There is little as mystical as watching Humpback whales migrating to and from their natural habitats. One ideal spot to catch this view is on Vichayito Beach along Peru’s north coast while staying at the chic camp-style Vichayito Bungalows & Tents By Aranwa Hotels.
You’ll bed down in any a Bedouin-style tents or stilted bungalow with views of the Pacific Ocean. From your perch you’ll get to watch Humpback whales travel down along the coast from Antarctica during their annual passage to the tropics.
Jet-setters seeking outside the box accommodations will enjoy this resort that offers unique and intimate experiences via a newly launched “Peru Country of Whales" package in conjunction with The Blue Whale Foundation’s non-profits campaign. You will glean information about these magnificent mammals from experts while soaking up the charm of this lush environment.
Two special 2013 packages come with a morning whale watching tour guided by FBA marine biologists with roundtrip transportation from the hotel to Organos port, drinks and snacks on board, and access to FBA whale specialists while on land.
The four day package starts at approximately $222 per person while a three day stay costs about $177.00 (inclusive of VAT and service). Along with all the whale watching the hotel provides accommodations for two with an American buffet breakfast and pizza night. Packages are valid from August 1 to October 31, 2013.
The luxurious Bedouin-style tents, enhanced by the natural soundtrack of ocean waves, are appointed with creature comforts such as big bathrooms with multi-jet showers, a large terrace for dining and lounging, flat screen TVs, minibars and more. The suite tents are air conditioned and have a separate living area, and bathrooms with separate showers and claw foot tubs. Wooden bungalows offer sea or garden vistas from a huge terrace which sports a cozy hammock for vegging out. .
Vichayito can be reached by air with flights from Lima to two nearby airports (Piura or Tumbes) from which the hotel offers transfers. For reservations and more information, please visit: www.vichayito.com
About Aranwa Hotel Resorts & Spas operates luxury accommodations that immerse guests into the Peruvian culture. Properties includes: Aranwa Pueblito Encantado del Colca (opened in 2013), located in the Colca Valley, Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness (opened 2008), a resort located in the Urubamba Valley, Vichayito Bungalows & Tents, a resort in the North beaches of Peru (opened 2008), and Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (opened 2010), housed in a restored 16th Casona, and Aranwa Paracas Resort & Spa scheduled to open in November 2013. The company is also a member of Preferred Boutique Hotels, a global brand of independently owned luxury boutique hotels. For more information visit: www.aranwahotels.com.