In the Sacred Valley of Peru, where nature thrives as the beauty of the Urubamba Mountains meets the sky, calm and serenity reign supreme.
In this area, the StarDome will open its gates in early February, which wants to connect the traveler with the place. The hotel invites guests to stay in one of its six luxury suites and indulge in magic.
Between Cusco and Machu Picchu, the boutique hotel is founded and run by the local Quechua Indigenous community. Its aim is to offer travelers cultural experiences with local guides.
The idea behind StarDome Peru
The co-founder of StarDome Peru is Bob Berman, a retired Toronto lawyer who created the city's high-tech wellness center, Soul 7. Berman lost his wife to cancer, which prompted him to pursue a spiritual quest and led him to the Sacred Valley.
There, Berman met Carlos Gimbaha, a local Quechua shaman who showed him first hand the magic of the area. Berman immediately fell in love with the earth, people and energy. When he asked Gipaha if he could buy a piece of land, he led him to a plot of land that had been in his family for centuries.
Somehow Berman connected with the locals and together they created StarDome, “focusing on indigenous roots, the value of cultural traditions and beliefs, and connecting travelers with the energies radiating from the Andean mountains.”
StarDome Peru employs only locals, provides land for products and food for the community and offers a percentage of its profits to educational initiatives.
A magic dome in Peru
At the Star Dome, guests will enjoy a glimpse of the starry sky without abandoning luxury.
There are five suites on the lower floor of the dome, while on the top floor is the impressive StarDeck, with floor-to-ceiling glass walls and a telescope for anyone wishing to discover the night sky. The sixth, autonomous Royal Apu Suite, is the one that offers the best view.
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