There is something about pausing during your time in the Andes that allows you to embrace the wonder of being there. And there is no better place to pause than in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The superior amenities of these Sacred Valley luxury hotels – such as relaxing spa services, fine dining and stunning natural surroundings – make each property a true gem.
Thanks to its unique climate, the valley is lush with vegetation, multicolored flowers bloom all year and a shy sun keeps the temperature mild. It is also home to a host of Inca ruins such as Ollantaytambo, Moras, Moray and many more which are all well worth exploring. After a busy few days haggling at the markets in Cusco or hiking though the Andes, it is the perfect location to spend a night.
Tucked majestically between Cusco and Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the incas is renowned for its vibrant local markets, adventure excursions, impressive Inca sites and unparalleled natural beauty. While there is an exciting array of tours and experiences to keep you on the go, it is important to schedule time to slow down and luxuriate in the landscape. Experiencing the Sacred Valley of the incas at a slower pace, while staying at a premier hotel, provides the opportunity to unwind, connect with your travel companions and treat yourself to deep relaxation.
Colonial-inspired Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is comprised of a hacienda-style building with 16 rooms constructed around a central courtyard, along with an additional collection of 24 stand-alone Casitas. With floor to ceiling windows, the construction of this luxury hotel may be contemporary, but its architecture and interiors draw on the area’s cultural history, combining local custom-made furniture with pre-Colombian textiles, giving the hotel a firm, authentic sense of place. Set in the shadows of towering mountains, the setting of this five-star hotel is a real draw, boasting impressive views out over the valley which can be soaked up from your villa’s patio – and even includes its own farm from where the ingredients of many of the hacienda’s delectable dishes are sourced.
Nestled among rustling eucalyptus trees and alongside the mighty Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley of the incas, this luxury hotel from international chain Belmond delivers a polished blend of style, tradition, and sophistication to a level that sets the bar. Forged to embrace folk architectural design yet using high-end décor and functionality that pays the utmost attention to detail, Belmond Rio Sagrado’s 22 luxury suites all incorporate the past with the present to great effect. The hotel hosts a range of other amenities that only increase its appeal – from an indoor / outdoor Jacuzzi in the exquisite spa, to an exclusive on-site train station to Machu Picchu, to memorable activities like feeding baby alpacas in the green gardens – the hotel is sure to please families and couples alike.
Housed within a corn plantation in the Sacred Valley is Explora Valle Sagrado, the only all-inclusive property in the Sacred Valley of the incas. Best for luxury-seeking travellers with a sense of adventure, bring your hiking boots to take advantage of the daily group excursions included in the rate, which strongly focus on treks (though biking and more conventional tours are also on the menu): in total there are over 20 ways to discover the Sacred Valley of the incas with Explora in half day or full day activities, in groups of no more than 8 people.
The 50 spacious rooms at the hotel are arranged in four bays designed to take full advantage of the beautiful surroundings with views of the cornfields and mountains. Gorgeous facilities include a spa, outdoor swimming pool, steam rooms and sauna, all set within the spacious hacienda-style property that you’ll find tucked off the main tourist trail down a dirth path. Wi-Fi is available in communal areas only, deliberately designed to help encourage guests to interact as you sip on your (included) cocktails to comapre hiking notes.
An addition to the Luxury Collection series, with sister properties including Palacio del Inka in Cusco, this 128 room resort is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the incas on the banks of the Urubamba River. The rooms at Luxury Collection Tambo del Inka have been decorated with a luxury aesthetic in a way that mimics Inca motifs. Floor to ceiling windows and a separate sofa and work area are included from entry-level rooms up. The rooms on the ground floor also have an outdoor patio with comfortable seating. It offers amazing epicurean experiences as well as spa and pool to unwind. The well-appointed rooms and suites are adorned with sliding glass doors, marble bathrooms and warm Andean design accents. Also, as a plus, Tambo del Inka is the only hotel with a private train station offering daily service to Machu Picchu.
