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Best Honeymoons in South America

Explore enchanting South American honeymoon destinations for unforgettable memories.

Amanda

Amanda

Latin America Specialist
Published on

02 Oct 2023

Updated on

03 Jan 2024

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Whether your dream is a romantic escapade through the enchanting landscapes of South America or a tranquil stroll along the pristine shores of its idyllic beaches, our team of experts are here to curate a tailor-made journey that aligns perfectly with your preferences and budget. Although we are focusing on South American destinations here, we have also included some top Central America ideas which were too good to leave out!

Picture yourself embarking on a thrilling jungle safari to encounter the Amazon's remarkable wildlife, island-hopping through the awe-inspiring Galapagos archipelago, embarking on a trekking expedition to explore the ancient ruins of civilizations long past in Peru or Bolivia, or indulging in delightful wine-tasting experiences in the enchanting vineyards of Argentina and Chile. Your dream honeymoon experience awaits, meticulously crafted to create unforgettable memories just for you.

Our favourite South and Central American classic honeymoons

These classic, popular and off-the-beaten-track South American adventures include iconic destinations, exciting activities, and a few hidden gems. With its stunning landscapes, vibrant cultures, and unforgettable experiences, South America provides the perfect setting for couples beginning their lifelong adventure together.

Classic Trips


1. Classic Brazil

This iconic Brazilian trip gives you a little bit of everything: culture, adventure, and relaxing time at the beach, making it an ideal honeymoon itinerary.

Highlights:

  • Private guided tour of Rio de Janerio’s iconic landmarks
  • Guided tour into Iguazu Falls and the Gran Aventura boat ride under the falls
  • Take a sunrise canoe excursion through the Amazon rainforest
  • Enjoy the incredible Brazilian food and South American wines
  • Relax on the secluded beaches of Paraty on the Green Coast

Best time to go: Brazilian summer, November - March

Embark on an extraordinary journey that unfurls amidst the lively rhythm of Rio de Janeiro, a city pulsating with energy and passion. As your adventure takes flight, pay homage to history at the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, a majestic sentinel overlooking the sprawling city below. Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain, where panoramic 360-degree vistas stretch as far as your imagination. The stage is set for an adventure that promises to sweep you off your feet from the very start.

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Rio de Janeiro

From Rio, fly to the resplendent Iguazu Falls, a natural masterpiece one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Prepare to be awestruck as you witness this awe-inspiring creation from both the Brazilian and the Argentinian side, each revealing a distinct facet of this natural marvel.
From there, take an exhilarating turn into the Amazon rainforest, a realm of astounding biodiversity and untamed beauty. Glide through tranquil waters, encountering playful river dolphins, elusive sloths, and mischievous monkeys, all under the expert guidance of local knowledge. Learn from indigenous communities about the secrets of medicinal plants and the long-standing harmony their people have had with their natural surroundings.

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Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls
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Amazon rainforest

As this mesmerising expedition draws to its finale, find yourself in Paraty on the Green Coast, where time seems to slow down against the backdrop of historical charm. Wander through cobblestone streets adorned with architectural treasures, and then paddle through the crystalline waters, where kayaking and snorkelling unveil the underwater wonders. Feel the warm embrace of sun-kissed beaches, wrapping you in tranquillity giving you a wonderful end to your Brazilian honeymoon.

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2. Classic Peru

This classic honeymoon itinerary is a magical journey of spirituality, nature, and beach time. This remarkable country boasts a wealth of breath-taking landscapes, an enthralling history, intimate getaways, and luxurious resorts. A Peruvian honeymoon promises the ideal blend of adventure, relaxation, and romance, catering to couples in search of a singular and indelible journey.

Highlights:

  • Journey together to witness the architectural wonder of Machu Picchu
  • Unwind on the northern beaches of Mancora
  • Stargaze from a jacuzzi in the Andes
  • Experience a transformative couples spa session in the Sacred Valley
  • Spiritual immersion in ancient Inca culture in Ollantaytambo

Best time to go: Peruvian Winter, April – October

Your adventure begins in Lima, where the fusion of modernity and history paints a captivating canvas. As you step foot in the city, the vast Pacific Ocean serves as a magnificent backdrop. Lima's dynamic culture and rich culinary heritage await, enticing you to explore its vibrant neighbourhoods. The bohemian district of Barranco, adorned with art and poetry, provides the perfect setting for romantic strolls.

