Latin American Holidays
Travel and Holidays in South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Florida and California.
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All over Latin America there are so many things to do and see and it's only your imagination thet sets the limiteds.

South America is a continent of contrasts. The Amazon River and dense Rainforest, the spectacular Andes with snowcapped volcanoes, ancient cultures like the Incas, colonial history, spectacular wildlife, monumental glaciers in Patagonia - there is an endless variety of things to see and do in South America, and each of the countries have their own attractions.

Many people visiting South America have a cruise on the Amazon River and trekking in the Andes seeing some of the famous Inca ruins high on their list of preferences. Oceangoing cruise ships usually visit the Amazon as part of longer, multi-country itineraries and can only travel the Lower Amazon from Belem at the mouth of the river and 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) upstream to Manaus.

The smaller expedition-like ships with a shallower draft sail on both the Lower Amazon in Brazil and the Upper Amazon and its tributaries in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.


Trekking in the Andes may include the Inca city of Machu Picchu. A 30 minutes’ walk south of the main complex takes the visitor to the Inca Bridge, carved into the vertiginous cliff face.

A visit to Machu Picchu may be complemented with a visit to Cuscu, the capital of the Inca Empire, founded AD 1100. Outside Cusco are four nearby Inca ruins, of which Sacsayhuaman is the most impressive. Trekking in the Andes is at high altitude, so you need to be reasonably fit to take this on.

South America is also famous for Carnivals, especially in Brazil, and dances like Tango, Samba or Salsa. Things you may want to experience and participate in. In South America you can also go skiing in primarily Chile and Argentina, where there are some great ski resorts in the Andes. If you want to play golf, Argentina is the country in South America that has the largest number of golf courses. Great opportunities for swimming, diving and watersports can be found in most countries in South America.

From massive archaeological ruins like Tikal in Guatemala and Copan in Honduras, to smaller yet equally mysterious sites like Tazumal in El Salvador and Xunantunich in Belize, the Mayan ruins of Central America are certain to linger in your memory.

Furthermore Central America is regarded as one of the world's most beautiful regions for holidays and vacation. Whether you are interested in beaches, diving, history, culture, nightlife or just relaxation there is something to do for everyone and for every budget in Central America.

The tourist infrastructure in the region varies from the well-trodden path of eco tourists in Costa Rica to the difficult travel one finds in Honduras. Prices also vary, but on a global scale Central America is still cheap and a relatively easy region to visit although one has to be aware of security, crime level is high in some of the countries.

The Caribbean is known for its gorgeous weather, friendly people, beautiful beaches and lively activities. The typical island landscape in the Caribbean is dotted with mountains covered with coconut trees, gorgeous white sandy beaches, charming little cities adorned with pre-colonial architecture and clear, azure seas making this region the world's best for scuba diving.

The Caribbean is one of the world's foremost cruising areas for sailors and boaters. The year round warm weather, beautiful water, and close proximity of the islands draw cruisers from around the world. If you want to go on a cruise with one of the many cruise liners that operates in the Caribbean, Florida is a popular place to start the trip.

Mexico is a traveler's paradise and the eight most popular tourist destination in the world, crammed with a multitude of opposing identities. There are desert landscapes, snow-capped volcanoes, ancient ruins, time-warped colonial towns, glitzy resorts, deserted beaches and a world-beating collection of flora and fauna.

There are more than 150 golf courses in Mexico. Most of the major golf resorts are situated in the coastal lowland areas, where climate is tropical. The golf courses in Mexico are among the very best in North America, add to this the startling beauty of the country surrounding the golf courses with breathtaking views and challenging water and vegetation hazards. 


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