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Desert and Sea


Golden dunes in an arid wonderland. Tranquil waters. Massive mysterious geoglyphs. That is what awaits you in the area around Pisco some 250 km south of Lima: an oasis of contrasts and contradicting landscapes and a refuge of myths and legends. There, you will also find the hotel Paracas. Paracas is the name of a seaside resort, a peninsula, a bay, a Pre-Incan culture, a natural reserve, and a strong wind that occasionally produces sand storms. It is also the name of a traditional hotel that was constructed as an oasis in the desert and is the perfect place to enjoy the marine life, culture, history, and adventure.

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Hotel Paracas Spa

Immerse yourself at The Spa at Paracas, our 547-square-meter spa facility where guests enjoy a bevy of beauty treatments and wellness rituals. Rejuvenate, restore and replenish at our Paracas hotel near Roja Beach. Reservation Required.

Hotel Paracas Spa

Fitness Center

Guests only.Full fitness center outdoor/indoor with machines, weights, stretching areas at the beach

Pool daybeds


Main Pool

Mon-Sun: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided


Activities Pool

Mon-Sun: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided


Children's Pool



Dear Guest, please note the pool will be closed for maintenance from June 20th to June 27th, 2022.

More Spa Services & Amenities

Ocean Therapy Treatment

Lose yourself in this two-hour spa journey utilizing the healing properties of the sea. A sea salt exfoliation, seaweed wrap, and a seaweed-based massage nourishes, balances and cares for the skin. (120 minutes)


Pacific Pearls

Skin will glow and feel soft and fresh after the exfoliation, luminous pearl wrap, and massage of this singular body treatment.

Young Hands

Soften and hydrate-tired hands with this anti-aging treatment that includes an expert manicure.


Velvety Feet

Indulge in a complete foot treatment that exfoliates and eases rough spots away with a pumice stone. Feet and legs begin to relax with the application of a hydrating massage balm. A classic pedicure is included. (60 minutes)

24 Kilates Massage

This treatment harnesses the power of gold to turn back the hands of time and to keep skin soft and radiant. Feel the benefits of gold on the body and relish a massage with the most coveted of metals.


Shiatsu Massage

This ancient Japanese therapy features the application of pressure on the body to correct physical and energy imbalances. Results may include stress and anxiety relief, as well as a reduction in back and headaches. (60 minutes)


Yucamani Stones Massage

The purpose of this treatment is to bring the client to a state of extreme relaxation and incredible calmness, which will have profound effects on the body’s general wellness.


Deep Tissue Massage

Using measured, deep strokes, muscles are engaged at a deep level through the application of intense pressure, thereby eliminating knots and tight spots. Massage is tailored to each client’s specific needs. (50 minutes)


Back Relaxation Therapy

Relieve back pain and tension by relaxing and stretching muscles with a customized massage that calls upon an array of techniques and equipment selected after your therapist conducts a full evaluation of your wellness needs. (45 minutes)


Manual Lymphatic Drainage

A gentle and relaxing face and body massage designed to improve circulation and ease an array of common ailments.


Prenatal Massage

An absolute must for mothers-to-be, this body treatment relieves areas of tension due to added baby weight.


Foot Reflexology

Balance your energy with Foot Reflexology—the practice of applying pressure on specific areas of the feet. Based on the principle that reflexes in the feet correspond to each part of the body, this treatment has been enhancing wellness for ages.


Paracas Total Relaxation

Relax the body, oxygenate the skin and relieve stress with this full body massage that ignites the senses.


Thai Massage

Using a therapy that has been passed down for more than 2,500 years, this anti-stress technique helps renew vital energy and improve the body and mind as pressure points along the body’s energy line are manipulated. (70 minutes)

Facial Biolifting

No need for surgery with this miraculous lift that is the ideal treatment for mature skin. Experience the power of Ginseng.


Quinoa Therapy Facial

Bring the magic of the Andes to your skin with this exquisite facial that harnesses the power of quinoa. A unique experience that includes cleansing, exfoliation, mask and massage await.


Facial for Him

Designed expressly for a man´s skin, this facial deep cleans while paying attention to the harsh effects of shaving. This comprehensive treatment is catered to each client´s unique skin characteristics to produce fresh and relaxed skin.

