The Experience

Tambo del Inka

Nestled in the Sacred Valley, just 50 minutes from the city of Cusco, Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa is the best hotel in Peru from which travelers can reach Machu Picchu, the mystical Inca citadel.  This spectacular resort & spa invites you to relax and indulge the senses, offering unparalleled service and limitless opportunities of discovery for groups, weddings, meetings and incentive travel around Peru.

Lending its contemporary style to the greatness and wealth of Andean culture, we feature 128 elegantly designed rooms and suites with mesmerizing views of the Andes and the Vilcanota river.  Guestrooms feature heating and air-conditioning, internet access, cable TV, safe deposit box, mini bar, 24-hour room service, and more.

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Features and activitis at Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Peruvian cuisine, recognized as one of the best in the world, may be appreciated in the spectacular Hawa restaurant, designed with a perfect balance of indigenous elements such as woods and textiles. It offers a unique opportunity to explore new flavours.  After a day full of activities, enjoy the inspirational view of the Sacred Valley sunset while tasting a traditional drink in the Kiri Bar, named after the exotic woods used in the furniture.

The Spa at Valle Sagrado – Unwind and relax in our luxurious spa where you can choose from a stunning array of pampering massages and exclusive therapeutic treatments featuring ancestral Incan ingredients, all surrounded by sweeping views of the Andes.  Experienced professionals will take you on an unforgettable journey that includes elements used even by the Incas, like coca leaves, gold and fresh fruits, which combined with a luxurious massage and an invigorating exfoliation, promise an experience your five senses will not soon forget.

Treadmills, benches, free weights and weight machines are all available for personal use in our fitness center, while individual television sets keep guests entertained throughout each workout session. Private fitness lessons are offered upon request.  The gym is open from 6 am to 10 pm, daily.  Swimming Pool – Begin your swim in the warmth of the indoor area while enjoying a cool drink at the pool’s wood deck. Next, swim out into the pure air of the Sacred Valley where views of the Vilcanota River will enhance your experience.

Meetings and Events: The conference/ballroom, with capacity for more than 350 people, is the perfect setting for sparking new ideas or having a spectacular wedding reception surrounded by the Andean nature.

To ensure a full experience during your vacations in Peru, different adventure, historical and cultural tours may be arranged by the hotel concierge: from a visit to Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, to kayaking on the impressive Lake Piuray, biking along mountain roads, trekking the marvel of sublime mountains, or observing exotic Peruvian wild birds.

Departures to Machu Picchu: 

PeruRail includes the Urubamba Station for two of its three tourist trains: Autovagon 601 and Vistadome 304*. For those who are staying in the Sacred Valley and have planned a trip to Machu Picchu, this will make it easier to reach that archeological site.  

Tambo del Inka is the only hotel with an onsite train station but tourists staying at other hotels in the area may enter through the hotel’s second door (located Northwest from the main door). PeruRail has also a ticket office on site, which is opened from 6 A.M. to 10 A.M. and from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. Station facilities include a platform, and access stairs/ramp.  

The official schedule for the Urubamba Station is:

Autovagon – #601: departs Tambo del Inka at 7 A.M., arrives Ollantaytambo at 8:15 A.M. and Aguas Calientes at 10:06 A.M.

Vistadome – #304: departs Aguas Calientes at 3:20 P.M., arrives Ollantaytambo at 5:28 P.M. and Tambo del Inka at 6:45 P.M.

*Passengers who have bought tickets to board the Autovagon 601 or Vistadome 304 at Ollantaytambo but wish to board at Tambo del Inka, or vice versa, may do so after showing their ticket.

An indelible stay at Tambo del Inka features lavish accommodations with views of stunning Andean peaks and the Vilcanota River. Modern amenities including LCD televisions and Wi-Fi access are found in each of the 128 gracefully designed guestrooms and suites. Stay active in the premier fitness center, be sure to visit the beautiful emerald lagoon and take time for a stroll in the riverside gardens, especially when they are in bloom. Enjoy refined dining and cuisine infused with indigenous flavors at Hawa Restaurant. The therapeutic spa features treatments with ancestral Incan ingredients.
In the Know
Set aside time to visit Machu Picchu and the Moray terraces — this is the only hotel in Cusco with a private train station for departures to Machu Picchu.Distance from Cuzco Airport (CUZ): 41 mi/65 km Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Spa Services credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Two cups of tea from the herbarium per person, per day
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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