Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World, is an intimate Andean village with terraced hills, waterfalls, stone pathways and 83 whitewashed adobe casitas tucked away in the cloud forest. The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel’s beautiful setting will enhance your visit to the mystical and mysterious ruins of the city of Machu Picchu.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel Review
AdventureSmith Explorations’ Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel review includes a detailed description and photo gallery. Our adventure travel experts can help compare the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel with other Peru land adventure lodges. Choose the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel for an enchanting respite in the Andean cloud forest that’s both its own retreat and near to the Machu Picchu citadel.
Common Areas at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
The property has 12 acres of exquisite natural beauty, with lush vegetation and rich bio-diversity, where 214 bird species have been recorded, includinhg 18 types of native hummingbirds. Located in the heart of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary, the hotel features incredible gardens with over 372 species of orchid (including some of the largest and most rare), native palms, ferns, begonias, fruit trees and medicinal plants. Inside the hotel guests can enjoy the eco media center, stocked with books and magazines on nature-related subjects as well as a book exchange on offer.
Design at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
From the hotel in lovely Aguas Calientes, you are only minutes away by bus from this premier archeological adventure of the Inca Empire. Designed and maintained with a keen sense of beauty, the Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel blends the simple lines of Andean architecture, the exquisite handicraft of local artisans and tasteful furnishings. Adobe hand-made bricks, eucalyptus wood and cut stone are some of the building materials that give this Andean retreat a feeling of quaint warmth, as well as mysterious spirituality.
Dining at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Situated under a traditional Amazonian Ese’Eja palm-thatched roof and decorated with regional crafts, Café Inkaterra blends Andean cuisine and architecture with a contemporary approach, creating innovative fusion-style fare. The first-class restaurant features stunning views of Vilcanota River and shares the secrets of Peruvian cuisine with a contemporary twist. Breakfast is served buffet style and a la carte dinner is plated. Guests are refreshed by the welcome tea, included pisco sour, regular tea times and cocktail hours.
Activities at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Guests may enjoy the Unu Spa, which combines classic relaxation options with a mystical Andean approach. Natural products are derived from local botanical extracts (mint, eucalyptus and orchids), providing a pleasing spiritual, sensual and soothing experience. Guided excursions into the tea plantation on the property enhance the senses and provide opportunities for guests to create their own tea blends from scratch. Binoculars are available for rent, and special services are available for an additional fee, including wine tasting, celebration ceremonies, cooking classes and more.
Nat Geo Unique Lodges of the World
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel was designed with conservation as the focus from the very beginning. The floorplan was designed so no native hardwood trees suffered during construction, hydropower provides a renewable energy source and coffee and tea is sourced from the onsite organic gardens. Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel is one of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World because, along with being a calm and relaxing oasis, it supports scientific research and conservation efforts in discovering new species and protecting the Amazon rainforest.
Accommodations at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
The 83 acclimatized rooms, each unique, lie nestled in the spectacular Andes mountain range. Each room offers private bathrooms with pure spring water, phone with direct national and international dialing, hairdryer, heating, hot water and wood-burning fireplace. Each villa and suite includes free satellite internet access, plasma screen satellite TV with DirecTV and/or DVD player, iPod speakers, complimentary minibar, safety box and cordless telephone. An additional bed may be requested (maximum one per casita), subject to availability.
Private, VIP villas are comprised of one Inkaterra Suite (with one king bed) adjoining one Suite (with one king or two twin beds), each with a terrace and plunge pool, sitting and dining areas. Each Inkaterra Villa overlooks a lush garden and features a private entrance. VIP treatment includes round-the-clock butler service and the option of private dining.
The Inkaterra Suite features one king bed, a personal garden and covered terrace, heated plunge pool, extra-large day bed, additional seating and outdoor shower. A second room features a gracious area for working or relaxing, as well as dining for four in front of an open fireplace.
The Suites feature one king or two twin beds, an outdoor shower, heated plunge pool, additional seating and a separate day bed.
Junior Deluxe & Junior Suites
The Junior Deluxe Suite is an expanded Junior Suite. Both suites offer one king or two twin beds, a separate sitting area and dining for two. Some suites offer a terrace.
Deluxe Superior & Superior Rooms
Both Deluxe Superior and Superior rooms feature one king or two twin beds, an inviting dining area for two and a complimentary minibar. Deluxe Superior rooms add a fireplace in front of the dining area and plasma screen TV with DirecTV.