Casa Andina Premium Puno enjoys a wonderful location on the shores of Lake Titicaca, some 3,800 metres above sea level. The hotel has been built using local materials including wood, stone and clay tiles.
The hotel restaurant has floor to ceiling windows with stunning views out over the lake. Sunset views are spectacular from here. The two wood burning stoves add to the cozy atmosphere. It has an excellent reputation for serving regional gourmet cuisine, including local lake fish. A generous breakfast buffet, including freshly cooked omlettes, is served each morning.
There is a large, sunny terrace and the extensive gardens offer great views of the lake and mountains. The hotel also has its own pier just a few metres from the main building, and you can take a canoe tour of Lake Titicaca from the pier.
Open: Casa Andina Private Collection Puno is open all year.
Location: Casa Andina Private Collection Puno is set on the shores of Lake Titicaca. The centre of Puno is just a 5 minute taxi ride and the nearest airport, Juliaca, is only 45 minutes away.
Rooms: The 46 spacious guest bedrooms feature private bathroom (with bathtub), TV, telephone, hairdryer, safe deposit box and coffee-making facilities. Many look out over Lake Titicaca while others have mountain views. Oxygen is available in every room.
Activities: Cruise on Lake Titicaca, visit the floating Uros reed islands, explore Puno, the 'folkloric capital' of Peru
Facilities: There is an ATM and currency exchange on site.Internet room and computer access. Jewellery shop. Room service. Laundry.
Dining: Diners eat at individual tables in the restaurant or on the terrace.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: Lake Titicaca is not a malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access, with high-speed internet available at additional cost.
Cusco, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Titicaca, jungle, Colca Canyon, Chan Chan and Sipan ... this trip has it all.
The majesty of Machu Picchu, scenery of the Sacred Valley and beauty of Lake Titicaca make this a very special holiday.
A pleasing combination of history, scenery, culture and cuisine, this 12-day holiday gives a real insight into life, past and present, of Peru.
The staff at Casa Andina Private Collection are all Peruvian nationals. Local people hold positions of authority as well as the opportunity to advance the career ladder. In addition, the vast majority of the perishables the hotel purchases comes from local suppliers. The hotel also supports the local community by selling locally made items, which decorate the interior of the hotel.
"Breakfast very chaotic, again due to shortage of staff. Tables not cleared and reset, so nowhere to sit. Problems seem to be due to large tour groups almost taking over parts of the hotel at different times."