The Caiman Ecological Refuge , Brazil

Caiman Ecological Refuge is located on a 53,000 hectare ranch 36 km from the small town of Miranda, in the Pantanal wetlands in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul.

Activities and outdoor excursions promote direct contact with the Pantanal fauna, flora and culture. Every day each lodge offers a new schedule of activities, with two daylight activities and one in the evening.

The refuge consists of three structures – The Main Lodge Complex, The Baiazinha Lodge and The Cordilheira Lodge – which have fully independent operations. Baiazinha is 09 km away from the Main Lodge Complex and Cordilheira is 13 km away.

 

The Main Lodge Complex

The Main Lodge I is close to the central offices of the hotel, allowing greater contact with the daily activity of the pantaneiro. Very charming, the Main Lodge II offers a wonderful view of the bay from the rooftop deck. It is just 100 meters away from Main Lodge I.

The Caiman Ecological Refuge

 

The Caiman Ecological Refuge

 

Baiazinha Lodge

Baiazinha Lodge is a bird-shaped house, located on the shores of a lake, permanently flooded with crystal-clear water.

It has six standard superior rooms, situated on the wings of the bird. Its balconies, overlooking a west-facing inlet of the lake, are an irresistible haven for watching the wetland sunset.

Decorated in traditional ranch style, apartments welcome guests and pamper them with pure cotton sheets, down-filled pillows and hot showers. The bird’s body contains the living area of the lodge, which includes a dining room for 12 guests and a large and cosy living room with cable TV and DVD. Outside, a deck includes the pool, sun beds and comfortable hammocks, framed by the lake and vast Pantanal landscape.

The Caiman Ecological Refuge - Baiazinha Lodge

 

The Caiman Ecological Refuge - Baiazinha Lodge

 

Cordilheira Lodge

On one side, a wooded hillside to observe local fauna throughout the day. On the other, a branch of the lake, either dry or full, depending on the season, demonstrates the flood-water cycle to visitors.

Recently renovated, Cordilheira has 5 suites, decorated in contemporary style. Each of these has a separate bedroom and living room, bathroom and balcony.

Cordilheira offers guests outstanding comfort and pampering, with pure cotton bed linen and towels, down-filled pillows and heated showers: a real treat after long walks in the natural environment of the Pantanal.

The Caiman Ecological Refuge - Cordilheira Lodge

 

The Caiman Ecological Refuge - Cordilheira Lodge

 

 

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Brazil Grand Nature Tour

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

The Caiman Ecological Refuge

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