Accommodation, Iguazu Falls and the North East

Yacutinga Lodge

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Yacutinga Lodge sits within its own private reserve protecting 1,400 acres of severely threatened Misiones Atlantic Rainforest, just two hours from Iguazu Falls. The lodge is dedicated to protecting the natural environment and providing a comfortable, enjoyable and educational experience for its guests while minimising negative environmental impact.

There are 20 rooms in five blocks of four, scattered around the property, all clean and welcoming with hot water, electricity, private bathrooms and comfortable beds. The rooms’ quirky design blends in well with the rainforest and all have a different view of the forest. There is also a beautiful master suite if you really want to spoil yourselves.

The main building has a communal lounge area and bar and a simple dining area where regional dishes sourced from local farms are served. The wildlife filled garden contains a small but inviting swimming pool. There is no air conditioning, TV or telephone: the lodge offers guests a peaceful and exciting experience in the forest with a good level of service.

The extreme diversity of birds and other wildlife in the habitats around the lodge enable sightings of a wide variety of birds including some exciting specialities. Different programmes are offered to suit families, keen birders, natural history enthusiasts, and those seeking a peaceful and educational experience.

Some of the excursions include walking on a variety of trails of varying difficulty, wildlife spotting, boat and kayak trips along the Iguazu River and interpretative walks, demonstrations and tours of the local Guarani community.

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Facilities

En suite rooms with hot water showers, dining room, lounge area, bar and swimming pool.

Local Wildlife

There is a high abundance of birds including many Atlantic rainforest specialities. such as spot-billed and saffron toucanets, and the normally shy Azara’s agouti is frequently observed around the lodge As well as Azara’s agouti, black howler and black-striped tufted capuchin monkeys, and coatis are seen quite regularly. There is a fantastic diversity of butterflies in the forest and around the lodge including dazzling morphos, clearwings, metalmarks and heliconias.

Optional Activities

Trail walks, interpretative treks, and visits to local communities, kayaking and boat trips and specialist bird watching.

John Melton

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Argentina tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965