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Lima coastline
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Barranco district of Lima

Leaving Lima behind, you find solace in the Sacred Valley. Surrounded by nature's serenity, spa treatments rejuvenate your senses, preparing you for the days ahead. Chinchero's traditions and Maras' salt mines paint pictures of the past, while Ollantaytambo's Inca heritage narrates stories of ancient civilization. The journey continues to Starlodge, where starlit jacuzzi moments under the Andean sky create lasting memories.

The crescendo of your journey is your arrival at Machu Picchu. The Lost City of the Incas leaves an indelible mark, its terraces and temples telling an ancient story of survival and wonder. As you leave, the train journey back to Cusco lets you reflect on the transformative experiences you've shared.

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Woman in traditional dress, Sacred Valley
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Machu Picchu

Finish your Peru adventure on the tranquil shores of Mancora. The rhythmic waves serenade you into relaxation, and your beachfront haven provides the perfect sanctuary. Whether you're strolling hand in hand, indulging in water adventures, or simply absorbing the sun's warmth, Mancora offers relaxation incarnate. These days along the coast allow you to unwind and embrace the beauty of togetherness, creating memories that will forever be etched in your hearts.

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Beach in Mancora
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Sea turtle in Mancora

3. Classic Chile

Chile unveils a world of enchantment for honeymooners. From the lunar-like landscapes of the Atacama Desert to the pristine beauty of Patagonia's glaciers and fjords, Chile offers a diverse range of activities to suit every couple's desires. Share an intimate moment stargazing and spotting shooting stars in the Atacama desert, embark on exhilarating treks through Torres del Paine, witness the Lake District with its mirror-like lakes, or savour exquisite Chilean wines in the serene vineyards of the Central Valley. Whether you seek adventure or a tranquil escape, Chile's boundless charms create the perfect canvas for an unforgettable honeymoon.

Highlights:

  • An unforgettable stay in the Torres del Paine National Park of Patagonia
  • A private tour to the Grey Glacier in Patagonia
  • Stargazing together in the Atacama Desert
  • A wealth of interactions with a variety of native Chilean communities
  • Witness the majesty of the Rainbow Valley from the vantage point of the salt mountains
  • Watch the antics of the adorable penguins on Chiloé Island
  • Visit some of the world's best vineyards and enjoy wine-tasting experiences

Best time to go: October – April

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Torres del Paine
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Rainbow Valley

Take an enchanting and tailor-made honeymoon across the breathtaking landscapes of Chile. Your romantic journey begins in Santiago, a city pulsating with energy and culture. Immerse yourselves in its lively cafes, wander through bustling markets, and trace the rich tapestry of history that weaves through its streets.
Prepare to be enchanted by the vivid hues of Rainbow Valley and the mystical allure of Yerbas Buenas, where geological wonders and sweeping vistas will steal your breath away. Your journey then leads you to the captivating shores of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas, where the majestic Osorno volcano frames a picture-perfect scene. As you explore the tranquil paradise of Peulla, let emerald lakeshores and the wonders of Todos los Santos Lake transport you to a world of natural beauty and serenity.

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Atacama Desert

From there, head to the otherworldly Atacama Desert, is a place where dreams come alive. Explore the ethereal Moon Valley, forging an intimate connection with indigenous communities. As the sun paints the sky with hues of orange and pink, capture spellbinding photos of the mesmerizing salt flats.

Witness the magic of dawn at the Tatio Geysers, where the Earth comes alive with steaming geothermal wonders. Enjoy the soothing thermal waters of the mighty "El Tatio" geyser, an intimate moment of relaxation amidst nature's marvels. Meander through the enchanting village of San Pedro, where you'll discover its rustic charm, visit the age-old church, and lose yourselves in vibrant craft markets.

