Gocta Andes Lodge
Gogta Andes Lodge is a small countryside hotel set in mountainous scenery with views of the Gocta Falls.
Gocta Andes Lodge has a glorious setting in mountainous landscapes close to Gocta Falls, the third tallest in Peru and one of the longest single drops in the world. From a lounger on the edge of the open-air infinity pool, you can survey the falls as they tumble over a vertiginous cliff mantled in dense bottle green vegetation. This amenable property is also a great base for a visit to the remote Chachapoyan fortress at Kuelap.
There is an easy mix of traditional country guest house and a simple, minimalist contemporary style. There are just ten guest rooms, which means you’ll get personalised attention from the staff. Well aware of the captivating landscapes around, they provide huge floor to ceiling windows, and each room has a terrace or balcony. The accommodation has its own restaurant and lounge
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
"We were so thrilled to have the 3 nights in Cusco - a) we all LOVED La Casona so much (the amazing bathrooms, the fireplaces (lit) in the bedrooms, the staff, the ambience, etc, and b) we SO enjoyed all the amazing restaurants in Cusco (we are food and wine lovers, so had a great time!). Machu Picchu was absolutely AMAZING too - something to remember forever. We did love Hotel B in Lima too, but of course we were jet-lagged and only there for 1 night....We had an amazing time in Peru - the highlight being Machu Picchu. I would strongly suggest that people should stay at the Sanctuary Lodge at the site to get the best from the experience. We loved Peru - and really loved Cusco."JH, London
A short note of thanks for organising our Peruvian holiday. The fast moving itinerary went exactly to plan, all the accommodation was excellent and exactly as you described....We all thoroughly enjoyed the two weeks and will recommend JLA to friends.AF, Chiswick
Highlights:- It is difficult to pick out just one experience from such a plethora of new ones. There was so much to see and absorb in Peru which was fascinating but Machu Picchu must rate very highly in our list of memorable events on the mainland as must the whole Colca Canyon experience including the drives through the Highlands to Chivay.ND, Lewes
Highilght: Watching condors rise on the thermals in Sondondo.RE, London
Highlights: So many . Cuzco ,explora stay in Sacred Valley ( including amazing hikes) , Macchu Picchu , lunch at AStrid y Gaston in LIma.MO, London
Highlights?: Maccu Picchu and the trains to and from the Sacred Valley, also the hotels in Cusco and the Sacred valley.AJ, London
Most Memorable Moment?: Perhaps looking down on Machu Pichu for the first time, or was it the ceviche for lunch as part of the buffet in the Sacred Valley, or maybe Buenos Aires( a mixture of New York side walks and Parisian Boulevards )or the tranquillity of the gardens @ L'Auberge Hotel. and not forgetting the splendour of the Basilica at CuscoAD, Cheltenham
It was memorable because of the cultural and geographical variety so can't pick out particular part. We were in 3 different climates, in mountains, jungle and coast. Probably enjoyed the places where we had most interactions with nature i.e. Lake Titicaca and jungle.SL,
Most memorable experience: “Probably visiting the islands on Lake Titicaca followed closely by HB train and Machu Picchu"TS, Birmingham
Most memorable experience: “The jungle was fantastic and being alone in Lake Titicaca as well.”SD, South Ealing
We were impressed by everything we saw, however the visit to Machu Picchu and the islands on Lake Titicaca were the most memorable The former is an iconic site and the guide, Freddie was excellent. The islands on the lake were fascinating the local people were very welcoming and our guide Willi was brilliant.LS, Ruislip
Highlight?: Seeing Machu Picchu for the first time, it literally took my breather away, Ineven had tears in my eyes it is so stunning.CE, Rickmansworth
A fantastic travel company for Peru. Highly respected locally. The whole Itinerary was flawless with extremely professional local reps in Peru. I believe the Inca trail company in Cusco to be the best there!JD, Swansea
"All of it was memorable in different ways as the culture is so different. We found the Peruvian people helpful and cheerful. We enjoyed Arequipa, the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca, along with all of the trips and transfers."GH, Keighley
“The food in Brazil and Peru was amazing. This was unexpectedly the best foodie holiday we ever had.”NV, Bethnal Green
Inca Trail: This was an incredible experience. The guide/porters were extremely helpful and knowledgeable.DH, Aylesbury
“The range of experiences was like an assault course on the senses. The geography, the cultural diversity, the wildlife, the colours.”RC, Ealing
Peru is one of those countries that becomes memorable on so many levels. Each place I visited made my heart miss a beat I simply loved it all( I also loved my visit to the taquile and eat with the local people, the food was amazing and people simply beautiful.)DC, London
Most Memorable Moment?: Machu Pichu probably the best experience but the train journey there was amazing (and unexpectedly so).TA, Edinburgh
Inca trail, Machu Picchu, cusco, colca canyon, Arequipa, uros islands Guides on inca trail, sacred valley, 3rd party: cooking course in cusco, trek in colca canyon, salsa dancing cusco, via Ferata in sacred valley.CM, Eastleigh
“It is great to know that you are going to have a fantastic holiday every time you travel to Peru.JL, Cobham
"It was the overall experience that was important and I keep finding myself recalling small details that were entrancing at the time and then got lost in the next bout of sensory overload. In the end, I'd say it was the fact that I was able to speak almost nothing but Spanish for the duration of my trip that gave and gives me the greatest pleasure. Partly this is satisfaction that I adapted my Castillian Spanish so well to Peru. More importantly, I know that I got much more out of my guided tours because my guides were able to convey subtleties in their own language that would have got lost in translation. This is one of the key pluses of the 'tailor made' model. Having mainly private tours and excursions meant that I rarely had to compromise on this, for me, key aspect of the experience."DM, Nottingham
Highlights?: Both the Inca Trail and Puerto MaldonadoCR, Morden
Most Memorable Moment?: Cusco - such a great atmosphere with so much history.MH, Manchester
Most Memorable Moment?: The train from Cusco to Puno ... Best day by far. Plenty of time to relax and hang out with the family in very comfortable surroundings, fantastic views all they way. Also loved Lake Titicaca ... Again a great day.KH,
Colca canyon really exceeded expectations and we hadn't been aware of this destination prior to arranging the trip.JA, Staines-upon-thames
Seeing the Condor being released back into the wild.JA, Glasgow
Undoubtedly visiting Machu Picchu. Albeit have to give special mention to Soy y Luna, Colca Lodge and Antigua Casona San Blas, they made us feel very special. Finally the organisation and the guides were all warm and friendly and made us feel like family.RS, Northwood
Everything was fantastic. We had a great holiday that we will remember for years to come.CLA,
Most memorable aspect: “, Macchu Pichu and Peru in general, especially in Cusco. We bought ourselves an open top bus ride in Cusco which was excellent value and was well worth doing. We also enjoyed an excellent 4 hour historical city tour in Lima which was a good way to learn about the city.”DP, Watford
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