Peru is one of the most well-known countries in South America, thanks to its fascinating pre-Columbian history. The other big draws to Peru are its stellar cuisine, incredible eco-tourism and stunning architecture. The great exchange rate in Peru, combined with the warmth of its people and the strength of its culture make it a destination worth seeing.
The capital of Peru, Lima, is a great year-round destination because of its temperate Andean climate. The city itself is an interesting mix of indigenous and colonial cultures, a fusion which is evident in all aspects of life in Lima, from its gastronomy to its beautiful buildings. You can rent a vacation home near the city center to be close to the best Lima has to offer, or you can search for one in the suburbs. Lima is currently in the process of building a subway system which connects the city center with the outlying neighborhoods.
No trip to Peru would be complete without a trek to the famed Machu Picchu. The site of one of the most complete sets of Incan ruins on the South American continent, Machu Picchu is both a boon to the tourism of the country and to the archaeological community of Peru and around the world. The popularity of the area has encouraged some vacation rentals to pop up in nearby Aguas Calientes. Vacation homes are an attractive alternative to hotels and can provide you with a more authentic Peruvian experience.