Deep in the heart of the Tambopata National Reserve is Sandoval Lake Lodge, sat on the banks of the protected ox-bow lake, it is reputed to be the most wildlife rich lake in the world. The lodge consists of 25 screen en-suite rooms, all with hot water showers, ceiling fans and mosquito nets. There are communal areas with hammocks, a dining area, restaurant and bar. The lodge is owned by a non-profit organisation and 5 families of local Brazil nut collectors, it specialises in conserving the lake and surrounding forest and is built from reclaimed driftwood mahogany. Wildlife spotted in the surrounding pristine rainforest is black caiman, giant river otters, monkeys, macaws and remarkable birdlife. A variety of excursions on a shared basis are on offer from the lodge.
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