Casa Andina Premium Puno

Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

At a Glance

  • Located slightly out of town, enjoy some peace and quiet as you look out over magestic Lake Titicaca.

  • What more could you want than a pisco sour at sunset on the patio to toast your time exploring South America’s largest lake?

  • Wander down to the edge of the lake to get up close and personal with this incredible geographical feat. The hotel has its own jetty that you can use to walk a short way out over the lake.

  • Don’t miss some delicious ceviche from the hotel's restaurant!

  • Keep an eye out for birds and local flora and fauna which frequent the hotel grounds and lake edge.

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Best time to Visit

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The temperature around Lake Titicaca fluctuates widely during day and night. The best time to visit the area is from May to October, when days are sunny, rain showers infrequent and daytime temperatures often topping 25°C. Temperatures plunge to nearly freezing at night, however.

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Insider's View

Casa Andina Private Collection Puno leads down to the Lake shores where you may see local farmers grazing their alpacas

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Description

The Casa Andina Premium Puno is conveniently located right on the shores of Lake Titicaca on the outskirts of the city of Puno. Like other Casa Andinas across Peru, the hotel features good facilities and affordable accommodation.

The Casa Andina Premium Puno is perched at the water’s edge and takes full advantage of its privileged location, with extraordinary views 3,800m above sea level. The majority of the hotel’s 46 guest rooms boast unparalleled lake views; the hotel’s gourmet restaurant is enclosed by a glass wall framing the lake and gardens; and a large, sunny terrace invites guests to contemplate Lake Titicaca’s seemingly endless expanse. Unique among Puno hotels, oxygen can be requested in all rooms (a bonus for guests having difficulty adapting to the high altitude).

The hotel is a reflection of its altiplanic location, built with rustic local materials, including stone, wood and clay tiles, while stone fireplaces warm the lobby lounge and restaurant. With Lake Titicaca the premier draw, guests can set off to explore the unique islands right from the hotel’s long private pier extending over the lake. The hotel also has its own private train station for easy access to the historic town of Cuzco.

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Accommodation

Casa Andina Private Collection Puno features 46 mountain or lake view guest rooms. Rooms at the hotel offer fabulous views of the lake or the mountains, oxygen upon request, bathtub, telephone, hairdryer, heating, cable TV, complimentary high-speed WiFi Internet access, safety deposit box and coffee maker & coffee supplies.

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at Casa Andina Private Collection Puno. However, there are no specific facilities available for them.

Facilities

Facilities at the hotel include a gourmet restaurant with panoramic lake views serving freshly caught lake fish and Andean specialties, lounge bar with inviting large stone fireplace, outdoor terrace/bar, overlooking Lake Titicaca, private pier (for boating excursions to the islands) and private train stop (available for groups incoming from Cusco).

Activities

Activities at the hotel include visits to the infamous islands including the floating Uros, Taquile and Amantaní, as well as the remote ecolodge, a splendid getaway on private Isla Suasi. With Cusco within easy reach, guests can also enjoy the many cultural activities offered in and around this historic town such as visits to the ruins of Machu Picchu and other archaeological sites in the area.

Reviews

4

Katie Aston (Staff)

Casa Andina Private Collection Puno has the feel of a Mediterranean villa on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Most of the guest rooms have a small balcony and view of the lake over the terrace or pretty garden. The terrace is the ideal place to relax in the Andean sun and look out over the boats coming and going to the Uros Floating islands, one of the regions most unique attractions. The beautifully tended lawn with colourful shrubs and plants leads onto small fields which border the lake and give an insight into the traditional rural lifestyle with local farmers brining their livestock to graze there.

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(Press)

Out of the three Casa Andina properties in Puno, this lakeside hotel is the best. Just outside of town, the two-floor building has large stone and slate walls, and a fireplace in the lobby. Clean rooms and baths share a similar style and are basic, full of natural light, and have all modern amenities, even cribs for babies if needed. A restaurant serves up good novo-Andino food and the bar is probably too well-stocked. The only real downside: even with space heaters, it tends to get cold. Pros: Good atmosphere, oxygen tank, great terrace. Cons: Gets cold, rooms are small.

Experiences

  • Visit to Taquile

    Visit the peaceful weaving community of Copamaya, and enjoy learning about textile art and rural life while taking in panoramic views of Lake Titicaca.

Holiday Ideas

  • Epic Peru & Bolivia

    Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, La Paz & Uyuni

    from £8100 pp inc flights & transfers for 14 nights

    • Experience the absolute highlights of both Peru & Bolivia
    • Explore Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, home to the Uros Indians who live on unique man-made islands
    • Visit the ruins of Machu Picchu and enjoy a privately guided tour
  • Peru Uncovered

    Amazon, Cusco, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Puno, Colca Canyon & Arequipa

    from £4000 pp inc flights & transfers for 16 nights

    • Famed for its outstanding diversity, this itinerary is packed with dramatic and spectacular landscapes and takes you on a journey to discover the very best of Peru.
    • Experience one of the world’s most iconic treks as you hike the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and delve into the pristine wilderness of the Amazon Rainforest in search of wildlife.
    • Immerse yourself in Peru’s diverse culture and discover its ancient history as you step onto the floating reed islands of the Uros on the shores of Lake Titicaca and explore the remarkable colonial city of Cusco.

Location & directions

Puno & Lake Titicaca, Peru

Perched at water’s edge and taking full advantage of its privileged location on the Puno area of Lake Titicaca, with extraordinary views 3,800m (12,500 ft) above sea level. The hotel is just a 5-minute drive from downtown Puno.

How to get there

The nearest airport to Lake Titicaca is Inca Manco Cápac International Airport in Juliaca, which is a 30-minute flight from Cuzco or 80-minutes from Lima. Casa Andina is a 45-minutes drive from Juliaca.

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