Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado

Location: Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu | Peru

Price guide: $$$$$ $200-$350 per person per night

While contemporary in style, the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado exudes old-world Peruvian charm from its beautiful position alongside the Urubamba River. Close to Cusco, this hotel offers the perfect base from which to explore the former heart of the Inca Empire: the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Perfect forPeople with a spirit of adventure, a love of scenery and an interest in history.
In the knowBelmond Hotel Rio Sagrado offers two other ways of seeing the Sacred Valley and its ancient Inca ruins - either on horseback or on four wheels (this includes a professional guide, helmets, fuel and gloves, with 80% of the tour off-road).

Recommended for...

  • Setting & Views
  • Service & Hospitality
  • Water activities
  • Riding

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado isn't far from Cusco, in a beautiful setting in the Sacred Valley on the lush green banks of the Urubamba River, framed by mountains.

Rooms at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado

Striking minimalist interiors with traditional Inca-style touches are the order of the day at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado. There are 21 rooms and suites and two private villas, which are perfect for families. They come with plush beds featuring colourful Peruvian embroidery, private terraces and marble bathrooms, while the villas have kitchens, dining rooms and fireplaces. Best of all, whatever room category you choose, you’ll wake to beautiful views of the Urubamba River.

Food & Drink

The El Huerto restaurant serves a fusion of Peruvian and international dishes, which is expertly prepared using fruit, vegetables and spices from the hotel’s own organic gardens. You can eat either inside or outside on the terrace, or have lunch by the river at El Jardin.

The El Huerto bar is a great place to relax with a drink before or after dinner - try the signature Rio Sagrado cocktail, a blend of pisco, mint, apple liqueur and coconut cream. 


The children will love feeding the resident alpacas, while you can relax with a treatment in the hotel's blissful spa, or take a dip in the pool while admiring the mountain views.

Activities at Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado

Hike along the Urubamba River with a picnic, head off for a day of rock climbing, river rafting or paragliding, or join a cookery class and learn to make ceviche or the famous Peruvian pisco, followed by a tasting. 

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Hotel location

The Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado is approximately 1.5 hours from Cusco airport.

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