Sol y Luna Hotel
Tribes Style: Delux
- 25 acres of gardens
- Visit Ollantaytambo and Pisac market
- Cool off in the outdoor pool
- Savour local cuisine
- Indulge in a spa treatment
- Take part in a cookery class
Open: All year.
Location: On the outskirts of the town of Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Rooms: Guests are accommodated in superior, deluxe and premium bungalows, all with en-suite bathrooms and toiletries, some 43 in total. They all have heating, an outdoor terrace, Wi-Fi internet access, telephone and safe. Rooms are light and feature murals, sculptures and woven fabrics. Dressing gowns and slippers are provided. The 28 superior casitas comprise 11 double, 12 tiwn and 5 family rooms, the last with 2 single beds on the mezzanine floor as well a king size bed on the ground floor. The 10 deluxe bungalows, 5 twins and 5 doubles, also have a TV, music system and minibar, while the 5 premium bungalows also have a separate living room and terrace with a jacuzzi. There is room service.
Activities: A wide range including hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, kayaking and tandem paragliding, You can visit villages and view colonial architecture and historic sites. Excursions to see traditional skills such as weaving and pottery can be arranged, and the hotel stages regular theatrical performances based on Andean myths and legends. Cooking classes are available and you can accompany the chef on a tour to a neighbouring farm and village market.
Facilities: The hotel is set in 25 acres of gardens where you walk and do some bird spotting. The outdoor pool is heated, and there's an adjacent jacuzzi and deck with loungers. Nearby the terrace has seating and can be used for al fresco dining and relaxing. The spa has an impressive menu of massages and beauty treatments, many using local plants and herbs, and includes a steam room and herbal sauna. Private yoga classes are available for a minimum of 2 people. Rather more vigorous exercise is offered in the gym. The shop sells a selection of locally-made artworks and handicrafts. The hotel has a laundry service.
Dining: Killa Wasi is the main restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner in cosy surroundings. Wayra, located on the ranch, is open to hotel guests and the public and is a more casual diner. It is open throughout the day and evening, and on some days there are acrobatic displays by circus performers before dinner. Both serve Andean cuisiine based on locally grown ingredients. There's a bar in the main hotel buidling.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Health: This is a non-malarial area
Communication: There is complimentary internet access and mobile phone service.
Call: 01473 890499
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Client Rating for Peru 5/5 from 58 reviews
This is clearly the best hotel we stayed at during our trip. The casitas, the gardens, the horse riding, the food - all absolutely brilliant. Well worth it.
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