The Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru near the Inca city of Cusco is one of the most naturally beautiful places that you will ever visit on your world travels. The valley was a favorite spot of the Inca who used the valley to live and to grow the food for the Inca Empire. Today you are able to visit some of the ruins left behind by the Inca at Pisaq and at Ollantaytambo and to see the genius of the Inca builders. While visiting the area you will need to stay at one of the many Sacred Valley Hotels.
Depending on your budget, there is hotel for you in the Sacred Valley. There are luxury hotels and budget friendly in the Sacred Valley so let us go through some of the better properties that you should look at while you research your stay in the Valley.
The first five star hotel, which is recommended, is the Tambo del Inca Resort and Spa in Urubamba. Situated between Vilcanota River and the mountains of Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, is a 5-start hotel, it is the only hotel in Urubamba with a private train station to Machu Picchu. Facilities include a pool and spa where guests can enjoy a day of sun and relax. The services offered by this luxury hotel are as follows; The “Hawa” Restaurant serves delicious new Andean cuisine made with organic ingredients, the “Kiri” Bar and Terrace serving snacks and cocktails, guests can use the modern gym and then relax in the cozy lounge.
The next hotel Rio Sagrado Belmond Hotel. Set on the banks of the Urubamba River, this beautiful hotel is built in natural materials. The nineteen rooms and suites, plus two villas with several rooms are configured as a traditional Andean town and purpose of its forms and materials is to be integrated into the landscape. All the usual amenities are present, except one: no TV. With a beautiful view of the sacred river, through large windows, the suites have private terraces with gardens and villas can accommodate up to six people.
Next lap up luxury at this five-star hotel, located in the heart of the Sacred Valley.The Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel, was built on a seventeenth century colonial hacienda by the Vilcanota River, just one hour away from the city of Cusco and 30 minutes from Ollantaytambo train station; on the route to Machu Picchu. The hotel offers rooms decorated in colonial style as well as other modern minimalist decor.
If the budget will not stretch to five star than try some of the wonderful four-star properties on offer that will offer comfort and beauty on your stay in the Sacred Valley.
Casa Adina Private Collection Valle Sagrado hotel is an excellent choice for those seeking a holiday in the mountains of Yanahuara, located between the towns of Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. This hotel in the sacred valley is surrounded by vegetation and offers impressive views to the mountains, a short distance away from Cusco city.
On more than eight landscaped acres the Casa Andina organizes a wide range of activities for both families and adventures including trekking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, yoga and cooking class.
Also available is the he Hotel Sonesta Posada del Inca is a beautiful place to rest. Located in the picturesque Sacred Valley between Ollantaytambo and Pisac. The Sonesta Hotel is a complete village with its own church inside, quiet town of Yucay. Visitors enter the hotel through what was once the Monastery of Santa Catalina de Sena, which dates from 17th century where every room has a plaque commemorating the nun who lived there. In the patio, there are several water fountains decorated with colorful flowers, guests receive a cup of hot chocolate welcome against the altitude sickness.
If you are looking for three star accommodation than the Valley, there is also plenty to choose from. The Hotel San Agustin Urubamba was an old colonial hacienda today remodeled into a magnificent hotel; the hotel also features an outdoor pool and an exclusive spa, allowing you to enjoy a relaxing and quiet atmosphere.
Why not try the Hotel San Agustin Recoleta was one of the first Catholic monasteries in Cusco built in the seventeenth century by the Franciscan fathers. This Hotel spa and conference occupies a historic building, comprises 32 rooms, the charming boutique hotel, located in the Sacred Valley embodies the purest mix of colonial art. The hotel was renovated in 2007 and retains all the original esthetic. The hotel is nearby the most important ruins of the Sacred Valley such as Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Maras Moray and Machu Picchu.
Not only are there many great Sacred Valley hotels for you to stay but also there are some wonderful hotel in Cusco Peru. You will need to stay in Cusco for a few days and explore the fascinating Inca city.
No visit to Peru is complete without a visit to Machu Picchu. The fabulous Machu Picchu Sanctuary hotel is at the gates of Machu Picchu. In addition, there are some other great hotels near Machu Picchu. Therefore, in the Cusco region there is no shortage of hotels to stay.