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Tambo Ilusion: Nature lover's paradise

I visited Tambo Ilusion with my boyfriend Jorge on November 1st 2018 and stayed for 4 days and 5... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
viajandocaracol
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Lima, Peru
Absolutely Enchanting!! <3

Wow! I was fortunate enough to stumble upon this gem after searching through tons of other options... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
heatherkswitzer
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1 week ago
“Tambo Ilusion: Nature lover's paradise”
11 Feb 2018
“Absolutely Enchanting!! <3”
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Tambo Ilusion is a beautiful private nature conservation area recognized as such by the Peruvian Minister of Environment. Tambo Ilusion is also a wellness retreat center which was selected as one of the top 5 yoga retreat centers of Peru by one of...more
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Jiron Los Aguajales 604 | La Banda De Shilcayo, Tarapoto 22200, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Tambo Ilusion with my boyfriend Jorge on November 1st 2018 and stayed for 4 days and 5 nights. We absolutely loved staying here and would recommend it for people that truly appreciate nature and want to have a unique experience. Armando an Johanne...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Wow! I was fortunate enough to stumble upon this gem after searching through tons of other options. I chose Tambo Ilusion because it was within my price range and I received a beautiful, life changing experience. Johanne and Armando have created a beautiful sanctuary in...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

From day 1 to day 21, I always felt that I was surrounded by special people in a very special place. I was welcomed at the Tarapoto airport and wasted no time in settling in. I experienced my first of four Ayahuasca ceremonies on day...More

Thank Timothy H
TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear Timothy H, Thank you for the great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a great report of your stay with us. This is very helpful for future guests. Thanks for the praise on the attention, the food and the...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife, 2-month baby and I stayed 2 nights in one of their lovely cabins and we loved it. A world away, minimum electricity at night (bathrooms, dining), solar lights guiding you home (I would suggest headlamps), cabins nicely spaced with the requisite hammock. The...More

Thank Arto B
TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Hello Arto B Greetings from Tarapoto and thanks for the great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a complete report of your stay. Very helpful for future guests. Thanks for the praise on the installations, the beauty of the natural...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

I left Lima with the only intention to participate in a Yoga Retreat and receive the New Years helped and motivated by the Asana's. I was so lucky to have found a place that gives you so much in just a few days. Johanna is...More

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TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Dear MilanoMusi, Greetings from Tarapoto! First we would like to thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. It means a lot to us that your experience surpassed your expectations...this has been our goal since the conception of Tambo Ilusión Retreat. We...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I did the 5 days jungle yoga vacation retreat, I don't know where to start this review as it was 10/10 for me. It was just amazing. I wanted to do more than one retreat in a row (the vegetarian cooking retreat, the Reiki level...More

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TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Dear SamVau, Greetings from Tarapoto! Wow, thank you so much for your awesome review. It is very motivating to get such positive feedback! It is thanks to Armando's vision to protect his beloved property for over 30 years that Tambo Ilusión Retreat Center exists and...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

After a magical couple of weeks in the jungle it was always going to be difficult trying to integrate back into "real life". Well i found the most perfect way to do so... ! Tambo Ilusion topped with Johanne and Armando's flawless hospitality was the...More

Thank Meiling T
TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Dear Meiling T. Awesome to read you review. So good to read that Tambo Ilusión and its staff were able to offer you the perfect environment for your post dieta! We are especially pleased to read " I didn't have to think about anything as...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Pros: Lovely rooms/cabins with comfortable beds and hammocks! The food was great, especially considering I am not vegetarian and all the food was vegetarian (except the eggs that the cook/son kindly made me for breakfast). If you're looking for a nice place for a quiet...More

Thank John M
TamboIlusion, Owner at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2016

Hello John M We appreciate you taking the time to write a detailed review of your experience here. As you were the only guest here at the time, there were no yoga sessions scheduled but private lessons are available on demand. Johanne would have been...More

Reviewed 10 December 2015

The 5 day yoga retreat was wonderful! The cabins are simple and cozy, which allowed me to sleep and relax sooo deeply! I loved being surrounded by nature in such a beautiful spot. The food was also amazing, and Johanne and Armando were wonderful hosts....More

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TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2016

Dear Jessica F, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. It is wonderful that your experience with us has inspired you to implement healthier living habits and lifestyle! We love to be a good influence. We are thrilled you loved the...More

Reviewed 1 December 2015

I highly recommend this relaxing and rustic jungle getaway. Not only are Johanne and Armando wonderful and caring but they are also wealths of knowledge regarding nutrition, health and nature conservation. If you are looking for a place to get away from the backpacker crowd...More

Thank Karin E
TamboIlusion, Manager at Tambo Ilusion, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2016

Dear KarinE, Thank you for taking the time write such a wonderful and well detailled review about your experience at Tambo Ilusión. It is the best compliment we can get to have a repeat client, especially since you came back only 6 months after your...More

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