When it comes to picking your next getaway, it can be hard to pick just one. Whether you want a romantic getaway or an action-packed adventure, we’ve got five perfect destinations you will never forget.
The allure of Latin America—its rich history, vibrant culture, and amazing landscapes—is irresistible for travelers! It’s a place you’ll fall in love with—from the beaches to its cities, from its music to the food, from its people to the art.
1. Havana, Cuba
The Cuban capital is a city of contrasts, with colorful streets, vintage cars, and black and white buildings. Havana’s old town has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO due to its historical importance. Walking through the streets of the city is like traveling back in time.
2. Montevideo, Uruguay
Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, a small country sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina. The city is full of parks, beaches, and cafés, and is small enough to walk around with a laid-back atmosphere.
Take advantage of the pleasant outdoors by eating at one of the many restaurants located along the beach, or take a stroll through one of the city’s avenues.
3. Santiago, Chile
Santiago is a world-class city that’s home to some of the best restaurants in South America, and iconic sights such as Cerro San Cristóbal and the Plaza de Armas. You’ll want to sit at one of its many cafes or bars, and enjoy the view, the city and the beautiful sunsets!
4. Arequipa, Peru
Prepare to fall in love with Arequipa, in southern Peru, a beautiful city surrounded by three volcanoes: El Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Picchu. It is also known as “The White City” (La Ciudad Blanca), thanks to its charming colonial architecture made out of sillar—a light-colored volcanic stone—and its beautiful climate with warm days and breezy nights. With dozens of delicious regional dishes that incorporate ingredients like quinoa, flor de calabaza (edible squash flowers), and choclo (giant corn), you will also fall in love with the food here!
5. Managua, Nicaragua
Very few cities in the world reflect such a fascinating contrast between the vibrant city life and the beauty and nature of the countryside. This city offers a lot to visitors who can get lost in its allure.
Take a look at the Ruben Dario National Theater – A majestic theater with over 150 years of history, and the Roberto Huembes Market. No matter what you are looking for you’ll definitely find it here! You can also find delicious street food that will leave your taste buds tingling!
No matter your interests, you can find a dreamy beach, lush rainforest, or vibrant city in Latin America. Many destinations are easy to reach and offer a variety of activities for every type of traveler.
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