Lake Titicaca, Peru
Named to Conde Nast Traveler's 2017 Gold List as one of the 20 best hotels in the world, award-winning Titilaka offers discerning guests a truly exceptional experience. This sophisticated ecolodge, a member of the exclusive Relais & Chateaux group, is located on a private peninsula on Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America and the highest navigable lake in the world at 12,500 feet. Against an expansive backdrop of water and sky, with 4 acres of grounds and two private beaches, Titilaka melds with its natural environs. Guests enjoy luxury and comfort in a setting where contemporary design meets the history and traditions of the indigenous cultures of Lake Titicaca.
Titilaka's 18 guest rooms face the lake, some with sunrise views through large picture windows, while others face west toward the sunset. Rooms are furnished in a clean, contemporary style, with art and accents drawing from local cultural heritage, plus fresh flowers. Luxury beds are outfitted in down duvets and crisp white cotton sheets. Heated floors offer warmth at altitude. All have large en suite bathrooms with twin sink console, shower and separate bath tub, ecological toiletries, iPod dock, personal safe, telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee table, desk, ample closet space and overhead bed lamps. Outside, wrap-around terraces afford unobstructed views of the immense lake.
Public spaces include three lounges, main indoor dining room and outdoor dining terrace, fully stocked bar with regional wine cellar, well-equipped media and reading room with satellite TV, books, games and DVDs, a small boutique and a massage room. Innovative Peruvian cuisine is a highlight at Titilaka, with light gourmet fare and afternoon tea fueling a full itinerary of activities.