Pueblo roofs of terra cotta tile, crafted by local artisans, peek from lush gardens, artfully landscaped for serenity and solitude in this charming hotel set in the heart of Aguas Clientes, the Andean village close to Machu Picchu. Set in gorgeous gardens, every one of the hotel’s small whitewashed cottages has thick alpaca blankets & handmade wool covers, crackling fireplaces, comfortable spaces and overall a really authentic and welcoming Andean ambience. Part of the excellent Peruvian Inka Terra hotel group, accommodations range from the opulent Villas Inkaterra, with private terraces and plunge pools, plus round-the-clock butler service; to more intimate lodges that provide a perfect sanctuary for simple relaxation before or after your visit to Machu Picchu. A great little restaurant serving Andean cuisine with contemporary flair overlooking the Vilcanota River, daily tea time guided nature walks, yoga, an Unu spa which offers a range of massages and treatments, an Andean eucalyptus sauna, and free satellite internet access are some of the extra services on offer at the hotel.
The perfect sanctuary for simple relaxation with one King or two Twin beds, 100% cotton sheets and hypoallergenic pillows, plus an inviting dining area for two. Decorated with local crafts and eucalyptus beams, a colonial style wardrobe, robes, Andean slippers crafted from recycled materials, plus a complete set of environmentally friendly toiletries, all provided for the comfort of our travelers.
Dining Room & Bar
The restaurant and adjacent terraces were built as a large glass house with an exceptional view of the Vilcanota River and the surrounding green mountains.
This restaurant blends Andean cuisine and architecture with a contemporary approach, creating innovative fusion-style fare. Café Inkaterra is situated under a traditional Amazonian palm-thatched roof, and is decorated with regional crafts. Café Inkaterra features an intimate setting overlooking the Vilcanota River. It is the ideal place for travellers to unwind, far from the crowds, after visiting the ancient Machu Picchu Citadel and wait for their train after check out.
Guests can enjoy the Unu Spa, which combines the classic nurturing with a mystical Andean approach. Natural products are derived from local botanical extracts (mint, eucalyptus and orchids), thus providing a pleasing spiritual, sensual and soothing experience.