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Small Luxury Hotels Adds South America

April 16, 2007 By: Mark Rogers Travel Agent

Boutique elegance in natural settings in Peru and Patagonia, Argentina

Small Luxury Hotels of the World has expanded its South American portfolio with the addition of Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel in Peru and Correntoso Lake and River Hotel in Patagonia, Argentina. The Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel lies within the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. Whitewashed cottages give the 85-room hotel the appearance of an Andean village. Accommodation choices include casitas, suites that offer a range of features including private heated pools, gardens with terraces and 24/7 private butler service, as well as colonial furniture, iPod speakers, DVD players, WI FI Internet, fireplaces, in-room dining and 100 percent pima cotton sheets.  Guest room at the Correntoso Lake and River Hotel

Rates start at $350 per night. Rooms numbered 43, 45, 47,
48, 49, 65, 73, 75, 77, 79 and 87 have great views of the Urubamba
river. Those guests preferring views of orchids should choose rooms 83 to 86.

The resort's UNU Spa combines the classic spa concept with a
mystical Andean approach. All the spa products are 100 percent natural, derived
from local botanical extracts.

A glass-walled restaurant and adjacent terraces offer views
of the Urumbamba river and the Andes mountain

Most guests arrive in Cusco airport and then take a three
hour train ride to Machu Picchu; the hotel is
next to the Machu Picchu
train station.

Junior suite at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel

During the low season, Inkaterra offers special travel agent
rates and promotions based on availability. Look for a future fam to be
organized and hosted by Small Luxury Hotels of the World. For special requests
and needs, agents can contact the Small Luxury Hotels of the World VIP Desk at
[email protected] or call 212-953-2064.

The Correntoso Lake and River Hotel is located inside the Naheul Haupi National Park, 48 miles
from Bariloches International airport. The hotel looks out over the mouth of
the Correntoso river where it meets Lake Nahuel Huapi in Patagonia.

The 27-room hotel, which dates back to 1917, was renovated
in 2006. All rooms have a view of the lake. Rates start at $290 per night and
include full buffet breakfast and spa access.

The hotel recently launched its Herbal Hammam & Spa,
which features Latin America's first Hammam
(Turkish bath). For its holistic treatments, the spa incorporates aromatherapy
elements from the neighboring forest, stones from the river and herbs from the
mountains. Guests have free access to the indoor and outdoor pools, fitness
area with cardiovascular machines, Finnish sauna and Hammam.

Nearby activities include skiing, nature walks, horseback
riding, sailing and fly-fishing. Restaurants include Gourmet In-doors, offering
a combination of Patagonian and Mediterranean
cuisines and a wine list emphasizing Argentinean wines. The more casual El
Puerto Correntoso, open during the summer months, has a deck next to the lake
and an earthen oven. The hotel's Wine Bar serves up a classic Pisco Sour, as
well as the opportunity to enjoy a Cuban cigar. (Room service is also

Correntoso Lake and River Hotel is
already conducting travel agent fam trips, as well as offering special rates
for travel agents.

The agent liaison is Marina Perez Alati, sales manager.
Reach her at 5411-4803-0030 or [email protected].


Correntoso Lake and River Hotel: Phone:
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel: Phone: +511-610-0400

Both Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel and Correntoso Lake
and River Hotel are members of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Travel agents
can contact the Small Luxury Hotels of the World VIP desk for all special
requests and needs at [email protected]. Use the LX code for Luxury. Visit

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