Luxury Holidays

Don’t be fooled by South America’s backpacker image: the finer things in life are extremely well-represented in Central and South America. These days most areas of the continent offer a wide choice of top-end accommodation, including a number of truly spectacular properties, often enhanced by their inimitable Latin character. There are a great number of exceptional restaurants dotted all across the region, and Chile and Argentina in particular are producers of world-class wines.

You’ll also encounter luxury in a less traditional sense, from unique private excursions in unique environments, to upscale fixed camps in spectacular locations. And of course, to put the icing on the cake, Latin America has in spades what money can’t buy – the incredible beauty of nature, fascinating history and culture, and the warm, welcoming spirit of its people.

The tailor-made experience on a luxury holiday to South America allows you, with our expert help, to design a completely bespoke and personalised holiday: speak to our knowledgeable Travel Experts to begin planning a trip that will perfectly encompass everything that luxury means to you.

If you feel inspired for your next trip, you can peruse our range of luxury tours to South America.

Join us on the Luxury Peru and Galapagos: Machu Picchu and the Enchanted Islands holiday for Peru’s greatest highlights: Machu Picchu and Cusco, and a cruise to the Galápagos Islands. Stay in top hotels, and travel on the luxurious MV Ocean Spray during your Galápagos cruise.

On our Luxury Mexico: Yucatan in Style holiday you will be exploring Mexico City as well as the archaeological sites of the Yucatán peninsula in the south. Pamper yourself at one of the country’s most discreet and top-quality hotels on the white sand beaches of the Mayan Riviera and stay at restored colonial haciendas that ooze elegance.

Or join us on the Luxury Chile and Argentina: Pure Patagonia holiday, featuring Torres del Paine National Park, El Calafate, Bariloche in the Lake District and Buenos Aires. Stay in first-class accommodation, from boutique and traditional classic properties in the cities, to a high-class resort-style lakeside hotel and well-located countryside lodges in Southern Patagonia with staggering views.

If it’s a group tour you’re looking for browse our range of Classic Journeys which allow you to explore the continent in comfort and style. Travelling with one of our dedicated tour leaders you will experience Latin America with other like-minded people for company, with welcoming accommodation to return to each night, and with the reassurance that all the practicalities are taken care of. 

So if you want to experience a luxury holiday in Central and South America contact our Travel Experts today. At Journey Latin America, we have almost 40 years of experience in planning trips to Central and South America, so you can trust us to help you book an unforgettable holiday.

 

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

  • JimAshworth
    Jim Ashworth - Product & Marketing

    Jim first caught the Latin American travel bug in 2001 when he decided at the last minute to join a friend travelling around Central America – he hasn't looked back since.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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