Hotel Sol y Luna offers all the services you need to relish an extended getaway in the Sacred Valley of the incas without ever leaving its sweeping 37 acre (15 hectares) property. The hotel is part of the prestigious Relais and Chateaux Collection, an association of luxury hotels that span 60 countries on five continents. At Sol y Luna, each of the distinct casitas is a private sanctuary. They are constructed of local stone, and decorated with original pieces of Peruvian folk art. Premium Casitas feature a wood-burning fireplace, floor heating, and jacuzzi on a private garden terrace – an idyllic spot to soak in the stunning scenery.
Then there is for your enjoyment the luxurious Aranwa Sacred Valley hotel. This is considered a five-star establishment located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the incas. The Hotel was constructed on a 17th-century colonial hacienda next to the Vilcanota River. It is located just one hour from the city of Cusco and about 30 minutes from the Ollantaytambo train station. After enjoying the different things to do in Cusco, make sure you get to know this wonderful hotel. The hotel offers some beautiful rooms decorated in colonial style, as well as other modern minimalist decorations. If your budget is not enough for this alternative, you can try one of the wonderful four-star properties on offer where you will enjoy the comfort and beauty of your stay in the Sacred Valley of the incas.
The Casa Adina Private Collection Valle Sagrado hotel is an excellent option for those looking for a vacation in the mountains of Yanahuara. It is located between the beautiful and traditional towns of Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. This is one of the most fascinating hotels in the sacred valley of the incas. It offers stunning views of the mountains and is surrounded by greenery. All this at a short distance from the city of Cusco. On more than eight landscaped acres, Casa Andina organizes a wide range of adventure activities for families and children. These include trekking, mountain biking, rafting, yoga, and cooking classes, among other things. An opportunity that you cannot miss. You will find many things to do in Sacred Valley of the incas, among them, this hotel offers a great selection.
Another of the wonderful hotels in the Sacred Valley is the Hotel Sonesta Posadas del Inca. This beautiful place is one of the best to rest and relax. It is located in the picturesque Sacred Valley of the incas, between the towns of Ollantaytambo and Pisac, within the town of Yucay to be exact. The Sonesta Hotel could be seen as a small town. Visitors enter the hotel through what was once the Monastery of Santa Catalina de Sena, which dates back to the 17th century. Inside each room, you will see a commemorative plaque of the nun who lived there. In the courtyard, you can find several water fountains adorned with colorful flowers. And guests will receive a welcome cup of hot chocolate against altitude sickness.
If you want more of a historic luxury experience that surrounds you in the echoes of a colonial past, San Agustin Monasterio de la Recoleta is your spot. This religious monument and monastery was built in the 17th century. It features a traditional courtyard, rustic exposed stone finishes, and charming gardens and greenery. Stepping into the hotel you get a sense of stepping into an ancient chapel. The basic but comfortable rooms have warm Andean decor, hardwood floors, heating and private bathrooms.
If laying in bed while hanging off an Andean cliff in a glass pod sounds like luxury, this is the spot for you. Skylodge Adventure Suites is an exclusive retreat geared for adventurous travelers looking for a truly unique natural experience. To access these luxury glass suites, handmade out of aerospace aluminum, guests must hike, zipline and climb. The suite itself features a dining area, four beds, and private bathroom.
For those looking to dive into wellness in one of the most magical places in the world, look no further than Willka Tika. This eco-friendly wellness retreat center with local Quechua staff is the ultimate place to connect with Pachamama, or mother earth, delight in farm-to-table vegetarian meals and partake in a traditional healing ceremony. You can come on your own for personal growth and exploration or come with loved ones. Or you can even join a scheduled group retreat or host your own. The gorgeous sustainable guest rooms enjoy lush mountain and garden views and are adorned by local artwork with fresh flowers. Don’t forget to visit the property’s gardens, yoga studio, ceremonial temple, and library/music cottage as well. A true community-inspired retreat center in the Sacred Valley of the incas for those seeking deep healing.
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