Those in need of the mod-est of mod cons might find Sierra Lodge a little on the spartan side, but it's hard to beat this place for sheer character.

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There is no electricity but at night kerosene lanterns illuminate the rock of the cabin walls and pot belly stoves warm the rooms. The cosy rooms each have two double beds and a private bathroom with hot shower, and the dining room has a roaring fire in a stone fireplace around which you can sit sipping a well-earned margarita after a day's trekking.

The Cusarare River is right next to the lodge, and a walking path leads to the Cusarare Waterfall. Roberto, the manager at the Sierra Lodge, can arrange Tarahumara hiking guides for an additional fee.

Why we love it

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The equivalent of a Kenyan community lodge, Sierra Lodge is completely run by the local Tarahumara people.

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