Boutique Luxury


Set in the historic city of Arequipa in the south of Peru, Cirqa sits on the site of an ancient monastery dating back to 1540 and still retains many of its original features. Just one block from the main plaza, Cirqa enjoys a great central location.

Arequipa, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru
  • Converted 16th Century building with original high vaulted ceilings

  • Just 11 guestrooms, each in keeping with the style of the property
  • Member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux hotel portfolio

  • Beautiful central patio area with firepits, seating and a plunge pool

Converted from a beautiful 16th Century building, this striking hotel is located just one block away from Arequipa's main square and boasts incredible views overlooking the cathedral and snow-capped volcano Misti. Cirqa is the perfect base from which to explore the city on foot, and is within easy reach of a number of restaurants, fascinating museums and the Santa Catalina monastery which is amongst the city's highlights.

The eleven comfortable rooms are centred around two patios which provide a lovely space in which to unwind, boasting seating, dining space, firepits and even a plunge pool in one. There is also a small spa on site where guests can indulge in a spoiling massage treatment. The rooftop has been converted into an organic garden and restaurant terrace.

The hotel design is true to its historic setting while reflecting modern touches, boasting high-vaulted ceilings, brick archways and beautiful wooden shutters alongside sparkling standalone bathtubs, wireless speakers, smart TVs and complimentary WiFi.

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Arequipa, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru

Cirqa is located just a short walk from Arequipa's main plaza, in the heart of its compact colonial centre.

Arequipa is a 1-hour 30-minute flight from Lima and a 1-hour flight from Cuzco. A slow train is also available. From the airport it's a further 30-minute drive to Cirqa.

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