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Skylodge: Sleep in a glass pod dangling off a cliff.

On an Andean cliff overlooking Sacred Valley, there are three ovular glass pods dangling from the rock face. They’re not art, nor are they UFOs. They’re hotel rooms. The “Skylodge” is owned by a tourism company called Natura Vive, and these three suites comprise the entire luxury hotel. The three pods are the size of[…]

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Sacred Valley: Sleeping on a cliff-face

How on earth do we find ourselves hanging off a cliff-face, in a glass-bubble bedroom, suspended on wires above Peru’s Sacred Valley? Well, it is just the small matter of a 400m rock-climb via-ferrata and a 200m high hanging wire-bridge to reach said bubble, then a six-stage zip-wire descent to return to terra-firma next morning.[…]

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5 Crazy Camping Alternatives You Didn’t Know You Could Try: Cliff Camping in Peru

Sacred Valley is pegged as one of the best hikes in the world and the area is quickly gaining notoriety for its cliffside escapes too. Whimsically billed as the only “million-star hotel” the glass pods at Skylodge Adventure Suites are suspended 400 feet above ground, giving overnight guests amazing views of the Andes cliffs and[…]

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9 Incredible Places to Spend the Night: Natura Vive Skylodge Peru

Leave your acrophobia at the bike rack because the Natura Vive Skylodge in Peru is made up of three clear-walled capsules positioned to hang from a cliff in Peru’s Sacred Valley. Fearless travelers can spend the night dangling precariously 400 feet over the heartland of the Inca Empire, or they can recover from the 400[…]

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1 Fungrl Travels: Sleeping on the Side of a Mountain with Skylodge Adventure Suites

After trekking a portion of the Inca trail to Macchu Picchu recently, I thought my adventure in Peru couldn’t get any better. In fact, not only did my night sleeping on a mountainside parallel an epic trek up to Macchu Picchu, it might even have surpassed it! Bucket list SCORE! But there’s one catch: There[…]

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Passion Passport: Skylodge, Hotel Rooms That Hang off the Side of a Mountain

One of my greatest pleasures in life is putting together an itinerary for an upcoming trip. As I plan, I always look for out-of-the-box activities or hotels to add some spice to the experience. In Peru, that was the Natura Vive Skylodge in the Sacred Valley. I was taking my 18-year old nephew, Caeden, on[…]

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The Skylodge Adventure Suites – not for the faint-hearted!

People who are squeamish should think twice about venturing a visit to this place, because the Skylodge Suites are suspended at giddy heights from a steep rock face in the middle of the Peruvian Andes Mountains. The route from the check-in to the booked room alone is an adventure: the arduous ascent is only possible[…]