October 2017 · The 50 luxurious hotels that grace our annual feature incorporate all that is new and grand. Among some of the most dramatic settings in the world, these magnificent hospitality beacons reimagine the elegant and exotic–seamlessly blending gracious hospitality and local cultures, aesthetics and ecotourism. In the ever-evolving luxury travel landscape, these properties reinvent existing sweetheart destinations and facilitate the opening-up of new locations including UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Another year, another list, you say. We disagree. Luxuriously living in the moment is an ever-changing art form. Welcome to this year’s best in show–the newest exceptional properties in luxury travel." />

Explora Valle Sagrado (Peru)

Unplugged Incan adventure

Luxury of the essential, located only 60 km from Cusco and Machu Picchu at 2896 meters, the explora Valle Sagrado graces terraced corn and quinoa fields of a remote hacienda. 50 classic modern rooms include six suites with views of the Urubamba Valley and impressive Andes range. Comfortable beds with luxurious down pillows soothe your tired trekking muscles after your many Sacred Valley adventures. Never-ending supplies of fruits, nuts, house-made granola, quinoa bars, and Peruvian Sublime chocolate along with contemporary metal water bottles help fuel your discoveries here. Dozens of excursions are offered that include treks, mountain bike riding and archaeological site visits. Explora Valle Sagrado, Urquillos, Peru

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