Location: Aguas Calientes| Rating: 5 star | Rooms: 85 | Pool: yes
The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo hotel is located in Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu in Peru. The hotel consists of 85 luxurious rooms and suites, all furnished in the traditional colonial style with gardens and pools. It is all surrounded by five hectares of woodland, home of various plant and animal species. This is a very special lodge set amongst unique, breathtaking scenery. After a log day exploring the ruins at Machu Picchu you can relax and unwind in the beautiful spa, reminiscing on a one in a life time experience. The high-end restaurant focuses on traditional and local recipes and on one of the hotel’s guided walks, you can discover the history of the Incas that surrounds the entire town..
Inkaterra has been pioneering ecotourism in Peru since 1975, and is currently renowned as a world leader in sustainable development. With a holistic approach, it generates added value in rural areas by encouraging scientific research, whilst contributing to biodiversity conservation, education, and the economic growth of local communities.
It is Peru’s first tourism enterprise to be declared Carbon Neutral. Through the NGO Inkaterra Asociación (ITA), Inkaterra performs ecological research within its properties in Tambopata, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Urubamba, and Cabo Blanco.
In 2012, Inkaterra became the world’s first hotel enterprise to be recognized with the International Certificate in Sustainable Tourism by the CU Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Standard.