A Paradise in the Amazon Rainforest

Located in a stretegic woofland area, Yarina Ecological Reserve accommodates the largest microhabitat biodiversity in the Lower Napo River Region. This means Yarina Shelters more species of birds, plants, reptiles and insects per hectare than other areas of the Lower Napo region.

Yarina Ecolodge

The miracle of nature in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the most biodiverse site on the planet and explore the pristine lands of Yarina Ecological Reserve! A wildlife-filled universe, where you鈥檒l have the opportunity to explore hundreds of flora and fauna species and learn more about the magical and ancient knowledge of the native Kichwa culture.

A tropical humid forest spanning over 400 hectares, located a one-hour canoe ride from El Coca city, in the zone of influence of Yasun铆 National Park, right in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest.

An unforgettable experience

Feel the joy, peace and harmony of Mother Nature

Every little corner in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon is mesmerizing. Spectacular green landscapes, birds singing and a stunning golden twilight will fascinate you during the daytime, and a beautiful starry sky and nocturnal wildlife symphony will delight your senses at night, making you feel as if you were in another world.

Here only the present exists, and it is enjoyed to the fullest!

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Excursions and unique activities

Adventures and new discoveries

A lover of nature and wildlife? At Yarina EcoLodge you will find more than five different species of monkeys, over 380 species of birds, and hundreds of medicinal plants. You will get to know the 鈥淐eibo,鈥 the great tree of the jungle, as well as explore cacao plantations.

Our staff will guide you on a hiking tour along the trails and marshlands of the forest. You will go on canoe trips across rivers and lagoons and will explore beautiful bright-colored species of birds. Our staff will also guide you on a visit to a Kichwa family, and you will have the opportunity to meet the Shaman, bearer of native legacy and wisdom.

Our Programs

Learn about the Ecuadorian Amazon from experts

Yarina Ecological Reserve is a founding member of the Yuturi Preservation Group, a group dedicated to protect and preserve the Ecuadorian Amazon forest as well as its wild fauna and flora. The Yuturi Group works along with other organizations also involved in the preservation of the forest, and part of their projects encompass working directly with the local communities.

Yarina Ecological Reserve was created more than twelve years ago as a program to educate local indigenous populations on the importance of local wildlife preservation as well as of its surroundings. However, the reserve grew and developed new and key ways of working not only with the local people, but with national and foreign visitors as well. So much so that today it is considered one of the best and most important wildlife rescue centers in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

We are sure you will love discovering the magic and charm of the Amazon, and learning about the best ways to preserve this natural wildlife asset.

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Yarina EcoLodge 鈥 founding member of the YUTURI Preservation Group
with over 20 years of a brilliant history


What our clients are saying about us

  • star rating  muy bueno!! excelente – Super recomendado!!! En la Amazon铆a Ecuatoriana, Parque nacional Yasuni.

    Una experiencia que super贸 mis expectativas! El lugar increible, la comida muy buena. La cocinera tenia mucha experiencia, los platos… read more

    Mercedes P
    January 22, 2015

    star rating  INCRE脥BLE AVENTURA EN LA SELVA AMAZ脫NICA – Excelente atenci贸n e instalaciones impecables y muy bonitas. Muy buena relaci贸n calidad precio. La comida variada y bien preparada. El gu铆a Eduardo es un buen profesional, muy atento y nos… read more

    August 31, 2022

    star rating  Todo excelente: la ubicaci贸n, las chozas, la comida, las activitades, el gu铆a (Henry) el personal del lodge y el trato exquisito que todas las personas, sin excepci贸n, nos han brindado.… read more

    November 13, 2022
  • star rating  Tranquilidad en la selva! – Pasamos en Yarina, un fin de semana maravilloso.

    Ideal para experimentar una primera experiencia en la selva.

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    September 15, 2013

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    August 9, 2021

    star rating  excelente lugar – si tuviera otra oportunidad volveria es magico el sitio unicos en el mundo
    asi que le digo a todos que van a visitar seguro viviran un mundo diferente de buena… read more

    July 15, 2016
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    Excelentes excursiones ya sea caminando por senderos a traves de la selva ,como tambi茅n en bote a… read more

    Sebasti谩n C
    June 4, 2015

    star rating  Ambiente r煤stico pero confortable. Oportunidad de vivir una experiencia en la selva, contando con buenos servicios. Incluye excursiones nocturnas. Buena cocina. Excelentes gu铆as. Oportunidad de visitar una comunidad de la… read more

    August 14, 2016

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    January 21, 2013
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    September 6, 2014

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    Para visitar este lugar hay que… read more

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    March 7, 2014

    star rating  Excelente lugar – Un lugar en la selva, con comodidad, con cuidado de un excelente personal profesional y humano. Una experiencia inolvidable, en un grupo peque帽o y con gu铆as que aman y protegen… read more

    January 8, 2021