Posada Amazonas

Location: Peruvian Amazon | Peru

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Posada Amazonas, nestled deep in the Tambopata rainforest, is a rather special eco-lodge. Through thrill-seeking activities and spectacular views from all angles, you can fully experience all the natural beauty and the vast and diverse wildlife of the Peruvian Amazon, with hundreds of birds and animals calling this rather special and unique part of the world home.
Perfect forFamilies and intrepid adventurers.
In the knowA trip here enables total immersion into the rainforest environment and its many inhabitants; including through the lodge’s 30m-high canopy tower, the open, spacious layout of the lodge, which brings the outside in, and the exceptional array of activities.

Recommended for...

  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Hideaway
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The remote Posada Amazonas sits in the Amazon rainforest, and as well as being immersed in the landscape, it is connected to the roots and customs of native culture. It is jointly managed by the indigenous Ese Eja community and the ecotourism company Rainforest Expeditions, a partnership that ensures guests have a truly authentic experience, with the lodge blending native design, customs and cuisine alongside expert expeditions with local guides.

Rooms

There are 30 bedrooms and suites, with a rustic and earthy aesthetic showcased by natural materials and traditional Ese Eja décor crafted by local artists. Instead of electricity, the rooms are illuminated by candles and lamps, which cast a rosy and romantic glow: but it’s not all about relinquishing mod-cons, as you’ll also find ensuite bathrooms and Wi-Fi – this is Swiss Family Robinson in the 21st century.

Verandas and private decks open out onto the sights and sounds of the rainforest. Lie in your hammock and watch the wildlife, including squirrel monkeys leaping from tree to tree and vibrant macaws perched on the branches.

Food & Drink

The authenticity of the lodge is truly expressed in its food: its casual self-service restaurant showcases Peruvian and indigenous cuisine, serving up pork chops in cocona fruit, cheesy huancaina potatoes, tacachos (made with plantains) and banana cake. For breakfast, tea, coffee, bread rolls and fresh fruit are served for a light and refreshing start to the day.

Facilities

Few hotels can boost having a 30m canopy tower - climb to the top for exceptional views and up-close contact with monkeys, toucans and macaws. To unwind, head to the spa to indulge in the signature jungle massage, or sit in the relaxation space and read a book from the library.

Activities

There’s something for everyone here, with several exciting ways to explore the rainforest, including guided hikes into the heart of the forest and scenic river cruises by day and night – see vibrantly-coloured frogs on giant leaves, jaguars slinking through the undergrowth and families of giant otters and caimans gliding through the water. For those who have an inner Tarzan, you can go paddle-boarding, kayaking and mountain biking.

The guides also offer insightful lectures on the complex ecosystem of the rainforest all around you, and you can also visit the Heritage House museum and head to the Nape Ethnobotanical Centre to hear a local shaman explain the many medicinal uses of the rainforest’s plants.

Best time to go

Best time to travel

Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Best time to go

Hotel location

To reach the lodge, you will take an internal flight to Puerto Maldonado from Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport in Cusco, 45 minutes) or Jorge Chavez Airport in Lima (3 hours). On arrival into Puerto Maldonado, you will be met by a guide and there will be a chance to store excess luggage here (at stages you will need to carry it, and there is a weight limit of 15 kilos). From Puerto Maldonado, it’s a 40-minute drive to Infierno port, where you will board motor-powered canoes for the final leg of the journey along the river to the lodge, which takes 1 hour – get your first glimpse of Amazon wildlife along the way.

More places to stay in Peruvian Amazon

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE

call us on 020 7337 9010 to start planning your perfect trip

Make an enquiry

© 2022 Exsus Travel. Experts in luxury tailor-made holidays.

Exsus Travel Limited t/a Exsus Travel. Registered in England and Wales at this address: 1 Burwood Place, London, W2 2UT. Company No. 3385363. VAT No. 719-221840.

Book with confidence.
ATOL
All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk
ABTA
We are a member of ABTA (ABTA No. Y6561) which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. For package holidays that do not include flights we provide financial protection for you money by way of a bond held by ABTA. We provide financial protection for your money.


International Passenger Protection (IPP)


All passengers booking with Exsus Travel Ltd are fully protected for the initial deposit and subsequently the balance of all monies received by us, including repatriation costs and arrangements, arising from cancellation or curtailment of your single service travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Exsus Travel Ltd

Exsus Travel Ltd has taken out an insurance provided by International Passenger Protection Ltd (IPP) with Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe SE (LMIE) trading as Liberty Specialty Markets, a member of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. LMIE's registered office: 5-7 rue Leon Laval, L-3372, Leudelange, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Registered Number B232280 (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés). LMIE is a European public limited liability company and is supervised by the Commissariat aux Assurances and licensed by the Luxembourg Minister of Finance as an insurance and reinsurance company. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with/to Exsus Travel Ltd

In the event of our insolvency please make contact as soon as practically possible giving full details of what has happened quoting the name of your Travel Operator:

IPP Claims at Sedgwick
Telephone: +44 (0)345 266 1872
Email:Insolvency-claims@ipplondon.co.uk
or online at http://www.ipplondon.co.uk/claims.asp