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Brasilia and the West Hotels

Caiman Ecological Refuge

  • Estância Caiman, S/N
  • Zona Rural
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Excellent service, great ecotourism options

Cons

  • Few English-speaking guides, long distance from airport

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

This 100,000-plus-acre ranch pioneered the concept of ecotourism in the Pantanal. Part of the working ranch is a 10,000-acre private nature preserve. Lodges are spread out over the property. The main lodge has the longest list of amenities. The smaller lodges—Baiazinha, on the shores of a small lake, and Cordilheira, built on stilts next to a forest—provide close contact with Pantanal wonders. Guests can enjoy activities such as horseback rides through the wetlands, bird-watching tours, photo safaris, and canoe trips on the refuge's vast holdings.

Hotel Information

Address:

Estância Caiman, S/N, 146 mi (235 km) west of Campo Grande, Miranda, 79380-000, Brazil

Phone:

67-3242–1450

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 25 rooms
  • Rate includes All meals

Updated 06/24/2013

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