Machu Picchu Travel

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Machu Picchu is the most sought after attraction in Peru, not only for its impressive structure but also because of the distinctive nature that surrounds the entire region. Therefore, many tourists look to experience it from up close, and what a better way than staying in one of the nearby hotels.

Although there’s only one accommodation option near the famous Inca Citadel, travelers can also stay at the foothills of the mountain in the beautiful Aguas Calientes town. However, we want you to know everything about the only option available up in the Machu Picchu wilderness.

For those looking for a more luxurious and comfortable option, the Sanctuary Lodge is the way to go. It is the only accommodation located at the Machu Picchu entrance, belonging to the famous Belmond hotel chain. The luxurious lodging is composed of 31 suites and rooms, with eco-friendly facilities and special details that echo the energy of the historical sanctuary.

Likewise, The Belmond Sanctuary Lodge offers the best fusion of Peruvian gastronomy with international cuisine on a buffet modality and à la carte dishes. Keep reading and find out everything about it.


As aforementioned, the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge is located right at the entrance of Machu Picchu. It offers a unique experience through the beautiful scenery of the region since it is one of the few hotels that look to preserve the biodiversity of the surroundings.

The emblematic hotel is the perfect getaway destination for those looking for a sense of tranquility and peace of mind after an itinerary full of adventures through Peruvian lands. The site offers high standards of comfort and quality in every of their rooms:

- Standard Rooms: Each room counts with king-size or twin beds, a marble bathroom, LCD Satellite TV and DVD player, a minibar, and a radio alarm clock with docking station. Also, if you want an additional benefit, you can book a standard patio room, which offers a beautiful space to appreciate the great outdoors.
- Superior Terrace Rooms: This accommodation option within the lodge includes twin beds, en-suite bathroom, furnished terrace, LCD Satellite TV, radio alarm clock with docking station, a minibar, and wireless internet.
- Deluxe Rooms: Each room is complemented with king-size or twin beds, marble bathroom, panoramic views to the surroundings, LCD Satellite TV and DVD player, radio alarm clock with docking station, a minibar, and wireless internet. Also, there’s another option that includes a personal furnished terrace.
- One Bedroom Suites: if you want a more complete amenity, this option offers a more suitable solution. It includes a king-size bed, separate living area, a private furnished terrace, a marble bathroom, LCD Satellite TV, a radio alarm clock with docking station, a minibar, and wireless internet.

Drinking & Dining

- Tampu Restaurant
As we mentioned earlier on the blog, the Tampu Restaurant is the most formidable dining experience in the area. Their delicacies range from typical Peruvian dishes to international cuisine mixed with the exotic flavours of the region. It is worth mentioning that it’s not necessary to be booked in the hotel to sample their delicious meals.

- Tampu Bar
Allow yourself to unwind after a long day hiking the marvelous Machu Picchu citadel. In the Tampu Bar, you’ll be able to try Pisco, the flag drink of Peru, if you haven’t done it before, as well as some other delicious cocktails made with fresh ingredients from the area.

The overall experience in the Sanctuary Lodge complements the visit to Machu Picchu, especially if you’re just looking for a place to relax and be immersed in the everlasting energy of the ancient Inca citadel. 

We want you to enjoy Peru at its fullest, which is why we care to provide everything you need to live an unforgettable experience in our beautiful country. Are you ready to uncover the mysteries of the Andes? Get in touch with our team and start planning the trip of your life!