South America’s biodiversity and varied landscape are the ideal backdrop for adventurous and unique summer holidays. Though it is it winter in the southernmost regions, there are still a multitude of unchartered destinations waiting to be unearthed


If we were to define Peru in one word, it would be “adventure”. Whether you choose to walk the Inca trail to Machu Picchu and admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site, cruise on Lake Titicaca – the world’s highest navigable lake -, penetrating the dense Amazon or revelling in the beauty of Lima, Peru will spoil you for choice.


It is a challenge not to fall in love with Brazil’s rhythmic Samba, soothing Bossa Nova, beaches and lush vegetation. There is no other way to describe Rio de Janeiro – nicknamed the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) – than by the term exhilarating. The setting is remarkable: verdant mountains and rainforests and deep blue sea on each side of a vibrant city. Salvador’s Afro-Brazilian rhythms will have you dancing to the beat of the drums before plopping down on a secluded beach.

Ecuador and the Galapagos

From dense Amazonian rainforests to volcanoes, and Andean peaks to unspoilt tropical beaches, Ecuador may be amongst the smaller countries in South America, but what it lacks of in size, it more than makes up for it in amazingly diverse landscapes. The capital city, Quito is the gateway to the Andes whilst the Galapagos Islands possesses near mythical biodiversity.

If you are willing to brave the mild (and less so) winters in the southernmost regions, contact Lucy, our Latin America specialists who will happily recommend the best places to visit.

Properties for Summer in Latin America

Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel

Mexico, Yucatan

Located on Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya offers a unique experience within four distinct ecosystems: dune, water canals, tropical forests and mangroves. The entire …

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Explora Atacama

Atacama Desert, Chile

Nestled in the foothills of the Andes in the remote Atacama Desert in Chile, this luxury boutique lodge is the ultimate desert hideaway. Explora Atacama lies in 17 hectares of grounds at an …

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Tierra Atacama

Atacama Desert, Chile

Located in San Pedro in the Atacama Desert, in Chile, this luxury boutique hotel offers spectacular views of Licancabur Volcano. Built on the site of an old cattle coral, Tierra Atacama …

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Titilaka Lodge

Lake Titicaca, Peru

Situated in a magnificent setting on the shores of Lake Titicaca on the border between Peru and Bolivia, Titilaka Lodge is an intimate and remote luxury boutique hotel offering travellers a …

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