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French Guiana

Located in South America, French Guiana is a French department under French administration, belonging to the European community.

It is characterized by an immense animal and plant biodiversity but also by an incredible diversity of the peoples which compose it: Creoles, Metropolitan, Amerindian, Black-brown, Hmongs…

With 98% of its area occupied by the Amazon rainforest, French Guiana remains one of the wildest countries on the planet.

Drowned in an ocean of greenery, French Guiana borders two large rivers: the Maroni to the west marks the one with Suriname and the Oyapock, to the east the one with Brazil.

The climate is Equatorial. The main dry season is between July and December. A small dry season is in March called “little summer of March”. The average temperature is 26° C.

Our advices

LIGHT DAY CLOTHES

Prefer clothes made of cotton, linen or viscose.

HOT CLOTHING IN THE EVENING

RAINWEAR

PROTECTION AGAINST THE SUN

Sunglasses, sun protection (cap or hat), as well as sunscreen.

ADAPTED SHOES

Walking shoes for hiking in the forest. Sneakers for walks on the site. The Lodge provides rubber boots.

AIR LINKS

Air France

Air France offers you direct flights between Paris and Cayenne every day and also between Miami and Cayenne four times a week.

Air Caraïbes

Air Caraïbes offers 5 weekly connections from Paris-Orly to Cayenne.

Health

Yellow fever

Remember to get vaccinated against yellow fever, a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required at the entrance of the country.​

Malaria

Although an anti-malarial treatment is recommended during a stay in French Guiana, our site being located in primary forest and in a place far from any human activity, no case has been identified on our site so far.

Dengue

Our site being located in primary forest and in a place far from any human activity, no case of Dengue has been identified on our site so far.

CORONAVIRUS - Covid-19

Faced with this unprecedented situation, we have implemented all the necessary precautions to ensure your safety on the site. We take these measures very seriously to allow you a successful and safe stay.

The chalets are distant from each other thus allowing an optimal social distancing.

A catering service was adapted to the situation with different hours.

Regular disinfection of rooms and common areas has been implemented by staff equipped with masks and gloves.

The site offers a shuttle service, vehicles are cleaned and disinfected between each trip.

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