The only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the sensational waterfalls. Enjoy exclusive access to this magnificent sight in the evening and at dawn, when the park is closed to other visitors. A Portuguese-colonial residence, this classic luxury hotel is redolent with the atmosphere of lazy days lounging on a veranda or beneath sub-tropical palms. This natural paradise also offers thrills and excitement in abundance: white water rafting, helicopter trips over the gorge and jungle treks to view amazing wildlife including colourful toucans and giant butterflies.
Right beside the falls, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas nestles peacefully in a protected National Park, surrounded by nature and the Atlantic rainforest. The jaw-dropping Iguassu Falls descend from the mighty Iguassu River, on the Brazil-Argentina border.
Spacious Deluxe Rooms feature a bright and airy decor. The ideal spaces in which to relax after a day’s walking in the National Park, the beautiful hardwood floors perfectly complement the luxurious dark-wood furnishings. The room features a queen size bed, a spacious bathroom, fully stocked mini-bar, LCD TV and wireless Internet.
Superior Rooms are decorated in a classic Portuguese style, with colourful accents and dark-wood furnishings. Each room features paintings of the local flora and fauna by Brazilian artist, Ludmilla de Montes and traditional azulejos (painted tiles) that were exclusively designed for the hotel. The room is equipped with a queen size bed, spacious bathroom, fully stocked mini-bar, LCD TV and wireless Internet. Some superior rooms have balconies.
Decorated in a luxurious Portuguese-colonial style, each Junior Suite has a spacious bathroom that features a twin, marble-topped vanity unit and a bath with a shower. The suite features a queen size bed, fully stocked mini-bar, LCD HDTV and wireless Internet. There is also a cosy living room with a writing desk. As well, guests can enjoy views of lush tropical gardens from their private balcony.
Deluxe Falls View Rooms boast spectacular views over Iguassu Falls and feature a queen size bed, a spacious bathroom, fully stocked mini-bar, LCD TV and wireless Internet.
Adjacent to the pool, Ipê Grill serves delicious buffet breakfast. During dinner, the restaurant's popular "gaucho" style barbecue showcases tender meats that are accommpanied by hot side dishes. As well, there is an extensive buffet that offers a wide selection of salads, local and international dishes, and classic Brazilian desserts.
Itaipu Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant that offers a blend of Brazilian-international fusion dishes. The exquisite flavour combinations have made Itaipu a popular destination for all guests. Guests can take a set inside the restaurant or request a table on the veranda and dine in glorious surroundings, overlooking the lush hotel grounds that stretch all the way to the falls.
Guests can start their evening with a cooling caipirinha at Bar Tarobá, a cosy, sociable meeting place for drinks. Cocktail in hand, guests can take a seat on the veranda, surrounded by the lush rainforest, and watch the magnificent sunset over Iguassu National Park. Later in the evening, guests can sit back and enjoy sultry sounds and Brazilian beats, with live music every evening between 7 and 11pm.
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas has excellent facilities for recreational activities. Both sporting and more leisurely pursuits are available on the property, all of which are available free of charge to guests such as: tennis court, swimming pool, children's pool, and sun terrace. The Iguassu National Park, home to the Iguassu Waterfalls is one of the top attractions in Brazil and is sometimes described as being one of the seven natural Wonders of the World. Enjoy the view from a different angle and come with us abseiling, rafting or rock and tree climbing among the hundreds of species of flora and fauna this amazing area has to offer.
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is one of Brazil's most picturesque destinations for a luxury spa holiday. The spa's treatments incorporate an array of responsibly harvested ingredients sourced directly from the lush rainforests of Brazil. Celebrating the energy of the Amazon, the spa's therapies are designed to comfort, cleanse and energize.
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