The Ecuador Amazon Rainforest is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Ecuador, especially if you love nature and adventure. You probably think that a visit to the Amazon isn’t going to be comfortable, but you’d be very surprised!
There are numerous lodges that offer a very comfortable accommodation. This is the best way to experience the Ecuadorian Amazon! There are too many great lodges to list in one blog, so we’ve only included the top 5 Ecuador Amazon lodges below.
La Selva Lodge
This lodge is located on the border of Yasuni National Park, approximately sixty miles from the town of Coca, down the Napo River (one of the main tributaries of the Amazon River) and one mile inland from the river itself. La Selva Lodge has been in successful operation for twenty-five years. It is a highly respected jungle lodge in South America no wonder they obtained the “Ecotourism Award” at the World Congress on Tourism and Environment.
La Selva Lodge has nineteen spacious suites, including three scenic suites with a view of Lake Garzacocha and roomy family suites for those who have brought their children along on their jungle adventure. The scenic and superior suites include exclusive rainforest showers, private balconies, and great panoramic views, while the family suites include extra-spacious bathrooms, hammocks, and a sunken tub on a private porch.
Napo Wildlife Center
The Napo Wildlife Center is a comfortable, luxury, eco-lodge in Yasuni National Park. When you visit this lodge, you will get the best of the amazing Amazonian wildlife, including hundreds of parrots at two parrot clay licks (steep walls of red clay where parrots reside), giant otters in the lake and streams, 11 species of monkeys in the trees, and hundreds of species of birds in the forest.
The Napo Wildlife Center is the greatest luxury eco-lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazonia. It is an ecotourism project that protects and preserves over 82 square miles of pristine Amazon Rainforest within the Yasuni National Park. It was also declared by UNESCO to be a biosphere reserve. In addition to being one of the best lodges in Ecuador’s Amazon, the Napo Wildlife Center is also one of the finest examples of community-based eco-tourism in the country. The
Napo Wildlife Center actively protects 82 square miles of pristine rainforest in its private reserve, based on a true conservation partnership with the local community.
This lodge is located in a private reserve of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. The Sacha Lodge is an incredible place to visit. A main attraction here is the incredible canopy walkway which extends 940 feet (275 meters) through the rain forest and stands 94 feet (30 meters) high.
Lodging at Sacha combines the comfort with true access and appreciation of the surrounding wild rain forest. All cabins include high thatched roofs and private shaded terraces, comfortable hammocks; everything is constructed with traditional materials and the lodge nestles subtly into the lush surroundings. Each of the 26 rooms provide spacious private areas to relax — some even feature floor-to-ceiling windows for an immersive jungle shower experience! All cabins are screened against insects and contain ceiling fans above two comfortable double beds.
Cuyabeno Eco Lodge
Cuyabeno Lodge was one of the first eco-friendly lodges built in the Cuyabeno National Park. The Lodge is located in the Cuyabeno Reserve in north-east Ecuador, directly on the “Laguna Grande” area. The lodge’s unique location offers the perfect combination of seclusion and quick access to the highlights of the reserve.
The lodge is certified by the Rainforest Alliance for its sustainable tourism practices and for its use of local materials in the construction of the facility. The lodge works closely with the local Siona indigenous community, whose members provide motor canoe transportation for the tours at the lodge.
Sani Lodge is truly a one-of-a-kind eco-lodge. Dedicated to ecotourism, environmental conservation, and community projects , the Sani Lodge is owned and operated by members of the Sani community, meaning that visitors can benefit from their extensive knowledge of Amazon wildlife and biodiversity. This allows the Sani community to give Sani Lodge guests the true Ecuadorian Amazon experience o.
Sani Lodge is the perfect way to immerse yourself in nature. This lush landscape is home to vast varieties of wildlife, including thousands of varieties of birds, mammals, and reptiles. Exploring nature doesn’t mean you have to sleep outside!
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