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REGUA - Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu

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Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu (REGUA) is a Brazilian non-profit non-governmental organisation and nature reserve located within the Atlantic Forest of south-east Brazil. REGUA's mission is the long-term conservation of the forests of the upper...more
Estrada Guapiacu s/n, Cachoeiras de Macacu, State of Rio de Janeiro 28680-000, Brazil
+55 21 2745-3947
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 11 nights in July/August 2019. We had room 1, which had a large balcony that overlooked the banana feeders so we could watch the marmosets without leaving the room. The kitchen staff were brilliant - making sure there was enough vegan/vegetarian...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Raffers2000
Reviewed July 8, 2019

As part of our organized tour in Brazil a day trip to Regua while we were staying in Rio had been arranged for us. Just wish we could have had longer there - like a couple of days. A few hours walking tour was nowhere...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ann B
Reviewed March 22, 2019

We stayed here as a part of a longer birding trip. The birding was great and so was the staff. Don’t miss sitting at the outdoor table in the afternoons and evenings watching for the monkeys, tapirs, and hummingbirds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dpw45
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Stayed in the lodge at REGUA , which was very comfortable. This reserve is fantastic for beautiful well marked walks around the wetlands on the numerous trails.A birder's paradise which also had tapirs and marmosets and capybaras in the grounds.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

This jungle lodge is famous for the birdwatching, but you can encounter lots of other wildlife in the garden and on the trails in addition: mammals (possum, tapir, marmosets, capybara), reptiles (cayman, Tegu lizards) and butterflies of all kinds. The lodge is amazing, clean beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry D
Reviewed October 14, 2017

We stayed three nights in this fabulous place and we had a great great time ! Rooms are quite good, the common area and the pool are very confortable. The food was hearty, generous and tasty. The complimentary caipirinha before dinner was a real treat,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BigDid
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Thank you, thank you, thank you! What wonderful stay we had! Absolutely perfect - the venue (paradise), the photo opportunities - all landscape, fauna, flora and even some fungi are incredible to see and the staff are all really friendly and helpful. Within just a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Contented2
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My adult daughter, spent 4 nights a the REGUA bird lodge (regua.org) in April and May 2017. In our limited time, we decided to spend less time in Brazilian airports getting to the Pantanal and instead come here. What a great choice!! We both love...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

Wonderful lodge with superb hospitality , great home cooking , fantastic facilities in a magnificently peaceful and wildlife rich setting. Hummingbirds and monkeys over breakfast and owls after dinner

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank kitbritten
Reviewed February 13, 2017

What a wonderful place! Nicholas and his family ensured we had a brilliant stay in their lodge within the reserve. Superb food, comfortable room with a huge balcony overlooking the garden. Thomas was always on hand to help with any questions and served a jug...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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December 27, 2016|
Response from LeeDingain | Property representative |
Hi Mary, You would need to bring your own hairdryer. The power sockets in the rooms are 110 volt.