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Campamento Rio Lacanja

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

A perfect set-up for a semi-rustic getaway. Nice, clean cabins, ours had a bathroom with hot water, and a hammock in our terrace. No TV, no internet, no cell phone.. only the sounds of the jungle. We took a raft thru the river, a walk thru the jungle and an amazing archaeological site, and all of it it was a...

Thank Gabriel T
Reviewed 30 January 2016

I gave it 5 stars because for the area, it was absolutely a great choice. But it is not a frilly place. I stayed in cabin 3, which is right on the river, but without an indoor bathroom. The bathroom, with toilets, showers, etc., is a 2 minute walk up a path, or outside of your cabin into the dense...

Thank chickyskids
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stayed here for one night at the end of a 5 day kayaking adventure into the Lacandon Jungle. All I wanted was a hot shower, a change of clothes and a beer. We were shown to our room, a rustic cabin alongside the river, and quickly established that not only were the showers communal, but that no towel was...

Thank CBMelbourne
Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We arrived unannounced, were immediately made to feel welcome and shown to a pretty, rustic cabin with amazing views of the river. We stayed for three days and during that time were given a guided walk through the rain forest with Alfredo ( a chunky, friendly, knowledgeable local) and his dog, Rocky (a dog), visited local ruins, Bonampak, and ate...

1Thank Grubbertastic
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Let's be honest, the setting is amazing. Really really awesome. But that doesn't make it all. The very poor service for what is a luxury price in Mexico (especially in Chiapas) really disappointed us. First, we were shown only the most expensive cabins, which have the poorest view of the hotel. We had to ask for the cheapest ones, which...

5Thank Erwan_Lamberoy
Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We had just returned from the river trip to Yaxchilan. A short walk from the dirt road takes you through jungle. The cabins look blank and uninteresting from the rear. Go up the steps on to the veranda and you are met with a glimpse of paradise. Crystal clear water and luxuriant jungle take your breath away. Accommodation simple [choice...

Thank AndyTopley
Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2014

No TV, Internet, Cellphone signal, just the perfect setting to be away from mundane technology so you can fully enjoy nature, the Lacandona Jungle, rafting, walks to the waterfalls and archeological sites. Very clean, nice fully equipped bathrooms camping style.

2Thank Jmkliur
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Fine stop over on the way to Bonampak, Yaxchilan, or Piedras Negras: Deciding at the last minute to move on to Bonampak from the Yaxchilan trip we look for someplace to stay. From the back jungle roads, we picked Campamento Rio Lacanja without great expectations. Joel greeted us as we pulled up late afternoon. He could not have been more...

1Thank Henry W
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I have stayed in this camp for 3 nights while visiting the region (Oct 2013). It is a very beautiful place in the Lacandon rainforest. The place is run by an indigenous family and is very eco friendly. The cabañas were large and tidy as was the central bathroom. From here we visited the sites of Yaxchilan and Bonampak. As...

1Thank Joke R
Beersheba, Israel
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I´ve been there for 2 nights. The place is managed by a family who live near the camp. The place is very familiar. The food was great. The room was by the river, clean and really good designed. At the second day I took a Rafting tour offered by them, it was just amazing!!! They had all the equipment needed...

Thank DMicha76

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rio Lacanja Camp offer lodging and food services through a natural setting surrounded by lush vegetation. The camp has rustic cabins on the  riverside, restaurant, visitor center, swimming area, selling handicrafts and an interpretative  trail where you will learn more about this fragile ecosystem. The camp  is open the all year long, is located in the Lacandona indigenous community of "Lacanja Chansayab"  two hours far from Palenque, from here you can visit the archeological sites of Bonampak and Lacanja and also we are 40 min.Far from Frontera Corozal community  where the boats depart to visit the beautiful archaeological site of Yaxchilan. As well we offer rafting in the Lacanja river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Campamento Rio Lacanja

Address: Domicilio conocido, Lacanja-Chansayab, Lacanja, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > Lacanja
Price Range: $42 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Cabins 11, 12 or 13 have integrated bathrooms. You pay a bit more, but it's worth it.”
550gabrielt, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Reserve a cabin without an indoor toilet. They have a great view of the river.”
chickyskids, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
Erwan_Lamberoy, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The best cabins righti on the river bank tend not to have en-suite. The shared facilities are very clean and acceptable.”
AndyTopley, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I think the average rooms are as good as the deluxe.”
327henryw, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
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