About this listing
Two full bedrooms, offering the best of comfort for your Sacred Valley visit. 20 minute ride to Ollantaytambo station to Mchupicchu and 1 hour drive to Cusco, In the middle of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. (We also have a cabin for 4 people)
Enjoy the peace and energy of Sacred Valley of the Incas in this secluded, yet centrally located property, In Urubamba, along the Vilcanota river, where our biggest delight is nature, flowers, country life and the best of comfort, offered for your stay.Breakfast is included every morning and we offer other meals and picnic lunch upon request. Two nice bedrooms and a living room with space for an additional two children or adults with a sleep-couch. One large bathroom with shower, kitchen and dining area with views of the river and woods. A nice fire-pit for nightly or daily enjoyment, right behind your place! Our property has ample gardens, woods and river front, all offered for your use and enjoyment. We also have a nice 6 persons jacuzi spa, offered at an additional cost and as per request. * Our per diem price is for four people. Please review the price for aditional persons. Thanks!
Easy to access by taxi, mototaxi, walking or by horse!
Picnic areas, fire-pit, walk to the woods and river....A walk to the trout farm in the neighborhood..
Ask us about meals and lunch boxes which we offer upon request.
We gladly help you with taxis pick up and delivery to and from our property, as well as tips for exciting and adventure trips, upon reservation confirmation and your request.
Interaction with Guests
We care about your privacy and comfort.You will be greeted by our staff, who will make you familiar with the property, and greet you with a hot cup of Coca Tea upon arrival. We will make ourselves available as needed. We will be happy to share our knowledge and be of help in anyway possible..There will always be someone on site for help. Ask us for a pick up service from the Cusco Airport or from your arrival point and will gladly accomodate your needs.
We are located in the old town of Rumichaca in Urubamba, where the Camino Real, an ancient Inca trail, goes through. You will be able to walk/hike to Yanahuara/Ollantaytambo, passing by the Rio Sagrado hotel and the Tunupa restaurant; and on the other direction, you will be able to walk/hike to Urubamba, Horse back riding is also available upon request to Maras, Salineras and other locations. Ask us about it. Urubamba has several nice restaurants to visit as well as hotels, which open their doors to their restaurants and bars.
Taxi, mototaxi, colectivo and buses go by the main highway. Taxi and mototaxi are available upon phone call. Urubamba has a station with transportation Quillabamba, Santa Teresa, Ollantaytambo/train station to Machupicchu, Yanahuara and also to Yucay, Calca, Pissac and to Cusco, etc. Taxi available from Cusco airport. We can organize your pick up, gladly. Ask us and we will do the best to find the right answer for you!
Other Things to Note
Urubamba is located in the center of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Minutes away to all places of interest and a couple of hours by train, to Machupicchu. At 2,875 meters of altitude, 600+ meters lower than Cusco. A perfect climate to enjoy all year round. Bring sunblock and mosquito repellent, as it may be of help at times :) Rain ponchos are very handy during rain season and hiking shoes/boots are a must, if you are planning to walk. Dress in "layers"... as you may experience all 4 seasons in "1" day! :)
Politeness is our number One Rule. We love people, animals and pets. If you travel with your beloved pet, please let us know and we will be glad to be of help. No smoking is allowed inside the buildings.
It was nice that the owner arranged for a taxi to meet us at the train station and we used Wilbur for taxi service to the Salt Mines and to Cusco. The grounds and gardens were really lovely and relaxing. The property manager was very sweet and kind. She had a fire going for us when we arrived home after a long day site seeing and served us a really nice complimentary breakfast daily. The home was comfortable and the beds were really nice. The showers were a little tricky-hot then cold, hot then cold. We definitely enjoyed our stay and would absolutely stay there again.
