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Best Wildlife and Eco-Lodges in South America

Best eco-lodges in South America’s top wildlife destinations

When it comes to sustainable places to stay, South America is a wonderland of comfortable and just downright beautiful eco-lodges. With arguably the widest variety of eco-lodges in the world, these 5 exclusive lodges aren’t just a place to rest your head at night, but their unique location, proximity to wildlife, focus on sustainability and impeccable services and amenities will add to your vacation in South America. Get ready to discover the best eco-lodges located in South America top wildlife destinations.

Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

There’s nothing quite like waking up and falling asleep in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon at the Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge / Photo by Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Anavilhanas Lodge: Luxury in the Brazilian Amazon

The Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge is the Brazilian Amazon’s most stylish accommodation. Surrounded by untouched rainforest, the lodge is tucked away among the islands of the Anavilhanas Archipelago, the world’s largest fresh water archipelago, on the Rio Negro. Read more about the Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge…

Anavilhanas Lodge

The Anavilhanas Lodge’s cozy bungalows are surrounded by the Amazon Rainforest / Photo by Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica: Jungle Chic in the Peru’s Amazon

The Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica is situated in the heart of a 17,000 hectare private ecological reserve on the banks of the Madre de Dios River and adjacent to the lush Tambopata National Reserve in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Waking to the symphony of tropical birdsong, exploring the verdant Amazon Rainforest by day and ending your days falling asleep to the sounds of the Amazon is all part of this natural Amazon experience. Read more about the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica…

Inkaterra Amazonica

The 35 wooden cabanas at the Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica are inspired by the local Ese’Eja culture / Photo by Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Finch Bay Eco Hotel: Relaxation & Wildlife in the Galapagos

Named after the famous Darwin’s Finches, the charming Finch Bay Eco Hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the beach on the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz. The hotel enjoys a quiet location offering privacy, natural surroundings and superb attention to detail service. Read more about the Finch Bay Eco Hotel…

Finch Bay Eco Hotel

The Finch Bay Eco Hotel has a beautiful and secluded location allowing you to relax surrounded by the Galapagos’ nature / Photo by Finch Bay Eco Hotel

Refúgio Ecológico Caiman: The gateway to the Pantanal

Located in Brazil’s southern Pantanal wetlands, the Caiman Ecological Refuge is a stunning eco-pioneering lodge. Established in 1985 as the first eco-tourism project in the southern region of the Pantanal, the Refúgio Ecológico Caiman Lodge combines the beauty of the surrounding nature and local culture. Read more about the Refúgio Ecológico Caiman Lodge…

Caiman Ecological Refuge

Get close to the Pantanal’s nature and culture while staying in the comfortable Refúgio Ecológico Caiman / Photo by Refúgio Ecológico Caiman

Rincón del Socorro: Tradition & Wildlife in Esteros del Ibera

The Rincón del Socorro Lodge was built in 1896 in classic Spanish style architecture and is the best and most luxurious eco-estancia in the Esteros del Ibera wetland area in north eastern Argentina. Loosely based on the concept of a traditional Argentine estancia (ranch) the lodge is made up of a series of buildings dispersed around the main building. Read more about the Rincón del Socorro Lodge…

Rincon del Socorro

After exploring the beauty and wildlife of the Esteros del Ibera wetlands, take a refreshing swim in Rincón del Socorro’s swimming pool / Photo by Rincón del Socorro

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