Puerto Iguazú

Travel Guide
Iguacu Falls showing a cascade as well as a large group of people
Explore the cities and sub-tropical jungles of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina all from this tri-border city that shares its name with the famous Iguacu Falls.

Sun yourself on the man-made beaches of Itaipu Dam, get up close to toucans and howler monkeys, and take a hike through lush jungle to Iguaçu Falls, one of the world’s largest waterfalls. The proximity of the falls and surrounding National Park is the main attraction of Foz do Iguazu, which sits on the border of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. Iguaçu Falls and National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will discover the habitat of Black Howler Monkeys, endangered Amazon parrots, river-dwelling caiman and Giant Otters. 

Intrepid adventurers can abseil down the Iguaçu Canyon for an unforgettable view of the falls. Reward your efforts with a traditional Brazillian lunch at a restaurant overlooking the falls, complete with a view of misty rainbows thrown up by the thundering water. 

For any wildlife you’ve missed out on seeing on your hikes through Iguaçu National Park, you’re guaranteed a close up encounter at the Parque das Aves (Bird Park) right by the Park entrance, and at the Bosque Guarani Zoo back in the city. At the Parque das Aves you can step into the aviaries with iconic Toucans and Macaws, just two of more than 150 bird species at this park. 

The city of Iguaçu itself is built at the meeting point of the Parana River and the Iguaça Rivers, and is laid out in a grid. The two main streets, Brazil Avenue and Jorge Schimmelpfeng Avenue offer retail therapy, hotels, nightclubs, sidewalk bars and cafes. There is also a nearby lake formed by the Itaipu Dam on the Parana River, which features several man-made white sand beaches. It’s a popular spot for picnics, as well as swimming, cycling and canoeing.

Public transport in Foz do Iguaçu is run by four private bus companies, so prices and timetables vary. If you’re planning a day around the city it can be less confusing to simply hire a private minivan or join a city tour. If you’re crossing into Argentina or Paraguay, even for a day trip, it’s important to make sure you have the right visas, which can be arranged 24 hours in advance.

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Where to stay in Puerto Iguazú

Falls Iguazú Hotel & Spa
Falls Iguazú Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
Batalla Mbororé S/N, Lote 05, Reserva Selva Iryapú, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, 3370
The price is ₹17,397 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
₹17,397
per night
4 Dec - 5 Dec
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free valet parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (296 reviews)
"The amenities are very nice and the hotel is very well kept. Its not that close to the the city but that is not an issue since the hotel can always call a taxi which they did for us. Breakfast and dinner are included and the food is excellent. Rooms are nice and most include a balcony where you can ..."

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2022

Falls Iguazú Hotel & Spa
Gran Melia Iguazú
Gran Melia Iguazú
5 out of 5
Parque Nacional Iguazu, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, 3370
The price is ₹31,513 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
₹31,513
per night
18 Dec - 19 Dec
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (998 reviews)
"The property and the staff are great with one glaring exception, the concierge, something I brought up to the management and they tried to resolve our concern but was too late. Specifically, the lady on the concierge desk, first was on the lower level and not easily accessible to the customers next ..."

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2022

Gran Melia Iguazú
Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel
Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel
5 out of 5
Selva Iriapu Sin Numero, Casilla de Correo 11, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, 3370
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ₹25,789 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
₹25,789
per night
5 Dec - 6 Dec
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (869 reviews)
"Really nice how they integrated the hotel within its natural habitat. Beautiful pool and comfortable, with a friendly staff. Would strongly recommend if it wasnt for the food. Really subpar and disappointing for a higher end hotel. Luckily we found a very good restaurant in town called La ..."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2022

Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Marín Apartments
Marín Apartments
3 out of 5
Av. San Martín 77, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, 3370
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free WiFi, an LED TV and cable TV. Our guests praise the WiFi and the spacious rooms in their reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
"Excellent stay. Convenient and clean place. Juan was very responsive add helped us throughout our journey."

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2022

Marín Apartments
Managua Apart Hotel
Managua Apart Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Guembe 242, Puerto Iguazú, Iguazu, 3370
Stay at this apartment in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (37 reviews)
"A way to mend in with locals and share stories"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2022

Managua Apart Hotel
Z Apart Iguazu
Z Apart Iguazu
2.5 out of 5
Ombu 349, Puerto Iguazú, 3370
Stay at this apartment in Puerto Iguazú. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Popular attractions Hummingbird Garden and Iguazu Casino are located nearby. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Excellent
"This apartment is located in residential area where is a bit outside of Puerto Iguazu area. It’s 10 minutes walk to Central area to get everything, supermarket, restaurant, etc. Apartment is clean and fully-furnish including living room, kitchen, washing area and barbecue stove. The staff is very ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

Z Apart Iguazu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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