Paracas Pacific

Enjoy a moment of absolute intimacy in our VIP chamber, equipped with a Jacuzzi for two, Turkish bath, color therapy and scented showers. Champagne and strawberries are provided to enhance the experience. (120 minutes)


Romantic Paracas

An unforgettable experience for couples, Romantic Paracas utilizes the bliss found inside our intimate VIP chamber as well as our Incan Gold treatment.

Activities Center

Within the grounds of the hotel: Kayak, catamaran rides, paddle surfing, sand bikes, among others. Includes free activities for guests.

Main Pool - Bar Lounge

Main Pool

Furnished with cushioned deck chairs and poolside cabins available for rental, the Main Pool area is the ideal place to relax. Located next to the Ballestas Restaurant, food and beverage service and pool butlers lend extra allure to this sunny spot.

Swimming Pool

Family Pool

Ideal for families with kids, the family Pool, is situated on the south side of the property near both the children’s playground and beach. An abundance of umbrellas ensures shade on warmer days. Kids of all ages enjoy splashing around against spectacular ocean views. Floaties, ball and other water toys keep kids having fun all day long.

Watersports Desk

Conveniently located adjacent to the Activities Pool, the resort offers a range of non-motorized nautical activities. Lessons and boat use are available for a small fee. Snorkeling gear is complimentary, as well as catamaran and kayak rentals. Reservations can be made in advance at the activities desk.

Water Activities

Reservations can be made in advance at the activities desk.

Watersport options include:

  • Two 16-foot Getaways for a trip around the bay with a sailor
  • Three 14-foot Waves for a trip around the bay by yourself
  • Kayaks (doubles and singles)
  • Three Paddleboards
  • Nautical sport availability is based on weather conditions and is restricted for children 5 and younger.


Additional rentals include:

  • 15 Bicycles
  • 9 Fat Sand Bikes

Explorer's Club

Kids take advantage of Paracas’ stunning natural beauty and the resort’s myriad offerings through our Explorer’s Club, with organized outdoor and indoor adventures and activities: Treasure hunts, shell collection on the beach, and Wii and Playstation championships on three 55” LEDS TVs get underway. Groups at the Explorer’s Club are divided by age, and activities are devised accordingly.

Swimming Pool

At our Explorer’s Club, children can meet and enjoy an array of activities either inside the club itself around the hotel grounds, or at the playground.

The fun begins at 9am with a brief tour of the hotel. Next, treasure hunts, shell collection on the beach, and Wii and PlayStation championships on three 55-inch LEDS TVs get underway. Groups at the Explorer’s Club are divided by age, and activities are devised accordingly.

Activities and amenities include:

  • Art and crafts
  • Pool & Beach activities
  • Social learning activities
  • Pirate ship playground
  • Treasure hunts
  • Original Movies on DVDs


Children up to 12 years old are invited to have all meals provided at the Ballestas Restaurant or the Trattoria for $35 per child, per day. All activities are complimentary. Please note that children under 6 must be under the supervision of one adult at all times.

Daily Experiences Calendar

Discover all the activities we have planned for you at Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort.

Movie Night
Functional Classes

Monday to Sunday

Beach | 7 am to 8 am and 4 pm to 5 pm

Subject to availability and prior reservation. Register in Pool House.



Monday to Sunday

Pool House | 7 am to 8 am

We give you all the implements. Prior reservation Subject to availability, weather and additional charges.


Paddle Board

Monday to Sunday

Pool House | 8 am to 10 am

Subject to availability and weather.


Mixology Class - Gin & Tonic

Monday to Sunday

Bar Lounge | 5:30 p.m

Duration: 30 minutes


Movie Time

Monday to Sunday

Explorer Club | 8 pm to 10 pm

Screening of films for children


Live Dessert

Monday to Sunday

Ballestas Restaurant | 7:30 pm-11 pm

Demonstration at your table by our expert pastry chef.

Upon reservation and subject to additional charges


Botanical Art

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Explorer Club | 10:30 am-11:30 am

Children will learn about different plants by collecting leaves and then using them on a canvas.


