Luxury Hotel in Machu Picchu

by Jose Barrenechea

Situated deep in the cloud forest, next to the train station, the Inkaterra Machu Picchu enjoys one of the most exclusive locations in Peru; right next to one of the most iconic landmark of South America, the Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incan Empire, this Machu Picchu luxury hotel is an astounding and unique place to stay in Peru.

The Machu Picchu Hotel is constructed exclusively from local materials and rudiments. Based on conservation and preservation of the natural habitat as well as ensuring the preservation of the Incan culture, the Machu Picchu Hotel is built so as to integrate fully to the natural environment. The single or two- storey cottages of Inkaterra Machu Picchu Luxury Hotel features eighty five guestrooms constructed to create a lovely Andean village ambience.

The Machu Picchu hotel brings, features stone pathways, large patios and one- or two-story whitewashed cottages. Every room boasts local artifacts and colorful elements that reflect the traditional culture of the Incan Era, as well as pre colonial crafts that remind the diversity and richness of the multi-cultures. Guests have the chance to take enjoyable strolls amidst lush gardens and dazzling waterfalls, through a forest that was restored and well preserved. The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel is the only hotel in the world that features a large collection of orchids ” 372 different species in their natural habitat. Moreover, the guests have the chance to see some of the protected and endangered species of South America, such as the endemic birds and butterflies.

The villas of the Inkaterra Machu Picchu hotel are built with the traditional Colonial Style, blending Andean elements so as to create a unique environment. The Machu Picchu Hotel is more than a luxury hotel, it is a natural cloud forest destination that boasts a great number of attractions. The Villas are situated in a secluded area, overlooking orchid trails and the Vilcanota River.

The whitewashed bungalows is nestled amidst of the cloud forests of the Andes, with a variety of facilities at the guests disposal at all times. The UNU (water in Quechua) Spa offers body and mind treatments following the healing approach of the mountains and natives, using exclusively natural and local products derived from herbal extracts.

The Machu Picchu Hotel boasts one of the most unique restaurants in Peru; a glass walled dining outlet that overlooks the Vilcanota River and the mountain chain of the Andes. A palm thatched roof and Andean architecture that creates a romantic spot in Machu Picchu, catering novo Andino flavors. The quinotto is an absolute must taste.

There is no better way to prepare yourself for a visit to the lost Incan city, but a natural and secluded paradise, such as the Machu Picchu Hotel. Once in the hotel, you can feel the mystic and magic power of the mountains and valleys and the spiritual energy of the ancient culture. Luxury meets tradition, culture blends with mysticism and the enigmas of a lost civilization.

Inkaterra Association, is Inkaterras NGO, a non profit organization that is created to promote the conservation of Perus natural environment and its cultural and archeological resources. It develops scientific, technological, social and cultural research designed to manage and protect the biodiversity of Perus Andes and Amazon Rain Forest.