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The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in South America

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Apr 19, 2013


By Izabela Zielinska

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Last updated on February 13th, 2021 at 05:26 pm

Honeymoons in South America

Believe it or not, some of the best honeymoon destinations in the world are in South America. There are places in South America that ooze romance, such as the beaches of Colombia, the Peruvian Andes, the Lake District in Argentina, and more. Additionally, there are some honeymoon destinations that combine the amorous atmosphere with adventure. To start planning your honeymoon ask a Travel Consultant to help you with all aspects of this special trip. From sandy beaches to romantic getaways, let’s explore the 10 best honeymoon destinations in South America below.

1. Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena square and church

First on our list of the best honeymoon destinations in South America is Cartagena. The colonial atmosphere of the colorful buildings with wooden balconies, cobblestone streets, old plazas, romantic restaurants, passionate salsa, riding horse-drawn cart this is only a piece of what Cartagena can offer honeymoon couples. If you are ready to take a trip into the past and emerge in magic times choose one of the amazing convents converted into splendid hotels and let yourself be treated like a member of a monarch dynasty.

2. Tayrona National Park

Tyrona National Park beach and blue waters

Next on our list of honeymoon destinations in South America is Tayrona National Park. Tayrona features a spectacular landscape that you and your partner will love waking up to. Enjoy beautiful beaches with crystal clear water surrounded by tropical jungle. On an excursion here, spot exotic birds, try fresh tropical fruit, and take a nap in a hammock before going on a jungle trek.

3. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu on clear day

Standing on the top of Machu Picchu while the sun is rising is one of the moments you want to share with someone special. The unique feeling of being in the center of the universe with the right person next to your side will certainly make your honeymoon holidays special and memorable.

4. Easter Island, Chile

Maoi heads at Easter Island during sunset

Easter Island’s mystic climate, volcanic rocks, windy coast, empty beaches will make you feel completely secluded from the world. The island offers not only wonderful accommodations with high standard quality services but also some enjoyable activities like biking, snorkeling, horseback riding.

5. Torres del Paine, Patagonia

Horses grazing in front of torres del paine towers

Patagonia is an ideal honeymoon destination in South America if you want to mix adventure and luxury into one Patagonia tour. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes of high snow-capped mountains, empty fields of Patagonia, and cozy eco-friendly wooden hotels where you can spend hours sitting by the fireplace. After a long hike in the mountains, sip on a glass of local red wine by the fire of your cozy cabin.

6. Bariloche, Argentina

Beautiful resort in winter

Bariloche, in the Patagonia Lake District, is a region of crystal lakes, mountains, and fairies’ woods. Honeymooners can experience a romantic boat ride, picnic in the meadow, or play hide and seek in the forest.

7. Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Aerial view over beautiful Iguazu Falls

A tour of Iguazu Falls can be adventurous and romantic. Iguazu Falls is of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. Enjoy a boat ride under the falls, or stroll around the many pathways for various vistas of the rushing water. Extend your honeymoon to include a trip to Buenos Aires or Rio de Janeiro, two great destinations for city lovers.

8. Punta del Este, Uruguay

Waterfront hotel and gallery Punta del Este

Punta del Este features sandy beaches, modern resorts, high-quality restaurants, and a rich bustling nightlife. Every year, Punta del Este becomes more attractive to honeymoon couples looking for a vibrant place.

9. Ilha Grande, Brazil 

If you’re looking for paradise, choose Ilha Grande as your honeymoon destination. Here, the pace of life is slow. Cars are not allowed, allowing guests to enjoy the town and beaches in peace. Listen to the nature of the Atlantic Rainforest and stay at cute mini resorts where you can relax to the waves washing ashore. While here, don’t forget to visit nearby Paraty. Paraty boasts dreamy scenery, perfect for beautiful photos of your romantic trip.

10. The Brazilian Amazon

floating home in the amazon

Last on our list of the best honeymoon destinations in South America, is the mighty Amazon. Who said that the Amazon is not a good destination to spend your honeymoon? On the contrary, if you don’t mind some monkeys, pink river dolphins, and alligators witnessing your happiness it might be the number 1 honeymoon spot for you. In the middle of the Amazon, you will find gorgeous lodges that will make your stay more than comfortable and enjoyable. Find out more on why a luxury trip to the Amazon is the perfect honeymoon for you.

Do you have other ideas for an enchanting honeymoon excursion? Please share them with us and we will make your dreams reality. Love is always in the South American air!

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