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Explora Valle Sagrado

Sacred Valley, Peru

At a Glance

  • Beautiful views of the surrounding corn plantations and to the mountains beyond

  • All-inclusive stay allowing guests to make the most of the fantastic excursions; enjoy trekking in the mountains and visiting colorful local markets

  • Fantastic Inca sites such as Ollantaytambo are within easy reach of the hotel

  • Expert Explora guides lead all the explorations, ensuring you are in good hands

  • Delicious three course meals served for lunches and dinners, and gourmet picnics when out on excursions
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Best time to Visit

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The Sacred Valley's location and altitude result in two seasons, rainy and dry. The rainy season typically lasts from November to March, with the heaviest rains arriving in January and February. The best time to visit Cuzco and the Sacred Valley is during April to October.

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Insider's View

The cocktail list here is really fantastic, there is something for everyone

The Chinchero tour is a great option for textiles lovers, it includes a stop at a local community for a weaving and spinning demonstration, and you can pick up some one-off hand woven scarves, blankets, hats.

Give yourself time to acclimatise so you can really make the most of the amazing activities on offer

Wake up to the stunning peaks of the Andes! Explora has views unmatched from each and every room.

Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your vacation to Explora Valle Sagrado or take a look at our itineraries to Cuzco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Description

Located in one of the Sacred valley's most remote ancient corn plantations at the foot of the Peruvian Andes, Explora Valle Sagrado offers a unique all-inclusive experience combining luxury and adventure in the heart of this spectacular region.

Surrounded by corn plantations and dramatic snow-capped mountains, Explora Valle Sagrado has been completed with traditional hacienda décor and despite its modern appearance blends in beautifully with its surroundings. Each of the 50 large guest rooms and luxurious suites are furnished with neutral colors in cool Scandinavian style and boast panoramic views of the cornfields and mountainous landscape beyond. There is no WiFi, television or mini bars in rooms to encourage guests to withdraw from everyday life and maximize the opportunity to relax in peace after a long day of exploration.

All of the 30 outdoor adventures on offer have been carefully designed to make the most of the extraordinary surroundings. All are included with your stay and are guided in small groups (private excursions can be arranged). Activities range from half to full day treks in the surrounding mountains and villages where you can enjoy biking through the countryside and visits by vehicle to markets and Inca ruins, including Machu Picchu. The excursions focus on archaeology, history and local culture and ensure an intimate experience, off the beaten track in one of Peru's most stunning regions.

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Accommodation

There are 44 rooms and 6 suites at Explora Valle Sagrado, each designed with comfort in mind boasting layers of cosy bedding and plush furnishings. All are spacious and boast spectacular views to the surrounding cornfields and mountains. The standard rooms measure 430 sq. ft and the suites measure 570 sq. ft. There are no televisions, mini bars or WiFi available in the rooms to allow guests to disconnect from the world at home and truly immerse themselves in the beautiful natural surroundings and adventures to be had in the Sacred Valley.

Facilities

The Spa, Casa Pumucahua is set within a traditional colonial house that can be found in the property's cornfields, around a 100m / 330ft walk from the main building. As well as the spa where guests can indulge in spoiling treatments, saunas and heated pools complete the air of relaxation in this beautifully restored building and boast incredible views of the surrounding mountains.

Food is all served in the restaurant and is included in your stay. A buffet breakfast is available daily, as well as snacks and picnic lunches to take out on your excursions, and a la carte lunches and dinners at the hotel. An on-site shop stocks local crafts and books and any equipment you may need for the explorations.

Activities

A menu of 30 exciting explorations can be enjoyed as part of your stay at Explora Valle Sagrado. Choose from hiking and mountain biking in the surrounding valleys, yoga and visits to local markets and Inca sites, familiarising yourself with the local culture and fascinating history. Yoga packages can also be arranged for those who prefer to focus on wellness.

Reviews

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Nikki Trailor (Staff)

It's definitely worth spending more than a couple of nights at Explora Valle Sagrado to make the most of the fabulous activities which are included in your stay. Many of the excursions require some prior acclimatisation so four or more nights here gives you time to build yourself up to some of the more challenging hikes or bike rides which I would highly recommend. Excursions have all been designed so you encounter as few tourists as possible giving it an exclusive feel.

The property itself is a great place to unwind in the evenings with warming fireplaces in the lounge and the spectacular mountain views which can be enjoyed from the outdoor Jacuzzis, your room and the restaurant. Make the most of your all-inclusive package and sample the delicious pisco cocktails from the bar, and if you're feeling brave a pure pisco tasting can be arranged. This is a wonderful way to experience the Sacred Valley for those with time to spare or an adventurous spirit.

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Cheska Lowe (Staff)

Coming from a line of fantastic sister properties, Explora Sacred Valley doesn't disappoint! The lodge is built almost entirely from wood, and entering the lobby is like stepping aboard a great ship! The cosy communal lounge and common areas make great spots to chat with your fellow adventurers about the days adventures, or plan the following day's excursion. The bartenders here really create some of the best cocktails I had in Peru and the food is mouth-wateringly good. Their schedule of all inclusive activities will really keep you busy during your stay and cater to a wide range of abilities so there is plenty for everyone to do. I highly recommend the Salineras and Chinchero tour - the scenery was beautiful!

Offers

Complimentary Nights at Explora Properties

Enjoy up to two complimentary nights when you stay at Explora properties before 21st December 2019.
Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability. Please speak to one of our specialists for more information.
Book from 14 November 2019 to 21 December 2019
Travel from 14 November 2019 to 21 December 2019
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Experiences

  • Andean Textiles Tour

    Peru's brightly colored textiles are iconic and can be seen throughout the country, each region boasting its own distinctive style. Pay a visit to the Sulca family Textile Gallery and admire the skills of this generations old art form.

  • Inca Rail Machu Picchu - 360°

    Boasting expansive panoramic windows and an outdoor observation carriage, the 360° carriage on Inca Rail is all about the views, and the perfect way to enjoy the spectacular scenery as you journey by train to Machu Picchu through Peru's Urubamba Valley.

  • Inca Rail Machu Picchu - The First Class Train

    Travel to Machu Picchu in total comfort on the Inca Rail First-Class service, enjoying views from the large picture windows and outdoor balcony as you pass through stunning landscapes in the Urubamba Valley.

  • Inca Rail Machu Picchu - The Private Train

    The Private Inca Rail journey to Machu Picchu allows guests to travel in comfort, relaxing in the plush lounge chairs and soaking in the valley views along the way to this iconic ancient citadel. A private carriage is reserved exclusively for your party.

  • Private Tour of Machu Picchu with lunch

    On arrival at Aguas Calientes train station you will be met by your guide and assisted with boarding the 30 minute bus journey to the ruins. You will be able to take lunch before meeting your guide again to start your tour.

Vacation Ideas

  • Peru & Chile for Teenagers

    Lima, Sacred Valley, Cuzco, Santiago & Atacama Desert

    from $9300 pp 13 nights

    • An exciting and adventurous two-week itinerary through Peru & Chile
    • Stay at the amazing Explora properties in the Sacred Valley and the Atacama desert, with all activities included
    • Hike, mountain bike and horse ride through incredible red rock scenery in the Atacama Desert

Location & directions

Sacred Valley, Peru

Esxplora Valle Segrado is located in Peru's Sacred Valley, just north of Cuzco, the ancient Inca Capital. From here, Machu Picchu is within easy reach, along with numerous other historical sites and fantastic scenery for explorations.

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Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your vacation to Explora Valle Sagrado or take a look at our itineraries to Cuzco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

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