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Rodovia Br 469, Km 32, Iguassu National Park, Foz do Iguassu 85855-750, Brazil

Iguassu Falls, Brazil is one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders. On the Brazil-Argentina border a three kilometer stretch of riverbed vanishes into a fracture in the earth. Vast and unstoppable, the Iguassu river thunders over the precipice. 275 individual waterfalls form in its place. To experience one of nature’s most powerful displays is unforgettable at any time. To have this sight to yourself is something else entirely.

You’ll find us on the very edge of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. As the only hotel in Iguassu Falls National Park, your stay at Belmond Hotel das Cataratas takes you right to the heart of adventure. Enjoy exclusive access while the park is closed to the public and venture out at dawn to capture the sunrise over the falls.

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas

Rodovia Br 469, Km 32
Iguassu National Park
Foz do Iguassu 85855-750, Brazil

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is within easy reach. You’ll find us...

  • a 25-minute drive from Foz do Iguassu International Airport (IGU)
  • a 45-minute drive from Foz do Iguassu
  • a 2-hour flight from São Paulo International Airport (GRU)
Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Destination Guide: Unlock Iguassu

Thundering waterfalls, rare wildlife and breathtaking views—Iguassu Falls, Brazil is a land of endless treasures. The planet’s most impressive natural display has ignited legends since humans first arrived here. You’ll never forget the feeling of basking in the shimmering mists at sunrise.

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Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Getting Around Iguassu National Park

Vehicle access is restricted in the park to help protect the ecosystem. The hotel and Visitor Centre provide the only licensed transport nearby.

If you arrive by private vehicle or rental car, you’ll find a spot to park near the site’s entrance. Our shuttle service runs every 30/40 minutes from the hotel to pick you up. Alternatively, the hotel’s fleet of executive cars are at your service if you prefer to arrange a transfer directly from your flight. Let us know your flight details 72 hours before you arrive by calling + 55 45 2102 7105 or emailing us at

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Falls at First Light

Rise at dawn to see Iguassu Falls at first light. The park is closed to all but our guests, so you’ll have the wildlife and views to yourself. Pick-up a pair of Leica binoculars and set-off to explore, or let us lead you to the best views on a private tour.

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Macuco Safari

Begin your adventure with a jeep ride through the deep jungle. After a short walk, board a waiting bi-motor boat and journey upstream. You’ll be so close to the cascades, you could reach out and touch them. You may get drenched but the thrill is worth every moment.

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Best of Brazil

Combine your Iguassu Falls adventure with an unforgettable stay in buzzing Rio de Janeiro on our Grand Tour of Brazil. Stay in one of the most celebrated luxury hotels near Brazil tourist attractions, Belmond Copacabana Palace. This art-deco icon towers over the world-famous Copacabana Beach making it the perfect base for your visit.

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