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North Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed October 14, 2015

A basic but comfortable lodge located southeast of Rio. The owner, Nick Locke, inherited this land from his family and is attempting to restore it to its natural state. He told us about his efforts and we have great admiration for his commitment. His wife Raquel is also charming asis his son Christopher, who also assisted us. The grounds are...

3Thank Debbie C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 21, 2015

This Lodge is set in the most wonderful rain forest. There are easy to walk trails and longer trips available. Unless you are a really good birder I would recommend having a guide who can help find and identify all the forest birds (the water birds are relatively easy). The guides we had were all volunteers (not as expensive as...

3Thank Sally Y
Sussex, Wisconsin
Reviewed December 6, 2014

We heard about this lodge from a friend who is involved with the Regua project. We were not disappointed! For visitors who are keen on birds it is a perfect place to stay, there are a lot of walks which you can do from the lodge, or transport can be arranged to travel further afield. There are guides who can...

2Thank Rosemary03
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent 3 nights here, in order to look for birds in the Atlantic rain forest, a very threatened ecosystem. We were fortunate to be given the best room in the lodge, which has a large balcony, enjoying great views. When we arrived the weather was very hot but a thunderstorm that nights heralded cooler weather, so the birds became...

1Thank John G
Reviewed September 2, 2013

My family's second visit to this Garden of Eden paradise! We loved it, and saw many amazing birds, caimans, caipibara, bats, frogs and had a face-to-face encounter with a smiling sloth!!! The food is great, guides are knowledgable and friendly. We will be returning.....

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in July 2013 in a balcony room. The lodge is very comfortable with hot water in the bathroom from solar power. The view from the balcony is delightful. A buffet is served at lunch and dinner prepared by local ladies and is very tasty. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We saw many...

3Thank WildlifeWatcher90
Cholame, California
Reviewed August 20, 2013

I had heard about the great diversity of the rain forests of Brazil and I finally got to see them in all their resplendent glory. A transforming experience. The hospitality was a perfect match..Highly recommended....

1Thank ShandonCountyAlcalde
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We spent 4 nights here at the beginning of June. It is a truly wonderful place to stay and what Nicholas and Raquel are doing is remarkable. We hired a car in Rio and drove here, which was easy. We had a guided walk in the forest and also a birding walk. We are not expert birders but saw many...

3Thank ajl99
Anglesey, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 21, 2013

A most comfortable lodge in a splendid location. The view from the lodge looks over the stunning mountains clothed in forests many planted by the conservation project that operates here. The large pretentious canopy hide does distract from the view but does provide excellent views over the reclaimed wetland. Staff are friendly and the food excellent, all local and fresh....

1Thank E Paul R
Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Guapi Assu Bird Lodge is a great place to stay. Run by Nicholas and Raquel, this couple has done so much to help conserve this stunning area of Atlantic Rainforest. The lodge itself is not too large and is comfortable and welcoming. The views from the lodge across to the forest covered hills are lovely. The food was excellent...

1Thank 55birder
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Additional Information about Guapi Assu Bird Lodge

Address: Regua, Caixa Postal 98112, Cachoeiras de Macacu, State of Rio de Janeiro 28680, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Cachoeiras de Macacu
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Guapi Assu Bird Lodge Brazil/Cachoeiras De Macacu
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“Rooms 1 and 2 seem to be the best with balconies and views.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyY_11, Sep 21, 2015 | Read review
“The two upstairs rooms have balconies. Number one has stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosemary03, Dec 6, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor have the best views and are the largest.”
 of 5 bubbles johngF424OT, Nov 3, 2014 | Read review
“Balcony rooms are large and have an excellent view”
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 of 5 bubbles WildlifeWatcher90, Aug 22, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 had balconies not sure about other rooms in the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles EPaulR, Jul 21, 2013 | Read review
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