Includes a story focusing on the Sacred Valley in Peru, as a destination that is often overlooked in favor of Machu Picchu. While the purpose of the story is to highlight the Sacred Valley, writer Elaine Glusac included a separate item about Machu Picchu and suggests Sumaq as a place to stay in Aguas Calientes. Elaine stopped into Sumaq to see the renovation – she mentions that the hotel was recently renovated.
Simon Parker’s review just appeared in the UK’s Telegraph, and it’s extremely positive – he gives it an overall rating of 9 out of 10, reviewing several areas: Location, Style & Character, Service & Facilities, Rooms, Food & Drink, and Value for Money.
Machu Picchu, a 15th-century incancitadel, is the best-known archaeological site in South America. This bucket list destination was built around 1450 AD and abandoned a century later when Spanish conquistadors invaded the region.
Located in the town of Aguas Calientes only five minutes walking from the train station, the family-owned Sumaq Machu Picchu is spectacularly located adjacent to the Vilcanota River with rooms offering dramatic views of the rugged terrain and lush mountainside.
October 7, 2016
Sumaq Machu Picchu, Peru - If you're looking for the perfect place to reconnect with your family without the cell phones and video games, head to Sumaq Machu Picchu Picchu, which sits at the foot of the ancient Incan stronghold on the banks of the Vilcanota River in Aguas Calientes.
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is the closest hotel to the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu. Nestled at the bottom of the site along the banks of the Vilcanota River, it is an hour walk or a 20-minute bus ride to the entrance of the national treasure. The five-star hotel has made Conde Nast’s top 10 hotels in South America. As an extra bonus, the hotel goes out of its way make an effort to be sustainable.
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