The Lodge

The charming Bela Vista Lodge with its breathtaking views over the river is located right on the banks of the Rio Negro in the center of Novo Airão, a small town about 180km from Manaus. It is the perfect base for excursions to Anavilhanas and Jaú National Parks or visiting the famous pink dolphins, that is located close to the hotel. The pousada with its tropical garden features a spacious pool, a small gym, a hammock hut, a kids playground and private access to the river with a deck. Other amenities are the private parking area, a restaurant with bar, as well as a tour operator for excursions and SUP & kayak rental.


Our brick- or wooden-style rooms are all en-suite and equipped with AC, TV-LED, wifi and a mini-fridge. The rates include an ample breakfast, which is served in our restaurant/bar with outstanding views of the Rio Negro.

The Parks

Anavilhanas National Park, Jaú National Park and several other federal, state and municipal parks form one of the largest conjunctions of protected areas in the world ‘The Lower Rio Negro Mosaic’.

Pink Dolphins

Meet the famous Amazon pink dolphins here at the banks of the Black River in Novo Airão. There is a floating deck where they are fed several times a day and where you can get in touch, take pictures and  learn about this enchanting species, the myths & tales of encounters between them and the natives that live along the rivers.

The Amazon Experience

The Black River  a.k.a.  Rio Negro

Create memories of a lifetime in one of the most important eco-systems in the world “The Amazon Rainforest”. The Rio Negro basin offers breathtaking views, impressive jungle- and river-landscapes to explore nature, the amazon culture and gorgeous sandbank beaches in the river where you can relax during the dry-season (September to February).

Em Cantos da Amazônia

Our tour operator "Em Cantos da Amazônia" offers personalized excursions and activities, guiding our visitors and guests safely through luscious jungle trails and on the rivers, that are the veins to discover this breathtaking amazon paradise with its beauty and rich culture.



From Manaus

Private transfer

We can organize taxi-transfer with selected reliable drivers and pick-up from the airport or a hotel in Manaus. Costs depend on the time of the day.

By car

Take the Rio Negro bridge in Manaus and on the other side of the river turn right onto the AM-070 in direction Manacapuru. After aprox. 80km turn right again onto the AM-352 which leads to Novo Airão in aprox. 98km.


By shared taxi

On Avenida Brasil, take the road to the Rio Negro bridge. Just before getting to the bridge there is a taxi stand for Novo Airão on the opposite side of the lane. The trip to Novo Airão takes 2.5 hours.

By bus

Buses leave from the central bus station (rodoviária) in Manaus 6:15 (EMTRAM), 10:45 e 15:15 (companies Master or Aruanã). Leaving Novo Airão to Manaus: 13:00 (EMTRAM), 6:00 e 15:45 (Master/Aruanã).

By boat

Boats named Big Mar or Com. Souza and Novo Zanys leave the new São Raimundo port (old ferry-port) on Tuesdays and Fridays at 20:00. The trip takes 9 hours overnight. Note these are wooden boats, typical of the Amazon region and you need to take a hammock with you to sleep, unless you opt for one of the cabins with bunk beds. Returns to Manaus on Sunday and Monday nights.


POUSADA BELA VISTA - Hotel & Ecoturismo

Av. Pres. Getúlio Vargas, 47 - Centro

Novo Airão, Amazonas - Brazil

Tel +55 92 3365 1023 / Claro +55 92 98434 1553
Vivo +55 92 99229 6667 Whatsapp

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