“El Refugio.” What comes to your mind when you think of those words?
Perhaps, a place of security, a safe haven, a sanctuary a shelter, a retreat, or
a place where you can call your own? That is exactly what you get at hotel “El
Refugio”. Our motto “in contact with nature”, describes the very setting of the
hotel. We are located in the majestic and beautiful Valley Colca. “El Refugio”
is bordered by mountains that acts like a retreat and it is situated at the edge
of the Colca River that the rainbow trout calls home.
El Refugio” is a four star hotel with bungalow type dwellings in a rustic
setting that tries to capture the very essence of nature itself. The hotel
contains elements like wood, stones, and thatched roof that make it a part of
nature. This is to convey a natural setting that will help you to relax and
enjoy your time.
We offer personalized service with your needs in mind. In fact, we want your
experience here to be a memorable and pleasant one. Hotel “El Refugio” offers
the following services:
Rooms: The rooms are colorfully and stylishly decorated with nature in mind.
The comfortable and soft beds include a bed spread made of feathers that gives
you the comfort and pleasure you deserve. “El Refugio” offers simple, double or
matrimonial rooms as well as Matrimonial and Family Suites with Jacuzzi and a
portable heating unit for your convenience.
Restaurant: El Refugio has a restaurant that offers a spectacular panoramic
view and a variety of exceptional gastronomic plates. The range of dishes are
made up of Peruvian foods, novandina and international foods that are made from
basic regional ingredients from which our experienced and specialized chefs will
prepare dishes pleasing to your palate.
Bar: The bar offers a select variety of the best liquors, beverage and
cocktails that you can enjoy in the company of our piano and at the same time
take in the splendorous natural landscape around you.
Fishing: Our advantaged location on the river Colca lets our visitors catch
rainbow trout along with our hotel personal. You can enjoy pleasurable moments
realizing this activity.
Thermal Baths: A special feature of the hotel is its natural thermal bath
that has a temperature that oscillates between 35ºC and 40ºC. Its mineral
properties makes this place a hospitable location for those who want to relax,
improve their health and/or enjoy unforgettable moments while being encircled by
The diverseness of our landscapes permits our visitors to stroll around the
hotel. We have a short route where you can visit ruprestian paintings situated
about 492 feet (150 m) from the hotel. There are also two medium routes from
which you can visit ancient Andean settlements like the town of Uyu Uyu and
Uskayllacta. While strolling about the walkways you can enjoy the beautiful
landscape and always be in “contact with nature.”