Boasting of archaeological discoveries that include Moche, Chimú, Lambayeque and Inca cultures, the tomb of the Lord of Sipán - whose treasure trove rivals that found in the tomb of King Tut - as well as charming markets, jaw-dropping landscapes, beautiful beaches, and an extraordinary fusion of flavors and styles that have given birth to cuisine that is outrageously delicious, Chiclayo is charming, delightful and proffers a wealth of attractions. We invite you to explore Lambayeque's capital city and discover why Chiclayo is so aptly named The Capital of Friendship and Pearl of the North. All this and more beckons, just minutes from our Wyndham Costa del Sol Chiclayo hotel.
Arts & Cultural
Also known as the Cathedral of Santa Maria, this neoclassical cathedral was designed by Gustave Eiffel of Eiffel Tower fame and is one of Chiclayo's most popular attractions, located in the heart of Plaza de Armas.
Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipán
Located in nearby Lambayeque, the pyramid-shaped museum that pays homage to the Lord of Sipán, a Moche warrior deemed a demi-god during his reign over 1500 years ago, boasts gold artifacts, treasures and wonders galore. One of Peru's greatest museums and a must-experience while in Chiclayo.
National Museum Brüning
Marvel at myriad artifacts from Peru's ancient civilizations - Moche, Chimú, Lambayeque - at the Brunning Museum, located a short drive from our hotel in Chiclayo. Admire metals, ceramics, textiles and pottery, as well as the star attraction: the Gold Room, replete with golden objects, treasures and delights that are unbelievably beautiful and incredibly well-preserved.
National Museum Sicán de Ferrenafe
For unique insight into ancient Sicán culture, be sure to visit the National Museum Sicán, situated just minutes from our Chiclayo hotel in nearby Ferrenafe. Gaze upon breathtaking gold artifacts that include ceremonial masks, admire reconstructions of noteworthy archaeological sites and soak up the Sicán society, religion and lifestyle.
Points of Interest
Chiclayo Municipal Palace
Originally built in the early 1900's, the building was destroyed by an epic fire and rebuilt as a museum in the early 2000's to its former glory - just minutes from our hotel in Chiclayo.
Plaza de Armas
With the Plaza de Armas just minutes from our hotel in Chiclayo, Peru, we encourage you to discover the central square's many delights: beautiful landscapes, historic buildings, charming cafes and a great place to stop, smell the proverbial roses and savor northern Peru's many charms, pleasures and cultures.
Sipán Archaeological Complex
Known by many monikers including the "Huaca Rajada" or "Split Tomb", this complex is the site where the tomb of the Lord of Sipán was discovered in the mid 1980's, relatively undisturbed and incredibly preserved. With the Lord's tomb now housed in the adjacent museum that bears his name, visitors can continue to venture through these lands for insight into ancient Sipán life and times.
Túcume Archaeological Complex
For a jaw-dropping experience, a journey to the Túcume Archaeological Complex beckons one and all. As former home to the Lambayeque, Chimú and Inca cultures, the Valley of the Pyramids once boasted of luxurious palaces, lush farmlands, settlements and dozens of adobe pyramids that are reputed to have taken over 500 years to construct. A true marvel and a must-experience while staying at our Chiclayo hotel; and only 35 kilometers from our front door.
Monsefú Crafts Market
Bring home a little memento of your visit to northern Peru and shop the bounty of handmade goods at Monsefú Market, just eight kilometers - about a 10-minute drive - from our Wyndham Costa del Sol Chiclayo hotel. And after having supported the local trades, reward yourself with a dessert from the local "dulceria" nearby - delightful!
What's Nearby - Airports, Cities and Educational Institutions
- Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport - 2 km
- Catholic University of Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo
- César Vallejo University
- Eten - 22 km
- Ferreñafe - 18 km
- Lambayeque - 12 km
- Private University of Chiclayo
- Private University of Juan Mejia Baca
- Saña - 24 km
- San Martín de Porres University
- Señor de Sipan University
- University of Lambayeque