Luxury Peru Archive

New Tambo del Inka in the Sacred Valley, Peru

Although it’s hard to believe now, less than a decade ago you couldn’t really find a luxury hotel in the Sacred Valley of Peru. The only people hanging around long enough to stay there were adventure tour groups and backpackers who weren’t content with a one-day bus tour. My oh my how things have changed. [...]

New Aranwa Boutique Hotel in Cusco, Peru

When I first visited Cusco six years ago, there was the Monasterio, the Libertador Palacio del Inka, and there was…everyone else. If you wanted a luxury experience, you stayed at one of those two hotels and that was that. As Peru has gotten more popular, the luxury hotel scene has expanded to match, to the [...]

Our Story on the MV Aqua – Amazon River, Peru

We just posted a new luxury travel tour story we’ve had in the works for a while: Cruising the Peruvian Amazon on the MV Aqua. (Click the ship photo on the left if you just can’t wait to read it.) To say there’s no other ship like this cruising the Amazon River would be an [...]

Aranwa Resort in the Sacred Valley of Peru

The first time I visited Peru, about six years ago, the Sacred Valley was an afterthought for most tourists. It was a place you visited on a day trip from Cusco, but not an area where many people spent the night. There were some decent hotels, but nothing to rival what you found on opposite [...]

Finally – a Coastal Luxury Resort in Peru: Hotel Paracas

We just posted a review of the Libertador Hotel Paracas, on the Pacific Coast of Peru, about three hours south of Lima. In most countries the opening of a luxury oceanfront resort is pretty routine, but in Peru’s case it’s a big deal. Despite having 1,500 miles of coastland, this country has never had anything [...]

Peru’s Orient Express Hotels Join Leading Hotels Group

If you like to stay at hotels that belong to the Leading Hotels of the World marketing alliance, you can add the ones from Orient-Express in Peru to your list. All of the Orient-Express properties in Peru are included and these have already been the most notable ones in town anyway. Here are our reviews [...]