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Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo
Why we like it
- Some suites and villas have private terraces with plunge pools
- Inkaterra Machu Picchu is located in a five-hectare cloud forest garden alongside the Vilcanota River and on the edge of the village of Aguas Calientes
- A first-class restaurant boasts stunning views of the rushing Vilcanota River from an outdoor terrace
- The hotel's UNU Spa is one of a kind, offering treatments based on a combination of classical options with a mystical Andean approach
- Other facilities include Café Inkaterra, a bar and gift shop
- The hotel has six connected casitas, which are ideal for parents travelling with children
We loved the guided strolls through the hotel gardens, which are rich with a unique collection of orchids. The specialist bird and butterfly tours provide a wonderful insight into the natural grandeur of the area.
I want to thank you for sending along such interesting and passionate subject matter experts; Jean Jac and Wilbert. Both had amazing depths of knowledge about Macchu Picchu, Peru and the Incas. We learned a tremendous amount from both of them!
- Mark Lewis
Located just a short shuttle ride from the entrance to Machu Picchu, the lodge serves as an excellent base from which to explore. Skilled artisans built the 85-room hotel using stone, adobe stucco and eucalyptus beams to create a delightful Andean village ambience.
Rooms are large, well equipped and located in one or two-storey whitewashed cottages, reached via stone pathways weaving their way through the tropical gardens. All the rooms and villas feature thick alpaca blankets and handmade wool coverlets, crackling fireplaces and comfortable spaces for sitting and dining, as well as spa-style bathrooms.
This hotel creates an authentic Andean ambience and offers a rare slice of barefoot luxury in this ancient location.
Best time to be there
Being such a geographically diverse country the weather in Peru is determined both by altitude and season. May to October is the best time to travel although the Amazon area is hot and humid throughout the year.
Lima - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid
GMT -5 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area.
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