Shell Collection

Wednesday & Saturday

Shellhouse  8 am - 1 pm

Private boat to the Paracas National Reserve.

Subject to availability and weather. Subject to additional charges


Master Cooking Classes

Wednesday & Friday

Restaurant Chalana 11:30 am

Prepare the authentic Peruvian ceviche

Requires prior reservation. Subject to additional charges.


Pizza Experience

Thursday and Saturday

Explorer Club | 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Make your pizza. All children will take a diploma.


Require Prior Reservation


Adventure in the Desert

Paracas Desert | 5 pm

4x4 truck ride + Sandboard + Luxury picnic in the desert

Duration: 4 hours. Subject to availability and additional charges.


Romantic Dinner

Room terrace I Beach I Restaurant Chalana * 7 pm - 10 pm

Duration: 2 hours. (*) Subject to weather. Prior reservation and subject to additional charges.


Book Your Activity

Ask our concierge about more details of these experiences upon arrival or write to:

Venturia Tours
Luxury picnic with Arab design

Desert Adventure

Ideal for adventure travelers, this is a 4x4 excursion in the awe inspiring Paracas desert that ends with a traditional Peruvian picnic at sunset.


Nature Tours

Make your way through Peru's stunning landscape on one of these unique and informative tours, each offering a distinctive look at the region's wealth of natural history and beauty. Private transportation ensures a safe and comfortable ride.

Private yacht

Luxury Sail

Travel along the coast of Paracas in a luxury yacht and get a firsthand look at the vast array of wildlife this stretch of land has to offer.


Nazca Lines Flight

Admire and photograph the mysterious pre-Incan Nazca Lines from the comfort of a private plane. Groups of eight to ten depart from Pisco`s airport for this unforgettable opportunity.

Ballestas Islands

In Paracas Bay there are three important groups of islands where you can spot marine fauna in its fullest: Ballestas, San Gallan and Chincha. Discover the Ballestas Islands, several small islands are home to peculiar and diverse coastal fauna: sea lions, spotting Humboldt penguins and a wide variety of guano birds. On the way to the islands you will be able to appreciate the magnificence of the “Candelabro” (the Candlestick), an enormous and mysterious geoglyph carved on the desert soil, making this a morning of archeological and natural history discovery.

Ballestas Islands
Ballestas Islands

Paracas Desert

The Paracas Desert is actually the northern portion of the Atacama Desert, the driest in the world. Its beautiful dunes offer a driving challenge and a memorable landscape during sunset. Venturia will guide you through an adrenaline-filled experience, sorting steep sand dunes and deep holes in specially prepared 4x4 trucks driven by expert drivers.

Luxury picnic with Arab design

A Collection of Mysterious Pre-Columbian Geoglyphs

The Nazca Lines

In southern Peru, about 250 miles from Lima, exists an awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site: a sprawling coastal plain punctuated by massive, 2,000-year-old geoglyphs. Etched deep within the desert floor, these iconic motifs – appearing as straight lines, geometric figures and organic shapes – have been the subject of endless speculation.

The History of the Nazca Lines

A Storied Attraction Near Rio Grande de Nazca

First studied by Peruvian archaeologist Toribio Mejía Xesspe in 1926, it is believed that the majority of the Nazca Lines were created between 100 B.C. and A.D. 700. Withstanding the test of time, the lines were made by removing the top 12 to 15 inches of rust-colored rock along the Rio Grande de Nazca river basin.

Deeper Meaning and Symbolism in an Otherworldly Ancient Attraction

While many questions remain surrounding the purpose of the lines, it is believed they may have been used as part of a ritual, calling upon the gods for water.

Where an Enduring Landscape Provides a Transformative Experience

There are more than 800 straight lines, more than 300 geometric figures and a series of animals, among them a spider, a hummingbird, a whale and a lizard.


The Best Views of the Incredible Nazca Lines Are Taken In From Above

Viewing these remarkable geoglyphs in person is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With daily flights from Pisco Airport, we recommend seeing them from the air.


Visit an Unforgettable UNESCO World Heritage Site in Southern Peru

The site is a three-hour drive from our hotel. Our partner Venturia  provides guided tours, including transportation. Our team is happy to help you plan your excursion. To learn more, go to:

Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort, Paracas