Titilaka

Lakeside adventure lodge

Lake Titicaca,Peru, South America

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Titilaka is located on the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca (elevation 3812m) on a tranquil private peninsula shared only with the local Aymara community. Can be chosen by both active travellers to try kayaking, canoes, paddle boards or sailboats and for travellers who loves their comforts to enjoy nice Peruvian meal and observe Milky Way from lodge terrace at night. Most stylish base to explore Lake Titicaca with world-famous flouting Uros islands and local communities of ancestral Taquile island.

Rooms: 18

Opening year: 2008

Sustainability:

  • Separating, recycling, reducing waste. Also introduced biodegradable cleaning supplies.
  • Reusing grey waters and donating organic residues. Lunch and picnic boxes are presented in plastic-free, reusable or recyclable materials.
  • Monthly beach clean-up around the lodge and in the neighbouring communities.

Community interactions:

  • More than 75% of the staff is local. Also get all of their produce from local small business owners or regional markets, promoting the farm-to-table initiative.
  • Property’s social projects benefit local community in terms of youth empowerment and education (free English lessons and paid internships for local students), health (necessary equipment for local dentist), cultural conservation (financial support to organize the annual Candelaria festival, Uris Island Titinoamanecer, etc).

Certifications: not yet

Management: local owner, local management

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