View all newsletters
Latest in Luxury - Sign up to our weekly newsletter
  1. Features
June 5, 2017updated Jul 14, 2017

Spa of the Week: Spa del Bosque

By Olivia Cuccaro

By Olivia Cuccaro

As if its location in a cloud forest didn’t already sound wonderfully serene, Inkaterra El MaPi hotel has opened an organic spa amidst the natural Peruvian landscape. On the hotel’s top floor, Spa del Bosque offers panoramic views of Machu Picchu and its ancient history.

High above the lush tropical greenery, Spa del Bosque features four private treatment rooms, a pine sauna, hydromassage showers, a heated plunge pool and hydration zone. To truly immerse guests in their Machu Picchu surroundings, the spa only uses 100 percent organic products sourced from local botanical extracts. Select the signature Special MaPi Therapy treatment for three relaxing experiences in one: a cranial massage with ancient Inca techniques, lymphatic draining and a leg treatment. The holistic approach to treatments at the spa leaves guests feeling fully rejuvenated and ready to take in all Peru has to offer, like the hotel’s bird-watching excursion where you’ll get up close with the region’s incredible wildlife.

After your spa treatment, unwind in the eucalyptus-adorned lobby of El MaPi, tucked into a hillside near the storied ruins. Just steps away from the museum and the historical reserve, the hotel sits on the Urubamba River, 70 miles from bustling Cusco. Sip on a traditional pisco sour (a Peruvian brandy cocktail) at El Bar after your archaeological expedition, then retreat to your suite with king-size bed, walk-in closet, minibar and living room with sofa. Get a good night’s sleep as tomorrow it’s a hike to the summit of Apu Machu Picchu mountain for breathtaking views of the ruins and the river – then maybe back to the spa for some deep tissue therapy.

El MaPi Hotel by Inkaterra Is located at Pachacutec 109, Cusco, Peru. For more information on the hotel and spa, please visit inkaterra.com.

Content from our partners
A Taste of Europe with AmaWaterways
Elite Traveler Celebrates Stag's Leap Wine Cellars in Beverly Hills
Inside The Chateau, Nemacolin's Reimagined Centerpiece Hotel

Select and enter your email address Be the first to know about the latest in luxury lifestyle. Get the latest news on hotel openings and in-depth travel guides. Get insider access to exclusive promotions and special offers from our luxury partners.
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
Thank you

Thank you for subscribing to Elite Traveler.

Websites in our network