Peru travel Archive

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Luxurious Train Ride from Cusco to Puno in Peru

There are very few countries in Latin America where train travel is even possible, much less an interesting way to get from Point A to Point B. Peru has long been an exception, thanks to the joint efforts of Peru Rail and Orient-Express. Years ago we posted a feature on the most famous luxury train [...]

A New Luxury Hotel Option in Lima: B Arts Boutique Hotel

Up to now if you wanted to go out for some nightlife in Lima, you headed to Barranco. If you wanted to spend the night in a really nice room, you went to Miraflores or San Isidro. Now you can hit the galleries, hit the chic clubs, and sleep in Barranco too, thanks to the [...]