Bed & Birding is a growing global-network of bird-friendly accommodation providers that have been carefully chosen in accordance with our service quality criteria.
We aim to make your stay not only comfortable and memorable, but as supportive of your birding needs as possible: from on-site optical spares to libraries, expert local guides to log-calling lounges, bird-friendly surroundings to logistics – our extensive professional experience of bird touring means we know what makes you happy!
And as a network, you can plan an outstanding birding trip safe in the knowledge that each overnight stay will accommodate all your birding requirements.
Hacienda El Santiscal is a very quiet rural-style green hotel located in the historic, cliff-hugging town of Arcos de la Frontera, near to Grazalema Nature Park in the foothills of the Sierra del Santiscal mountain range. The mountains to the east have Bonelli’s Eagle while to the west are Las Cabezas and Espera lagoons which hold Marbled Teal, White-headed Duck, Spanish Imperial Eagle and other notable raptors...
B&B partner, St George Complex is located at the northern fringe of Sarafovo, a quiet village just a few miles north of Burgas. It consists of two neighbouring establishments - St George Family Hotel and Hotel Relax. The accommodations overlooking the Black Sea are flanked by gardens, which provide abundant cover for migrating birds.
Stone Farm, surrounded by a wonderful rocky landscape with spruce forests, is an historic building dating from 1820. It is situated on the island of Vinalhaven (the larger of the two Fox Islands) in the Gulf of Maine, Knox County, United States.
Cormorant Complex is an outstanding Bed & Birding partner located in the Romanian Danube Delta, on the left bank of the large meander in the Sfintu Gheorghe branch. The whole site is very well laid out, with excellent opportunities for birding, fishing, horsback riding and many other outdoor activities...
Nestled among the trees on an island spit, Lake Murray Ecolodge overlooks the beautiful Lake Murray. It is the newest one in the Trans Niugini Tours portfolio. The lodge has found its' home on the largest lake in PNG. With a rich population of birds, fish and a unique culture, it is an exceptional experience for travelers wanting to explore this remote destination in comfort.
Villa Saudade has its special charm lying in a simple elegance and the authenticity of the object. It'is a beautiful home-from-home tucked away in the stunning S'Albufera des Grau National Park. Saudade is a ten minute drive from the harbour in Mahon, and about the same from the nearest beach at Es Grau.
Strandja Tourist Complex is located in South-East Bulgaria, in the heart of Strandja mountains, about 30 km SW of the city of Burgas with its protected coastal wetlands and its international airport. The Strandja Natural Park has been widely proclaimed by experts to be one of the ecologically purest regions in Europe boasting a rich diversity of flora and fauna.
La Pajarona is situated in the picturesque village of Siruela, midway between Madrid and Seville. It is a century-old building that has elegant and comfortable rooms from which to explore the birds of Extremadura - one of the best birdwatching regions in Europe. 340 bird species have been recorded there, including Bonelli’s Eagle, Great Bustard or Lesser Kestrel in the village itself.
La Claverie is located close to La Rochelle and the Atlantic coast, and provides great birding from a very comfortable guest house. The “Baie de l’Aiguillon” is only 5 km away, and many other natural reserves are nearby. This area has many habitats (salt meadows, wetlands, mudflats, marshes and streams) and is one of the most important places in Europe for migratory birds.
Pakalnes Vingis Lodge is perfectly located at the heart of Rusne Island, adjacent to the Nemunas Delta Regional Park - the most important migration stopover site for the many endangered birds (320 species of birds). Large numbers of water and marsh birds breed here and hundreds of thousands of migrating birds stop to rest. The Lodge also features majestic evenings at the Pakalnes River and sunsets over Curonian Lagoon waters.
B&B partner, the Airport Hotel is sited close to Oulu at Kempele, only seven minutes from the airport and 15 kms from Liminganlahti, internationally important wetland (IBA) and the number 1 birding site in Finland. The great variety of habitats (sea coast, wetland meadows, bogs, lakes, rivers and different kind of forests) ensure a high number of species.
Standing majestically on a lone ridge, 300 meters above the banks of the Karawari River and overlooking an endless expanse of dense tropical rainforest is Karawari Lodge. The veranda offers magnificent views over the river and Sepik lowlands. The rainforest around is one of earth’s most complex of habitats, housing an immense variety of flora and fauna.
