Peruvians are blessed with having been born in one of the best countries in the world. The fourteenth best on the planet, to be precise, according to the latest edition of the Reader's Choice Awards 2020, organized by the famous Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
The contest brings together the opinions and experiences of hundreds of thousands of travelers around the world.
The magazine's more than 715,000 readers sent in comments and ratings, sharing their experiences of passing through the most amazing cities, islands, hotels, resorts, spas, cruises, trains and airports around the world.
As a result of this survey, Peru has claimed 14th place in the Best Countries category. The final list of winners in each category will be published on October 29th on the competition website.
Not only has Peru managed to position itself within the top 15 of the best countries in the world, but also 5 of its resorts, 10 of its hotels and 3 of its railway services took important positions in the South American ranking, as we will see below:
Best Resorts in South America:
#3 Hotel Paracas, a Luxury Collection Resort, Paracas, Peru.
#4 Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, Sacred Valley Peru.
#11 Explora Sacred Valley, Sacred Valley Peru.
#15 Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Sacred Valley, Peru.
#25 Aranwa Paracas Resort & Spa, Peru.
Best Hotels in South America (half of them are in Peru!)
#2 Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel, Peru.
#5 Inkaterra La Casona, Cusco, Peru.
#6 Titilaka, Lake Titicaca, Peru.
#8 Country Club Lima Hotel, Peru.
#9 Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness, Peru.
#11 Hotel B, Lima, Peru.
#13 Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco, Peru.
#14 JW Marriott El Convento, Cusco, Peru.
#17 Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Aguas Calientes, Peru.
#18 Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Cusco, Peru.
Finally, in the Best Trains category, we can find:
#3 Belmond Andean Explorer, South America.
#6 Inca Rail, South America.
#10 Belmond Hiram Bingham, South America.
Consequently, Peru reasserts itself as a luxury destination in the world, offering not only the largest natural and cultural biodiversity, but also some of the best conditions for visitors.
Discover all Peru has to offer here.
The magic of tourism will return
With the progressive resumption of international flights and the upcoming opening of the Natural Protected Areas and National Reserves, Peru is preparing to resume tourist activities in full force, always following the demanding protocols set by the Government.
Natural wonders such as Machu Picchu, the Colca Canyon, Nasca and Paracas will once again welcome millions of tourists next year, mainly from countries that guarantee the health and safety conditions of visitors.
In the meantime, we encourage you to browse some of the best images of the land of the Incas on the official portal of the Peru Country Brand.
You can also comment on your experiences and expectations for your future visit through the hashtag #DreamThenTravel.