An Authentic Andean Spa, UNU at Inkaterra Machu Picchu

Amidst the lush gardens of Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel sits the UNU Spa, an authentic Andean Spa with its emphasis on traditional Andean medicinal treatments and therapies inspired by ancient Incan ritual and mysticism. The Spa Spy at The Telegraph went to visit UNU Spa to soothe aching and swollen feet following an arduous hike along the Inca Trail.

 

Other treatments visitors can experience are the thatched eucalyptus Andean Sauna, handbuilt in the gardens where hot stones create a soothing and reviving steam within the candle-lit hut. Read the Spa Spy’s review by clicking the image below…

 

 

The coca leaf, used for centuries by Inca and local tribesmen to alleviate pain and aid with the absorption of oxygen into the body at such high altitudes is here used in a variety of therapies such as the Inka Purification ritual where a lymphatic massage is followed by body mask application. Alternatively, opt for a Machu Picchu Exfoliation, with hydrating coca cream…

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