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REGUA - Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu

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Spectacular Birding!

We stayed here as a part of a longer birding trip. The birding was great and so was the staff... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Wonderful nature reserve

Stayed in the lodge at REGUA , which was very comfortable. This reserve is fantastic for beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“raquel”(6 reviews)
Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu (REGUA) is a Brazilian non-profit non-governmental organisation and nature reserve located within the Atlantic Forest of south-east Brazil. REGUA's mission is the long-term conservation of the forests of the upper...more
Estrada Guapiacu s/n, Cachoeiras de Macacu, State of Rio de Janeiro 28680-000, Brazil
+55 21 2745-3947
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here as a part of a longer birding trip. The birding was great and so was the staff. Don’t miss sitting at the outdoor table in the afternoons and evenings watching for the monkeys, tapirs, and hummingbirds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dpw45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the lodge at REGUA , which was very comfortable. This reserve is fantastic for beautiful well marked walks around the wetlands on the numerous trails.A birder's paradise which also had tapirs and marmosets and capybaras in the grounds.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank DesLangford
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This jungle lodge is famous for the birdwatching, but you can encounter lots of other wildlife in the garden and on the trails in addition: mammals (possum, tapir, marmosets, capybara), reptiles (cayman, Tegu lizards) and butterflies of all kinds. The lodge is amazing, clean beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We stayed three nights in this fabulous place and we had a great great time ! Rooms are quite good, the common area and the pool are very confortable. The food was hearty, generous and tasty. The complimentary caipirinha before dinner was a real treat,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BigDid
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Thank you, thank you, thank you! What wonderful stay we had! Absolutely perfect - the venue (paradise), the photo opportunities - all landscape, fauna, flora and even some fungi are incredible to see and the staff are all really friendly and helpful. Within just a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Contented2
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My adult daughter, spent 4 nights a the REGUA bird lodge (regua.org) in April and May 2017. In our limited time, we decided to spend less time in Brazilian airports getting to the Pantanal and instead come here. What a great choice!! We both love...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank dct555
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wonderful lodge with superb hospitality , great home cooking , fantastic facilities in a magnificently peaceful and wildlife rich setting. Hummingbirds and monkeys over breakfast and owls after dinner

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank kitbritten
Reviewed 13 February 2017

What a wonderful place! Nicholas and his family ensured we had a brilliant stay in their lodge within the reserve. Superb food, comfortable room with a huge balcony overlooking the garden. Thomas was always on hand to help with any questions and served a jug...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MaryDSuffolk
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The trails to the different areas of the reserve are well laid out and marked. The way to the blind is marked at the beginning of the trail, keep alert and stay on the trail so you don't miss it. The canopy tower was inspiring....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Shanna M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had a fantastic week at REGUA at the end of June. We were so impressed with everything about the reserve and amazed at the amount and variety of wildlife that we were able to see. The hospitality of Thomas and all the staff at...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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27 December 2016|
Response from LeeDingain | Property representative |
Hi Mary, You would need to bring your own hairdryer. The power sockets in the rooms are 110 volt.