Media and Press

Don’t Take Our Word for It!

Here are a few articles that have been written about Willka T’ika over the years with links to the original sources.

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Organic Spa Magazine

Where to Go Next? Willka T’ika in Peru

October, 2022



CNN: 9 of the World’s Best Wellness Retreat

Willka T’ika Wellness Retreat, Peru

April 27, 2022



Wander Magazine: Your Healthy Sustainable Ethical Vacations

The Joy of Vegetarian Vacations:Veggie Hotels

Willka T’ika Wellness Retreat, Peru

May, 2022



Your Perfect Peru image

Your Perfect Peru–Finding Wellness at Willka T’ika, December 2019


Harper’s Bazaar: 19 Best Worldwide Wellness Retreats in 2019

Bucket List” Feature “#22 of 50 top bucket list”

 American Way “Bucket List” Feature “#22 of 50 top bucket list”

Rumbos Cusco Magico

Rumbos Magazine
Features Willka T’ika, December 2019

The Must List

Yoga Journal
June 2018

April 27, 2022

YOGA JOURNAL: The Best Yoga Retreats to Book in 2022

In South America: Willka T’ika

April 2022


Shamanism Magazine, April 2022

“Seven Sage Suggestions for a Wellness Retreat in Peru”

by Terry Cumes, Willka T’ika Director

Veggie Hotels

Veggie Hotels

Lonely Planet

 Lonely Planet: “Top wellness spots in Latin America,” by Luke Waterson, February 2018

Travelers Are Going Nuts

“Vegan Vacations”
July 2018

Passport to Peru

“Passport to Peru,” by Hiko, July 2014

Vogue: The Best Wellness Retreats in 2022

Best for a Digital Detox: Willka T’ika Wellness Retreat, Peru


USA Today Travel

USA Today
Travel/Go Escape
Summer 2018

Organic Spa Magazine
“Giving Back—A Graceful Flower Grows,” by Evelyn Theiss, Jul-Aug 2011

Sentinel, Spiritual Traveling in Peru

Santa Barbara Sentinel
by Diana M. Raab, October 2013

Guardian Cover

The Guardian

What Our Clients Are Saying

A life-changing experience you’ll never forget! I chose this retreat because it offers such a wide range of activities. It is not a pure yoga retreat (like most when you search for retreats), but offers SO MUCH MORE. Everything about this Wellness Retr …read more
Willka Tika Wellness Retreat, Jul 2022
Wilka Tika is the literal garden of Eden. Walking through the grounds is like being in Paradise. There are hundreds of types of flowers, plants and blooming trees with fruits. You can’t help but feel grounded and at peace. The staff is friendly and ama …read more
Return Retreat Leader & Yogi, Romi Toussaint
In March of 2022, I experienced Willka T’ika’s “Essential Wellness Retreat” for 7 days. The group retreat consisted of 8 other solo travelers, with none of us fully understanding what we signed up for (albeit, there are plenty of pre-read materials ava …read more
Maureen Kornienko, Wellness Retreat Mar 2022
For the past 4 years we’ve led life-changing yoga retreats to Willka T’ika in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Willka T’ika is the quintessential set and setting to experience authentic Andean culture while diving deeper into yoga practice. It is a Yogi’s dr …read more
Anton Mackey & Amy Solara, AZ
After visiting and scouting many retreats around the world over the past 23yrs of teaching, Willka T’ika is now among the top of our list. The attention to detail, incredible staff and amazing food is just the beginning. The facilities are spectacular, …read more
Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine
Our trip to Willka Tika was one of the most incredible trips of our life! It was the perfect blend of wellness and serenity, with the added rush of adventure to whatever degree one chooses. The access to sacred and historical Inca and other cultural si …read more
John & Lorena
“This was our first Mystery School retreat under the McKenna Academy, and as ever, I am happy to be working with Willka T’ika on such transformative programs. There is no better place in the Sacred Valley, perhaps in the world, for such events to take …read more
An Experience Unlike Any Other
Dr. Dennis McKenna
We appreciated all the gorgeous gardens of the resort, the tenderness of all who worked there, the delicious food & travel guide recommendations! I’m honestly not sure we would have seen or done all the things we did without your referrals. We defi …read more
Gorgeous Gardens, Lovely Resort!
Jackie & Jennifer
WOW!!! There are no words to describe the energy & beauty of this place is amazing–to the eye, feel & smell.  All of the property is a 10!  The staff go above & beyond their duty, they are always there for you, no matter what you need. Car …read more
Wow Magical Journey!
Claire Massicote, Canada
Willka T’ika is a true gift. After 22 years of teaching yoga and guiding adventure travel in Peru, we are so happy to have found this special place to stay. Fresh organic food made and served by loving Quechua staff, inspirational gardens, the great yo …read more
Deborah Koehn Yoga Teacher & Adventure Travel Guide and David Blehert Photographer & Adventure Travel Guide
Willka T’ika is a paradise that allows you to slip into the Peruvian culture with a deep ahhh! The gardens, the staff and the owner Carol Cumes are exquisite like the unexplainable walls of Machu Picchu. It feels so right to stay in a guesthouse retrea …read more
Rodney Yee, Yoga Teacher, Oakland California


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