All three lodges are located in the Southern Peruvian Amazon region of Madre de Dios, and sit along the river of the same name. These lodges are most often visited as a first stop after arriving in Lima, and before going to Cusco, or visited after spending time in the Cusco area, and before returning to Lima. But there are some key differences that set them apart.
Earth Day serves as a fantastic annual reminder to recycle more, plant a tree, and turn off the water when brushing one’s teeth. But what about the other 364 days of the year? We are lucky to partner with some of the boldest thought leaders and action takers in Latin America when it comes to protecting & bettering the planet.
Here is a roundup of the latest news and happenings from each of the properties, from faster boats and room improvements at Titilaka to the opening of a new spa at Hacienda Urubamba. In addition to updates from our existing properties, we also welcome UNESCO recognized El Otro Lado Private Retreat in Panama to the portfolio this year!
Titilaka offers guests the most immersive and authentic cultural experience possible at Lake Titicaca through their exceptional guides and partnerships with the local communities surrounding the lodge. But for guests desiring even more exclusivity and flexibility on their visit to Lake Titicaca, consider the Titilaka Private Experience.
Through opening the Inkaterra Guides Field Station to guests, Inkaterra has come full circle in their mantra of spreading “conservation through tourism”. The educational aspect of staying at their other more well-known luxury properties around Peru is not just an enhancement; it is a fully integrated experience for those seeking out a transformational travel experience.
Inkaterra La Casona has a reputation as one of the most bespoke and exclusive properties in all of Cusco. It can be hard to book for your clients due to its limited availability and sterling reputation, but it's so worth it when you can! We sat down with Luisella Garmendia, the General Manager, to learn a bit more about Inkaterra La Casona and what sets it apart.
Lake Titicaca is now more accessible than ever thanks to new train routes linking Cusco, Puno and Arequipa. To help guests navigate the multitude of transportation choices, Titilaka has compiled a helpful pdf outlining all access options for travelers arriving from Bolivia or within Peru.
Anyone who has travelled to Peru in the past few years knows that the Sacred Valley (or Urubamba Valley) is exploding with development. In the agricultural paradise once known as 'breadbasket of the Inca Empire" there's now no shortage of choice for high end properties with beautiful rooms, great chefs and wonderful spas. So what makes Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba unique among the other offerings?