Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is a contemporary hacienda-style hotel in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in-between Cusco and Machu Picchu. Immersed in the countryside in a gorgeous area, Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba spans approximately 100 acres surrounded by imposing green mountains.
All rooms in the Casa Hacienda and stand-alone luxury casitas feature breathtaking views of the valley, immersing guests in open space, serenity and relaxing solitude.
Architecture and interiors are inspired on the area’s cultural history, with colonial furniture, authentic Inca masks and handcrafted woodwork that add to the hacienda’s local charm.
An Earth to Table concept is operated with a 10-acre organic plantation where guests are welcome to pick their own produce. Carbon-free crops such as quinoa, Urubamba giant corn, medicinal herbs and a variety of potatoes are farmed with traditional hand tools and oxen, as done centuries ago.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is home of some of the finest Inca sites, offering a great start for your visit to Cusco. The Valley’s good weather and beautiful scenery, picturesque villages, folk arts and crafts and friendly local people, reflect the authenticity of Peru that travellers come searching for.
The valley is also a paradise for ecofriendly adventure sports such as trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking and rafting. Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is located in the Town Center of Huayoccari, Huayllabamba district, province of Urubamba. It is located at km 63 of the Cusco-Urubamba-Pisac-Calca Highway.
URUBAMBA’S USER’S GUIDE
Located in-between the city of Cusco and the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the region’s main attractions. It is known for its archaeological sites (including the circular ruins of Moray and the Maras salt ponds) and its colonial towns, spread across green mountains and creeks.
With one of the most pleasant climates in the Andes, the Sacred Valley is where the Incas established their farmlands to produce a great variety of corn, potatoes and local goods.
Inkaterra presents this guide with useful information for your stay at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, which will allow you to live a remarkable experience in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
The warmth of a chimney, the twin/king beds with baby alpaca blanket, handmade wool coverlets, 100% Pima cotton sheets, down duvet and hypoallergenic pillows, guarantee the traveller’s pleasant rest after excursions within the property and its surroundings.
At Urubamba Owners Quarters can enjoy a large living room to dine privately, fulllength mirror and a colonial style wardrobe. Spacious bathroom equipped with heated towel rail, Pima cotton towels, hairdryer, bio-degradable toiletries with natural essences bathrobes and slippers.
The contemporary hacienda style and the essence of Andean culture inspire the design of this large and warm room, with a chimney, terrace and panoramic view to fully appreciate the Mountains and the fields surrounding the property.
The Urubamba Suite includes twin/king beds, sofa bed, 100% Pima cotton sheets, baby alpaca blanket, handmade wool coverlets, down duvet and hypoallergenic pillows, full-length mirror and closet. It has a spacious living room and dining area to dine privately.
Spacious bathroom equipped with heated towel rail, pima cotton towels, hairdryer, bio-degradable toiletries with natural essences, bathrobes and slippers.
Spacious independent Casitas with a chimney and terrace with panoramic view. Includes 2 twin/king beds, 100% pima cotton sheets, down duvet, hypoallergenic pillows and handmade wool coverlets, a colonial style wardrobe, full-length mirror plus an inviting dining area for two.
Spacious bathroom with heated towel rail, Pima cotton towels, hairdryer, full length mirror, bio-degradable toiletries with natural essences, bathrobes and slippers.
Our chefs created a menu emphasizing local ingredients harvested from the property’s organic farm: red and black quinoa, Urubamba corn, purple corn and a great variety of potatoes. The restaurant and adjacent terraces offer a gorgeous view of the Sacred Valley and the imposing mountains that surround it.
Enjoy exquisite selection of macerated piscos and delight a wide range of wines. The Bar at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba features an intimate setting overlooking the Sacred Valley.
Mayu Spa, located at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, means ‘River’ in the Andean language of Quechua, is a tranquil haven immersed in the Sacred Valley’s natural surrounds with a rustic chic design inspired by traditional Andean architecture.
All therapies use 100% natural products. The new wellness center has a hot plunge pool, four private therapy rooms and a dry sauna.
An outdoor garden space where travelers harvest medicinal herbs to use in their Spa treatment. Inside this garden, are recovering ancestral plants and herbs that are not currently used. It is located adjacent to the Mayu Spa.
Eucalyptus essential oil has antiseptic qualities because of its germicidal property. Upon exposure to air, ozone is formed which is a well-researched antiseptic. Therefore, eucalyptus is used for healing wounds, ulcers, burns, cuts, abrasions, and sores.
Visit the Inkaterra Ecological Farm. Learn about the harvesting of crops throughout the year, their uses and natural properties
Trail walk at sunset. Take advantage of the evening to appreciate the magic effect of the sun between day and night. Enjoy the sunset while learning about the importance of astronomy in the Andean world.
BIRDS OF URUBAMBA
Bird watching around the hotel. Use the various trails to look for birds in the valley. From hawks to hummingbirds, discover how they interact with their environment.
CHALLA HUASI TRAIL
Walk along the hillside Huasi Challa. Climb along the hill Huasi Challa (meaning “house of the viewer”) looking for the best view of Huayoccari.
Visit the Inkariy Museum. Discover 8 of the most representative Inca and pre-Inca cultures in Peru.
CHINCHERO – URQUILLOS HIKE
Walk from Chinchero towards Urquillos. Take a car ride from the hotel to Chinchero community, also known as the “Rainbow City”. Once there 8km of downhill Inca trail will take you towards Urquillos community. Enjoy the landscape and birdwatching as you head into the sacred valley.
CHINCHERO – HUCHUY QOSQO HIKE
Trekking from the village of Chinchero to Huchuy Cusco. The excursion begins from Chinchero towards Abra Pukaj’asa located at 4,200msnm. Then descend to the ruins of Huchuy Qosqo all the way to Lamay town.
Bike tour from Hacienda Urubamba to the community of Urquillos and back to the hotel. Cross the Huayoccari community and the Huycho bridge towards Urquillos while enjoying the landscapes full of crops, Haciendas and the always present Urubamba River.
Visit the Yanacocha lagoon. Hike for about 3 hours to reach the lake. Enjoy some birding, the beautiful landscapes and habitat changes along the way.