B&B partner, North West Birds is a Bed & Breakfast establishment based on a large family house, Barn Close, in 2 acres of garden in a lovely spot on the edge of the village of Beetham, surrounded by fields and just above the River Bela (Dipper, Ring Ouzel, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Barn Owl, Nightjar, Dotterel, Bearded Tit, Twite...). Autumn sea watching produces views on Leach's Petrel.
Oriole lodge is located in the historical Tiszaalpár village, just on the border of the river Tisza. The village is surrounded by pristine wetlands teeming with birds. The swamps of the floodplain host a multitude of herons, spoonbills, ducks and the largest colony of Pygmy Cormorants in the Kiskunság. The area is rich in raptors such as White-tailed Eagle, Red-footed Falcon or Hobby.
B&B partner, the Minges Lodge is a friendly perfectly located on the shore of Minija river, just on the edge of the Nemunas Delta Regional Park - the most important breeding ground for the globally endangered Aquatic Warbler. It also offers spectacular views on majestic sunset over the waters of Kniaupo bay of the Curonian Lagoon.
Albena Beach Villa, overlooking the Black Sea, is located in the well-known Albena sea resort, just 40 km from Varna airport. It is another great place for a family holiday combined with excellent birding and particularly well situated for observing the Via Pontica flyway migration of soaring birds.
B & B partner, Rondon Ridge Lodge is the pinnacle of luxury in a remote and rural setting overlooking the Wahgi Valley and the city of Mount Hagen in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Rondon Ridge is home to 185 recorded bird species including Birds of Paradise, Bowerbirds, Parrots, Honeyeaters and many others...
Nestled in the heart of the Eastern Rhodope Mountains, Complex Perpera sits on the left bank of the famed Arda River, at the edge of Valchi Dol (Wolf Valley) Nature Reserve. The whole site is extremely well laid out, presenting excellent birdwatching opportunities and stunning views in every direction.
B&B partner, the Pakalnes Pier Lodge is a family friendly, located next to Pakalnes river, at the Rusne Island - the heart of Nemunas Delta Regional Park - important bird area for breeding and migrating birds. It also offers calm atmosphere and wildlife friendly garden.
The remote and sparsely populated South Western corner of Papua New Guinea is home to Bensbach Wildlife Lodge. The sweeping flood plains teem with herds of deer, wallabies, reptiles and wild ponies. It is a vital stopover place for thousands of migratory birds. Bensbach also caters to the serious angler for sport fishing as the capital of Barramundi fish.
!Xaus Lodge, overlooking memorable setting of a dry salt pan and red sand dunes, is a tranquil escape with abundant wildlife, remoteness, and silence. It is a unique, exotic and beautiful safari camp in the middle of a dessert – miles from anywhere, offering close up views of lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, hyena, antelopes, and a lot of birds.
Branta Lodge, birth place of Bed & Birding concept, operates a variety of bird tours along the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria and Romania. It offers spectacular views over trees, farmland, marshes and Durankulak Lake. The area is an important migration route as well as providing mixed habitat for a wide range of birds.
Hotel Mursal is a chalet-style lodge situated loftily at 1400 m altitude in the heart of the western part of the magical Rhodope Mountains. Perched just above the charming village of Yagodina (Strawberry, which boasts Bulgaria’s most beautiful cave), it offers stunning views on all sides. The impressive Trigrad canyon - kingdom of the exquisite Wallcreeper - is just 40 minutes drive away.
Pripyatsky National Park has only recently come to the attention of birders and naturalists in the west, yet it is unquestionably one of the most potent wildlife regions within geographic Europe. Doroshevichi Lodge provides immediate access to the great Pripyat River, combining very high-standard comforts and cuisine with the viewing of exclusive avian treasures - from its very doorstep.
The Karawaika Cottage is a very convenient B & B place, surrounded by a terraced garden overlooking the Lower Dnjestr National Park, offering wetlands, limans and steppe ecosystems, all with a wealth of birdlife. Located 30 minutes from the Odessa International Airport, it is easy to be reached by private and public transport.
B&B partner, Iris Cottage - Salix Tours Ltd in Reni, Ukraine offers a traditional self-catering cottage in the Danube delta.
The cottage is suitable to be rented by people willing to spend a couple of days by themselves close to nature. We offer a variety of tours ranging from wildlife photography, birdwatching, cycling, trekking, cultural heritage, etc. Guiding is provided upon request.