I can't say enough wonderful things about Mariela, Bubu, and my experience staying in Wilkamayu. From the very beginning, Mariela was incredibly responsive over email and made me feel welcome. Bubu was the perfect host while I was there, she even helped me organize transportation and suggested things to do around town. My private bungalow was lovely and the ideal home base for my Sacred Valley getaway. I loved reading in the garden, walking along the river, and exploring nearby Urubamba. Thank you, Mariela and Bubu, for making my vacation so special. I'll definitely be back!
It was a true pleasure to receive Maddy. A beautiful person, who came for a rest to the Sacred Valley and we are very happy to have met her expectations too. :) We hope she returns one day and 100% reccommend her as a guest to anyone she visits through the Airbnb world. Best of luck to her! A new friend!
We loved Mariela's bungalow. it is set amongst a beautiful garden and lawn with the surrounding hills and Urubamba river completing the surroundings. it was very comfortable and peaceful and very well equipped with everything you could wish for. mariela was in contact by phone and was extremely helpful in a personal situation when I had lost my wallet. she also provided us with a lovely driver, Rolando, who met us at the airport and drove us around the Sacred Valley the next day. We loved it here.
Our stay with Mariela at Cusco Country Riverside Apartment was absolutely wonderful. Mariela made us feel like family, taking us to ruins, markets, out for lunch and making amazing pisco sours. The apartment was cozy, clean and so lovely that it made it very difficult to get out and about to see the town or the ruins because we just wanted to hang around the beautiful grounds. We highly recommend staying here and will come back again when we can brave the 40+ hours of flying to get there form Australia!!
Mariela was an amazing host she can give the entire hospitality industry a lesson or 2 ! It was the most phenomenal stay at an Air B&B .She took amazing care of every little detail !! Anytime we needed a taxi or any guidance, from local restaurants to shopping she was on top of it. She has a great team the lady who helps Mariela out, Boo-Boo( That is her name) was outstanding and always available to help out ! It was a very memorable trip and we would go back anytime we can to this property. It was a feeling as if we were her personal guest! Highly Recommend staying at her Property !
Dear Harry and family,
Thanks so much for your kind comments. It is great to know you enjoyed your visit to our beloved Wilkamayu. It is our wish to make you feel at home and pampered at all times possible and we are thankful that you felt that way. Hope to stay in touch and to one day meet again. Best regards and wishes for you all! Mariela, Boo-boo, Simbo, Miski, Luna, Roy and Pepito :)
Staying at Mariela's place was the highlight of our trip. After traveling through Peru for a month it was such a comfortable and welcoming place for us. The cottage we were in felt like home and Mariela is one of the nicest people I've ever met. She really goes above and beyond to make you feel welcomed, she treated me and my wife like family. She really wants you to have a wonderful time in Peru and can help you plan anything to make your trip more enjoyable!
We had the most amazing time with Mariela and Bubu in Urubamba! My only wish is that we could have stayed longer . From the moment we contacted Mariela she was helpful and friendly. When we arrived, it felt like we had come home! The location was beautiful, situated on a river, quite a walk from the town but getting local transport was easy enough. She has 7 beautiful dogs - all friendly and fun to play with, but they are always around and in the house which we didn't mind at all. Mariela upgraded us to the cottage, which was very cosy and pretty. Had everything we needed incl some water and tea. And the shower was always hot. The bedroom was comfortable, and overall very spacious. Breakfast was great, with amazing coffee. Mariela helped us a lot with organizing activities around the Sacred Valley and where to go etc. Bubu even made us one of the local meals one night for dinner. We all had a great time drinking wine around the beautiful fire pit and chatting under the stars. We are so glad we could stay here on our trip and lucky to have met Mariela and Bubu!
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About the Host, Mariela
Lover of Nature, country life, animals and plants. Lived in the Cusco Urubamba region for 6 years.
Our wish is to make you feel at home and to feel you can count on us, anytime, while your stay in the Sacred Valley and Peru. Feel free to tell us ahead about your trip and we will gladly help with any advise and information which may be useful to make your trip a better experience.