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Bucket List Bachelorette: Explore Machu Picchu + Taste Your Way Through Cusco

iHola, es hora de la fiesta, señoras! In other words, it’s party time, babes. When planning your bachelorette party, you take all things into consideration, such as: location, activities, amenities, shopping, food, and of course, drinks. Looking for an exciting (as well as exotic) location to get away with the girls for your bachelorette bash? Look no further, we have found a spot.

The destination, Machu Picchu. It is the ideal place for some serious fun, everlasting memories, and food—yum!

Machu Picchu, Peru is a breathtaking re-stored Incan citadel situated in the Andes Mountains. For many, the setting is a longtime bucket list check-point. This particular location makes it a perfect Andes backdrop for your upcoming bachelorette party, not-to-mention, there will be plenty of #wanderlust-worthy content for Instagram.   

Where to Stay?

The JW Marriott El Convento Cusco is a stunning Five Star property right in the heart of Cusco. Elaborate courtyards, beautiful indoor/outdoor lobbies as well as a grand outdoor patio are a few of the amenities that make this Peruvian adventure one for you and your gals to embark on.

The hotel’s oxygen-regulated rooms are there to assist with the change in altitude. After all, you are lodging in the mountains. Speaking of mountains, to prevent altitude sickness, El Convento Cusco has you covered. Upon arrival, coca tea is served to guests as this helps alleviate altitude sickness, not-to-mention, it’s a warm way of saying, welcome to Peru!

Aside from swanky sleeping areas, yummy cocoa-tea, and a few photo-opts, there is a friendly face in the courtyard waiting to be greeted. Who? Panchita, the resident alpaca. We hear he loves selfies as well as apples. Then again, don’t we all?

What to Do?

A trip to the property’s spa and oxygen-enriched cabins for a special Incan healing treatment sounds like a worthy way to kick off any bride-to-be party. Aside from the typical body wraps, facial scrubs, and facials, the El Convento Cusco offers a special Swiss shower and private temperate indoor pool experience. Okay, this sounds amazing!

For the gals seeking adventure, there is daily transportation to the train station which leads to the Sacred Valley. In addition to travel, cuisine is a huge part of the experience. A bachelorette mixology class can be arranged during your stay as well as a chef-guide trip to the farmer stands. Naturally, this is followed by cooking classes. Es hora de comer!

Our friends at the JW Marriott gave us the inside scoop pertaining to all the good stuff to eat and sip during your stay.  

Engaged Life:
What is one dish that all parties should try/order when tasting their way through Cusco?

JW Marriott El Convento Cusco:
Peru is known as one of the culinary meccas of the world, and the food and beverage offerings at the JW Marriott Cusco do not disappoint! One must-try dish is traditional ceviche, made with fresh fish and local ingredients for a combination of flavors that will make your taste buds dance! 

Engaged Life:
What is one cocktail (mocktail) that never disappoints? 

JW Marriott El Convento Cusco:
For can’t-miss sips, the bride tribe can enjoy Pisco Sours, a classic Peruvian libation that is both tasty and elegant. For a fun activity, the group can book a mixology class at the hotel’s Qespi Bar and learn how to make them! Those who prefer liquor-free options can also enjoy a variety of fresh juices or Chicha Morada, a refreshing beverage made with purple corn, lime, pineapple, and cinnamon.

Engaged Life:
For those who have a major sweet tooth, what is a tasty treat?

JW Marriott El Convento Cusco:
Those with a sweet tooth will love the “Sweet Journey Around Cusco” tasting amenity, which features sweet ingredients from different parts of the Cusco region and includes Creamy Chocolate, Coffee Mousse, Homemade Peach Soda, Chuta Bread Pudding and Sweet Corn.

It’s all about living your best life with your bride-tribe while adventuring through Cusco. Vamos a explora!

For more information on the JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, you can visit here.

Photo Credits: JW Marriott El Convento Cusco

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