With such a diverse range of landscapes, people, accommodation and experiences to be had on this incredible continent, choosing the perfect luxury South America holiday can be a tricky business. Here’s a cheat sheet for finding the perfect country for you. For all inclusive holiday deals to South America visit Holiday Hypermarket website.
Sun, sand and parties of epic proportions Brazil is king for anyone looking for an action packed Latino escape. Covering half of the landmass of South America, Brazil has endless beaches in the north east, wildlife-rich marshland in the Pantanal, lovely colonial cities and fantastic luxurious hotels up and down the country.
Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro
Fine food and finer wine, Argentina is a gastrofile’s heaven. Find some of the finest steaks in the business in the buzzing capital of Buenos Aires and the best tasting grapes in wild luxury estancias or the countries incredible wine regions that lie beneath the Andes Mountain range.
Inca heritage and culture on every corner, head to Peru for the world famous site of Machu Picchu, perched impossibly in the Andes, colourful communities before dropping down 3,000m to the steamy rainforests and cruises along the Amazon River.
Cuzco at Night
If you’re into wild landscapes and sweeping vistas, Chile can do no wrong. A country of incredible contrast, head north for otherworldly landscapes in the driest desert in the world, the Atacama or head to the far south for glaciers, lakes and freezing fjords in Chile’s Patagonia region.
Torres del Paine National Park
Blissfully unspoilt and undeveloped Colombia is the rising star in the South American luxury travel scene. Forget the safety concerns of old and soak up the beaches on the Caribbean coast, intriguing colonial cities and sample some of the best coffee the world has to offer.