Pousada Araras Eco Lodge (tel: 0xx65-3682 2800; Transpantaneira K 32; s/d R$ ---. Air condition, internet, swimming pool. This pioneering lodge offers the most comfort and luxury along the Transpantaneira. Rooms have lovely artisanal bedspreads and all feature nice patios with hammocks separated by bamboo curains.
There is a treetop tower for bird-watching (hyacinth macaws are always around) ad an extensive bird list is available at check-in. Much of the food comes from its own farm. There is a cheaper, mor rustic lodge, Passo da Ema, 4 km intothe propertiy, which specializes in horseback riding.