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San Isidro, Argentina
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Before going deeply into describing Heliconia, I find it important to first be clear on the definition: it's a Lodge, in the middle of the Amazon. It's not a five star accommodation ... it's not an any amount of stars accommodation no where! In order to get here you have to make an hour and a half speed boat trip...

Thank Diego K
Dietzenbach, Germany
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I would definitely recommend to visit Heliconia Amazon River Lodge. The lodge is very comfortable, the food is definetely very tasty. I travelled together with a small international group of 7 people UK, Hong Kong, Spain and our local guide Vladimir was very knowledgable. The swimming pool after the walk is really great to cool down. We saw different monkey...

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Thank borisolarte
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My husband and I stayed at Heliconia Lodge mid June 2016, as part of our honeymoon and had a fantastic time. we were picked up from the airport upon arrival and taken to the Heliconia speed boat and enjoyed a fantastic journey to the lodge stopping off at monkey island. Once we arrived to the lodge we were welcomed with...

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Thank Jenny D
Cedar City, Utah
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great adventure at one of the most unique places I have traveled. I lived in an Amazon tributary a long time ago in Bolivia, but it did not have the "comforts of home" that the Heliconia had... The food was great, and the guides were very good. I was grateful that they had to leave the generators on all night,...

Thank Troutmonger
East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We stayed at the Heliconia Lodge at the end of May 2016. It was a bit of a sour experience from the beginning. Our flight from Lima to Iquitos was delayed by 6 hours and we missed the whole first day of the 2 night package. I was able to get on the phone with someone in their main office...

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I loved my stay here at Heliconia Lodge and absolutely loved all the activities/excursions planned during my 4day/3night program. The lodge: Absolutely beautiful lodge! I was in Room 4, near the swimming pool. The room was big, spacious, comfortable, and clean.. more than what I expected! I also had a hammock room which looked out into the lodge's lush, green...

Thank Iris E
Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Excellent Experience. Rooms well equipped and comfortable loved the hammock on our own private balcony. Food Exceptional fresh and plenty of it and good variety. Staff friendly and helpful. Great location. Pool was lovely after a long trip in the Amazon.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were extremely impressed by this package tour and felt well taken care of the entire time. The lodge was clean and comfortable. Ok, some people complain about no ac or Internet but come on you're in the middle of the Amazon. It's actually nice to be cut off from the outside world. The food was delicious...

