Peru’s capital, Lima, is a bustling metropolis based in the valleys surrounded by an arid desert, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Its costal location makes it a fish and seafood rich destination, where the quality is like no other. The temperatures across Peru’s coast allow for plenty of warm and sunny weather, with minimal rain over the winter months. Filled with beautiful churches and monasteries, Spanish culture runs through the city. In 1988, UNESCO declared the historic city center a World Heritage site. Lima is also known as a center for meetings and events, especially as the capital of Peru.
One of the benefits of hosting a meeting or event in Lima is its proximity to Jorge Chávez International Airport, which is just seven miles north of the city center. As a result there’s easy access to Lima directly from Atlanta, Miami, New York, and Toronto.
There is an excellent assortment of hotels available, ranging from a vast amount of boutique properties with a local Peruvian vibe, through to those belonging to global hotel chains, with extensive meeting and event spaces..
Well-known properties include the Sheraton Lima, with over 400 rooms and 3,480 square meters of event space, The Westin Lima, offering 2,295 square meters of event space, and the Swissotel Lima, which also boasts a large convention center and two grand ballrooms.
Lima is known for its culinary delights, which has developed across the world over the past few years. But, nowhere makes it quite like the Peruvians. When visiting for business, it is the perfect opportunity to eat your way through Lima and try some of the best South American staples. Here are some delicacies not to be missed when in Lima:
Lima also offers some ideal team building activities through gourmet dining with some of Peru’s finest chefs - creating lasting relationships between colleagues through a love of food, while sharing a new experience with your team in a different country.
Lima has so much to offer as an incentive travel destination. The coast has some of the most delightful sights, such as Paracas National Park with its gorgeous desert landscapes and the marine wildlife at the Ballestas Islands. An incentive trip like no other, waiting for you in South America. Can you see yourself here?
It is time to host your next meeting or event in Lima.
“Peru is very well located in Latin America and is a country with amazing culture and hospitality. The food is an experience itself and that sometimes is the real reason decide to host a meeting or event out there – it is outstanding!”