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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small piece of soap and mosquito nets brings us all back to our humble existence that no matter how much money you have cannot buy. Meals are simple and lights to go out by 10pm. It's a long house thus noises travel open right through the rooms.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally travel agency booked us at Hacienda Conception, last minute switched us to Sandoval. So glad they did. We arrived late, it was dark by the time we hiked in, but that made the hike very exciting, what a great start. We saw snake, cayman, many tarantulas, and bullet ants. The room was clean, neat and well maintained. No insect... More 

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Givat Olga
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I enjoyed enormously every momeng spent in Sandoval Lake. Quiet place, comfortable stay attentive staff and incredibly beautiful surroundings. Don't mention the unique experience of bird watching, jungle secrets, night walks, sunset and sunrize views and of cause the wonderful world of otters, monkeys, caimans etc. A lot of thanks to our personal juide John that made our stay unforgettable.

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the trip Regards More 

Brisbane, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Imagine the most beautiful tropical lake possible and you'll have some idea of this location. Mirror reflections of the sunset and dawn. The white trunks of fruit-laden palm-trees, draped with vines and flowers. Particularly at dawn, a higher density of wildlife than we saw anywhere else in Peru - and that's really saying something. The giant otters often dived under... More 

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. Indeed spending at least 1 night in Sandoval Lake Lodge will allow you not only to appreciate sun rise and sunsent but to enjoy the activities that take place such as the Giant Otters gettingout their hide out in the early morning of in the late afternoon when they return. As for... More 

Salt Lake City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We spent 3 nights at Sandoval Lake Lodge. We arrived late in the afternoon, as we entered the lake on a canoe, the scene was breathtaking! The lake was like glass, reflecting the greenery around the edge and beautiful blue skies. The accomodations were very adequate. Food as good except one night, the chicken was very over cooked and dry,... More 

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Inkanatura Travel Sales Team at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks very much for your message. We are glad you have enjoyed your staying and activities with us. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Inkanatura Travel Sales Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I wnat to go back and visit this amazing place: Sandoval Lake. This lagune was formed naturally as the natural course of the river changed. In the Amazon nothing last for ever! It is so natural!!! The scenery is diverse, spontaneous... It is honestly breeathtaking. There are lodges for an aditional adventure of staying in the middle of the natural... More 

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay We hope you will be able to come soon and maybe combine the trip with a visit to Heath River Wildlife Center More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing 4 days at the lodge. Fantastic trips on the lake and great jungle walks. Our guide Oscar was very knowledgeable and interesting. A big thank you to All the staff who helped when my husband realised that he had left his passport on the plane from Lima to Puerto Maldonado. They took him to get... More 

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InkaNaturaTravelWeb, Inkanatura Travel Sales Team at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks very much for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your staying with us. You are welcome to come again at any time, we look forward to assist you in your future trip with us. Sincerely, Inkanatura Travel Team More 

Port Orchard, Washington
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We stayed three nights and had a very good experience! All meals are provided, all meals come out in courses, very good! Always something a little different, but keep in mind, everything has to come by boat, then carried in by hand. The room and grounds are very clean. We stayed in room 13, from the room we seen all... More 

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay Regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Two friends and I retreated at Sandoval Lake Lodge for 2.5 days after hiking Salkantay Trail. It was great having a couple of down days in the jungle exploring the wildlife, flora and fauna. We went with Oscar of Jungle Pro in Puerto Maldonado. What a fun guy and guide! We managed to see sloth, Cayman, otters, lots of birds... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

It was very good located and we had super super good guide, a young guy named Boris.We only had 3 days but thanks go our great guide and the great location we got to see and experience so much. I can really really recommened Maloka Sandoval Lodge!!!

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inkanatura, Senior Travel Advisor at Sandoval Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for sharing your experience. We are gflad you enjoyed your stay Best regards More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandoval Lake Lodge: Located deep in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve, our Sandoval Lake lodge overlooks sparkling, palm-rimmed Sandoval Lake, the most beautiful and wildlife-rich of all lakes in Tambopata-Madidi. This privileged location gives you exclusive access to the lake in the early morning and late afternoon, the choice hours for wildlife viewing and photography. No other lodge in Tambopata-Madidi is on the banks of a protected oxbow lake. Our short Sandoval Lake Lodge program includes two nights of fully-screened accommodation in 25 double-occupancy rooms complete with en suite facilities with hot-water showers, electricity (*), fans, meals, airport transfers in Puerto Maldonado, naturalist guides, lake excursions by day in search of Giant Otters, monkeys, and macaws, forest excursions, night excursions in search of caimans, and evening slide shows. Our lodge specializes in small groups and individualized attention in our overriding quest to conserve the lake and surrounding rainforest. Sandoval Lake Lodge is built out of ecologically-correct driftwood mahogany and is owned jointly by a nonprofit conservation group and five families of indigenous Brazil nut collectors. (*) Three times per day: from 5:00 to 6:00 am, from noon to 4:00 pm and from 17:30 to 22:30 pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandoval Lake Lodge

Address: Puerto Maldonado Peru, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range: $413 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Sandoval Lake Lodge 1*
Number of rooms: 25
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