The allure of Chiloé Island beckons, offering a fusion of culture and nature. Encounter the playful penguins of Puñihuil and wander through coastal towns steeped in history, where each cobblestone street tells a story of centuries gone by.
Your adventure reaches its crescendo with a spellbinding navigation to Grey Glacier and a moment of serenity at Azul Lagoon, cradled by the majestic Las Torres Mountains.

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Valparaiso Beach, Chile
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Patagonia excursions

4. Argentina Highlights

Argentina beckons to honeymooners with its magnetic allure. This South American gem invites couples to tango through its vibrant cities, savour world-renowned steaks and wines, and bask in the beautiful landscapes of the Andes, Patagonia, and the enchanting Lake District. From the lively streets of Buenos Aires to the awe-inspiring wonders of Iguazu Falls, Argentina is a land of passion and diversity. Explore captivating culture, indulge in sumptuous cuisine, and embark on unforgettable adventures together, creating cherished memories to last a lifetime. Argentina is an ideal destination for couples seeking a honeymoon filled with passion, romance, and unforgettable experiences.

Highlights:

  • Wine tasting in Mendoza, drink wine, and relax with your partner while absorbing new culture and experiences.
  • Experience the incredible food of Chile and the amazing cuisine of Argentina
  • Tango Dancing in Buenos Aires
  • Iguazu Falls, visit one of the world's most breath-taking waterfalls

Best time to go: Argentina summer, November - April

Mendoza, located at the foothills of the Andes Mountains, is Argentina's premier wine region. Embark on a wine-tasting tour through the picturesque vineyards and sample some of the world's finest Malbec wines. You can also stay at a charming vineyard hotel, dine on delicious Argentine cuisine, and enjoy the awesome views of the Andes while sipping wine with your loved one.

Indulge in the mouth-watering cuisine of Argentina, where the steaks are legendary. Savour perfectly grilled cuts of meat, like succulent Argentinean beefsteak, accompanied by chimichurri sauce. Explore empanadas, and flavourful street food, and sample the rich and creamy dulce de leche desserts.

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Mendoza
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Argentina Tango

Buenos Aires, often called the "Paris of South America," is famous for its vibrant tango scene. Take a tango dance class together or enjoy a sultry tango show at one of the city's many clubs. Stroll through the historic neighbourhoods of San Telmo and La Boca, where you can see street tango performances and soak in the romantic atmosphere of this passionate dance.

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Buenos Aires
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Tango Argentina

For a truly awe-inspiring natural wonder, visit the Iguazu Falls, located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the lush rainforest surroundings and marvel at the epic waterfalls, which are among the largest and most magnificent in the world. You can take a boat tour to get up close to the falls or walk along the well-maintained trails. The lush, tropical setting and the sheer power of the falls make it a perfect destination for a romantic and adventurous honeymoon.

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Iguazu Falls
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Gauchos Argentina

5. Mexico Honeymoon

This honeymoon itinerary gives you all of the most exciting cultural destinations in the Yucatan peninsula followed by some key couple time on the pristine beaches of the Riviera Maya. For couples who want something a little different for their honeymoon but with a touch of the classic, these four holiday ideas are sure to inspire you.

Highlights

  • Romantic Beach Getaways of Cancún, Tulum, or Playa del Carmen
  • Exploration of Mayan Ruins:
  • Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine.
  • Go snorkelling or scuba diving in the Great Maya Reef.
  • Experience thrilling activities like zip-lining in the jungle or cenote (natural sinkhole) swimming.
  • Cultural Immersion Attend a traditional Mexican dance or music performance.

Best time to go: December to April

Embarking on a honeymoon in Mexico promises a romantic journey filled with unforgettable experiences. One of the most idyllic ways to ignite your romance is by indulging in romantic beach getaways. Whether you find yourselves on the sun-kissed shores of Cancún, the bohemian beauty of Tulum, or the charming beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico's coastline offers the perfect backdrop for love.

