The best accommodations in Cusco and Sacred Valley
Traveling is an adventure that allows you to connect with other people and their cultures. Get to know new points of view through landscapes, traditions, stories, gastronomy, and more. Traveling is a time that invites you to be a nomad and get out of your comfort zone to explore a new home for a few days. This space is as important as the entire travel itinerary, that is why for lovers of a luxury hotel experience we present our top 5 of the best accommodations in Cusco. These are the award-winning accommodations that will mark a before and after throughout your stay in the ancient capital of the Incas.
We recommend that you start your trip in the sacred valley to avoid altitude sickness and that you can enjoy the peace of the mountains. Remember that there is a great variety and offer of accommodation for all types of travelers. Here are our recommendations.
It offers a glorious beginning that invites you to visit Machu Picchu and attractive ruins loaded with ancient stories. Each step will be a footprint where the Incas once walked, you will feel part of their culture and worldview just by breathing the same air. The climate is sublime, there are beautiful landscapes, picturesque villages, colorful handicrafts, and the kindness of its people; reflects the authenticity of Cusco. To live the complete experience in this Inca paradise we recommend the following luxury accommodations.
Sol y Luna
Fundo Huincho Lote A5, 08661
Sol y Luna has a wonderful energy, receives its guests in comfortable ‘ little house’ hechas de piedra de la zona. Alrededor te acompañarán hermosos jardines rebosantes de flora nativa del Valle Sagrado. Todas las habitaciones tienen vista a las montañas de los Andes y los frondosos andenes agrícolas, donde los Inca creían que residían sus dioses. La experiencia gastronómica parte de los ingredientes que cultivan en sus jardines, honrando los sabores andinos en los platos de su chef. Encuéntrate con el sol y la luna, encuéntrate con nuestros dioses y disfruta de una experiencia mística de lujo.
Sacred Valley of the Incas, Km 63 of the Cusco-Urubamba-Pisac-Calca Highway, 08670
This exquisite hacienda is a contemporary hotel, immersed in the countryside in a beautiful area that extends for approximately 100 hectares surrounded by imposing green mountains. All rooms at Casa Hacienda and independent luxury casitas have stunning views of the valley, immersing guests in all the magic of the Andes. The architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural history. These beautiful gardens have an organic plantation where you can choose your local carbon-free produce. An experience connected to nature and local ingredients from the roots to the well-served dish.
Via Eco Valle, 08120
Located in the peaceful area of the Sacred Valley and surrounded by tranquil gardens, Andenia can be an escape from it all. You will be between Cusco and Machu Picchu, it is the perfect base to plan all your excursions and adventures such as visiting the Salt Mines of Maras, the Inca ruins in Ollantaytambo, Pisac and Moray. Andenia allows you an experience where you can be luxuriously relaxed through the attention and details.
The city of Cusco
Belmond Nazarenas Palace
Nazarenas 223, Cusco 08002
History meets modern luxury at this dream hideaway in Cusco. Discover the historical secrets of the hotel with a tour of the entire palace and chapel. Surrender to an experience of subtle Peruvian elegance and details, each boutique suite is a spacious sanctuary. Discover the fabulous spa, the first outdoor pool in the city and the bold cuisine of the best Peruvian chefs.
San Blas Boutique Hotel
Carmen Bajo 243, Cusco 08003
This accommodation is more than a Boutique hotel. If you are one of those who like design and decoration, this will be your happy place. The location is perfect just 10 minutes from the square, close enough to enjoy many experiences without much effort. And when it comes to hospitality, this hotel took the most charismatic men and women of Cusco to serve you from the heart. Enjoy this house awarded with international awards, we take care of choosing the best room for you.
Manco Capac Palace
Quinta Qolqampata, San Cristóbal S/N, Cusco 08002
This was the home of Manco Capac, a very important figure in our history and that of the Inca city. This old republican house from the seventeenth century has managed to preserve the most traditional of its architecture for those who are passionate about design. For those looking for something intimate and small, with mountain landscapes and a cozy stay. Open the windows in your room and you can watch the beautiful alpacas pass by as if you were in a magical Andean tale. The decoration and the art make it a very instagrammable place where you can take pictures of yourself. The attention is remarkable, any review you will find about this hotel coincides with the spectacular service. Let yourself be enchanted while you look at the entire city from a leading hotel in the history and heritage of Cusco.
Two options to spend an original and unusual stay, very extraordinary and with unique experiences
Pista 224 km. Urubamba-Ollantaytambo, Cusco
If you are intrepid and want to experience the valley from the clouds then this is your accommodation. You will sleep inside a completely transparent hanging shelter where you can appreciate the impressive view of the magical valley and its nights adorned by the Milky Way. When it comes to eating, you will do it from a transparent capsule located 400 meters above the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Skylodge Adventure Suites opens its doors to all people who love adventure and good food; offering a Peruvian gastronomic experience and pure adrenaline. You can live the experience of doing zip lines and climbing to the sky is the limit. We invite you to count the stars in this original way of living a hotel adventure.
Viacha, Huilloc, Misminay
Do you want to camp in the middle of nature, without giving up comfort? Our answer is Qhispikay, which means “freedom” in Quechua, it is the name of this sustainable glamping project located in the gardens of three families from high Andean communities in Cusco. These families will be your hosts and will accompany you to immerse yourself in a reality of Peru that is not accessible through traditional tourist channels. Enjoy this glamorous accommodation amidst nature, beautiful scenery, and truly local people.
After reading this blog we are sure that you are just a few steps away from booking your next trip and staying in the best accommodations in Cusco. Book a call with us to have a great time together here.
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