Grand Amazon Lodge is located in the middle of pristine, primary rainforest, in an area known for its rich wildlife biodiversity. We are all inclusive, with your transportation from Iquitos airport/hotel, WiFi, all excursions with a private guide dedicated to you and all meals. The tranquility, the sights of birds, the occasional monkey, and the sound of the jungle at night are all integral parts of your experience.
Made with sustainably harvested Capirona wood and carefully decorated
Every Bungalow is River Front with electricity…
… and each has a private balcony with hammock
Our bathrooms are comfortable and modern
The Octagonal dining room and attached lounge was designed to feel as open as possible
Our canoe bar was a fun way to repurpose thrown away canoes
You can often see Frogs, Birds, and other animals along our elevated walkways
We use solar panels to provide energy to the lodge and our WiFi
Our chef is a passionate cook always coming up with his own dishes and recipes.
Whether by plate or buffet, every meal is delicately created…
… To be unique and a local Amazonian inspired dish
Every meal is one of a kind and we can accommodate dietary restrictions if you let us know with your reservation
The lodge is new, but the guides are experienced – 10 years on average.
Instead of hunting, the locals run the lodge. This alternative gives a way to sustainably live protecting the land.
Our lodge donates to the village in the form of medical supplies, Christmas gifts for kids, and more.
We work with the village to protect the land from outside threats. By staying with us you make a difference.
The lodge is surrounded by pristine primary rainforest 150km upstream the Amazon River from Iquitos, Peru…
… In the area of San Juan de Yanayacu, a village part of Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve
The area is known for it’s huge biodiversity, with over 600 species of birds, over 10 species of monkey, dolphins, capybaras and much more.
You can even visit from the lodge the official start of the Amazon River – Ucamara. Contact us to ask how!
Alfredo Dosantos has a B.S. in Biology. Not only has he been a lead guide, but he also worked for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana (IIAP). His work at the IIAP helped lead the creation of the Pucacuro National Reserve in Peru. He is the lodge general manager.
Daniel Aizenman holds a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and is finishing up his Masters in Community and Conservation Biology with Miami University and the San Diego Zoo. He’s likely to greet you on the phone.
Patrizia Marchese studies medicinal plants in the Amazon and has a Ph.D. in Biology. Send us an email and she will likely happily answer.
Yair Aizenman carries a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and helps take care of back-end and phone calls.
Gabriel Aizenman studies Computer Sciences. He helps with technology and is looking for ways to integrate programming with citizen science.
Booking an All-Inclusive river-view bungalow at Grand Amazon Lodge come with 3 excursions in full days at the lodge with a private guide, all meals and transportation to and from the Iquitos airport/hotel and free WiFi. The Tours page experiences are included in a bungalow reservation automatically.