For couples with a passion for history and culture, exploring the ancient Mayan ruins is a must. Visiting renowned archaeological sites like Chichen Itza, Tulum, or Palenque not only transports you back in time but also allows you to uncover the mysteries of the Mayan civilization together.

Another avenue to romantic bliss in Mexico is through culinary adventures. Indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine, savouring the flavours of street tacos, and traditional mole dishes, and sharing margaritas or tequila as you toast to your love. Dining under the stars or in cosy, candlelit restaurants sets the stage for intimate conversations and shared delight in Mexico's rich gastronomic heritage.

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Beach, Mexico

Dive into the Great Maya Reef for an underwater world of wonder or experience the heart-pounding excitement of zip-lining through the lush jungle canopy. The adrenaline rush you'll share during these escapades will create a unique connection.

In addition to these activities, immersing yourselves in Mexico's vibrant culture by attending traditional dances, exploring local markets, and discovering unique art galleries can add depth and richness to your honeymoon experience. And when it's time to unwind, booking a couples' massage or spa day at one of Mexico's luxurious resorts will provide the perfect setting to relax and rejuvenate together.

Off the Beaten Track


6. Peru and Bolivia Highlights

Peru and Bolivia, where ancient civilizations and stunning landscapes come together to create a honeymoon unlike any other. Experience the vibrant city of Santiago and take in views of the surrounding Andes. Explore the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu and the vibrant streets of Cusco, immersing yourselves in the rich history and culture of Peru. Then, venture into Bolivia to discover the otherworldly beauty of the Uyuni Salt Flats and the vibrant markets of La Paz. Together, you'll be enchanted by the serene Lake Titicaca and the intricate weavings of indigenous communities. Peru and Bolivia offer an unmatched blend of adventure, romance, and cultural immersion, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking a honeymoon filled with awe-inspiring moments and unforgettable memories.

Highlights

  • Visit Machu Picchu
  • Experience an Andean Arac Masin ceremony
  • Cross Lake Titicaca
  • Visit Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Explore Lima and some of the world’s best cuisine

Best time to go: Winter, April - October

Embarking on a honeymoon in Peru and Bolivia offers an enchanting blend of ancient wonders and breathtaking landscapes. Begin your journey by exploring the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu, where the ancient Inca civilization unfolds its secrets. Wander through the vibrant streets of Cusco, immersing yourselves in the rich history and culture of Peru. Here, you can savor some of the world's best cuisine in Lima and share romantic moments amid the allure of Mancora's sun-kissed beaches.

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Machu Picchu, Peru
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Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Venturing into Bolivia, the ethereal beauty of the Uyuni Salt Flats awaits, where vast expanses of glistening salt create an otherworldly landscape. Meander through the vibrant markets of La Paz, discovering unique treasures and immersing yourselves in local traditions. Your journey takes you to the serene shores of Lake Titicaca, where you'll cross its shimmering waters and be captivated by the intricate weavings of indigenous communities. Experience the Andean Arc Masin ceremony, deepening your connection and creating unforgettable memories. Peru and Bolivia offer an unmatched combination of adventure, romance, and cultural immersion, ensuring your honeymoon is filled with awe-inspiring moments and cherished experiences that will last a lifetime.

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7. Costa Rica - Adventure, Rainforests and Waterfalls

Costa Rica beckons honeymooners with its lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and abundant wildlife, creating the perfect backdrop for a tropical escape filled with adventure and romance. Explore the vibrant biodiversity of its national parks, take a romantic stroll along secluded beaches, or embark on thrilling zip-lining adventures through the treetops. Whether you're savouring delicious cuisine, unwinding in natural hot springs, or marveling at exotic wildlife in the heart of the jungle, Costa Rica offers an enchanting blend of nature, culture, and relaxation. It's the ultimate destination for couples seeking a honeymoon immersed in the beauty of the natural world.

