Casa Cartagena – Cusco -EX/P
The 16 luxury suites here mix European and Peruvian heritage styles, with exposed stone work marking the upscale dwelling of a former king. There’s an atmospheric courtyard with a manicured lawn and if you’ve been out sightseeing all day around Cusco, then the onsite spa will soothe your weary limbs.
Yes, it’s the gateway to Machu Picchu, but the city itself is one of the country’s highlights. Many of the streets were laid down by the Incas and the feeling of a heritage-rich Andean capital is tangible. See Inca ruins, colonial mansions, and Renaissance churches all in one place. Colorful festivals take place all year round.