Isla Suasi (formerly Casa Andina Private Collection)
Charming superior hotel in a secluded and magical setting on the uninhabited island of Suasi on Lake Titicaca.
Set in beautiful untouched countryside on a private island on Lake Titicaca, this charming superior Isla Suasi hotel is a magical place to spend a couple of days relaxing. It has impressive green credentials too: the property is powered by solar energy, built from local materials like stone, adobe and totora reed, and run by a friendly local workforce.
There are virtually no other inhabitants on the island: a sprinkling of resident llamas apart, its serenity is almost exclusively yours to enjoy. Reaching Suasi from Puno entails a scenic waterborne journey of around four hours, stopping en route at the floating Uros islands and the isle of Taquile.
An exquisite terraced garden sweetly scented with roses and medicinal herbs leads down to the lake edge. In the main building, the wood-beamed rooms all have lake views and a log fire, welcome on chilly evenings. Staff will light it for you each evening and will even leave a hot water bottle in your bed among the thick, warm duvets. For the ultimate retreat, there is also a two-bedroom cottage on the lakeshore with a private butler on call.
The delectable home cooked meals make use of produce from the hotel's own kitchen garden. Amongst its other facilities, the hotel now has a new fibreglass speedboat for excursions on the lake.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
“I would highly recommend at least an overnight stay if not two days on Isla Suasi - the sunsets and the stars are unbelievable."DE, Abbots Langley
Tailor made holiday
Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.
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Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant
Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.
Jim Ashworth - Travel Consultant
Jim first caught the Latin American travel bug in 2001 when he decided at the last minute to join a friend travelling around Central America – he hasn't looked back since.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.
Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant
Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.