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Tambo Ilusión is a nature reserve as well as a wellness retreat center offering alternative retreat programs. Located in the rural area of Tarapoto in the San Martin region of Peru, Tambo Ilusión will transport you miles away from the city life.

The jewels of Tambo Ilusión are its secluded fresh water lagoon which is a natural spring and the gorgeous yoga shala. Both will carry you to a different dimension!

We have started a medicinal plant garden and are happy to share some of the interesting properties of these plants with our guestsAt Tambo Ilusión, we offer yoga retreats, detox retreats, Reiki initiation Level 1, Vegetarian culinary retreat, Ayahuesca retreats, retreats with master plants, etc. to promote wellness of our guests and of our space ship (our planet).

Also, contact us if you are interested in hosting your own wellness retreat here. Amazing experience!This has been the best gift I’ve given myself. I went to Tambo Ilusión for a 5 days 4 night yoga retreat and I definitely consider them to be among the best days of my life.

The place invites you to relax and just indulge with your surroundings. Days wen’t by so fast when you leave you already want to go back. It almost feels as if leaving an intense body and mind spa treatment. In addition to the breathtaking views of the jungle, the bungalows are super comfortable, the food is amazing and all the activities are so well planned and instructed.

Johanne is an amazing yoga and meditation teacher, and when you think it couldn’t get better, she amazes you with her Reiki, cooking and nutrition skills.Armando, on the other hand, is such a dedicated and passionate conservationists. He is such an interesting and entertaining person to talk to; and you can see he is slowly but steadily making his own self

Venue Highlights

We are happy to share with our guests our unique home and the activities we do in order to achieve to live in harmony with nature in a sustainable manner. You will enjoy the gorgeous and peaceful natural surroundings. The jewel of Tambo Ilusión is its secluded fresh water lagoon which is a cool and refreshing natural spring, just a joy to swim in. Relax and meditate on the dock while enjoying the chant of the birds and the murmur of the creek’s running water.

It’s the perfect spot to do some soul searching. Excellent reviews!Tambo Ilusión Retreat Center is a proud winner of the prestigious Certificate of Excellence designation received from TripAdvisor: “Certificate of Excellence 2015”, “Certificate of Excellence 2016″ and “Certificate of Excellence 2017”.

This award recognizes establishments that consistently earn glowing traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Tambo Ilusion is a 2018 winner of the LTG Award (Luxury Travel Guide).Tambo Ilusión was also chosen as one of Peru’s top five yoga retreat centers in a publication of El Comercio, one of the main national newspaper!

Guests rave about the food as well as the personalized attention, the beauty of the surroundings and the quality of the self-care practices offered (yoga, Reiki session, guided nature walks, etc.). You can trust you will have an unforgettable and lasting experience in this oasis.

Tambo Ilusión offers an environment that is conducive to many A-ha moments.More highlights of Tambo Ilusión:Ideal location – close to the local airport and the center of town yet, surrounded by forest.It’s owner, Armando Rodriguez is a visionary. He is passionate about his 34 acre (14 hectare) garden!Everybody that sets foot on this property is taken by its beauty and its energy.

No one wants to leave!Low magnetic field on the property. We encourage doing a digital detox during your time here. There is no electricity in the rooms. Using candles creates a romantic atmosphere and guests claim to sleep so well here.Tambo Ilusion Retreat Center is family run.

Expect very personalized attention. We offer an intimate experience. Amenities Towels Free Parking Tour Assistance Coffee/Tea Yoga Studio Menu Types Vegan Vegetarian Gluten Free Dairy Free Nut Free Menu/Cuisine Guests rave about the nourishing and delicious food served here, especially omnivores who were a little concerned about eating a vegetarian diet for the duration of their stay! Healthy, colorful, varied, delicious and nourishing meals are prepared with care and love.Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advanced notice.

Accommodations If the luxury of a 5 star establishment is what you are looking for, Tambo Ilusión might not be for you. Tambo Ilusión retreat is not a resort, it is a countryside home and you are welcome to stay and live an alternative transformational and “experiential” experience; that is we wish to make you feel at home here.The wooden tambos (cabines) are rustic and quaint. They have two very comfortable double beds and mosquito netting. A hammock hangs on the porch of each tambo. Each tambo has a solar lamp. There is a total of 6 tambos. We have a capacity of 16 beds.There’s no need to bring your nature white noise music, you’ll have the real thing right outside your door! Amenities: shared spacious bathrooms, flush toilets, hot water showers and we offer an electricity-free environment (except in the dining area).

Here, you will disconnect from the outside world as there is no WiFi service. You will benefit greatly from a digital detox. Directions Tambo Ilusion is situated in the high jungle mountain region of the Amazon rainforest (400 meters or 1300 feet above sea level).

It is a short 1h15 minute domestic flight from Lima’s International Airport to Tarapoto. There are many flights daily.Tambo Ilusión is located only 20 minutes away from Tarapoto’s local airport.Transfers to and from the airport by mototaxi are included in each of our programs.

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