Inkaterra Machu Picchu

Cusco, Sacred Valley, & Machu Picchu

Located in a high Andean village amid an enchanting cloud forest, Inkaterra Machu Picchu is a great base for exploring the ancient citadel. With an emphasis on sustainable tourism, this elegant, colonial-style hotel is one of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World.

The 81 luxurious casitas house a combination of rooms, suites and villas, all elegantly appointed with tiled floors, period wooden furniture, crisp white linens and bright Andean blankets. The spacious villas have private plunge pools and 24-hour butler service.

Dine on Peruvian fusion cuisine and New World wines in the elegant restaurant, or opt for Peruvian classics in the casual Café Inkaterra.

The magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu are within easy reach and a highlight of the stay. But leave time to explore the wildlife and nature of the cloud forest on birdwatching trips and orchid walks, and visit the spectacled bear project. Rejuvenate with an Andean hot stone treatment in UNU Spa.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Information

Location & Getting There

Nestled in a 12-acre, private mountainside reserve in the heart of Andean cloud forest, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel is a 1-hour drive from Cusco Airport.


The hotel's 85 charming cottages are laid out in a sprawling, Andean-style village amongst lush gardens. The Machu Picchu suites boast soothing views of the private garden from the terrace, with sitting and dining areas that have an open wood-burning fireplace. Attractive Casitas offer one king or two double beds plus an inviting dining area. Each luxurious Villa Inkaterra benefits from a terrace overlooking lush gardens, open-air showers, a plunge pool, sitting and dining areas as well as the added luxury of round-the-clock butler service. They are spacious 2-bedrooms, ideal for families or big groups travelling together.


A variety of excursions is available to suit guests of differing interests and fitness levels. Go on nature walks, visit sacred sites, hike Inca Trail, discover a working tea plantation or head to the Machu Picchu Citadel. The hotel is also home to the world’s largest private collection of indigenous orchids, and visiting the hotel’s Spectacled Bear Project is a must. Back indoors, rejuvenate with an Andean sauna in a candle-lit eucalyptus hut, followed by a massage at Unu spa or dip in the plunge pool. Inkaterra Machu Picchu offers evening nature shows and guests are able to experience ancient rituals performed by local shaman.


Children’s menus and child-friendly excursions are available.

Why we recommend Inkaterra Machu Picchu

“Inkaterra Machu Picchu stands apart from Aguas Calientes on its own 12-acre wooded reserve beside the Urubamba river. The casitas ooze a rustic chic feel with tiled floors, wooden furniture, and bright Andean blankets. It’s a fabulous spot from which to explore the wildlife and nature of the cloud forest. For those with children there’s a nanny service if requested in advance.”

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