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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

When we decided to go to the Amazonas, it was quite hard to find a local guide. When we found Yoi Eco Tours, they helped us with everything! They gave is advice and they gave us the information we need. First day, we arrived in Leticia, pick up at the airport, transport by public boat and pick up by our...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our family's (two adults, two teenagers) first time traveling to the Amazon and we felt very well taken care of from our pu at the airport in Leticia to the drop off again. The activities offered by the lodge are lovely: They're personalized, informative and very respectful to its breathtakingly rich environment, culturally as well as in regard...

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Southern CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only way to experience the Amazon. The cabins were rustic but nice with a cold shower and flush toilet. Lights are by candle or the lanterns we brought. Good is good for where you are and no refrigeration. You have your own guide for the entire time. The monkey rehab place was the highlight. Not sure where...

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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place tucked waaaay deep into the Amazon. I had never been to South America, don't speak Spanish and was traveling alone. I don't considered myself an extremely adventurous traveler so I wanted something where I felt safe yet still experience the jungle and not feel like I was in a Disney World resort. This place was perfect:...

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Santa Elena, Oaxaca
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I can't say enough good things about our experience with YOI Ecotours. I had a vision of celebrating my 40th birthday with a semi-crazy 5-day trek deep into the Amazon and they made it happen. And as the icing on the cake, Julian was able to arrange for us to accompany the research team from the Maikuchiga monkey rehabilitation center...

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Why we loved our experience with Yoi EcoTours: 1. It's the Amazon rainforest 2. Julian and his team are fantastic guides; helpful, courteous, very knowledgable about both cultural history and natural ecology, and strong advocates for animal and habitat conservation 3. Surprise-filled excursions include (but are not limited to) visits to the monkey sanctuary, hammock camping in the jungle, eye-opening...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed August 15, 2016

My family and I visited Yoi back in April of this year and cannot sing enough praises for Julian and his team. The grounds are absolutely beautiful, the food is fresh and delicious and the staff are as loving and family-oriented as you can ever want. We traveled with our thirteen year old son and eleven month old daughter. We...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Almost one year ago my boyfriend and I had the most amazing time at the Yoi Ecolodge. We visited the amazon in "dry season" which saved us some mosquito bites. We would love to come back one time when the riverbanks are flooded and you can take a boat trip between the tree tops, but the travel was still worth...

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 nights at Yoi Ecolodge. We were very well guided by our young Colombian guide Antonia and by the local guide Rey. They are very professional. However, the lodges were dark, without electricity, the bathroom was dirty and the bed uncomfortable. The food conserved without frige was limit as in quantity as in quality. Our stomach were perturbed....

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Julian B, Owner at Yoi EcoLodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feed back. I regret that the lodge did not meet your expectations. We do state on our website that there is no electricity in the cabins. I apologize on behalf of the staff if you found the facilities not as clean as you would have liked. This is the first time we have had any...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Yoi EcoLodge gave us a wonderful Amazon experience. Our accommodation was comfortable and had everything we needed, especially good mosquito nets. Our transport was organised and the meals prepared for us at the lodge were delicious, plentiful and interesting. Basilio our guide was informative and we loved his stories and myths of the rain forest. Jose our guide was great....

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Our aim is to provide a personalized, intimate, informative and immersive Amazon experience while at the same time conserving this amazing region of the planet. Based out of the native community of San Martin, our tours are created for you to experience the natural and cultural beauty of the region. Whether it be cruising up the Amazon River or exploring the forest on foot you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable adventure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yoi EcoLodge

Address: San Martin de Amacayacu, Colombia
Location: Colombia > Amazonas Department > San Martin de Amacayacu
Price Range: $69 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We loved our room with its own bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles BridgetGibson, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were well equipped with bug nets but our experience was that Canada has much worse mosquito and other biting insect issues issues th”
 of 5 bubbles ScottW446, Mar 24, 2015 | Read review
“This place is not for you if you must be "connected" at all times. There is no wi-fi and only rare connection to cell towers. For some of us, this is a good thing.”
 of 5 bubbles JZP_11, Jan 23, 2015 | Read review
“Accommodation is in large airy huts All have their own toilet and shower.”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireNewZealand, Nov 4, 2014 | Read review
“All cabins are great. But remember - you are in the midst of the jungle. No luxury here. But the beds were great & firm”
 of 5 bubbles Ram_Thaila, Sep 30, 2014 | Read review
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