Discover the Pantanal and get incredibly close to nature at this welcoming lodge.

Set within the Caiman Ecological Refuge in the Southern Pantanal, this beautifully remote property is made up of two lodges and offers a unique chance to experience an ecological paradise and get close to an incredible diversity of wildlife, from the hyacinth macaw to the elusive jaguar.

Explore the landscapes of this 131,000 acre ranch and enjoy three activities per day including walking trails in the woods, photographic safari, Canadian canoe trip, nocturnal spotlighting, jeep safari and nature walks. Many of the excursions are accompanied by knowledgeable 'Caimaners'. and field guides. Sample regional cuisine made with locally sourced produce as well as international dishes at the lodge's dining room.

Five suites and six rooms are located in the Cordiheira Lodge and the Baiazinha Lodge respectively. All rooms and suites have air-conditioning and a balcony. Both lodges have a living room with television and DVD player, a pool, a dining room and Wi-Fi. Baiazinha Lodge Rooms are decorated in a traditional ranch style while Cordiheira Lodge Suites have a more contemporary feel.

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Key information

The incredible Caiman Ecological Refuge is located in the Southern Pantanal. The nearest town is Miranda which is hour's drive away from the lodge.

Airport transfer time: Approx. 3 hours from Campo Grande airport
Rooms: 11

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Accommodation information

11 rooms and suites


• Head out on a 4x4 Jeep Safari and spot wildlife including jaguars (don't forget to bring binoculars)* • Get out and explore the water on a Canadian Canoe excursion* • Book a Caiman tour for the chance to discover and get up close to these mysterious creatures


Dining room

*Denotes local charge