot tubs and elegant décor can be enjoyed in Lima’s upscale Miraflores district. The beach circuit is 6 blocks away. Book on Booking.com Explore more places to stay like this in Lima View on Booking.comPowered by Booking.comThank you for reading Mr Hudson.Subscribe to City Guides or log in to continue reading. 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