Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
Sacred Valley, Peru
At a Glance
Beautiful mountain setting in the heart of Urubamba Valley in Cusco
Designed to rejuvenate guests and assist them with the acclimatisation process
Perfectly located to appreciate an authentic Peru, surrounded by stunning scenery, villages and local people
Owned by the eco-friendly organisation Inkaterra, organic ingredients are harvested at the Hacienda itself
Comfortable luxury accommodation, Peruvian character with modern amenities
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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Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is a modern hotel with a colonial character, located in the heart of Peru's Sacred Valley in Huayoccari and is the perfect base from which to explore this stunning region of the Peruvian Highlands.
Part of the socially responsible and ecologically minded Peruvian organisation, Inkaterra, Hacienda Urubamba is set against a breathtaking mountain backdrop, surrounded by wild flowers and trees and is the perfect place for mental and physical rejuvenation. Popular with outdoor lovers, this is a great place for eco-friendly activities such as trekking, horseback riding, rafting and mountain biking.
With a variety of excursions on offer in the Valley and its surroundings, this is a perfect retreat for families. Discover ancient Andean traditions on the ecological Farm tour, take a trail walk at twilight while learning about the importance of astronomy in the Andean world, take an educational tour learning about the medicinal uses of plants, and sample indigenous food and drinks.
Designed in contemporary Peruvian style and inspired by local Cusco architecture, the hotel was made using locally sourced materials fitting well into its surroundings. All rooms are furnished in modern Peruvian style and are spacious and comfortable, some with private terraces or panoramic mountain views.
The dining room at the hotel serves both local and international food, using organic ingredients harvested at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba. For a healthy and nutritious meal, there is also a special "Wellness" menu for those keen for a more restorative culinary experience. The bar and wine cave provide a variety of beverages to complement your meal and there is a cocktail hour daily by the outdoor bonfire, a great way to end the day.
All the rooms at Hacienda Urubamba are furnished to a very high standard, include luxury linen and towels and bathrobes. Free WiFi is available throughout all rooms, and some have private terraces or panoramic mountain views.
There is no specific childcare at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba however children are welcome and a child's explorer kit can be requested.
Picnics and packed lunch can be arranged, and an A la carte menu is offered for dinner in the restaurant and on the terrace. There is also a lounge bar in the hotel with a large selection of macerated piscos, wine cellar, and cocktail hour. Guests can also indulge in wine tasting, coca leaf reading, kite flying, payment to the earth ceremony and eat at the chef's table. Guests can also request therapies in their rooms.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is home to some of the best Inca sites, and is a great place to start your visit to Cusco. The Valley generally has year-round good weather and stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, folk arts and crafts and friendly indigenous people, offering a real authentic Peruvian experience for travellers. The valley is also a hotspot for eco friendly adventure sports such as trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking and rafting.
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One of the best options in the Sacred Valley, Hacienda Urubamba captures the spirit of this region with expansive views of the hillside, incredible sunsets and sunrises and charming accommodation that matches the aesthetics of the area. Enjoy the on-site activities ranging from elevated spa options where guests can pick their own aromatherapy oil using fresh ingredients from the on-site garden or embarking on the nightly stargazing walks. Grab some marshmallows and pick a seat by the bonfire. The on-site restaurant offers delicious meal options for breakfast and dinner. Hacienda Urubamba is the perfect option for your stay in the Sacred Valley. Owned by the eco-friendly organization Inkaterra, organic ingredients are harvested at the Hacienda itself.
Andean Textiles Tour
Peru's brightly coloured 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.
Chinchero, Maras & Moray (optional hike)
Enjoy a fascinating private guided tour to the local village of Chinchero renowned for its archaeological site and colourful market (best on Sunday), the Inca terraces of Moray and the astounding salt pans of Maras.
Full Day Highlights of the Sacred Valley with Wayra Lunch
Wonderful full day private excursion to the village of Pisac home to its colourful Indian market and Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lunch in Urubamba, followed by a visit to the impressive Inca town and fortress of Ollantaytambo.
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.
Sacred Valley Horse Riding & Pisac
Enjoy an unforgettable horse ride in the Sacred Valley (all abilities welcome) combined with a visit to the local market, Inca Ruins of Pisac and lunch. The Sol y Luna horses are Peruvian Paso horses, which are unique to Peru and truly wonderful to ride.
Stand-Up-Paddle & Cycling adventure
Enjoy the sport of stand-up paddle boarding on the emerald Lake Huaypo before mountain biking to the agricultural terraces of Moray and the glistening salt pans of Maras. An adrenaline fuelled day exploring some of the highlights of the Sacred Valley.
Urubamba White-Water Rafting
Anyone looking for a fun and adventurous day out from Cuzco or Sacred Valley should try this superb white-water rafting trip, which takes guests down a beautiful section of the Urubamba River - suitable for almost all ages and abilities.
Peru & Argentina Honeymoon
Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Mendoza & Buenos Aires
from £5900 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights
- Perfect holiday for couples with a sense of adventure and keen foodies
- Sample the finest of Malbecs in Mendoza, Argentina's wine-growing region, surrounded by mountains and vineyards
- Best visited in the spring or Autumn, making it easy to avoid the school holidays
Location & directions
Sacred Valley, Peru
Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is located in the Town Centre of Huayoccari, Huayllabamba district, in the province of Urubamba.
It can be found at km 62 of the Cusco-Urubamba-Pisac-Calca Highway.
How to get there
13-hour flight from London to Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport, then a 1-hour 15-minute internal flight to Cuzco (overnight in Lima usually required).