The Amazon Basin Hotels

Posada Amazonas

  • Fodor's Choice


  • Lot's of wildlife
  • Excellent service
  • Great excursions
  • Massage
  • Lodge benefits local people


  • Noise from neighboring guest rooms

Published 02/02/2016

Fodor's Review

Since this open-air lodge is surrounded by forest, you may spot birds and monkeys right from your room or the restaurant. Guest rooms are in long buildings with high, thatched roofs, and wide, screenless windows; mosquito nets protect sleepers from whatever might fly in. Unfortunately, cane walls that don't reach the roof mean limited privacy. Kerosene lanterns provide light at night; electricity is available in common areas to recharge batteries. Superior rooms have electricity from dusk to 10 pm. The lodge, jointly owned by Rainforest Editions and the Ese'eja Indian community of Infierno, offers excellent activities like nature walks in a 6,000-hectare (14,820-acre) nature reserve, boat tours of Lago Tres Chimbadas, and medicinal plant tours led by an Ese'eja shaman. Packages include transportation from Puerto Maldonado (two hours), a naturalist guide, and excursions. The minimum stay is two nights.

Hotel Information


Tambopata River, 40 km (25 mi) southwest of, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru


877-231–9251; 01-719–6422

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 30 rooms
  • Rate includes: All meals

Published 02/02/2016

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