Rio Sagrado, A Belmond Hotel is a charming, luxurious property set in lush gardens on the banks of the Rio Urubamba in the Sacred Valley, perfect for exploring the many cultural & natural attractions nearby & relaxing before or after Machu Picchu.
Enjoy one of the most beautiful settings of all the Sacred Valley hotels overlooking the Urubamba River.
Spend an afternoon or watch the sun go down on your own private terrace overlooking the beautiful river.
Unwind in the lovely spa which provides a wide range of treatments.
Snap up one of their two private villas if you are traveling with a family!
In the Sacred Valley of the Incas, among verdant fields and towering mountains, lies Rio Sagrado, A Belmond Hotel. Set on the banks of the rushing Urubamba River, this beautiful hotel is built in natural materials to resemble an authentic Andean village and is located 4 km outside Urubamba on the way to Ollantayatambo.
There are 21 rooms and suites with local artwork and textiles. All have welcome under-floor heating and spacious bathrooms with rain-head showers. There are also two small villas ideal for families, with three en-suite bedrooms, living area and kitchen. Relax and recline on the terrace, admiring swaying eucalyptus trees among blooming fuchsia flowers, all the while listening to the roaring Urubamba River.
The hotel's restaurant delivers superb Peruvian cuisine created from locally sourced ingredients including organic vegetables from the on-site garden. Choose to dine outside on the terrace taking in the stunning sights and sounds of the Urubama River, or stay indoors in the cool, chic Peruvian-style atmosphere. Located at the heart of the property at river level, the hotel's bar is the perfect place for a pre-dinner cocktail as the sun sets.
Hotel Rio Sagrado, A Belmond Hotel is the ideal place to savour fresh produce, enjoy a local Sacred Valley massage in the spa, explore the stunning surroundings and cultural attractions, and slip into the spirit of Peruvian life.
When to visit
Situated at a lower altitude than nearby Cuzco it is the perfect place to relax and acclimatise before Machu Picchu.
Nestled in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, surrounded by ancient ruins, indigenous markets and stunning scenery. Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado is 1-hour from Cuzco and 20-minutes from Ollantaytambo.
Chinchero, Maras & Moray (optional hike)
Enjoy a fascinating private guided tour to the local village of Chinchero renowned for its archaeological site and colorful market (best on Sunday), the Inca terraces of Moray and the astounding salt pans of Maras.
Cooking Lesson Palacio Nazarenas
Enjoy the best of Peruvian cuisine and learn all about delicious local ingredients by visiting a local market in Cuzco and joining a bespoke cooking class (prepare 4 delicious dishes) at the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas.
Cuzco Off-Road Mountain Biking
Peru offers some of the best mountain biking down-hills in the world. Using a mix of rarely used dirt roads, ancient Inca Trails and smooth mule tracks enjoy an action packed off-road adventure outside of Cuzco.
Cuzco Walking Tour - Half Day
Explore the magical city of Cuzco on foot with a local guide visiting the highlights from Qoricancha Temple, known as the heart of the Inca Empire, as well as local markets, where you can shop for fine silver, ceramics and famed alpaca crafts.
Full Day Highlights of the Sacred Valley with Wayra Lunch
Wonderful full day private excursion to the village of Pisac home to its colorful 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.
Horse Trek to Huchuy Qosqo
A fantastic one day horse trek climbing high into the Andes to experience huge views, local farming techniques and some rarely visited Inca ruins - a real wilderness treat for riders looking to get off the beaten track.
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.
Rafting the Source of The Amazon
Raft one of the world's top ten rafting rivers, the 3000 meter deep Granite Canyon of the Rio Apurimac. This 3-day mini-expedition is quite extraordinary, and an adventure lover's dream come true.
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.
Trek to Choquequirao
Head way-off the beaten track and be one of the few adventurers to visit the incredible site of Choquequirao, dramatically located on a promontory above the roaring Apurimac River, on a five-day challenging mule-supported hike.
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.