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Refugio Amazonas

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St James, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW is all I can say. From getting off the plane to travelling to the first check point was exciting and totally professional. The experience is a once in a lifetime adventure. From the boat ride to seeing the retreat for the first time was magical. We had our own personal guide who we adored. Money's, MacCalls, piranhas, tarantula's, scorpions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Refugio Amazonas and it was excellent. The lodge is a unique experience and the clay lick excursion is something very special. Our guide (Imperatriz) was excellent and very friendly. The food was also good. A nice place in the jungle.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The most wonderful experience with knowledgeable guides, superb food and the close proximity of animals and beautiful plants. I will remember it forever. The lodge was clean and comfortable with plenty of hot water, it was far better than we had expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Refugio Amazonas is probably the most awesome lodging we have ever experienced. We were greeted at the tiny Puerto Maldonado airport by our guide Luis. He would be our guide for the next 3 days. What an adventure! We were taken to our motorized canoe for an exhilarating ride 2/12 hours up the Tambopata river. We enjoyed a tasty lunch... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent lodge. Lots of wildlife. Boris was the guide and he was excellent! The food was really good. Canoeing on the oxbow lake was very interesting. We even saw a Harpy eagle which is rare. Rooms are comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Words cannot describe arriving by foot from the river to this stunning oasis in the rain forest! Rooms magical, food excellent, pisco sours the best, trips and adventures amazing! Worth the planes, buses and boats to get here. Hammocks in the room open to the elements.......wish you were here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A three hour boat trip upstream feels like an excursion in itself, where we spotted so many different creatures. Be aware that the 120+ steps up from the river could be problematic to some, but take them at your own pace and you'll be fine - why hurry! After a 20 minute hike into the jungle, the lodge appears majestically... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A long boatride up the river takes you along the shores where we saw caiman and capybara, toucans and parrots. A hike into the jungle takes you to Refugio Amazonas. There are excursions every day. You can do all of them or none of them. Food was excellent and the bar was open nightly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I do not mean to repeat what others have already mentioned about this place but want just give tips on how to prepare your trip for such an amazing place. Please be mindful that this place is in the middle of jungle. My husband and I visited this place back in early Oct of 2014 (a very overdue review). Because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As so many have said before us. A great place to stay. Our guide Timateo was brilliant. The food is good and the whole indoors/outdoors experience of the lodge is wonderful. The manager who greets you obviously cares about his job and works hard to make your stay wonderful.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Refugio Amazonas is the latest addition to Rainforest Expeditions Tambopata portfolio. As a charming 32 bedroom lodge, it is well placed immediately adjacent to the Tambopata National Reserve. Its location is ideal for stand alone three night experiences and for breaking the expeditions to and from Tambopata Research Center. Refugio Amazonas is built on a 200 hectare private reserve on the buffer zone of the Tambopata National Reserve. It is becoming integrated to the communities of Brazil nut extractors that surround it, attempting to extend the benefits of ecotourism to the families committed to sustainable forest use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Refugio Amazonas

Address: 3 hours by boat from the nearest town, Puerto Maldonado, Puerto Maldonado 084, Peru
Location: Peru > Madre de Dios Region > Puerto Maldonado
Price Range: $444 - $634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refugio Amazonas 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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