- Type: Luxury Hotel
- Summary: The only hotel to be located adjacent to Machu Picchu
- Feature: Admire breathtaking sunrises from your terrace
- Rooms: 31 rooms & suites
- Nearest airport: Cuzco Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport
Location and transfer
3 hours, 30 minutes from Cuzco by train, followed by a 20-minute bus transfer to Machu Picchu
Culture & History
Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel in Machu Picchu, perfectly located adjacent to the enchanting 15th century Inca citadel, which was abandoned at the time of the Spanish Conquest and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, voted one of the 'New Wonders of the World'. Wake up early and refreshed and beat the day's visitors to this mystifying ruin on a short walk or by bus, then immerse yourself in Peruvian culture with ancient ceremonies that ask Pachamama (or Mother Earth) for prosperity and health.
With breathless views and majestic ruins, Machu Picchu is a truly unique romantic destination. Whether it is a trip away with your partner, honeymoon or wedding, Sanctuary Lodge will create an unforgettable experience. A journey to Machu Picchu is ideal for those seeking a unique honeymoon experience, as you board the Hiram Bingham, A Belmond Train in Cusco and voyage through the striking landscape of the Sacred Valley in ultimate luxury. Arrive at the hotel and unwind before treating yourself to a delicious dinner at Tampu Restaurant.
In the presence of the mystical and energising spirit of Machu Picchu, Sanctuary Lodge provides an area dedicated to relaxation, perfect for meditation and yoga. Alternatively, unwind after a long day of trekking and sightseeing with relaxing treatments at the spa, set in an alfresco style and surrounded by the calmness and tranquillity of the garden, facing Huayna Picchu.
Plan your dream wedding with Sanctuary Lodge, where the setting is truly astonishing, just steps away from the captivating citadel, Machu Picchu. The wedding package includes a stay in a Deluxe King Mountain View room, bouquet, botonniere, flower arrangements, a wedding cake and live Andean music. This option provides a wedding out of the ordinary to make memories that will last a lifetime.
The hotel provides a complimentary bus service to Aguas Calientes from 5.30am to 3.30pm and return from 6am to 5.30pm.