Peru Archive

How to Tour Peru the Right Way

There are a lot of options for a lot of budgets when you decide to spend some time in Peru. If you’re a family or what to do something experiential and really memorable, the choices can get overwhelming. I interviewed Andre Robles of Voyagers Travel (http://www.machupicchutours.travel/), one of the top tour operators in South America, […]

Rio Sagrado Belmond Hotel in Peru’s Sacred Valley

If you remember hearing about a hotel in Peru called Rio Sagrado but that “Belmond” part is a mystery, that’s because this Sacred Valley resort just got a slight name change. The famous Orient-Express company has rebranded itself and is going with Belmond. It’s really just a new logo on the letterhead. In Peru the […]

Galapagos Movie, New Mexican Airline, and More

We’re taking a break from new postings and our jaunts to share some travel news from around Latin America. First, there’s a new Galapagos movie out now and it’s probably not what you think. It’s a documentary, but not about animals or the Humbolt Current. Instead it’s a story about intrigue, sex, and murder. See […]

The Beautifully Revamped Palacio del Inka in Cusco, Peru

If you were inside the Palacio del Inka hotel in Cusco before August of 2013, wipe all those images from your mind and follow that link to our new review. The formerly tired and dowdy looking hotel is now gloriously beautiful and has gone from also-ran to top-tier. Palacio del Inka has a storied (and […]

JW Marriott Cusco – Not Your Typical Chain Hotel

We skip a lot of international chain hotels on Luxury Latin America when deciding which ones are the “best of the best” in a given city. Too often the versions in Santiago or Mendoza look the same as the ones in Newark or Dallas, which is not the kind of place we want to highlight […]

Sumaq Luxury Hotel near Machu Picchu

While it’s true there is only one hotel right next to the ruins in Machu Picchu, you may decide that its small rooms and high prices are just too much to ask. Which leads you to the town of Aguas Calientes at the bottom of the mountain. We’ve long had our eye on adding a […]