Latin America often gets overlooked as a tourist destination, but these 20 marvelous destinations will definitely get your attention! From beaches to archaeological ruins, rainforests to glaciers and snowy ski resorts, Latin America has it all!
There are many fabulous destinations if you are interested in chasing the sun to the tropics during American winter or running from the oppressive summer heat during July and August, looking for snow. These Latin American tourist destinations were selected with the 3 A’s in mind: architectural beauty, archaeological magnificence, and awesome coastlines.
Cartagena, Columbia: Awesome Caribbean Coastline
Cartagena is a fabulous fishing village situated on Columbia’s Caribbean coastline. If you can tear yourself away from the beach, a stroll through Cartagena’s old town area provides a glimpse into its lengthy Columbian history; Cartagena was founded in 1533.
Beautiful Punta del Este and Uruguay’s Fantastic Nightlife
Punta del Este is coldest in July. If you are looking for the beginning of the Atlantic Ocean, you will find it here. You will also find the end of the Rio de la Plata.
If you are looking for some quiet time to lounge in the sand, this is a great place for that. All of the beaches on the peninsula have public access. You may also find celebrities lounging here. Bikini Beach is one of the favorite spots for the local nightlife.