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At a glance

  • Close to Machu Picchu
  • Spectacular mountain and valley views
  • Authentic cultural experiences

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

5

A modern hotel set at the foot of the famous Incan ruins.

This stylish retreat overlooks the Urubamba River and has its own shuttle bus stop for trips to Machu Picchu, which is just 20 minutes away. The modern interiors feature dark wood and Inca influences such as gold masks, ceramics and colourful rugs, and the hotel can arrange plenty of local experiences to immerse you in Peruvian culture. Learn how to prepare ceviche and craft the perfect Pisco sour, enjoy a traditional Pachamanca dining experience, trek to Mandor Waterfalls, pay respects to Mother Nature during a ‘payment to the Earth’ ritual, or discover the spiritual side of Machu Picchu with a mystical tour of the ruins accompanied by a shaman.

Soak up the incredible mountain and valley views from the restaurant which serves traditional Andean cuisine with a modern interpretation and a fusion of European, Asian, Africa and Peruvian cuisine. You can enjoy an early breakfast before exploring the ruins and sample local delights during dinner with a six-course tasting menu. The beautifully-designed rooms are either front facing with views over the road and river or located at the back overlooking mountains and the railway line.

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Key information

A 5-minute walk from Aguas Calientes village, a 10-minute walk from the train station and 20-minute drive from Machu Picchu

Airport transfer time: Approx. 3½-hours from Cuzco airport
Rooms: 62

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is one of our favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the resort 20th in the Top 25 Hotels in Peru.

Accommodation information

62 rooms

Activities

• Take part in cooking demonstrations, where you could be learning to make signature Latin American favourites like ceviche and pisco sours (kids can also enjoy mini chef classes) • Make offerings to Pachamama under the guidance of a native Andean shaman, to give thanks to Mother Earth and connect with the region's ancient culture • Make the much heralded climb up to the top of legendary Machu Picchu, where you'll be rewarded with some incredible views

Dining

Restaurant, bar

What's included

Breakfast at Qunuq Restaurant

*Denotes local charge