Explore Peru: Mancora

where to stay:

Samana Chakra: A beautiful beach retreat on the coast with an eastern fusion, focusing upon relaxation and healing.  Samana Chakra is the place to stay after a long haul on the road to experience reflexology treatments and yoga instruction, for the traveler with a few extra dollars to spare.  Stay in a private bungalow right on the water for: $100/night pp double occupancy during low season                  http://www.samanachakra.com/       

Naif Rustic & Ecological Lodge: A quaint, eco-friendly retreat for those on a budget.  Naif offers cooking classes to guests who want to learn to cook authentic Peruvian dishes; hot water, wifi, and breakfast included; located 60 meters from the beach and a 2 minute walk from town: prices starting at $30/night pp


where to eat:

Papa Mo’s Milk Bar: The place to go for fresh fruit smoothies or a delicious brunch when you’re craving food from home.  Papa Mo’s also boasts a gorgeous beachfront location.Smoothies $2-4 http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g635976-d6436417-Reviews-Papa_Mo_s_Milk_Bar-Mancora_Piura_Region.html

La  Sirena d’Juan: Proclaimed as the best restaurant in all of Mancora, you can expect some local seafood done with a delicious twist.  Stop in for some yellowfish tuna in yellow curry.  Main dishes $10 and up.  

who to tour with:

Pacifico Adventures Ecotourismo: Offers marine tours and promotes tourism for conservation;  The company offers tourist activities while also combining scientific investigation.  Whale watching tours, snorkeling, pelagic bird watching, and offshore fishing.   http://www.pacificoadventures.com/index2.html


Posted on March 6, 2015 .