Discover Rio Sagrado

Slip into the rhythm of Peruvian life

Built to resemble a rural Peruvian village, Rio Sagrado is one of the most unique luxury hotels in Peru. A stay here lets you experience the majesty of life in the mountains.

Situated at a lower altitude than nearby Cusco, the hotel provides the perfect environment in which to acclimatize, and is an ideal base to explore the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Savor sensational cuisine in the restaurant, enjoy a local Sacred Valley massage or spend a few soothing minutes feeding the hotel's baby alpacas.

At a glance

  • ACCOMMODATION 11 suites, 10 rooms and 2 villas
  • DINING Restaurant and bar with panoramic views, riverside restaurant
  • FEATURES Mayu Willka Spa and swimming pool
  • ACTIVITIES Wide range of cultural and sporting activities, including shaman ceremony, horse riding and rafting
  • LOCATION On the edge of Urubamba town, 46km from Cusco and an excellent base for visiting Machu Picchu


Every step brings a new discovery



Adventure Awaits

Hugged by refreshing valley winds, an enchanting haven of natural beauty greets you. Join us for a relaxing stay in the Sacred Valley before your ascent to Machu Picchu.

El Huerto Restaurant

Best-Kept Culinary Secrets

Sound-tracked to the rushing river below, this is a dining experience like no other. Lovingly crafted dishes, from Trout Tartar to Quinoa Risotto, grace the eclectic menu.

El Huerto Bar

Raise a Glass

Unwind from a day exploring the local verdant grasslands with a sharp Pisco Sour. Or, treat yourself to our signature cocktail, humo sagrado.

El Jardin Restaurant

Riverside Bites

Eat like a Peruvian at our tree-lined eatery, where succulent meats sizzle over hot stones. Just a stone’s throw from the picturesque Urubamba River.

Swimming Pool

Pure Paradise

Framed by lush botany, treat yourself to a refreshing dip in our climatized pool as mountains stand proud in the distance.

Spa Mayu Willka

A Homage to Healing

Mirror the soothing essence of Sacred Valley with a gentle yoga class. Meet with a shaman for an enchanting ceremony. Here, mindfulness is served with a dash of authenticity.

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Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to the Sacred Valley into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

There's a splash as a guest dives into the blue-tiled pool in the hotel gardens, with a backdrop of rugged mountains.

Swimming Pool

Enjoy a refreshing dip in our climatized pool. Or simply relax and soak up the views of the river while you lounge on the comfortable sunbeds. It’s the perfect place to while away the hours after a day filled with adventure in the valley.

Our team of pool assistants will cater to your every request, from fresh towels to cool drinks and light dishes.

Pool service hours: 10am to 5pm

Boulder hills and dense trees hem in the lush green gardens of the Rio Sagrado hotel, seen from behind a flowering shrub.


Set beside the rumbling Urubamba River, the gardens of Rio Sagrado are a beautiful, tranquil place for guests to explore. Wander at your leisure, or arrange a tour with our head gardener, an expert on indigenous botany. Learn about the flora and fauna that make this space so unique.

Two barn doors opening to a train platform with a terracotta tiled roof

Train Station

Our private train station makes us the perfect start or end point to your Machu Picchu adventure.

From January to April the fabled Hiram Bingham, A Belmond Train stops at our station, letting you travel in peerless style.

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Visitors to Peru are exempt from the country’s 18% sales tax on charges for their room and food upon presentation at check in with a valid passport and/or Peruvian immigration card. The hotel invoice must be made out to the guest’s name and not to a company name.

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