Things To Do

Explore Jacana Resort:

While at Jacana Resort, enjoy the resort’s many services and amenities:

Waterfall Lagoon-Pool & Sundeck:
Jacana Resort offers arguably the very best pool and sundeck experience of any resort in Paramaribo. Select poolside plush lounge chairs and oversized umbrellas, allow our team of pool butlers to serve your favorite cocktail and entrée. Then, take a dip in our lagoon waterfall-pool and have a drink at our swim-up tiki-bar.

Nature Walk:
Unique to Jacana, experience an Amazon-inspired nature walk through Jacana’s bamboo gardens surrounding the resort. You will appreciate the collection of florals located onsite while experiencing a sense of serenity and calm.

Spa & Fitness: 
Perfecting the fundamentals in massage and facial therapy is the core mission at Jacana Spa. Minimalistic in design with emphasis on high quality intrinsic treatments and superior spa products, Jacana Spa will meticulously liven the five senses, creating a personalized and VIP-exclusive pampering experience.

Perfectly located adjacent to our lagoon-pool, Jacana Spa offers an exclusive array of specialized therapies conceived to relax, renew, and restore the mind, body, and soul. Stay for the day and enjoy the added amenities including a men/women’s sauna fitness studio, sunbathing sun-terrace, and pool.

Children’s Playground & Services
Bring the family where your children will enjoy Jacana’s family-friendly services including Jacana’s Childrens Play area. Offering a children’s activity play area on soft beach sand, Jacana’s Playground offer children activities to keep them busy for hours. Allow the resort to assist with baby-sitting services. You will also appreciate the resort’s children’s menu and special pricing, playpens, and high-chairs.

Open-Air Bar & Lounge:
Enjoy your favorite cocktail at our breezy outdoor bar and lounge, perched on the resort’s first floor overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds of the resort and lagoon-pool.

Business Services:
Jacana Resort offers a number of services to meet your business needs including audio/visual equipment rental, printing service, express mail, fax, meeting space, office rental, and copying services.


Explore Paramaribo, Suriname:

Jacana Resort offers the perfect location, amenities, and services for your journey to Suriname’s many attractions and tours.   Jacana offers luggage storage for extended excursions to the interior, partnerships with trusted transportation services,  pharmacy and ATM adjacent to the resort, and experienced tour and concierge services to guide you on your excursions.

Presidential Palace of Suriname is the official seat of the President of the Republic of Suriname, located in the capital city of Paramaribo.

World-class shopping at Paramaribo’s largest center for shopping is minutes away from Jacana at Hermitage Mall, featuring marquis name brand stores including Lacoste, Boss, Calvin Klein, and Converse, and an assortment of jewelry, accessories, and clothing stores.

Visit Fort Zeelandia and learn of its historical prominence dating back to the early 17th century.

Enjoy the coolness of the cool water during this three-hour relaxing boat tour. This while enjoying Surinamese chips and a drink. Search for the dolphins and spend time with them. Then, sail to the cozy village of Johan & Margaretha and enjoy local snacks on a wooden terrace on the Commewijne river. Cap the night with the breathtaking Suriname sunset.




Your Suriname Adventure Begins at Jacana Resort:

Whether you have one, three, or five days to visit Suriname, there is so much to see and do!   Please find our recommended tours and excursions by trusted tour partners below to meet your specific needs:


Enter a jungle paradise at Brownsberg Nature Park, a breathtaking piece of nature where you can get experience a range of flora and fauna the Surinamese rainforest is known for, an exciting climb up Leo Falls, and witness a biodiversity of over 1,000 species of fauna, 350 species of birds, monkeys, frogs and turtles.  You will love the walks to idyllic waterfalls and mountain streams while enjoying magnificent views over the tropical rainforest and the Brokopondo reservoir.

Enjoy nature in its purity with a calm-water kayak excursion over the Coropina Creek, one hour away from Jacana Resort.   An interconnected network of streams, creeks, and swamplands offers an oasis of fauna and floral, inhabited by Suriname’s best kept secrets including monkeys, caimans, toucans, capibaras, and many bird species.  This excursion is perfect for families.

Perfect for the high-adrenaline jungle adventurer, the Quad Tour allows you to drive the wooded Savane Jungle and end at the country’s longest zip-line cableway (1500m).  Then, relax in hammocks, let the children play in a playground and swing into the waters.   This excursion is perfect for families or the active adventurer.

Watch Suriname’s majestic sea turtles in their natural habitat at Diana Beach.  Here, you will encounter a number of species of turtles including Warana, Karet, Krape, and the Giant Leader Turtle.  Then, take a boat tour along the Commwewijne River where you will encounter numerous coastal birds.


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