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REGUA - Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu

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Estrada Guapiacu s/n, Cachoeiras de Macacu, State of Rio de Janeiro 28680-000, Brazil
+55 21 2745-3947
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A birder's paradise and a wonderful Lodge

We stayed three nights in this fabulous place and we had a great great time ! Rooms are quite... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
BigDid
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Geneva, Switzerland
A Home from Home

Thank you, thank you, thank you! What wonderful stay we had! Absolutely perfect - the venue... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Contented2
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Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
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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 Guapiacu river basin in the state of Rio de Janeiro. REGUA has visitor accommodation - Guapi Assu Bird Lodge - where wildlife enthusiasts, particularly birdwatchers, can explore the Atlantic Forest. The lodge is non-profit making, with all income generated going towards our conservation work. NB: Please note the pin on the map on our TripAdvsor listing is correct but the postal address is not - our actual postal address is: REGUA Caixa Postal 98112 CEP 28680-000 Cachoeiras de Macacu-RJ Brazil
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Estrada Guapiacu s/n, Cachoeiras de Macacu, State of Rio de Janeiro 28680-000, Brazil
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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

Thank BigDid
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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

Thank Contented2
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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

Thank dct555
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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

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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

Thank MaryDSuffolk
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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

Thank Shanna M
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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

Thank jimwillett2016
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Regua was the destination for my 60th birthday birding trip and I could not have chosen a better area to bird in. From our arrival, to our reluctant departure, the whole week was a joy. We were met by Alcenir at the airport and we...More

Thank AlanG_MK
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Spent thirteen nights at this wonderful place - for more than half of the stay we were the only guests. A five star guest house and nature reserve all to ourselves!! We were picked up from our Rio de Janeiro hotel by the ever joyful...More

2  Thank Pachydiplax
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

We really just had a flying visit, staying just two days and one night at this wonderful lodge. With the help of our great volunteer guide, a teacher from England on sabbatical, we watched many beautiful and rare birds of the Atlantic rainforest round the...More

1  Thank BrockleyPhil
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MaryDSuffolk
27 December 2016|
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Response from LeeDingain | Property representative |
Hi Mary, You would need to bring your own hairdryer. The power sockets in the rooms are 110 volt.
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