Luxury Peru Archive

Hotel Booms in Peru and Colombia

Latin America has been on a roll this whole time that everyone has been crying the blues in the rest of the world about low occupancy rates at hotels. Sure, some pockets are still down, but hotels are going up at a frantic pace in Peru and Colombia. The Sacred Valley Gets Flooded…with Hotels Nicholas [...]

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 [...]