Hotel Amazon Travel Guide

These hot spots in the Peruvian Amazon are the epitome of fun for any spontaneous adventurer.


Activities
Belen Market
The Belen Market is the largest of its kind in the Peruvian Amazon. Hundreds of villagers from the area come here each day to sell their wares, from produce to shamans’ elixirs.
Belén Market in the Mayanas and Loreto regions of Peru
Photo by Dave Lonsdale via Flickr Creative Commons, cropped and color-corrected.
  • Corner of Prospero and Jirón 9 de Diciembre
  • Iquitos, Maynas Peru

Belen Market

The Belen Market is the largest of its kind in the Peruvian Amazon. Hundreds of villagers from the area come here each day to sell their wares, from produce to shamans’ elixirs.
Corner of Prospero and Jirón 9 de Diciembre Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Plaza de Armas
Encompassed by exotic trees, Italian-style palaces and the popular riverside walkway, Plaza de Armas is the central square of Iquitos and the hub of tourist activity in this colorful Peruvian village.
plaza de armas in the mayanas and loreto regions of peru
Photo by Allen Sheffield via Flickr Creative Commons, cropped and color-corrected.
  • Iquitos, Maynas Peru

Plaza de Armas

Encompassed by exotic trees, Italian-style palaces and the popular riverside walkway, Plaza de Armas is the central square of Iquitos and the hub of tourist activity in this colorful Peruvian village.
Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Boulevard Joaquin Abensur
Lined with restaurants as well as floating bars and shops, Boulevard Joaquin Abensur is a park area on the banks of the Amazon River, where locals hang out day and night.
Peru, Amazon, Amazon River, Iquitos. Aerial view of the port, harbour and settlements of Iquitos, the principle city of the Upper Amazon Basin.
Photo by Paul Harris / AWL Images / Getty Images Paul Harris
  • Calle Ramirez Hurtado
  • Iquitos, Maynas Peru

Boulevard Joaquin Abensur

Lined with restaurants as well as floating bars and shops, Boulevard Joaquin Abensur is a park area on the banks of the Amazon River, where locals hang out day and night.
Calle Ramirez Hurtado Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
This 8,000-square-mile protected area — one of the largest in Peru — lies between the Maranon and Ucayali rivers at the point where they meet.
Reserva Nacional Pacaya, people, boat, river, vegetation
PROMPERU / Peru Export and Tourism Promotion Board

Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

This 8,000-square-mile protected area — one of the largest in Peru — lies between the Maranon and Ucayali rivers at the point where they meet.
, Loreto, Peru

Hotels
Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge
With activities including sport fishing, bird-watching and all-inclusive guided excursions through the Peruvian Amazon, the Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge is an exotic accommodation for any spontaneous adventurer.
Exterior of the Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge in the Region of Loreto in Peru
Photo by Gina Perez Photography

Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge

With activities including sport fishing, bird-watching and all-inclusive guided excursions through the Peruvian Amazon, the Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge is an exotic accommodation for any spontaneous adventurer.
, Loreto, Peru
Phone: +1 845-481-4544
Victoria Regia Hotel & Suites
Centrally located in Iquitos, this tasteful hotel features 2 restaurants and offers affordable room rates and guided tours down the Amazon River.
Iquitos is the largest city in the Peruvian rainforest, with a population of about 371,000 capital of Loreto Region and Maynas Province.
Photo by altrendo travel / Getty Images altrendo travel
  • Ricardo Palma 252
  • Iquitos, Maynas Peru

Victoria Regia Hotel & Suites

Centrally located in Iquitos, this tasteful hotel features 2 restaurants and offers affordable room rates and guided tours down the Amazon River.
Ricardo Palma 252 Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Phone: +51 65-231-983

Restaurants & Bars
Arandu Bar
Known as one of the more famous bars in Peru because of its good music and festive interior, this bustling spot also offers terrific views of the Boulevard Joaquin Abensur.
pisco sour cocktail standing on a table with peruvian tablecloth
Photo by peffan / iStock / Getty Images Plus peffan
  • Malecon Maldonado 113
  • Iquitos, Maynas Peru

Arandu Bar

Known as one of the more famous bars in Peru because of its good music and festive interior, this bustling spot also offers terrific views of the Boulevard Joaquin Abensur.
Malecon Maldonado 113 Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Phone: +51 65-243-434

Transportation
Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport
Five regional airlines and 1 international airline use this airport — which serves Iquitos, Peru’s fifth-largest city — to connect the many small towns and villages in the Peruvian Amazon.
Exterior of the Coronel FAP Francisco Sec Da Vignetta International Airport in Peru
Photo by By Jialiang Gao www.peace-on-earth.org (Original Photograph) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport

Five regional airlines and 1 international airline use this airport — which serves Iquitos, Peru’s fifth-largest city — to connect the many small towns and villages in the Peruvian Amazon.
Iquitos, Maynas, Peru
Phone: +51 65-260-532

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