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Sacred Valley hotels have been trending upscale for the last few years, but this extraordinary property, part of a small Peruvian hotel group begun by a Lima doctor, takes it to a whole different level, vaulting to the top of the heap among country hotels in Peru. Well conceived and picturesquely located, it has so much to offer that it may preclude some guests from exploring the Valley. The sprawling complex, part of which was originally a 17th-century hacienda, contains a lake, riverside trails, a movie theater, colonial chapel, art gallery, beautifully landscaped grounds, and massive luxe spa. The spacious, elegant accommodations feature lovely antique pieces and are divided by small "villages": colonial manor house rooms and modern rooms and suites on the bank of the river and lake (suites have kitchenettes and Jacuzzis). And while it may seem a bit over the top for some, in the rustic, peaceful Sacred Valley, it is leagues removed from your typical, faceless all-inclusive resort; in fact, it blends nicely with its rustic surroundings. It's a luxury country estate hotel, with a ton of services and attractions.