Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Paracas, Peru. You can choose from 6 Paracas hostels. In total, there are 11 cheap places to stay in Paracas such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Paracas, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Paracas? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Paracas alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Paracas. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Paracas. To help you make friends with Paracas before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Nestled on the Peruvian coast, Paracas, Peru, is only four hours from Lima and is definitely worth visiting whether you're heading south or even if you need to get back to Lima -- the detour is worth it! It's a quaint beach town, which looks a little rough around the edges, but this is mostly down to the dryness of the surrounding area. The buildings are rustic looking, and many are not completed, with outdoor water tanks and mounds of rubbish piling up. This wouldn't be so bad, if it weren't so hot, as the rubbish attracts flies and dogs; however, do not let you put this off visiting, it's simply worth knowing in advance!
Everything is close together; as it's such a small town, you can walk from the bus station to your hostel in Paracas, Peru, and from one end of town to the other. There's lots of Paracas, Peru hostels, and because it's such a small town, no matter which Paracas, Peru hostel you choose, you won't be too far from the main town. There are lots and lots of restaurants and souvenir shops/handicrafts markets, however supermarkets and cash points are harder to find and more hidden.
It's a beautiful seaside town flocked with pelicans, penguins, and pink flamingos. You should take the tour to the Ballestas Islands and also to the National Park. You'll see lots of wildlife and lots of geological points of interest by doing these tours. The seafood is popular here due the location, and the sunsets are amazing. They have hardly any rain, ever, so be prepared for the sunshine and the heat when staying in Paracas!
Written by local enthusiast for Paracas hostels Shakesley
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Paracas. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Paracas. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Paracas and Peru.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.