Lima, Peru

Surrounded by snowless mountains and stunning vistas, Lima effortlessly blends ancient history and modern life. With plenty of local landmarks, unique neighborhoods, and an unrivaled culinary scene that spans centuries, every day in this coastal capital holds the promise of adventure. When you’re not busy soaking up culture in the city, head on weekend adventures to climb the colorful Rainbow Mountain or explore the mysterious temples of Machu Picchu.
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Must-Try Dish
Ceviche
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Summer & Winter Avg. Temp
80°F | 50°F
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Top Attraction
Machu Picchu
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Most Common Language
Spanish
local dish in lima
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Why Explore Lima with Remote Year

You’ll fall in love with Lima, where you can use the city as a base to explore the rest of Peru’s distinctive terrain and historic sites. You’ll never be far from the beach, and your neighborhood will be close to stunning views of the coastline. Spend your lunches eating fresh ceviche everyday here.

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Your Neighborhood

You will be staying in Miraflores, a beautiful residential district located along Lima’s dramatic oceanfront cliffs. In addition to incredible views of the Pacific along the waterfront, you’ll find plenty of bars serving up pisco sours, restaurants with fresh ceviche and local dishes, shops, and parks waiting for you to explore. You’ll also have easy access to the coworking space and other points of interest.

Your home away from home

You will be staying in comfortable private bedrooms in a mix of multiple bedroom apartments, houses, and hotels. All accommodations are located in top neighborhoods and within a 25-minute walk of your coworking space. Accommodations are clean, secure, and include standard internet. Private apartments are available at an additional cost after booking.

Things You'll Experience in Lima, Peru

Francisco
Meet our Peru, Lima City Manager

Francisco

Lima local and frequent traveler Francisco is passionate about sharing Peru with the world. He spent many years in nonprofit and government work before switching to tourism and eventually  joining Remote Year. Now he enjoys sharing parts of his culture like his favorite local dish, tacu tacu (fried rice & beans) and the mysterious wonders of Machu Picchu. When he’s not working, Francisco likes to relax and soak up sunset views from Lima’s famous Miraflores Boardwalk.

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