Top 9 Latin Vacation Destinations
Occasionally, we all deserve to unwind and celebrate life with the perfect vacation destination. Whether you like warm beaches, snorkeling, or hiking adventures here are some Latin vacation destinations you should consider when planning your trip.
With great weather and great vibes, Punta del Este is a vacay calling your name! La Mano de Punta is an iconic sculpture people visit while in the city, along with Playa Brava where you can grab some sunscreen and lay in the sand for a beach day. If you’re interested in historical artifacts and cultural attractions Casapueblo Museum is another stop to make.
The Great Blue Hole, which is a landmark sinkhole in the ocean where tourist can scuba-dive, is an astonishing sight to see when visiting Belize. Beyond that, Belize also has Xunantunich which is an ancient temple with a scenic view, a must see!
Buenos Aries, Argentina
One of the more popular tourist locations in Latin America, you’ll never run out of things to do in Buenos Aries. If you’re into fine arts, you may want to pay a visit to their Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aries or the Cemeterio de la Recoleta. Also, a hit is Tigre for a day at the lake and Puerto Madero where you can take a stroll while the city’s lights illuminate
When visiting Guatemala, it is a must to see Tikal. The vast park with Mayan ruins and temples is located in the rainforests of northern Guatemala. If you’re in the mood to be around some water, Dulce River, Lake Atitlán and Semuc Champey are all destinations that also include amazing views.
Feeling adventurous? You’d love Quilotoa, where you can hike and camp around the area where a lake, lagoon, and volcano are located. More famously, Galápagos Island is a site where you can snorkel and dive while enjoying the views of the unique island.
Hiking has escalated to new levels when you visit San Crisóbal Hill. The view, 300m above Santiago is the highest point in the city after Cerro Renca. Although you may need a jacket when visiting Torres del Paine National Park the views from these bright blue icebergs will prove it to be worth it.
For the history lovers, Puerto Rico’s Castillo San Cristóbal is the largest Spanish built forts in the Americas. Also, San Juan National Historic Site is s historical location with powerhouses and old city walls. When winding down, you could visit Isla Verde Beach for some sun and upbeat nightlife.
A must-see when in Brazil is Christ the Redeemer, which is a 98-foot-tall mountaintop statue of Jesus Christ viewable to the city. With views like no other, Sugarloaf Mountain contains a 396m-tall cableway allowing panoramic views into the ocean and city. Also, you can relax at Ferradura Beach where you can find deep blue water and a calm scenic view.
Tulum is a resort town notable for its ruins of a walled, ancient Mayan city. Also an attraction, Xcaret which is a waterfront eco-archaeological park where visitors can snorkel and explore caves. Coba is also a must-see when in Mexico where you can see the remains of the ancient Mayan city Cobá and climb the areas highest pyramid.
Which one of these Latin destinations has you ready to plan your ultimate vacation? What are some other locations that would be the perfect vacation getaway? Let us know in the comments below!