The Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is located in the village of Aguas Calientes at the foot of the Machu Picchu, 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.
Set on the banks of the Vilcanota River, the Sumaw Machu Picchu 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 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. There is a small spa which offers a selection of relaxing treatments, perfect for unwinding after a multi-day trek or a guided tour of Machu Picchu.
When to visit
Renew your vows with a Andean Wedding Ceremony held by Sumaq's Chaman.
Sumaq Machu Picchu is situated on the edge of the the town of Aguas Caliente and a 3.5-hour train journey from Cuzco.
13-hour flight from London to Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport, followed by a 1-hour 15-minute domestic flight to Cuzco (overnight in Lima usually required). Sanctuary Lodge is a 3-hour 30-minute train journey to Aguas Calientes and a 20-minute car transfer from there.
Hike Huayna Picchu
With a second day entry to Machu Picchu you can climb to the summit of Huayna Picchu (Wayna Picchu) for the classic bird's eye view over Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas.
Km 104 trek to Machu Picchu
Plunge into an unforgettable 2 day journey to reach the iconic ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, combining the best of train travel with the KM104 hike taking in the fascinating archaeological site of Wiñaywayna to get a glimpse of the famous Machu Picchu.
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.