Campo Grande

This outstanding city, capital of Mato Grosso do Sul, is the starting point for many ecoturism destinations ans is known by the excellent life standards. Campo Grande was since its settlement, a privileged destination for inner and foreigner imigration in the interior of Brasil, always related with the agriculture and land exploitation.

It is located 140km from Aquidauana, 210km from Miranda and 440km from Corumbá, cities considered entry points to the Southern Pantanal, and 280km from Bonito, the more prominent area of the Serra da Bodoquena region. Its regional culture can be found in traditional restaurants and local craft shops throughout the city.

Hotels

Aguapé

Description: A cozy inn located in a rich area formed by typical wetland vegetation and open pastures. Excellent for those who love nature, birdwatching and fishing. Committed with ecological tourism and projects such as Hyacinth Macaw and Organic Veal.

Location: 195km from Campo Grande, the capital Mato Grosso do Sul, and 50km from the city of Aquidauana, known as the gateway to the Pantanal.

Total number of rooms: 15 with total capacity for 45 people.

Room’s characteristics: Air conditioning, ceiling fan and private bathroom with hot water. Two rooms adapted for handicapped.

Restaurant / Cuisine: Typical food served buffet style.

Business / Events: Meeting room with capacity for 50 people.

Leisure: Swimming pool, sand volleyball court, hammocks area, games room, living room with TV and thatched-roof kiosks to relax.

Services: Internet access, souvenir store and airstrip for small planes.

Caiman Ecological Refuge

Description: The Caiman Ecological Refuge is a pioneering enterprise situated on a 53,000 ha cattle ranch and involved with cattle production, environmental researches and conservation projects. It consists of 02 lodges (Baiazinha and Cordilheira) with independent operation.

Location: In the Southern Pantanal near the city of Miranda and 236km west from the capital Campo Grande.

Total number of rooms: Baiazinha has 06 standard room (up to 12 people) and Cordilheira has 05 suite rooms (up to 10 people).

Room’s characteristics: Air conditioning, private bathroom with hot shower, ceiling fan, balcony, living room (Cordilheira) and washbasin (Cordilheira).

Restaurant / Cuisine: Both lodges have a sophisticated restaurant serving typical dishes.

Leisure: Swimming pool, living room with cable TV and DVD and games room (Cordilheira).