4 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom, 12 Sleeps
- english, french, german, spanish
About owner/property manager
We are Spanish (she) - Peruvian (he) couple and we love to travel, meet new people and see new places. We currently live in Lima, but you can often find us in the Canary Islands, Cusco or some other interesting place.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
Beautiful house in beautiful location
We stayed at Villa Tayta with 3 families. The house is beautiful and the views are amazing. Margarita and Raul were wonderful and made sure everything during the stay went smoothly. The breakfast each morning was a great start before our excursions. We would recommend this house for anyone traveling to the sacred valley.
There is no reason not to book this Villa!
Everything was spot on, 5 stars. We stayed 6 nights. Very comfortable Villa with plenty of space. I chose this Villa for its size for my adult family of 6 and it’s location that’s rather central in the Sacred Valley. I decided to stay in one place and venture out on day trips instead of traveling between cities and staying at different hotels. Communication with the owner was easy, very timely and thorough. Margarita and her family did a great job as caretakers. They were also very prompt, accommodating. 8am breakfast meant an 8am breakfast to the minute!
I ended up using the sister site of this Villa for tours. Prices were very comparable or less than other tour services in the area for 6 people. I’ve never had such a prompt tour service. We ended up using them for all our major transport, including to and from the Cusco airport. Walter our driver was always there right on time and was a great driver. Safe and efficient. The guides were great, and we really enjoyed Juan on our excursion to Rainbow Mountain.
Urubamba was a pleasant town to go out and explore and we found some great restaurants. The owner has some great recommendations if you need them. Margarita called us a taxi service to get downtown on our second night. Texas Transportation. They told us they used the WhatsApp app so we ended up using them like an Uber. A simple text and they were on their way. $60 soles round trip in a 7 passenger van.
Top 3 spots for us were Ollantaytambo, Rainbow Mountain, and Machu Picchu. We are a hiking and climbing family from Colorado so the more of that we had the more fun we had.
Don’t hesitate on booking this Villa, it also books up very early so plan accordingly. Just a tip, I booked my Macchu Picchu and Huayana Picchu climb tickets first and then built the trip around that day, there are only 400 of those tickets allowed daily, 200 for a 7-8am climb and 200 available for a 10-11am climb. We needed the 10am climb tickets as it is the only one that works with taking the early 5am Olllantaytambo train to MP. I booked the MP/HP tickets 5 months early and there were only 65 available for the day I wanted.
I’m glad I did the MP as a day trip. We spent a late afternoon in Aqus Caliente after we finished with MP / HP. It’s a bit crowded and touristy and we were glad to get back to the Villa that night.
A beautiful home
Everything about this home was amazing. I felt at peace the entire time. Home is just as the pictures show. The staff was so friendly and attentive. They were always around when we needed them and even before. We spoke minimal Spanish but were able to communicate our needs and if there was anything complicated we just used a translation app. Owners were not in town during our stay but were extremely helpful. Each time I emailed Hernan I thought he probably will not respond because of the time I sent the message but I always got a timely response. I would not want to stay anywhere else if I visited Peru again. View was great. Fireplace great. Distance to markets and restaurants, great!
Great Overall Experience!
This was a great property with great services and amenities provided. From the beginning all inquiries all questions were promptly answered. The great communication continued after the booking in offering assistance to tours, transportation, and trip planning ideas. The property's website offers additional ideas and information. Hernán plays the part of concierge very well and all services that he arranged were quality and professional tour groups. In fact, we were very pleased by a few of his suggestions and arrangements including; private culinary experience cooked at the house, an intimate trip to the small community of Willoc, and the Peruvian cooking lessons at the Tawa restaurant.
The caretaker, Margherita, and her husband were very attentive and friendly as well. As others mentioned breakfast was always prepared to our schedule and the fire was made in the evenings providing a great feeling of home. Additionally the transportation service with our main driver Richard provided a sense of familiarity and began to anticipate our needs.
This is a perfect place to stay for a group or family traveling together. We used it to explore Machu Picchu and the sacred valley for five days and did not run out of thing to do and places to eat.
Amazing Beyond Measure!
This is more than just a house rental it’s a dream vacation spot! Hernan went beyond measure to make sure our guests had the best Peru experience. All of our food experiences at the house were wonderful, from daily breakfast, to a Panchamanca dinner, and in house chef experience. The property itself is more beautiful than the photos, inside and out! Having hot water is always a concern in this region and even with a full house it was never an issue. The location of the villa is key for every place you might want to visit in the Sacred Valley and Urubamba itself is a great town to walk around in, visit the local market or go out to eat. Only a 20 min walk from most restaurants, we walked to dinner nightly, grabbed a taxi occasionally, and felt at peace coming back to a quiet space. We can’t recommend this villa highly enough and are looking forward to staying here in the future!
A lovely setting and the caretakers are wonderful. Also recommend booking tours through the Villa.
The property is beautiful and worked well for our group. The only downside is that the fourth bedroom does not have a bath and it is upstairs. The downstairs bath in the hall has a water closet but the upstairs hall bath has only a shower and sink, so if it is a group of adults, the fourth bedroom does not work well. It is a large bedroom with a smaller bed also, so a bit less comfortable than the other rooms with private baths attached.