Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas , Brazil

The Belmond Das Cataratas Hotel is surrounded by lush rainforest - and this pastel-pink hideaway grants exclusive access to Iguassu Falls... minus the crowds.

Seeing the falls in near solitude is magical, but they offer more than just a great location. Step through the hotel's doors into a world of understated luxury.

Restored to its original 1950s charm, the hotel’s hacienda-style exterior is matched by its warm, inviting interior design. Step outside and explore the sprawling, sculpted grounds.

Belmond Das Cataratas - Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Soak up the jungle chorus while you float in the pool, stroll gardens bejewelled with orchids and sip caipirinhas as the sun goes down. Embark on the ultimate adventure at South America's first and only Forbes Five Star hotel, and you’ll never want to leave.

Belmond Das Cataratas Pool

Join us for a more experiential kind of Brazilian barbecue. Tender meats and inventive sides are enjoyed poolside. An extensive buffet of fresh seasonal salads, local and international dishes, and classic Brazilian desserts tempts tastebuds at any hour. The Ipê Grill also serves a delicious buffet breakfast to fuel your day’s adventures.

Belmond Das Cataratas Bar

Itaipu’s restaurant's menu features a tempting selection of signature Brazilian-international dishes. Exquisite combinations and our daring chef have made it one of the most esteemed restaurants in Brazil. Take a seat inside or request a table on the shaded veranda. Every dish is complemented by glorious natural surroundings, with the crashing falls as nature’s own orchestra.


Spot a kaleidoscopic array of tropical flowers as howler monkeys call in the distance. Nestled in the center is an elegantly designed pool. Flanked by orchids, it’s the perfect spot for a refreshing dip after a day full of adventure.

Positioned between lush jungle and the magnificent Iguassu Falls, world-class rejuvenation awaits in Brazil’s ultimate getaway spa resort. Incorporating responsibly harvested rainforest ingredients, our treatments awaken body and mind.

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms:

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms

Superior Rooms

Located in the Forest Wing, these rooms feature paintings of the local flora and fauna by Brazilian artist Ludmilla de Montes.

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms

Deluxe Rooms

The spacious Deluxe Rooms feature a bright and airy décor. Beautiful hardwood floors perfectly complement the luxurious dark-wood furnishings.

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms

Deluxe Falls View Rooms

Deluxe Falls View Rooms offer all the features and amenities of the Deluxe Rooms, but also boast spectacular views over Iguassu Falls.

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms

Junior Suites

Each Junior Suite invites you to relax and appreciate the moment. A cozy living room is complete with a writing desk, while a spacious bathroom boasts elegant marble accents.

Belmond Das Cataratas Rooms

Cataratas Suites

Decorated in an inviting Portuguese-colonial style, Cataratas Suites each boast a plush bedroom, living room, spacious bathroom and four beautiful balconies. They can also connect to a second room to make a two bedroom retreat, perfect for families.

  • Belmond Das Cataratas Experiences:
  • Belmond Das Cataratas Experiences
  • First Light Walks
    See the majesty of first light on a dawn walk, in partnership with Leica Sport Optics. We’ll provide you with a pair of Leica Trinovid 8x42 HD binoculars to encounter the rare flora and fauna of the rainforest in truly magical light.

    After a relaxing night, wake up early and choose to take a private tour with an expert guide and photographer or join a larger group for a walk to the Falls. Alternatively, set off on your own with the help of our map. 24-hour advanced reservations required.

  • Backstage Experience
    The rare wildlife makes Iguassu one of the best places to visit in Brazil. Visit the Bird Park and meet baby birds and rare parrots. Feed toucans and flamingos by hand, or come face to face with an anaconda.

    A seasonal drink and tropical fruit complete this 90 minute tour.

  • Bird Park
    Brazil is home to some of the world’s most magnificent birds. Meet a variety at the Bird Park, a beloved bird sanctuary just moments from the Iguassu National Park entrance.

    Admire more than 160 species in 12 acres of natural habit, then feed the flamingos before you say goodbye.

  • Forest Experience
    Gather around a campfire at dusk with indigenous Guarani-Mbya. Take part in an authentic welcome ritual, feast on traditional cuisine and enact a tobacco ceremony with tribal elders.

    All proceeds go to the Guarani community. This activity takes place outside the hotel.

  • Full Moon Walking Tour
    Feel the pulse of the jungle on this nocturnal tour. Set off during a full moon to witness the lunar rainbow, a sight rarely seen by most. Traverse hidden trails as you spot bats, lizards and other wildlife.

    This unique tour is led by our resident biologist and lasts around 90 minutes.

  • Helicopter Ride
    Anticipate a life-changing experience with a thrilling 10-minute flight above the Falls. Enjoy a unique perspective of the entire park and the colossal power of the tumbling waters.

    You can also choose a longer 35-minute tour to the Three Borders Landmark where Brazil meets Argentina and Paraguay.

  • Macuco Safari
    One of the best ways to experience the Lower Falls is by speedboat. As part of our popular Macuco Safari, you’ll start your journey with a jeep ride through the rainforest canopy before transferring to a speedboat downriver.

    The views of The Three Musketeers and Devil’s Throat are unmissable.

  • Morning Walks
    As the only hotel within Brazil’s Iguassu National Park, guests can join a series of exclusive guided walking excursions.

    Breathe in the aromas of the jungle as you chase iguana footprints, and take the route less-traveled towards the Falls’ viewing platforms. Remember your raincoat––the spray is spectacular.

  • Waterfall Rappelling And Rafting
    Set your pulse racing as you rappel 20m down the famous Salto Macuco waterfall. Alternatively, conquer the rapids on the Iguassu River. After a traditional Macuco Safari, swap boats at the rafting station for a white-knuckle experience. The final stretch of river is tranquil—a welcome opportunity to jump in and float.



Brazil Grand Nature Tour

Duration: 12 days, 11 nights
From: $4,635.00
The best of Brazil's natural history combines 3 diverse ecosystems: breathtaking Iguacu Falls, the wildlife of the Pantanal grasslands, the Amazon rainforest.

Belmond Das Cataratas

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