The hotel has a beautiful location in a private mountainside refuge deep in the lush Andean cloud forest, outside the town of Aguas Calientes. The rooms are very cosy and are furnished with regional timber, California long beds with hand-woven alpaca bedspreads and handmade amenities and aromatherapy products. Butler-attended villas are also available with private gardens and open-air showers. A special feature of the hotel is the Andean sauna, an igloo made from indigenous bamboo and fresh eucalyptus leaves. The hotel is home to the world’s largest collection of native orchids, some 372 to be precise, and a large concentration of birds, hummingbirds and butterflies. Inkaterra Machu Picchu is also a huge supporter of sustainable tourism, helping to preserve thousands of acres of prime Amazonian rainforest.
85 guest rooms built in the typical ‘Andean village’ style. Several rooms and suites have balconies, terraces and fireplaces.
Are welcomed. Babysitting is available.
When to travel
April to November is the best time to visit Machu Picchu. The rainy season is typically from December to March, with the heaviest rains arriving in January and February.
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Location and directions
Aguas Calientes, Peru
Located at Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly Aguas Calientes village) at 2,450 meters (8,038 ft.) above sea level the hotel occupies a private five-hectare (12.3-acre) mountainside reserve. Inkaterra Machu Picchu is a 20min drive to the Machu Picchu.
How to get there
16 hour international flight to Lima, followed by a 1 hour 15 minute domestic flight to Cuzco. From Cuzco its a 4 hour train journey to Inkaterra Machu Picchu, which is close to the train station.