Kabalebo Nature Resort - Suriname
This intriguing Amazon outpost is efficiently run and guided by descendants of the original Amerindian and African Maroons.
Kabalebo Nature Resort is a dazzling nature resort situated in the pristine uninhabited Amazon jungle in the western part of Suriname. The precise spot can be narrowed down to the area of the Bakhuys Mountain at the Kabalebo River. The name “Kabalebo” in the language of the Caraib Amerindians means, “arch in the river”.
In a world that moves too fast, Kabalebo Nature Resort offers a welcome tonic of relaxation and discovery. Days are filled with rain-forest adventure and exploration, and nights are spent reliving the day’s discoveries.
At Kabalebo Nature Resort you’ll share new experiences with those like-minded travelers who don’t measure a getaway in days, but in how long one is under its spell.
Kabalebo Nature Resort offers a surprising array of services and amenities - considering everything at the property comes from the surrounding forest or had to be flown in from the city.
Relax poolside or enjoy the bar, and savor the regional menu in our restaurant. In the rain-forest, the agendas and mandates of regular life are a world away.
The Main Lodge was the first structure to be built when the resort was conceived and offers ten (10) standard double rooms that each have private bathrooms with shower, and hot and cold running water. For those wishing for a little more indulging rooms, air conditioning is available against an extra charge.
Nestled in the heart of the beautiful and advantageous Zandkreek and surrounded by pristine uninhabited rainforest is a magnificent waterfall which was recently discovered by a visiting BBC expedition group. Realizing the potential around this new discovery, Kabalebo Nature Resort has decided to expand its product by building a small lodge at the river front, nearby this gem.
At Kabalebo Nature Resort we are delighted to present to you, our newest Suites. These four (4) deluxe family-sized Suites are situated about a 5 minutes-walking distance from our Main Lodge, and just a stone’s throw away from our swimming pool and Inspiration Point.
The wooden deluxe river-view cabins offer one bedroom with single bed, a spacious veranda and are situated on high ground above the river with steps leading right from the room to the river. Kabalebo Nature Resort offers these very private and romantic cabins to all our guest but especially to those who seek a bit more privacy and peace.
Inspiration Point is situated next to an orchard and is one of the more spacious accommodations of Kabalebo Nature Resort offering stunning views of Misty Mountain. The lodge contains six (6) superior double rooms, all built using wood from the surrounding jungle and elegantly furnished.
Uncle Piet Lodge
The Uncle Piet’s lodge is perfect for those who seek a little more adventure. The lodge is about a 3 hour boat ride from the Main Lodge and close to a beautiful rapid on the Kabalebo river bank. There will be a full time Kabalebo employee with you during your stay at the Uncle Piet’s lodge.
A lot of beautiful and refreshing waterfalls and rapids can be found near Kabalebo Nature Resort. Suriname is part of the tropical rain-forest and is known for its beautiful nature and you will experience so much natural beauty. Our guides take you on a boat trip to the Moi-Moi waterfalls, the Revelation Falls, Double Step, Krongsula, Was Wasi, Kilodrie or Zandkreek. While enjoying the waterfalls and rapids you will see the big blue Morpho butterflies that live nearby.
With our experienced guides, you will partake in your camping trip in a very responsible and safe manner. A camping holiday starts with a hiking trip to the river where you will be camping, so bring along the right footwear. Your guide will tell you about rich variety of plants and animals that you encounter along the way.
The kayaks are designed for safety and a local river expert who knows every part of the river and surrounding jungle with a comforting intimacy will guide you. The specially designed two hour kayak tours allow you to paddle your way through mystical river as you go in search of adventure and fun.
The beautiful Misty Mountain can be seen from the Main Lodge where it urges you to explore its infinite beauty. The journey to this mountain leads you through the Amazon rainforest with a high potential to encounter tapirs, monkeys or any one of the over 250 bird species found near the resort.
If you are a fishing lover, this is what you dreamed of. Kabalebo Nature Resort is a member of the International Game Fish Association. At our resort we offer adventurous and custom tailored fishing tours that will have your friends jealous and looking to out fish you when they venture down to Suriname on their own.
Because Kabalebo Nature resort lies in the middle of the Amazon jungle, exotic tropical animals will surround you. Various birds, mammals, butterflies and other insects, fish and frogs can be found close to and all around the resort. Wildlife sightings are commonplace and the jungle hikes will increase your chances of seeing more creatures that are exotic.
A visit to Kabalebo Nature Resort brings you into a true birders paradise. Because of our unique location and biodiversity, nature lovers will certainly have the time of their lives. At our property, there are more than 250 different bird species.