For those seeking adventure this Christmas, how about spending it hiking through the cloud forests of the Andes or the jungles of the Amazon? Perhaps experience a wildlife encounter that’s a little further off the grid? Or if your heart is set on lying on a beach, then why not choose one set alongside a Mayan ruin? Christmas in Latin America could be just want you are looking for.
Argentina offers the fascinating capital of Buenos Aires, amazing glaciers, stunning Andean scenery plus the Ibera wetlands and the Iguazu Falls to the north. Argentina prides itself in it’s great hospitality, superb food and some of the world’s best wines. December and January are midsummer in the south, and there are some good accommodation options still available for over the Christmas period.
Stay 11 nights from 20th December - 31st December 2018 visiting Buenos Aires, the glaciers and the lake district from £5,950 per person sharing a double room, including all flights.
Peru features spectacular Inca ruins, majestic mountains and one of the most accessible parts of the Amazon available anywhere. There's a wide variety of hotels from the charming colourful boutique properties of highland Cusco to striking jungle lodges on the banks of the Amazon. Despite some rain at this time of year, couples and families will fall in love with multi-coloured Peru over the festive season.
Stay 12 nights 22nd December - 3rd January, visiting Lima, the Amazon, Cusco and the Sacred Valley from £5,480 per person sharing a double room, including all flights.
If you are longing to lay on a beach over the festive period, then the Mexican Caribbean might be the answer. While direct flights here over the Christmas period are mostly full, you can fly via Mexico City and enjoy this beautifully decorated city as the perfect stopover en-route. A short further 90 minute flight will take you to the white sands and turquoise seas of the Mexican Caribbean. The Viceroy Riviera Maya is among those hotels still available and is one of our favourites, offering privacy, luxury and total relaxation.
Stay 12 nights from the 19th December - 31st December visiting Mexico City, Merida and the Riviera Maya, costs from £7,150 per person sharing a double room, including all flights.
Get in touch to find out which properties are still able to host you this Christmas.