Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

The attractive Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel offers sustainable luxury a short bus ride from Machu Picchu, one of Peru’s most prized archaeological sites.

Steps from the rushing waters of the Vilcanota River, the handsome Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel offers sustainable luxury a short bus ride from Machu Picchu, one of Peru’s most prized archaeological sites. With a mission to protect the local environment and indigenous culture, Sumaq offers traditional Peruvian cuisine, a range of unique cultural experiences and access to cloud forests filled with beautiful waterfalls, exotic birdlife and rare flowers.

The spacious rooms at the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel are designed for peace and comfort, with premium goose feather bedding, soundproof windows and silent heating. Private ensuite bathrooms feature marble countertops and bathtubs, whilst suites have the added benefit of a Jacuzzi.

A range of interesting activities can be arranged at the Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, ranging from Andean storytelling (for younger guests) to cooking classes and a guided tour exploring the spiritual significance of Machu Picchu led by a shaman. Of course, it is also possible to see the site the classic way – on foot, and with a knowledgeable guide. Afterwards, retire to the spa for a heavenly massage.

Location

How to get to Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is located in the village of Machu Picchu Pueblo (also known as Aguas Calientes) which can be reached by train from Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley or from Cusco.

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel Highlights

  • A handsome hotel at the edge of the rushing Vilcanota River
  • With a mission to uphold local culture and promote sustainable luxury
  • Set in the village of Machu Picchu Pueblo, close to the famous ruins
  • Premium guestrooms with access to a restaurant and wellness spa
  • Unique cultural experiences including a spiritual tour of Machu Picchu

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Below are a selection of our preferred hotels, lodges and cruise vessels in Peru. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado

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Belmond Miraflores Park

Lima's Belmond Miraflores Park is a small luxury hotel just moments from the many museums and restaurants of the chic Miraflores district.

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

The splendid Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the only property located at the entrance to Machu Picchu, offering a chance to see the ruins without the crowds.

Country Club Lima Hotel

The Country Club Lima Hotel is one of the city's finest hotels, located in the prestigious residential neighbourhood of San Isidro.

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The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Peru experience.

Peru Tours Overview

Why Peru: Peru is a spectacular destination of ancient Inca ruins, stunning Spanish colonial architecture, snow-covered mountains and lush Amazon jungle teeming with incredible fauna and flora.

When to Go: Peru’s climate varies considerably by region and altitude. The best time for trekking is Jun – Sep, when days are sunny but nights are cold. The Inca trail is closed during the wettest month of February; however you can still visit Machu Picchu by train during this time. As one moves up into the mountains from the coast, night-time temperatures become colder. The eastern slope of the Andes, which includes the Amazon basin, experiences very heavy rainfall during the wet season, so the best time to visit this region would be Apr – Oct.

Combine With: A trip to Peru is easily combined with Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia or Brazil. Alternatively, you could visit  Central America.

Getting There: Lima has direct flights to and from cities all over South America.

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