Highlights

  • Snorkelling amongst tropical fish
  • Swim under spectacular tropical waterfalls
  • Whale and dolphin spotting
  • Cloud forest walks and relaxation
Best time to go: Costa Rica winter/ dry season, December – April
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Costa Rica waterfall
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Costa Rica wildlife

Costa Rica's lush rainforests and cascading waterfalls create a paradise for honeymooners seeking adventure and romance. For an adrenaline rush, tackle white-water rapids together, navigating the thrilling twists and turns as the river carries you through the heart of the rainforest. Embrace the natural beauty of this tropical haven by taking a refreshing dip beneath spectacular waterfalls, where the crystal-clear waters invite you to share intimate moments surrounded by lush greenery.

For a unique perspective of the rainforest, soar through the treetops on a thrilling zip-lining adventure, hand in hand, as you marvel at the rich canopy and vibrant birdlife. Costa Rica's abundant wildlife, from sloths lazily hanging in the trees to exotic birds in their natural habitat, offers opportunities for enchanting encounters that will surely be woven into the fabric of your unforgettable honeymoon. Amidst this breathtaking scenery, Costa Rica combines the allure of nature's wonders with the thrill of adventure, creating an ideal destination for couples seeking a honeymoon filled with shared excitement and natural beauty.

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8. Amazon and the Pantanal

For adventurous honeymooners, a journey into the Amazon Rainforest and the Pantanal wetlands promises an unparalleled escape into the heart of wild beauty. Navigate the labyrinthine waterways of the Amazon, where the lush canopy hides myriad secrets waiting to be discovered. Then, venture to the vast expanses of the Pantanal, home to astonishing wildlife and captivating landscapes. From intimate encounters with exotic creatures to nights spent under starry skies, this dual expedition offers an enchanting blend of adventure and serenity for couples in search of a truly unique and immersive honeymoon experience. Explore pristine ecosystems, forge unforgettable memories, and witness nature's wonders in these untamed paradises.

Highlights

  • Stay deep in the Amazon rainforest take in incredible sunsets and experience for yourself worlds largest ecosystem.
  • Travel by horse back through the Pantanal
  • Take a canoe trip together spotting an array of wildlife
  • Amazon River Cruises: Embark on a romantic river cruise along the Amazon, floating through the world's largest tropical rainforest.
  • Explore the jungle's hidden treasures, spot exotic wildlife
  • Canopy Walks and Jungle Treks Pantanal Wetlands, Wildlife Safaris

Best time to go: April – October

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Amazon Rainforest
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Parrot, Brazil

In the Amazon Rainforest, the possibilities for adventure and awe-inspiring moments are boundless. Staying deep within this lush wilderness offers a chance to witness incredible sunsets, painting the sky with fiery hues as the day gracefully transitions into night. As you immerse yourselves in the world's largest ecosystem, the Amazon becomes your playground for exploration. You'll embark on unforgettable journeys by canoe, traversing winding waterways as you spot an astounding array of wildlife, from vibrant birds to elusive jungle creatures. Amazon River Cruises add a touch of romance to your expedition, allowing you to gently float along the majestic river, with the verdant rainforest canopy as your backdrop. You'll have the opportunity to explore the jungle's hidden treasures, discovering the rich biodiversity that thrives in this enchanting realm through canopy walks and jungle treks. The Amazon Rainforest promises a harmonious blend of adventure and serenity, an ideal backdrop for a honeymoon filled with wonder and discovery.

In the Pantanal wetlands, your adventure takes a different turn as you mount majestic horses to traverse this remarkable landscape. It's a unique opportunity to immerse yourselves in the Pantanal's vastness, feeling the pulse of nature beneath you. The tranquil canoe trip invites you to glide through serene waters together, creating serene moments while spotting the diverse wildlife that finds refuge in these wetlands. As you explore this pristine environment, wildlife safaris open doors to intimate encounters with creatures both charismatic and elusive. Evenings under starry skies add a touch of enchantment to your Pantanal adventure. In both the Amazon and the Pantanal, you'll discover ecosystems teeming with life, a perfect setting for a honeymoon that combines the thrill of adventure with the serenity of nature's wonders.

