Peru is plenty of incredible places. In its capital you will find many hidden places that are worth visiting in order to enjoy pleasant moments, relax, or simply get delighted by the wonderful views that Lima has due to its location close to the Pacific Ocean and its perfect climate.
Each district in the city has unique attractions with landscapesand places from where you can contemplate a spectacular sunset. Therefore, Delfines Hotel & Convention Center has, without a specific order, a list of places to visit in Lima with unforgettable views.
Malecón de Chorrillos
Malecón de Chorrillos, located in southern Lima, is a great option to enjoy the landscape and contemplate the sunset over the cliff and beaches. Likewise, close you will find Morro Solar, a great tourist attraction with a wonderful view of the Pacific Ocean.
This boardwalk is quite popular as it has one of the best views of the Pacific Ocean. Attractive for tourists and residents, it is full of visits every day that seek to enjoy the environment, exercise, eat, walk and of course contemplate the view that is always charming, both sunrises and sunsets are a dream.
Its area includes several famous parks, such as Parque del Amor, Parque Raimondi, Parque Intihuatana and Parque María Reiche. It is also home of the Larcomar Shopping Center.
Now the guide takes you to Barranco, where the attractive viewpoint is located in a cliff, directly behind the famous Ermita de Barranco, and from where it is possible to contemplate the Pacific Ocean in an almost magical way. It also has restaurants that offer tourists and residents dishes with Peruvian flavors while enjoying the scenery.
Beaches of southern Lima
Between kilometers 38 and 52, you will find several beaches in southern Lima, which are a mandatory stop for all sun and wave lovers. Among the most well-known beaches in this area, you can find Punta Hermosa, Santa María del Mar and San Bartolo, offering one of the best sunsets in Lima.
Viewpoint of the Basilica and Convent of Santo Domingo
The Basilicaa nd Convent of Santo Domingo propose something different as it is a walk through the past. Its bell towerand turret offer viewsof the Peruvian capital's urban life. In the past, this viewpoint was considered one of the highest in Lima and had the ideal view to see the arrival of cargo ships arriving at the port of Callao from Europe.
El Torreón del Rey (The King's Turret)
In the bay of Callao, you can find the imposing Fortaleza Real Felipe, which leads to the Torreón del Rey. This tower was part of the fortress' defensive strategy. It is divided into three levels: one of them is a viewpointand the other two have platforms with cannons, and the view from this location towards the port of Callao and its surroundings is a delight for the eyes, which ensures beautiful photos and memories.