Seriously Tasty New Treats at the Palacio Manco Capac by Ananay Hotels

[:en]If world class service in an award winning boutique hotel, sitting proudly upon a XIX century Peruvian republican mansion, surrounded by a private eucalyptus tree reserve on ancient Incan grounds, with breathtaking panoramic views high above the hustle and bustle of historical downtown Cusco wasn’t enough to blow you away already – let us introduce you to Palacio Manco Capac by Ananay Hotel’s latest (and possibly most scrumptious) culinary additions!

These 4 mouth-watering new offerings include: Cooking Classes led by the PMC Head Chef, Mimosa and Cheese Bar, Andean Grill and Colcampata View Dinner – all prepared with the freshest local produce and care, in some truly spectacular settings!

With each of these experiences open to everyone, housed and non housed guests, all are welcome to treat themselves with a superb epicurean experience on their next visit. Make the day even more extraordinary and let the Concierge Team create you a bespoke day trip during your stay; team up one of the below selection with a private guided tour of Cusco or the Sacred Valley, a sporting adventure or hike, yoga class or horseback ride – the possibility’s are endless and now even more delicious than ever!


Cooking Classes with the PMC Head Chef

Not only will you leave this hands-on cooking class with a very satisfied belly, but also with a wealth of cultural knowledge, some very handy Andean cooking skills and most importantly delicious recipes to take home with you! The day begins with a visit to the San Pedro Market to pick up the freshest produce and learn about local ingredients. Returning to the lookout balcony on top of San Cristóbal Church (or the PMC Kitchen depending on weather) the cooking class begins. Prepare an entree, main and desert with an accompanying glass of wine, then sit back and enjoy your hard work!

Mimosa and Cheese Bar

Morning, afternoon, evening: It’s always a good time for a Mimosa and Cheese Bar, especially when the selection is as good as this! With a display of sparking wine, mimosas and local fruit juices to sip on, complemented with a variety of cheeses, bread and local snacks (sweet and savoury) you’ll be tempted to indulge at all times of day. Located outside on the lookout balcony during dry season and inside next to the open fireplace during wet season.

Andean Grill

For all the meat lovers out there, feast upon premium sirloin beef, cuts of tender alpaca and lamb, honey mustard chicken wings, assorted home-made sausages; paired up with mixed salads, grilled vegetables, native potatoes. This chargrilled feast fit for a king, eaten on majestic Incan grounds is sure to leave you feeling like royalty!

Colcampata View Dinner

Make your next celebration the best one yet, and let the PMC Team host you a remarkable event with the most memorable meal and views. A 4 course dinner, each meal complete with a carefully selected matching wine, live music, and a view to die for in the PMC cube it will be your most spectacular dining experience yet.


The Hotel

As you arrive through the welcoming gates you will truly feel like you have arrived at an Incan Palace, and indeed you have! See the stunning full panoramic view over Cusco open up through the glimpses of light streaming through the gum tree trunks. Allow the peace and serenity to flood over you in this atmosphere so similar to being deep in the Sacred Valley, although only minutes from the main square.

Upon entering through the main courtyard and into the lobby, find yourself surrounded by luxurious décor and artistic touches. Enjoy the relaxing setting while sipping on a Pisco Sour next to a crackling open fireplace, or take a stroll around the charming archeological gardens and visit part of the ancient palace wall still standing, while the dining room prepares home-made Peruvian dishes and local delights at your wish.

Located behind the San Cristobel Church and a short walk equidistance of the Plaza de Armas and the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, this magnificent hotel with its ideal location, abounding history, exclusive activities and upcoming expansion is most certainly a destination not to be missed!

The accommodation

Sleep under the roof of the founder of the Incan Empire, Manco Capac, in one of the 5 bespoke rooms. Whether staying in a Garden View Room or one of the two Suites, you will not only find perfect silence and fresh air from the surrounding forest, but all the essentials and more; from the finest bed linen and feather pillows, to the natural organic bathroom amenities and large screen televisions – there is nothing you will miss!

In July 2017, 3 new rooms will be opening up at the Manco Capac Palace Hotel. These new additions to this sumptuous house are most exciting and likely to be in high demand upon their opening so reach out early to secure your stay.



Discover for yourself why this Incan treasure has been recognised as the best boutique hotel in South America and among the 25 best in the world in 2016 by Trip Advisor, and make your next Cusco stay unforgettable.

The balcony viewpoint of Palacio Manco Capac offers the opportunity to enjoy a quiet and magical time with a preferential view towards the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, next to the church of San Cristobal. Enjoying lunch with an andean BBQ or having a mid-morning cheese & mimosa Bar, it is definitely a mandatory experience in Cusco.

For further information about these new culinary experience and the hotel, visit or contact your Explorandes Travel Specialist to include Palacio Manco Capac in your Cusco stay.[:]

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