Rooms & Suites: 31
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge - Machu Picchu, at 8,200 feet above sea level, is the only hotel located within the very sanctuary of the Machu Picchu Inca citadel.
Relax peacefully and pleasantly in a magical place you will never forget. The ancient Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu is one of the world's most important heritage sites. A place of unforgettable sunrises and magical moonlit nights located at the top of Aguas Calientes, just in the hearth of the valley of the Incas. Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, at 8,200 feet above sea level, is the only hotel located within the very sanctuary of the Machu Picchu Inca citadel. While visiting, you will enjoy unforgettable sunrises, enchanting nights and the remains of the ancient culture of this unique place, considered part of Peru's and the world's cultural heritage. Reflecting the casual, intimate atmosphere of a home away from home, the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge has 29 well appointed rooms and 2 suites, all with one of the best views of the world: the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Mountain. The interior garden, apart from the beautiful panoramic view, has a variety of local flowers and orchids. A 3-hour train journey from Cusco will take you to the colorful town of Aguas Calientes. There you will board a bus for the 30 minutes drive up the mountain to the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge and the ruins. There are a variety of other ways to get to Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge from Cuzco. These include: By train to Aguas Calientes. Allow 3-1/2 hours; By coach (or taxi) to Ollantaytambo, then by train to Aguas Calientes. Allow 4 hours; A regular bus service operates between Aguas Calientes and the Inca ruins where Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge is located. Allow 20 minutes; Hike along the old Inca trail. Allow 4-6 days. The Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge is located right on the top of the mountain, a couple of seconds from the actual ruins themselves and thus enjoys a prime position within the sanctuary.
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Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway
Machu Picchu ruins
Cusco-Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ)
May through October