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Peru travel Archive

The Top Cusco Luxury Hotels in Peru

When we first started Luxury Latin America nearly 13 years ago, there weren’t all that many high-end hotels to choose from in Cusco, Peru. I had just been through the region for the first time and was reviewing hotels for a trade publication called Star Service that travel agents use. It didn’t take me long [&hellip

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Things to See When You Visit Machu Picchu for the First Time

Machu Picchu is situated on a ridge in Peru, hidden for centuries by the rugged mountains around it. The citadel overlooks several valleys and it is often listed as being one of the most interesting places to visit in the world. Millions of tourists visit the ancient citadel every single year, which has led to [&hellip

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Kuelap Fortress and the Amazonas Region of Peru

Did you know there’s a citadel complex in northern Peru that’s even larger than Machu Picchu? If you haven’t heard of Kuelap Fortress, you’re not alone. If you go visit right now, you might only see a dozen other visitors on site the whole time you’re there. We recently published a tour story on this [&hellip

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Activity Excursions From an Amazon River Cruise

An Amazon River Cruise is not like any other small ship cruise around the world. You don’t book one of these to disembark at ancient castles or go shopping for ornaments. You can also go on one at any time of year and not have to bring a coat. A cruise on the mighty Amazon [&hellip

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A Beach Resort Worth the Trip in Mancora, Peru

Big news: we finally posted a luxury beach resort review from somewhere in South America that’s not on the Atlantic. That’s Arennas Mancora hotel in Peru. Ever since we started Luxury Latin America more than a decade ago, it’s been a mystery to me why there weren’t any luxury beach resorts worth featuring on the [&hellip

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Classic Tradition Plus a Splash of New at Country Club Lima Hotel

When we first visited Country Club Lima Hotel in Peru more than a decade ago, we loved the impressive entrance and the grand lobby that showed off its 1920s heritage. The rooms weren’t as flashy as some of the newer ones in the city, but that seemed appropriate given the old money clientele and classic [&hellip

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