Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel located next to the mystifying Inca citadel. As the only Machu Picchu hotel, you’ll be perfectly positioned to feel the heartbeat of this ancient wonder.
Sit out on the terrace and savor Peruvian cuisine based on produce grown on the Lodge’s own plot. This delightful hideaway is the ideal place to relax after a day packed with adventure.
The magnificent gardens at the Lodge boast stunning views across Machu Picchu. They make for a picture perfect place to relax during your stay. Located behind the main building, here you can marvel at the near-countless variety of flowers and birds that populate the region.
Imagine a hideaway edged with orchids and teeming with butterflies. Nearby, picturesque ancient ruins and unspoilt cloud forest are waiting to be explored. In the distance, mist rises off the mountains.
Wondering where to stay in Machu Picchu? Our indulgent havens enjoy an unrivalled position near the entrance to the Inca citadel, exuding an atmosphere that echoes the natural beauty of the surrounds.
Embark on a captivating culinary journey at our stunning Machu Picchu restaurant. Innovative fusion dishes are vibrant with artisanal produce. Take a seat in the ambient setting, where only the occasional passing hummingbird interrupts the sense of intimacy.
Floor to ceiling windows flood Tampu with light and immerse you in verdant views while you dine. Indigenous delicacies, like creamy Oxapampa cheese, crisp palm heart and earthy Sacred Valley mushrooms, are served up with South American flair.
As you sample our selection of mouth-watering international and Peruvian plates, look out for exotic local butterflies and birds outside. Tampu Restaurant is open exclusively for guests of the hotel.
Relax and reconnect in Tampu Bar with a zesty Pisco Sour or soothing muña tea. Local stones and wood décor provide a soothing backdrop to a punchy South American blend coffee or evening tipple.
After a day of Andean adventure, pull up a chair and swap stories at the bar with fellow travelers while our barman whips you up a classic cocktail.
CELEBRATE ABOVE THE CLOUDS
Looking for ideas for honeymoons or weddings that are truly unique? With its breathtaking mountain-top views and proximity to Machu Picchu, Sanctuary Lodge is anything but ordinary. Authentic Shaman ceremonies, live Andean music and bouquets of indigenous flowers add an extra touch of Inca magic.
Inca mythology permeates the mountains around Sanctuary Lodge, making it an enchanting place for a wedding. Relax pre-ceremony by wandering our lush gardens, or prepare with a botanical in-room spa treatment.
On the day, live Andean music, traditional touches and arrangements of vivid local flora—not to mention the breathtaking views—set the scene for a picture-perfect ceremony.
A journey to Machu Picchu is nothing short of magical. Board the Hiram Bingham train at Cusco before rumbling through the Sacred Valley.
Celebrate with cocktails on the Observation Deck while mist-topped mountains and remote villages rush by. After settling into your room at Sanctuary Lodge, a table at Tampu with rainforest views is sure to enchant.
ADVENTURES BRIMMING WITH INCA MAGIC
Mesmerizing mountain views, sumptuous Peruvian cuisine, sprawling gardens: This heavenly hideaway is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
Once you’re feeling refreshed, head out on the adventure of a lifetime. Take a Machu Picchu tour, sign up for an Andean ritual experience or simply re-energize with yoga and meditation.
Be the first soul awake to see sun-dappled Huayna Picchu during this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Sip on an energising smoothie as the awe-inspiring citadel brightens into view.
Then be one of the first to visit the Inca Citadel on a guided tour. Soak-up the mystical energy of the sun’s rays at dawn, then return to the hotel for breakfast with spectacular early morning views.
COCA LEAF READING
Coca leaf reading is one of the most recognised and respected forms of divination in the Peruvian Andes. Find out what your future holds with this ancient tradition. In a compelling ceremony an authentic Andean priest will use coca leaves to determine what lies in store for you.
PAYMENT TO THE EARTH
Take part in a time-honored ceremony to give thanks to Mother Earth, the Pachamama. An Andean shaman will guide you through this enchanting experience and help you make an offering of cereals, grains, fruit and coca leaves.
Begin your day in style with this signature experience. Savor a delectable breakfast on our terrace as the sun’s first rays illuminate Huayna Picchu. Prepare to enjoy the views like never before. Available each day from 7-10am (subject to weather conditions). Reserve at least 72 hours prior.
VOW RENEWAL CEREMONY
Celebrate your love for each other in traditional Andean style. This vow renewal ceremony has been practiced in Peru for centuries. Join our shaman in prayers and offerings designed to honor and strengthen your commitment to each other. One-hour ceremony available April to October. Reserve at least two weeks prior.
BEST OF PERU (10 nights)
This itinerary celebrates the crème de la crème. From the majestic still waters of Lake Titicaca to Lima’s bustling gastronomy, immerse yourself in Peru’s enchanting spirit. Over ten nights, dive deep into Peruvian culture and enjoy exclusive tours in historic locations.
Explore both famous attractions and tiny, traditional villages. Embark on a series of scenic drives in Sacred Valley, marveling at quaint farmlands and charming towns. Ascend to majestic Machu Picchu, the ancient Inca citadel that must be seen to be believed.
On board South America’s first luxury sleeper train, discover Arequipa and Taquile Island like never before. Book the itinerary below, or contact us to help arrange the adventure of your dreams.