South America

What truly defines South America is its cultural and geographical diversity, which is the strength and beauty of its offering to those keen to explore its mysterious and extraordinary lands.

From region to region, the wonders to discover are endless. You can take an intrepid hike through thick jungles spotting Jaguar and rare endemic birdlife in Brazil; discover the majestic ruined cities of ancient civilisations in Peru; ride horses with gauchos across vast planes in the stunning wilderness of Patagonia, or take in the rich culture, art, architecture, music and cuisine all there to be indulged in incredible cities such as Buenos Aires, Lima and Rio de Janeiro. South America has started opening up to the world, but with so much to see and do, uncovering its magic with the knowledge of an expert guide is invaluable. Our passionate team of experts will ensure you enjoy the most unique hotels and experiences off the beaten track on your South American journey – what better a way to get under the skin of this mystical continent.

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Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru

2 October 2019
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo would be my top recommendation for anyone visiting Machu Picchu and looking to steer clear of the crowds.

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Hotel B, Lima, Peru

30 September 2019
Hotel B, Lima, Peru

In recent years, Lima has developed into one of South America’s most alluring capital cities with a booming arts scene and offering perhaps the most exciting gastronomy on the continent.

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Sol y Luna, Sacred Valley, Peru

30 September 2019
Sol y Luna, Sacred Valley, Peru

Sol y Luna is a heart-stealing Relais & Chateaux lodge in Peru’s perfectly named Sacred Valley. Nestled into the Urubamba Valley, Sol y Luna is surrounded by extraordinary Andean scenery overlooking snow-capped mountains and fast-flowing rivers. The setting offers escapism and adventure in equal measure, and being so close to the gorgeous colonial town of Cuzco as well as the magnificent ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, it’s the perfect place to spend a few days enjoying Peru’s great outdoors and fits really well into an itinerary taking in the highlights of the country.

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Sarah Mason

Every time I explore a new destination, whether it’s on an adventure holiday in Peru or a luxury beach escape in the Indian Ocean, I return home full of excitement to share the amazing sights I have seen. Through my own experiences I have developed a love of helping others experience the great wonders of the world; truly getting under the skin of the extraordinary destinations that are at your fingertips. Getting the details right, from which hotel is perfectly located for exploring away from the crowds, to which local guide is most knowledgeable on history or culture or art, is of paramount importance to me. I am constantly seeking out new and exciting experiences and exploring off the beaten track to ensure my clients are receiving the best and most honest first-hand advice.

Take a look at my travel diaries for food for thought on your next trip...