The Northern Pantanal is a haven for birdwatchers and photographers, and situated in the heart of this beautiful wetland is the outstanding Araras Ecolodge.

This comfortable lodge offers the best accommodation in this remote region and guests can enjoy some unforgettable wildlife experiences from this wonderful base. There are a variety of activities on offer, including walks along raised boardwalks, boat and canoe trips, horse back riding and photo safari’s.

There are 19 rooms at Araras all featuring air conditioning, mosquito screens, ceiling fans and hot showers. The property has been built in a region, rustic style and also offers a large swimming pool, veranda with hammocks, gift shop, bar, restaurant and reading room.

The owner of the property, Andre, is a guide with many years experience and makes every guest very welcome.


Below are 3 sample itineraries of what you could do on holiday in Brazil. 
Contact us to create your own luxury holiday.

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro


A 16-day trip featuring luxury accommodation and the highlights of Brazil.

Jaguar, Pantanal, Brazil


A 3-week luxury itinerary that allows you to really get under the skin of this wonderful country.

Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Beach Resort, Brazil


A 20-day trip featuring luxury accommodation with some exclusive and exciting experiences, including Rio Carnival.


Our favourite luxury hotels

Caiman Ecological Refuge - Wildlife Holidays to the Pantanal, Brazil

Caiman Ecological Refuge

The Caiman Ecological Refuge offers real luxury within the Pantanal with two stunning properties amidst an incredible setting by the floodplains which provide a great mix of comfort and fabulous wildlife viewing opportunities. It’s the place to stay in the Pantanal.

Barra Mansa Lodge - Holidays to the Pantanal, Brazil

Barra Mansa Lodge

Barra Mansa Lodge is strategically positioned by the encounter of the Rio Negro, renowned as the most attractive region in Pantanal, and the Vazante do Castelo, an enormous seasonally flooded area which concentrates extraordinary nature, wildlife and landscapes.

Fazenda Barranco Alto - Holidays to the Pantanal, Brazil

Fazenda Barranco Alto

Impressing guests with some of best wildlife experiences the Pantanal, is this family run lodge. Surrounded by the savannah and floodplains, this 27,000-acre working ranch is home to a wide variety of animal and bird species.

Pousada Rio Mutum - Holidays to the Pantanal, Brazil

Pousada Rio Mutum

The Pousada Rio Mutum is a charming eco lodge in the north of the Pantanal surrounded by lakes, hills and grassy plains. It’s a delightful place to stay on holiday to the Pantanal. The surrounding forest and wetland area is world renowned for birds, wildlife and flora.

Baiazinha Lodge - luxury holidays to the Pantanal, Brazil

Baiazinha Lodge

A remote lodge in the Pantanal, sister to Araras Eco Lodge and one of the best places in the world to see the elusive jaguar along with other wildlife.