CHAPADA DOS GUIMARÃES - A Garden of Eden in South America


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Located in the geographic center of South America, positioned between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the mystical natural region of Chapada dos Guimarães, together with the Pantanal, the largest contiguous wetland on the planet, declared a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, have joined to create an exclusive destination to be enjoyed by all.

These strikingly table lands, situated 80km from Cuiabá, the Capital of Mato Grosso,Picture of Chapada contains more than 400 waterfalls amidst one of the world’s richest savannahs, displaying a myriad number of species.

Located at the edge of the Brazilian Central Plateau, these lands offer a special opportunity for bird-watchers, nature lovers, trekkers and anyone in search of beauty and peace. The region’s exotic vegetation among its majestic high sand rock cliffs and archeological sites and some of the earth’s most diversified fauna and flora.

The Lodge

Park Eco Lodge is uniquely located on a private reserve, at the edge of a National Park. This cozy and attractive setting offers our guests unmatched vistas of one of nature’s unique masterpieces – The Chapada dos Guimarães. The lodge, decorated by one of its owners, Patrícia Pim, a renowned designer, manages to Picture of ParkEcolodgeharmoniously combine nature and culture, ensuring comfort as an integral part of your stay on this Eden-like location.

A local well-trained staff serves up mouth-watering cuisine and assures your comfort in this 8 bedroom (2 triples and 6 doubles), air-conditioned guest house. And on premises, swimming pool allows you to comfortably bask, while admiring the surrounding high cliffs . The pristine waters of the small ponds formed by the area’s waterfalls can be enjoyed by bathers from early morning until evening.

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Guided tours, on easily accessible trails, lead guests past many interesting sites such as rock paintings and inscriptions , created by indigenous tribes more than 10,000 years ago. The rich savannah combined with the impressive rock monuments and wealth of local wild life provide visitors with view of nature can give at her best.

When to visit

Throughout the year.