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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

If you want to find the comfort needed while you're enjoy the Amazon with family or friends this is the perfect place to go.
All services, housekeeping, food, spa and the native and bilingual guides are excellent and very friendly. I highly recommend to visit La Selva. I really had a great time there. Thanks!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
Thank Johis F
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kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Dear guest,

Thank you for your review! Your comments are highly appreciated by our personnel and keep the drive high of wanting to serve our guests with exceptional service!

Thanks again,
La Selva Amazon Ecolodge & Spa

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed this lodge for 3 nights
Overall very pleasant experience :
Good service overall :warm, accommodating to your needs but not annoying.
Excellent service by naturalist ( Paul is highly recommended). Knowledgeable, personal.
Great location : near blackwater lagoon around 80km from the town in the middle of Amazon forest
Additional Benefit : no mosquitos ( big surprise) we did not use insects repellent even once
What can be better :
Different levels of hiking ( too easy )
Gym is a must ( you will have free time from 11:15 until 4:00pm)
Different cooling system : no Aircondition ( understood : remote ecolodge experience/ power limitations) but may be extra fan/ modern fans would be great additions
May be Aircondition in some common area ( “Library” , gym) to get some rest from the heat/humidity
May be Solar generator/Tesla battery combination that can work sometime during the day

Overall very rewarding experience
Recommended

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Igor I
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kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you very much for your comments and feedback Igor.

Your recommendations will be taken into careful consideration, although we will also have to consider the affect air conditioners have on the environment and the amount of energy we use. We will be looking into what alternatives there are in order to offer some kind of relief from the humidity for our guests in the future. Thank you very much for expressing your thoughts. With info from your experience and other guests we are able to further enhance our services, so thank you very much!!

All the best from La Selva!

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a fascinating stay at La selva ecolodge. A great way to experience the rainforest and still have some luxery. We had Paul as our guide and he is just the best! He Knows everything about the rainforest and the wildlife.
I would recommend this to everyone.
Only thing you should know about the Amazonas is that you cant know what and when you are going to see. So be openminded and magic will happen.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Cecilie C
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kjetilhaugan, Gerente at La Selva Amazon Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Dear Cecilie,

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about La Selva, it is greatly appreciated!

Paul is one of our long time guides, we will pass on your comments for him to see. He will be very happy to know you enjoyed your time with us.

What you say is true, you never know what you are going to see in the Amazon Rainforest. It is so vast but so dense, so whatever you do see makes it even more memorable.

Thanks again for your review!
La Selva Amazon Ecolodge & Spa

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Took our kids (13 and 5) to La Selva for 4 days/3 nights. From the greeting at the airport to the last night hike on site, it was a terrific adventure. I have to admit, I was a bit apprehensive about a trip to the rainforest with two kids. Our guide Julio was a gem with the boys- keeping them informed, engaged and following every step of the way.

The family suite was amazing and the perfect accommodation for our family. Staff were attentive and service focused.

What most impressed me was having two guides for our family of four and the variety of activities we were able to do.

Tips for those who go- invest in good binoculars. We brought a pair we thought were decent but really did little to aid us in the lush Amazon. Bring a good pair.

And you get up early -530 am each day. So prep for long, busy mornings! Enjoy!

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank Beth S
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kjetilhaugan, Gerente at La Selva Amazon Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Dear Beth,

Thank you so much for your review. Back at our offices in Quito we saw photos of how happy your son was showing off his Junior Naturalist Certificate to everyone at dinner, which melted our hearts!

We are so happy to know we were able to provide an experience for your family with memories that will be cherished for a lifetime. Thank you so much for choosing La Selva for your family adventure in the rainforest!

We wish you and your family absolutely nothing but the best!

La Selva Amazon Ecolodge & Spa

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

If you want to experience the Amazon in a relaxing way go to La Selva. Everything about it as a place to stay is great, comfortable rooms, good food, lovely staff. It's all well run and quite luxurious but has quite a relaxed feel to it. But of course the main thing is - where it is. We had fascinating, exciting walks through the rainforest and canoe trips with our knowledgeable, friendly guides. Our guides showed us how to keep safe and respect the forest and were very solicitous. We saw so many unforgettable places and wonderful creatures. It was such a privilege to be there. The most memorable part for me was being in the canoe on the lake at night with hundreds of bats dancing around us - magical. Las selva is right in the forest, so just sitting on the verandah of your cabin, listening to the sounds of the Amazon (howler monkeys!) and watching the birds bickering is wonderful. You don't have to go running off on hikes all the time. I would love to go back.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you so much!

We try to offer the perfect mixture between everything and we are glad you liked that. Those moments in the jungle stay as memories forever! It is just magnificent to experience what you experienced and we are glad you did it with us.

We would love to welcome you back any time,
La Selva Amamzon Ecolodge & Spa

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