Thank LisaBelle78
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

So not being a very adventurous sort of person I was kind of dreading the experience in the Amazon. After this experience I can confidently say that this was one of the best experiences I have had. Right from the reservation date to the end of the trip we were well taken care of. Grecia the lady who works at...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Our visit to the Heliconia Amazon River Lodge was absolutely amazing! The food was great, our guide Victor was amazing, the manager was attentive and so friendly. They were willing to go above and beyond for anything you needed. All the staff was so amazing and attentive.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover Heliconia Amazon River Lodge, named after the jungle's most stunning flower and stay in one of the most exceptional lodges within the 40-hectare rainforest reserve at the Northern Peruvian Amazon. Experience authentic comfort during your rainforest stay amidst the wildlife, islands and lagoons, a perfect base to begin your low-impact Amazon adventure. Explore the jungle, feel the wildlife first hand and appreciate the wonders of nature. Go trekking, bird watching as well as looking out for pink dolphins. Our prime Amazon limited electricity lodge assures you with an enlightening and eco-friendly stay, an exploration of raw journey yet providing you with the most comfort and convenience. Sail through this magical rainforest, wander the natural beauty, and then relax back to the comfort of our lodge with some marvelous memories. Location Heliconia Amazon River Lodge is located on the left bank of the magnificent Amazon River in Yanamono Communal Reserve, 80 km (50 miles) from Iquitos City. Getting there. International flights to and from Iquitos are now being serviced by Copa Airlines, initially from Panama. From Lima, fly to Iquitos via domestic airlines with several flights daily. 90-Minute flight. From the Iquitos Airport, we will transfer you to Bellavista Port, where you will board our motorized boat for 1.15 Hours downstream along the Amazon River. Our Unique Qualities: • Archetypal Amazon architecture rustic houses built on stilts all connected by thatched roofed corridors with a refreshing swimming pool in its inner garden; ecofriendly limited electricity yet safe and secure which is the lodge's standard • Built by local construction masters from the Yanamono Reserve, renowned for its vast biodiversity and having the most number of tree species in the jungle of the Amazon River. • Commitment to protect the surrounding ecosystems in a working and sustainable cooperation with our host communities; observing sustainable practices such as providing hot water shower using natural gas. • Typical Amazon cuisine, distinct flavor with global appeal The Lodge in detail: Stay at an eco-sensitive, limited electricity lodge built by the local host community in a complex of 14 rustic clusters of native style pavilions that house the Reception/Bar, rooms, dining, public areas, Shamanic Ritual House and the swimming pool within the inner garden. Admire the Lodge's high ceilinged thatched roof made entirely of palm fronds, a rustic work of art. Rest and relax in a choice of completely screened rooms with terraces overlooking the gardens & forest or bungalows with hammocks and rocking chairs, likewise, you can dine and unwind in the comfort of screen protected restaurant and lobby bar. Key Features Airport shuttle; Lobby Bar; Guided Jungle Excursions; Swimming Pool; Hot Water Showers Check-in - 1:00 PM; Check out - 12:00 PM Lodge Facilities - Lobby Bar - Restaurant - Swimming Pool -Hammock Hut - Library - Play Room -Shamanic Ritual House -Rustic Amazon Cookhouse Services - Airport shuttle - Porter - Bilingual Staff - Land and boat transfers - Safe - Travel desk Rooms Slumber and snooze in a pure and simple rainforest retreat, as you encounter nature at leisure. While the Amazon beckons for you to discover and explore, this unspoiled ambience also encourages much needed repose and relaxation. With thoughtful consideration, our Heliconia Amazon River Lodge was built for your comfort: spacious twin, double and family rooms constructed in typical Amazon style, well ventilated with high ceilings and panoramic windows for you to gaze out to the landscape outside. One cluster of rooms overlooks the garden and forest, with terraces where you can relax and enjoy while looking out to the grandeur of the flora and fauna - well worthy for a jungle getaway. Amenities • Electrical outlets to charge your laptop, tablet and other devices • Ceiling fans • Private bathrooms with hot water showers • Safe, flashlight, rubber boots and rain poncho for each guest • Ideal for families with family rooms for up to 4 people. Water bottled for each guest , the first day The Lodge consists of 14 clusters, 8 of which house the 26 rooms distributed as follows: • Yellow Pavilion 6 rooms with terrace • Red Pavilion with 4 bedrooms with terrace • Green Pavilion with 6 rooms with terrace • 4 Bungalows / terrace room • Brown Pavilion with 6 rooms with loft ... more   less 

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Address: Las Palmeras , Yanamono, On the Bank of the Amazon River | 50 Miles North of Iquitos, Amazon River Down, Indiana, Peru
Region: Peru > Loreto Region > Indiana
Price Range: $399 - $1,041 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Heliconia Amazon River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Pool your resources with the other guests and pay a little extra to keep the generator on all night to run the fan and a/c. ”
 of 5 bubbles Gaye57, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms away from the pool are obviously quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles Amberstom, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room was basic, sensitive to the surroundings, comfortable and unpretentious. The lodge, itself, provided other places for people to relax on couches, chairs, and hammocks. I felt it was the "right balance of comfort" for the Amazon Rain Forest experience. ”
 of 5 bubbles pcguitarman, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are perfect with screens to keep out the bugs.”
 of 5 bubbles USAFM6, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“bring enough sunscreen and insect repellant and clothes to keep the musquitos away”
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