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9. Luxury Galapagos Trip

Embark on an exclusive journey to the Galapagos Islands, where luxury meets the extraordinary. This exceptional trip promises an unparalleled blend of adventure and indulgence, offering honeymooners the chance to explore pristine landscapes and encounter remarkable wildlife like nowhere else on Earth. From the captivating wildlife on land to the mesmerizing marine life beneath the azure waters, the pristine beaches, and the sheer uniqueness of this destination, every moment in the Galapagos is an invitation to discover the natural world in opulent comfort. Join us as we delve into the highlights of this luxurious Galapagos adventure, where each day unfolds with the promise of a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Highlights:

  • Wildlife on land
  • Marine life
  • Beaches
  • Uniqueness

Best time to go: Year round

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Visiting the Galapagos Islands is like stepping into a living, breathing natural laboratory. This remote archipelago, located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and eco-conscious travelers. What sets the Galapagos apart is its unique and pristine ecosystem, shaped by its isolation and distinct ocean currents.

The islands are teeming with an incredible variety of wildlife, from giant tortoises and marine iguanas to blue-footed boobies and penguins. It's a place where you can get up close and personal with creatures unafraid of human presence, offering an unforgettable opportunity for wildlife photography and observation.

Beyond the remarkable fauna, the Galapagos also boasts stunning landscapes. You can hike through volcanic terrain, relax on pristine beaches, snorkel in crystal-clear waters filled with colourful fish, and explore lava tunnels, all within a day's adventure.

What makes a visit to the Galapagos truly special is the commitment to conservation and sustainable tourism. Strict regulations are in place to protect the delicate ecosystem, ensuring that future generations can continue to marvel at this living natural wonder. Whether you're a nature lover, an adventure enthusiast, or simply seeking a unique and educational vacation, the Galapagos Islands offer an experience that will leave a lasting impact on your heart and mind.

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10. Wild Colombia

Colombia, a hidden gem in the world of romantic getaways, beckons honeymooners with its diverse landscapes and vibrant culture. From the picturesque streets of Cartagena, where history and romance blend effortlessly, to the lush coffee plantations of the Coffee Triangle, Colombia offers an array of experiences. Share intimate moments amidst the stunning natural beauty of Tayrona National Park or explore the charming towns of Villa de Leyva and Barichara. For adventure-seeking couples, the Amazon rainforest and the Andean peaks provide thrilling escapades. With its warm hospitality, delectable cuisine, and an atmosphere of pure romance, Colombia invites you to craft a honeymoon filled with cherished memories in an enchanting and unexplored destination.

Highlights

  • Cultural holidays, spending time with indigenous populations, total cultural immersion
  • See a rarely visited part of the Amazon
  • Whale watching (during the season for it)
  • Coffee processing in Colombia
  • Food and drink

Best time to go: October – February

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Indulge in an extraordinary honeymoon experience filled with diverse adventures that will not only ignite your romance but also immerse you in unique cultures and pristine natural landscapes. This cultural holiday invites you to spend quality time with indigenous populations, allowing for total cultural immersion. Forge meaningful connections with local communities, gaining insight into their traditions, beliefs, and way of life. These intimate encounters offer a profound understanding of the people who call these enchanting regions home, leaving you with cherished memories of cultural exchange.

Your journey takes you to a rarely-visited part of the Amazon, a secluded and pristine sanctuary far from the beaten path. Here, you'll uncover the hidden treasures of the rainforest, exploring its lush landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and secrets that only the Amazon can reveal. In the season for it, don't miss the opportunity for a once-in-a-lifetime whale-watching excursion. Witnessing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat is a humbling and awe-inspiring experience that you'll remember forever.

As you venture further, your honeymoon leads you to Colombia, where you'll immerse yourselves in the world of coffee processing. Discover the art and science behind the perfect cup of coffee as you engage in the fascinating process from bean to brew. This hands-on experience offers a unique and aromatic adventure, perfect for coffee connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. In each activity and destination, your honeymoon promises a delightful blend of cultural immersion, natural wonder, and shared moments that will strengthen your bond and create cherished memories for life.

