We are sure that if you are planning a trip to Peru, you will definitely visit the Machu Picchu citadel. This wonderful Natural and Archaeological Sanctuary is located approximately at 80 kilometers from Cusco City. There are only two ways to get here: walking, using the trekking routes to Machu Picchu or using the many train services to Machu Picchu. Whichever route you decide to take it is always advisable to spend a night close to the sanctuary as the visit can be a bit demanding, so it is advisable to rest well the night before.
The nearest village to Machu Picchu and where all trains arrive is called Aguas Calientes, here you can find the basic services to access the Sanctuary. There is only one hotel located at the entrance to the mysterious Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge offers their guests exceptionally easy access to the Machu Picchu world wonder from early morning to late afternoon, when most of the day visitors have left.
However, there is an exclusive option to make this luxury trip in Peru have the best view from your hotel to this wonderful sanctuary.
The small building is tastefully decorated with earthy textiles and stonework, it has 32 eco-friendly rooms and suites finely decorated with traditional iconography, elegant wood and pelt furniture, marble bathrooms and beautiful views across the jungle that surround this epic citadel. After a memorable day on the tour to Machu Picchu, guests can enjoy fine Peruvian cuisine, such as stuffed alpaca, creamed sweet potatoes and fish ceviche at the Tampu Restaurant, as well as great fresh food and salads at the Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant and pisco sour tasting sessions at the bar.
Guests also have the opportunity to relax in the lodge garden, which features an impressive array of orchids and birds, or indulge in a range of massages and aromatherapy treatments based on ancient Inca techniques. With its delicious food, outstanding service and simply one-of-a-kind location, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is the best place from which to enjoy the wonders and mysteries of Machu Picchu.
To relieve the tiredness of you tour Machu Picchu you can take a moment to relax with an enriching massage or a yoga session in front of the mountains, you will understand why this the place was chosen by the Incas to build this city. You will also find entertainment and leisure environments such as the spa or the bar with traditional live music.
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