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Pool, Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge, Manaus, Brazil

Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Accommodation

Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Cristalino Lodge £££££

  • Brazil
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge
  • Wilderness

Cristalino Lodge is nestled beside the banks of the Cristalino River in a private forest reserve in the southern Amazon Rainforest. There are 18 rooms, ranging from standard to spacious bungalows set within the forest. All the accommodation has ceiling fans and screened windows allowing the sounds of the jungle into the room as well as hammocks outside. The bungalows have in addition an outside shower set in a private garden. As well as an extensive network of walking trails through the rainforest and canoeing options, Cristalino Lodge boasts a 50-metre canopy tower with three different platforms for watching wildlife below and above the canopy, and there is a screened tree house for chance sightings of tapirs and peccaries that arrive to feed on the salt clay.

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Villa Amazonia £££££

  • Brazil
  • Boutique

Villa Amazonia is a restored historic mansion dating back to the golden age of rubber extraction in Brazil. The facade, front-desk and the restaurant are located in the historical side of the building, which has been completely restored. The 30 spacious and modern rooms each have a balcony overlooking the pretty courtyard garden and natural stone pool. The hotel offers a fully equipped gym as well as a restaurant serving international cuisine with a traditional Amazon twist.

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Uakari Lodge £££££

  • Brazil
  • Safari and Wildlife Lodge

The Uakari Lodge is a community-run floating lodge in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, the largest area of the flooded Amazonian forest. The main objective of the lodge is to help the local communities and preserve natural resources. The lodge has 10 simple guestrooms spread across the floating structures which rise by up to 12 metres during the wet season. Each of the thatched rooms has its own terrace with views of the surrounding forest and all are ensuite with solar-powered showers.

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