-->

Let's talk. We're open

(858) 523-9000

La Selva Jungle Lodge

Amazon, Ecuador

A wonderful lodge set at the heart of the rainforest, La Selva offers its guests the chance to discover the fascinating native flora and fauna from comfortable surroundings, in the company of its expert bilingual and native guides. Great for families.

At a Glance

  • Fantastic location at the heart of the Rainforest, within the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve and next to the Yasuní National Park

  • Set in one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, home to millions of species of plants, animals, birds and insects.

  • Chance to relax at the spa and enjoy a variety of treatments - perfect after a long hike in the forest

  • Carefully designed suites permit guests to enjoy the sites and sounds of the forest

  • Expert guides offer a wide variety of excursions suited to different abilities and interests

Eco/ethical tourism, Family, Teenagers, Wildlife

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to La Selva Jungle Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Amazon

Description

Having been completely remodelled in 2012, La Selva offers 18 comfortable suites, carefully set amongst the forest. The Suites have been built with bamboo from sustainable plantations and their open design means guests can enjoy the sounds of the forest when not out exploring.

The Scenic and Superior Suites feature their own private balconies, rainforest showers and panoramic views whilst the Family Suites feature spacious bathrooms, hammocks and a hot tub on the private terrace.

The lodge's restaurant serves a blend of both local and international cuisine, using fresh ingredients wherever possible. Other facilities at the lodge include a spa, an observation tower 20 minutes away and a Butterfly Farm.

The lodge works closely with the local community and tours and excursions are lead by bilingual English-Spanish speaking guides and local native guides. These tours typically can typically include hikes in the forest, canoe rides, night excursions and visits to the parrot clay lick.

Accommodation

La Selva Jungle Lodge boasts 18 spacious suites, all of which provide a number of modern amenities whilst being built in the traditional style using bamboos and local timbers. Scenic Suites and Superior Suites include private balconies boasting panoramic views (three overlooking the lake) and rainforest showers. Family Suites also enjoy a hot tub and hammocks on the private porch as well as benefiting from extra spacious bathrooms. Hot showers, ceiling fans and electricity are provided in each suite, along with mosquito nets.

Childcare

La Selva is well-geared up for family adventures and offers specific family packages, as well as a Junior Naturalist Program to capture those wild imaginations. Children receive a special kit for young adventurers which includes items such as crayons and magnifying glasses. Junior Naturalists will be given a list of fun tasks from finding food in the jungle to learning animal calls and paddling the canoes, all with the help of the specialist guides at the lodge.

Facilities

The lodge features a large restaurant boasting wraparound windows overlooking the lake. Locally sourced ingredients are used wherever possible to create delicious and nutritious dishes. Other facilities include a bar and a spa.

Activities

Hike forest trails, visit the butterfly farm, climb the observation tower and scout for wildlife, observe parrot clay licks and paddle along the river in kayak or canoe. Night walks and canoe rides are also included in programs and guests can even enjoy a cooling swim in the lagoon at their leisure.

Location & Directions

Amazon, Ecuador

La Selva can be found within the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in the heart of Ecuador's Amazon. The lodge is set on the edge of Heron Lake, just a little way along the Napo River from the town of Coca.

When to go

All year round destination. There is no defined dry season, and rain can be expected at any time of year being a tropical rainforest.

Best time to Visit

Good time to visit

Average time to visit

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to La Selva Jungle Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Amazon

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive news and offers from Scott Dunn

Contact us
How we work
  • Browse our website for inspiration
  • Call us and speak to a travel expert
  • Tell us what you want to see and do, when you want to go and give us an idea of your budget
  • We’ll customize an incredible vacation just for you (we never sell packages or escorted tours)
What guests say

"Excellent service throughout with great attention to detail and thoughtfulness. I believe Scott Dunn does deliver more than most high-end vacation companies and will go "the extra mile".