Lodge located in the heart of the Ibera Wetlands Nature Reserve

For those looking for Argentina holidays to explore the real natural beauty Argentina has to offer then this is your perfect location. Irupe Lodge is located in the heart of the Ibera Wetlands Nature Reserve, a network of 64 lagoons, marshes and waterways occupying an impressive 1,300,000 hectares of land in Northwest Argentina.

This natural paradise is home to numerous protected species such as yacaré crocodiles, capybara, marsh deer, carayá monkeys, foxes and hares, to name a few. It is also a haven for birdlife, with over 350 species, and thousands of multi-coloured butterflies.

Irupé Lodge sits facing a lovely park and lake, immersed amongst the wildlife. From the main house a 20 metre wooden bridge connects it to the lake and it is often home to playing capybara families. The jetty is also the starting point for boat safaris which the lodge runs both during the day and night to explore the surrounding area and spot wildlife.

Other activites organised by the lodge include walks, bird spotting excursions and visits to local attractions. All activities are acompanied by an experienced member of the Irupe Lodge team who gives a fascinting insight to the ecosystem, as well as being very experienced in getting to the right place to spot the best wildlife.

The main house offers 8 rustic-chic guestrooms and a family suite, all spacious and enjoying beautiful views of the Ibera Lake. There is also an attractive swimming pool area which makes for a great spot to relax after a safari or just soak up the natural surroundings whilst on your holiday in Argentina. There is an attractive open air restaurant at Irupe Lodge which offers delicious local cuisine to the backdrop of the marshlands. There is the option to stay at Irupe Lodge on a Bed & Breakfast or alternatively enjoy this hotel in the Ibera wetlands on a Full Board basis with a programme of activities included.

Highlights

  • Fantastic location with the Ibera Wetlands on your doorstep

  • Sightings of yacaré crocodiles, capybara, marsh deer, carayá monkeys, foxes and hares

  • Very knowledgable guides that run excellent safaris

  • Small and intimate lodge style atmosphere

In Our Opinion

"There are few places in the world like the Ibera Wetlands and the lodge offers the perfect base to explore everything on offer"

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Facilities at Irupe Lodge reflect the character and feeling of the area. Everything is aimed at exploring the vast nature reserve in which the lodge sits. However back at the lodge it is very comfortable and the staff make sure that you enjoy your holiday to Argentina to the fullest.

  • Full Board or B&B

  • 2 living rooms with lake view 

  • Fireplace

  • Lakeside pool

  • Gardens

  • Safari boats and canoes

  • Individual air conditioning/heating

  • Fan

  • Hairdryer

Irupe Lodge is located in the heart of the Ibera Wetlands Nature Reserve near a town called Carlos Pelligrini. The nearest airport is Posadas which is located around 240 kilometres from the Lodge. The road from Posadas is half tarmac and half unsealed so it takes longer to drive there. Transfers can be arranged, or guests can choose to hire a car and drive, however a 4x4 is recomended, particularly if it has recently rained. 

For those that would like to cut down on the driving or experience the area by air, there is the option to fly to the Lodge by private aircraft from either Posadas or Iguazu Falls. This scenic flight flies over some dramatic scenery and is a great experience. Please enquire with your Latin Routes Travel Specialist for further details.  

There are two categories of room at Irupe Lodge.

Standard Rooms

Standard Rooms are located in the main building with direct access to a large living area, library and open-air veranda,– all of it with an impressive view to the lake. All rooms have a private bathroom and are decorated in a rustic lodge style. There is also a suite for families with up to three children which consists of one bedroom with balcony and an enormous bedroom / living room.

Superior Rooms

Superior Rooms are located in separate cabins and hidden in the dense vegetation of the park. It gives you the addition of feeling that you are right in the heart of everything. The rooms feature an integrated living-room, private bathroom with bathtub and an individual balcony with view to the Ibera Lake .
 

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