Inkaterra La Casona


Historic luxury

Taking up residence in a handsomely restored 16th century manor, one of the first Spanish buildings in Cusco, just steps away from the main square, Inkaterra’s La Casona is one of the city’s finest boutique stays.

11 unique suites can be found arranged around the courtyard, each with original architectural details, handpicked antiques, giant bathtubs and stone fireplaces.

Head to the dining room fresh, natural and nutritious meals, making creative use of local ingredients and indigenous recipes. You can also enjoy treatments in the Yacu therapy room which also uses products derived from local sources.


At a glance

  • 11 suites

  • Relais & Châteaux dining

  • Bar

  • Spa

Inkaterra la casona

Community & Culture

Established in 1975, Inkaterra has been at the forefront of ecotourism and sustainable development in Peru, aiming to preserve biodiversity and local cultures.

More than 4,000 locals have been trained since Inkaterra was founded. Career opportunities in hospitality, field guidance and agroforestry projects on cacao and Brazil nut, are bonded to Inkaterra’s sustainable approach. Workshops and conferences are constantly organized for local communities to raise awareness of environmental care, as well as supporting agroforestry and organic production that allow for sustainable livelihoods that can coexist with the forest.


Inkaterra Asociación has led biodiversity studies in the areas it operates for decades, including the Amazon, the cloud forests near Machu Picchu and Peru’s coast, with many thousands of hectares both protected and monitored by the NGO.


Inkaterra properties are established in the heart of the Machu Picchu cloud forest, deep in the Amazonian rainforest, nestled in the cobblestoned streets of Cusco and surrounded by the rolling hills of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Luxury standards are achieved in all hotels, defined for their eco-friendly design inspired by traditional architecture and built with native materials, in harmony with the environment.

The first Peruvian enterprise to be declared carbon neutral, Inkaterra mitigates the effects of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest whilst contributing with carbon sequestration through the preservation of Peru’s first ecological concession, with more than 10,000 hectares of virgin rainforest

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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