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La Selva Jungle Lodge

Perched high on the shores of Lake Garzacocha, La Selva offers guests a remarkably comfortable experience given its remote Amazon location.

The 18 spacious suites have been inspired by local bamboo designs. All feature a private balcony and are cooled by ceiling fans and large windows, some open and screened by insect nets allowing you to wake to the sounds of the jungle. Additional touches such as high quality bed linens, turn down service and indulgent bathroom amenities make a stay at La Selva feel extra special.

Jungle and river excursions are always accompanied by two guides — an English-speaking naturalist and a local guide native to the area, whose skills in spotting reptiles, mammals, and birds are often remarkable. There is a canopy observation tower close to the lodge, and yoga and massages can be arranged for a little relaxation in the jungle.

In between excursions, the lodge’s elevated lounge and dining area is a wonderful place to recover, offering prime views of the lake and curious visitors such as the prehistoric looking hoatzin bird often just metres away.


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Tour ideas in The Amazon

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at La Selva Jungle Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

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