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Family Holidays in South America

A brief overview of what South America has to offer for families and groups...

Brazil beach
Iguassu Falls
Whale spotting - Peninsula Valdes

Being such a large and diverse continent makes South America a fantastic destination for family holidays. Whether it’s the wilderness of Patagonia, the mysteries of the Inca Empire or the white beaches of Brazil and Colombia, a family holiday here is a real adventure. With incredible natural wonders, exotic wildlife and vibrant culture in every corner of the continent, there really is something to keep every member of the family happy!

For more inspiration, please have a look at the individual family holiday pages for each country and the links to our where to go and what to do sections. If you’re thinking about visiting more than one country on your trip, it might be worth taking a look at our country combinations page for some ideas on how you can combine different areas in one itinerary…

Our Top Five Family Holidays Hotels in Chile:

  1. Hotel AWA - front view

    Hotel AWA

    Hotel Awa is an architectural marvel with breathtaking view of the Osorno volcano from its secluded position on the shoreline of Lake Llanquihue. After 2 ½ years of construction, Awa opened its doors in November 2016 and has become the place to stay for those looking to treat themselves whilst... More...

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  2. Alto Atacama - External View

    Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

    Alto Atacama has fast become one of the most sought-after all-inclusive luxury hotels in San Pedro de Atacama and for good reason. Combining modern accommodation with traditional design, the hotel’s terracotta building blends seamlessly into its surroundings and boasts some of the best views in the... More...

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  3. CasaSur Charming Hotel - Patio

    CasaSur Charming Hotel

    A small guesthouse in one of the quieter areas of Santiago, CasaSur is the opposite of large and impersonal. With only six rooms and the owners on hand to offer help with recommendations and directions, this little hotel in Barrio Italia is a home away from home and a great base for a couple of... More...

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  4. Hotel Rio Serrano - Location

    Hotel Rio Serrano

    With the new influx of high end properties in the area (see the Awasi, the Tierra and the Explora Hotels), the Rio Serrano has definitely slipped down the ranks as far as luxury is concerned but we still think it is a good option for those that are wanting some luxury but can't afford the higher... More...

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  5. Huilo Huilo - External View

    Huilo Huilo

    Set within a lush biological reserve in Chile’s Lake District and surrounded by peaceful lakes, snow-topped volcanoes and the Andes mountain range, Huilo Huilo is made up of a number of lodges and hotels, which offer immediate access to stunning nature. The Nothofaghus, Montaña Mágica and Reino... More...

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