Atta Rainforest Lodge & Iwokrama Canopy Walkway

Atta Rainforest Lodge & Iwokrama Canopy Walkway

Deep within the Iwokrama Rainforest lies a remarkable rainforest lodge and tree-top canopy walkway. Atta Rainforest Lodge sits in an opening in the forest and offers a complete immersion in the rainforest experience. Lovely gardens attract over 12 species of hummingbirds and lawns lead to the forest verge, where Black Curassow, deer, monkeys, Red-rumped Agouti and sometimes tapir come to feed.

Simple but comfortable rooms feature ensuite bathrooms with open-to-the-sky showers, so the birdwatching extends into your rooms. The open-sided dining room overlooks the gardens and weather permitting dinner will be under the stars, enjoying the sounds of the rainforest at night. Atta is well known for its indigenous influenced home-cooked meals and its warm, friendly hospitality.

An easy 15-minute walk along a forest trail leads to the Iwokrama Canopy Walkway, a series of suspension bridges and decks of up to 30 metres in height and 154 metres in length. This allows close up views of the mid and upper canopy of the forest and allows wildlife to be relatively free from human intrusion. This is an excellent platform for birdwatching or simply enjoying the unique opportunity to be in the tree-tops.

The forest around the walkway contains some well-maintained trails allowing access to various habitats with opportunities to spot a Jaguar. The birding, in particular, is extremely rich and includes several Guiana Shield endemics.

Atta Rainforest Lodge is located in the heart of Guyana's Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve, one of the most pristine rainforests left in the world. Its secluded location allows for a complete immersion in the rainforest experience.

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5 star rating

Very welcoming Hotel with a great staff and really nice people running the place. The hotel and its staff have really stepped up the quality of service from an already really nice place to stay. The staff are pleasant and welcoming. The restaurant personnel always make sure you are taken care of and the executive chef will periodically stop by to ask how your food was and invite you to come at a later time for a special off menu meal. One of the best meals i had was a local favorite "Pepper Pot". Truly a great team of hotel staff all around.

5 star rating

Excellent customer service I was most amazed and pleasantly pleased to have been served by Shantell Atherly.. She had delightful recommendations and served with a lovely smile. I requested to sit at the poolside, and she was kind enough to shift me there while being prepositioned elsewhere.. I was in a hurry that evening, but she still managed to get the meals and the services on time, which was definitely to my surprise. The services at Marriott have definitely improved, and with employees like Shantell, they are both bound for better places. Keep up the great work!
Best wishes,
Taymara Jagmohan.

5 star rating

Best service in town I didn’t stay here because it’s booked solid and never has any rooms available, but I come here as often as possible because it simply has the best service in town and the staff is super friendly. (Especially Alicia, one of the waitresses at the restaurant.) I’d stay here if they ever had availability.

5 star rating

Good Service I love the service in the hotel and all employees are very friendly and try to give the best as possible.
specially alicia in the main restaurant she never fail a order.
Is wonderdul.

Thanks to all team!!!

Canopy walks

Trail walks

Dinner under the stars

Nocturnal forest walks

Night trail drives spotlighting for jaguar and other nocturnal species

Bird watching including Guianas Shield endemics

Wildlife spotting including opportunities for jaguar

Iwokrama Canopy Walkway

Well-maintained forest trails

Expert indigenous guides

Garden and wildlife viewing bar

WiFi access

Communal tea and coffee facilities

Ensuite bathrooms featuring open-to-the-sky showers

24-hour solar-powered electricity



While we cannot guarantee wildlife encounters following is a list of species recorded in this area and you can expect to see some of these depending on the season, weather, luck and the wildlife cooperating!

Rufous-winged Ground-cuckoo

White-winged Potoo

Rufous-throated Sapphire

Green Aracari

Pygmy Antwren

Guianan Streaked-Antwren

Guianan Toucanet

Pompadour Cotinga

Buff-cheeked Greenlet

Black Curassow

Purple-breasted Cotinga

Dusky Purpletuft

Painted Parakeet

Brown-throated Parakeet

Golden-winged Parakeet

Caica Parrot

Guianan Puffbird

Waved Woodpecker

Golden-collared Woodpecker

Spot-tailed Antwren

Todd’s Antwren

Ash-winged Antwren

Crimson Fruitcrow

Crimson Topaz

Purple Honeycreeper

Glittering-throated Emerald

Tufted Coquette

Red Howler Monkey

Black Spider Monkey

Red Brocket Deer

Brazilian Tapir

Red-rumped Agouti

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