Iguazu Falls can’t fail to impress. Composed of some 275 separate waterfalls, including the Garganta del Diablo, or Devil’s Throat, the highest of the falls. There are raised walkways you can follow for close up views and to feel the spray on your face. The mist that rises from the falls can create beautiful rainbow effects.
Iguazu Falls National Park covers over 67,000 hectares and includes large areas of subtropical rainforest as well as the falls themselves, with over 2,000 species of plants including ferns, bromeliads and orchids, and large numbers of birds with toucans and parrots among them. Other wildlife that can be seen here includes monkeys, deer and coatis. Walking trails allow you to enjoy this diverse environment. Reasons to visit Iguazu Falls include;
Iguazu Falls can be visited any any time of year. The flow of water varies during the year and is at its greatest after rainfall, and April is usually one of the best months to see it in full flow.
There’s a range of accommodation available. The closest property to the falls in Argentina is the Sheraton Iguazu Resort and Spa, within the national park. There’s more accommodation in the nearby town of Puerto Iguazu, including Hotel de la Fonte, a small boutique hotel. A little further away in the Misiones jungle about a quarter of an hour drive from the falls, is the stylish Awasi Iguazu.
Explore Iguazu Falls and the Atlantic Rainforest with your personal guide, returning to relax at your villa with private plunge pool
Rainforest gardens, hanging briges, swimming pools, a spa, restaurant and bar and all a short drive from Iguazu Falls
The Sheraton Iguazu Resort and Spa is located in Iguazu National Park on the Argentinean side of Iguazu Falls.
Time: GMT – 3 hours
Flight time approximately 14 hours from London to Buenos Aires on a direct flight, and around 16 hours via Europe.
Language: Spanish is the official language, with English, French and Italian also widely spoken
Visas – not required for British nationals for stays of up to 90 days
No vaccinations are compulsory but due to a yellow fever outbreak in Brazil in 2017 country certificate requirements may change at short notice