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Yoi EcoLodge

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Santa Elena, Oaxaca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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2 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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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... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars 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.... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We recently retuned to Canada after our 5day package withYoi.It is a great organization.They picked us up from the plane in Leticia and took care of everything thereafter.be warned that this is not a vacation for the pampered boutique hotel crowd.Yoi shows you the true Amazon and you have to get dirty to do it!!! Antonia was a fantastic interpreter... More 

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Biberach (Riss), Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The organization was perfect. Also the food and accomodation were excellent. You can choose what you want to do out of different activities and each one we did was worth it. The guide is very good and as non spanish speakers you can ask for a translator.

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite spot, after spending three weeks in Amazonas. For anyone looking for a "wild" or true Amazon experience, this is the place. I think this is the most remote place I've ever been to (an amazing feeling). You're treated like family, given three big delicious meals a day, and given a private guide and translator. Everything is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Yes, that's definitely good place to stay and feel the nature. It's very basic but everything is there (ie. very comfy bathrooms). There is no electricity but it's a part of fun. We spent there only two nights but seen a lot. There is only one big disadvantage (we did such tours in Borneo and Brazil). We had a great... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $68 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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