Sumaq Machu Picchu
The Sumaq Hotel is located in the village of Aguas Calientes which is at the foot of the Machu Picchu ruins and offers 60 spacious guest rooms and suites. It offers a perfect base from which to visit the awe-inspiring ruins and lost city of Machu Picchu.
At a Glance
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Set on the banks of the Vilcanota River, the hotel is designed to blend harmoniously with the surrounding landscapes. Guests can enjoy the gorgeous setting, with its lush vegetation, green valleys, waterfalls and ancient trails. The hotel's luxury interiors reflect Inca culture, traditions and Peruvian craftsmanship with Alpaca fibre blankets and fine cotton linens. The hotel is located within the Machu Picchu's historical sanctuary and the hotel provides a shuttle to Machu Picchu itself.
The hotel features a bar with views to the Inti Punko (Sun Gate) where you can enjoy traditional Peruvian drinks such as pisco sours, and there is a restaurant which draws upon traditional Peruvian and Andean cuisine, fusing them with modern culinary techniques to create unique and interesting dishes. The restaurant also benefits from panoramic views to best take in your surroundings. Guests can even take part in Peruvian cooking lessons with the resident chef, learning signature dishes such as Ceviche.
After visiting Machu Picchu guests can relax in the hotel’s natural Spa, which uses ancient Inca therapeutic techniques including saunas, thermal baths, reflexology, aromatherapy and massages.
The rooms at Sumaq Machu Picchu are designed with comfort in mind, with luxury soft furnishings. All rooms come with 100% Alpaca fiber blankets, and luxury linens.
Guests at the Sumaq Machu Picchu can enjoy a unique dining experience at Qunuq, the onsite restaurant. Take in the views from the restaurant's panoramic windows overlooking the mountains surrounding Urubamba. Enjoy elegantly crafted dishes bursting with Peruvian and Andean flavors. Native ingredients are used with new interpretation and flair to create fusion dishes.
There is also a cafe bar onsite 'Suquy' perfect for enjoying traditional Peruvian drinks from the panoramic balcony
There are a whole host of activities available at the Sumaq Machu Picchu, from Cooking classes with the resident chef, where you'll learn how to make the perfect ceviche and mix a pisco sour, to bird watching near the hotel, to taking a private tour of Macchu Picchu with a Shaman experiencing the history of the ancient Incas.
Aqlla is the luxury Spa at Sumaq where guests can have a variety of treatments including, Massage, Sauna and hydrotherapy, manicure, pedicure and reflexology among others.
Location & Directions
Sumaq Machu Picchu is situated on the edge of the the town of Aguas Caliente and a 3.5-hour train journey from Cuzco.
When to go
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.