Hotel das Cataratas, A Belmond Hotel, Iguazu Falls

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  • Understated luxury amid natural beauty
  • Overlooking the spectacular falls
  • Exclusive after-hours access to the falls

Hotel Das Cataratas, A Belmond Hotel, Iguazu Falls


The only hotel located within Brazil's Iguaçu National Park.

Discover the breathtaking splendour of the mighty Iguaçu Falls and hear their thundering roar from this beautiful resort that boasts an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the falls and is the only hotel within Iguaçu National Park. Guests can enjoy exclusive access to the falls after hours, both at dawn and in the evening, when the park is closed to other visitors. Soak up the magical atmosphere and spellbinding beauty of this incredible natural phenomenon away from the crowds.

This natural paradise is a delight to explore. Follow numerous walking and hiking trails through the forest and around the falls as colourful butterflies flit among exotic orchids, toucans show off their resplendent bills and families of coatis clamber among the trees. Adventure-seekers will be spoilt for choice with the incredible range of activities available, from jungle treks to helicopter trips over the gorge. If you visit during the full moon then don't miss the exclusive full moon tour for the rare opportunity to see lunar rainbows, or moonbows.

Unwind after an exhilarating day spent exploring the park and enjoy the hotel's excellent facilities which include a beautiful swimming pool, kids’ pool, tennis court, spa and sun terrace. Trips to a nearby golf course can be arranged. Enjoy casual poolside dining at Ipê Grill or feast on traditional Brazilian dishes along with international cuisine at Itaipu Restaurant which boasts spellbinding views of the falls. Sip on a classic caipirinha at Bar Tarobá as you watch the sun set and enjoy live music.

The elegant colonial-style rooms and suites feature paintings by Brazilian artist Ludmilla de Montes and are set in the main building or the forest wing. Superior Rooms have garden views, Deluxe Rooms are more spacious and Deluxe Cataratas Rooms face the falls.


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Key information

The only hotel within Iguaçu National Park, seemingly on the edge of the falls themselves. 40 minutes from Puerto Iguaçu.

Airport transfer time: Approx. 15 minutes from Foz do Iguaçu airport (IGU) and 45 minutes from Cataratas del Iguazú airport (IGR)
Rooms: 193

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguaçu is one of our favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the resort 7th in the Top 25 Hotels in Brazil.

Good to know

Accommodation information

193 rooms and suites


• Get up at dawn for a First Light Walk, where you'll be provided with a pair of special HD binoculars to see the rainforest's diverse wildlife in magical early morning light* • Board a helicopter for an exhilarating 10-minute flight above the falls, or fly further on a 35-minute tour to the Three Borders Landmark where Brazil meets Argentina and Paraguay* • Head out on the Macuco Safari, starting with a jeep ride through the rainforest canopy before transferring onto a speedboat downriver — the views of The Three Musketeers and Devil’s Throat are incredible*


2 restaurants, bar

*Denotes local charge