The "Forest Inn Ecolodge", lies right next to the Forest of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli National Park. This protected nature reserve is renowned for its diversity of raptors, and in particular, the only Black Vulture’s breeding population left in SE Europe! From this basis, you can also visit Evros Delta, the physical borderline between Greece and Turkey and one of the largest wetlands of Europe!
B&B partner, the Limneo Hotel is a friendly popular establishment located just near the famed Lake Kerkini - a Greek Wonderland and most important wintering ground for the globally endangered Dalmatian Pelican. It also offers spectacular views on majestic snow-capped mountains raising towards neighbouring Bulgaria.
Located at the top of a ridge overlooking the deeply-forested Tandayapa Valley, Bellavista Cloud Forest offers unparalleled access to northwestern Ecuador´s colourful and diverse birds. Ecuador has the highest number in the world of birds per square km, and over 350 species can be found in and around Bellavista.
Zaagkuilsdrift Lodge is an outstanding Bed & Birding partner located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, close to the Kgomo Kgomo floodplains on the southern bank of the Pienaarsrivier. The whole site is very well laid out, with excellent opportunities for birding, fishing, cycling and many other outdoor activities...
Located in Puerto Pollensa, north of Mallorca, this cosy apartment is the ideal base for birdwatching around the island. Bonelli’s eagle, Eleonora’s falcon, Black and Griffon vultures, Crested coot, the endemic Balearic warbler and Balearic shearwater, Moustached warbler, Audouin’s Gull and Bee-eater can easily be seen. Experienced local guides are available on request.
B&B partner, Srebarna Guesthouse is located on the south-western bank of the famed Lake Srebarna (UNESCO site), just two-hours drive from the airports of Bucharest (Romania) and Varna (Bulgaria). The colony of Dalmatian Pelicans at the Srebarna Biosphere Reserve is now the last remaining in the Lower Danube and the only one in Bulgaria.
B&B partner, Manu Birding Lodge is in a spectacular setting on the edge of Manu National Park. It sits on the bank of Madre de Dios River and is accessible with an enjoyable boat trip from Boca Manu. The accommodation is charming, with all facilities and special services tailored by birders for birders. Come and visit this exclusive Bed & Birding place with friendly and experienced local guides.
Al Natural Resort is one of the top eco-lodges in the world offering a rustic oasis in the Caribbean heaven. Set between jungle and sea, it is a comfortable ecologically run retreat, perfectly integrated into the lush tropical nature. This little piece of paradise is located next to Bastimentos Island National Park where you can watch the pelicans dive right in front of your hut.
Located in the north of Mallorca, the Hostal Oriola is an ideal place to start your birdwatching tour. Cala Sant Vicenç is a major hotspot for Eleonora’s falcon, and you can also see here Black and Griffon vulture, Balearic warbler, Mediterranean shag, Audouin’s gull, etc. Furthermore, you will be just a few km away from the major birding sites. Experienced local guides are available.
Wejmutka Manor (named after the White Pine) is a wonderful Bed & Birding place offering boundless nature opportunities, comfort, peace and outstanding local hospitality in the heart of the magical primeval forest of Bialowieza. Birdwatching starts right on the verandah, then the back garden and a few steps away into the forest: wryneck, nutcracker, thrush nightingale and scarlet rosefinch just to start with...
Hotel “Arabella Beach” is located in a secluded part of the well-known Albena sea resort. It is situated on the wide sandy beach itself, with a back-drop of picturesque wooded hills. The hotel follows a sustainable policy and plan for protecting the environment. It is particularly well suited for observing the spring and autumn migration of soaring birds from its rooftop platform.
Ambua Lodge, located at 7000 feet (2100 meters) in the Tari Gap area, borders on pristine mid-montane rainforest and the beginning of the valley grasslands. A perfect location for Birdwatchers and Nature lovers, offering great opportunities for visiting nearby Huli villages...
The Grand Bahama Birders' B&B is a converted Bed & Birding partner located just a few minutes from the famed Garden of the Groves that hosts over 60 species of birds. In winter, resident species are joined by a multitude of migrants, such as the endangered Kirtland’s Warbler. Local endemics include Bahama Warbler, Bahama Yellowthroat, Bahama Swallow and Bahama Woodstar.