La Selva Lodge

great for family fun!

Monkeys, parrots, piranhas and snakes. Need we say more?
Kids, parents, brothers, sisters, granddads, grannies, cousins, nephews, nieces and any other sort of relatives are welcome at La Selva Amazon Lodge! We’ve been creating memorable family moments for over a quarter century and we take great pride in being the most kid-friendly lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon.


(2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old)



The jungle is a great place to be a kid! At La Selva Lodge you can kayak around the lake as you look for monkeys, climb up into our canopy tower to look for birds and swing on vines like Tarzan!
Kids get to do all of the regular great La Selva fun stuff, like hike in the jungle, ride the canoes around the lake and look for wildlife with trained, English-speaking guides.
But because we love them so much, kids get some extras, too!
– Special kit for adventurers
– Crayons for drawing pictures of their day
– Excursions with specially trained guides
– Magnifying glasses to see tiny wildlife close-up
Your kids are a bit finicky, you say? No problem! Our chefs have a lot of experience whipping up kid-friendly meals and snacks.

The La Selva Lodge

Junior Naturalist Program

We love our naturalist guides. They speak multiple languages, including English, Spanish and Parrot. They can spot frogs on the trail that look just like leaves until someone points them out. They can tell which species of monkey is overhead just by hearing it move through the trees. What could be cooler than a naturalist guide?

Kids who want to participate will be given a list of things to do, including learning bird calls, finding food in the jungle, and paddling the canoes. Those who are found worthy will receive a great honor: they’ll be an official La Selva Lodge Junior Naturalist Guide!


To preserve their safety and make it a good experience for our little passengers we have established the following policies:
 -We do not accept any children under the age of 3 under any circumstances.
– A private guide is mandatory when one or more children confirm between the ages of 3 and 6.
– An obligatory release must be signed before guests travel where the parents will be entirely responsible for their children when visiting La Selva between the ages of 3 and 6.

Promotions & Combinations

enjoy special offers

Be sure to check out our special promotions for Amazon rainforest tours, as well as the option to combine your journey to our Amazon ecolodge with a cruise to view the fabled wildlife of the Galapagos Islands or a chance to discover the wonders of Peru.

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comments from our guests

  • 5 star ratingUnique and extraordinary experience for grown ups and kids My son (15) daughter (11) and I traveled with our friends who also had a 15 yo son. The trip was extraordinar... read more


    5 star ratingMagical experience in the jungle La Selva met all my expectations and more: great location (isolated) by a lake with beautiful sunrise and suns... read more


    5 star ratingAmazing place - highly recommend We are just now heading home after a few days at La Selva, followed by a week in the Galapagos. La Selva was t... read more

  • 5 star ratingFantastic guides brought the jungle to life! My wife and I spent 6 days / 5 nights at La Selva Jungle Lodge as part of our honeymoon. While the lodge acco... read more


    5 star ratingCouldn't have been better. Had a wonderful experience at La Selva. Staff and facilities were outstanding. Our family ventured out twice a... read more


    5 star ratingAmazing! Amazing place located in the middle of the jungle , a magical atmosphere. The stuff and guides amazing couldn... read more

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