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11. Jaguars and Pumas

Embarking on a jaguars and pumas adventure in South America immerses you in the continent's wild beauty. These apex predators, jaguars and pumas, are elusive and magnificent, making their sightings awe-inspiring. As you explore remote regions, expert naturalists guide you through lush jungles or rugged mountains, patiently awaiting glimpses of these enigmatic creatures. These encounters offer insights into complex ecosystems and the importance of preserving them. Beyond the thrill of spotting these felines, this adventure fosters a sense of responsibility for wildlife conservation and a lasting connection to the wild heart of South America.

Highlights

  • Majestic Jaguar Encounters
  • Horseback Riding in Pantanal
  • Patagonian Puma Safari
  • Andean Condor Spectacle
  • Complete Natural Immersion

Best time to go: March – August

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Horseback riding through the lush Pantanal wilderness offers a profound connection with nature as you meander through its pristine landscapes, frequently encountering a rich tapestry of wildlife. This journey immerses you in the heart of nature, where capybaras graze by the water's edge, colorful macaws grace the skies, and caimans silently patrol the waterways. It's an adventure that awakens your senses and allows you to witness the intricate web of life that thrives in this wetland paradise.

In Parque Patagonia, the focus shifts to the awe-inspiring vistas and the elusive pumas that command this rugged terrain. The safari adventures in search of these powerful big cats create moments of both exhilaration and wonder, as you track their movements and observe their majestic presence in their natural habitat. The thrill of spotting a puma against the backdrop of Patagonia's dramatic landscapes is a memory that will forever be etched in your mind.


Moreover, as you explore the expanses of Patagonia, you may have the privilege of witnessing the graceful flight of Andean condors, one of the world's largest flying birds. These magnificent creatures, with their immense wingspans, soar effortlessly above the jagged peaks and vast valleys of Patagonia, adding a touch of magic to this wild escapade. Their presence in the sky is a reminder of the untamed beauty that surrounds you.

This journey is more than just an expedition; it's an immersion into the untamed beauty of South America, offering memories that will resonate with you for a lifetime. It's a voyage that connects you with the natural world, from the wetlands of the Pantanal to the rugged grandeur of Patagonia, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the wild and its enduring allure.

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12. Antarctic Peninsula Cruise

Unveil the secrets of our planet's most remote corners with our extraordinary wildlife expedition. Journey to secluded realms where nature's wonders remain untouched, encountering a myriad of unique wildlife, including the adorable penguins that grace these pristine landscapes. Explore the seldom-visited Falkland Islands, where the allure of their contested history adds a layer of intrigue to your adventure.

Highlights

  • Experience wildlife encounters including many species of adorable penguins.
  • Marvel at the dramatic icebergs, towering glaciers, and vast, pristine landscapes of Antarctica.
  • Visit the rarely frequented Falkland Islands and learn their fascinating contested history.
  • Embark on thrilling adventures like kayaking and Zodiac cruises, fostering a sense of adventure and deepening your bond.

Best time to go: November - March

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As you journey to the planet's most remote corners, you'll find yourself immersed in the kind of love story that only nature can script. Picture this: you and your partner standing on the pristine shores, surrounded by towering glaciers and dramatic icebergs in Antarctica. It's a scene straight out of a romance novel, but it's your reality.

What sets this expedition apart is the chance to encounter a myriad of unique wildlife, including the irresistibly adorable penguins that call these icy realms home. Whether you're observing their playful antics or simply basking in the serenity of the moment, the shared experience of wildlife encounters becomes a cherished memory, etching itself into the fabric of your honeymoon.

Beyond Antarctica's frozen beauty lies another hidden gem, the seldom-visited Falkland Islands. As you explore this remote archipelago, you'll discover its intriguing and contested history, adding an extra layer of depth to your adventure.

Kayaking through icy waters and embarking on Zodiac cruises offer moments of exhilaration and the opportunity to conquer challenges side by side. These shared adventures become the threads that weave your story of love and adventure, making your journey to these remote corners an unforgettable chapter in your life together.

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These are some of our favourite South America Honeymoon ideas, but every honeymoon we create is completely unique (honestly, we’ve never organised two honeymoons the same), so let your dreams run wild and we’ll make it happen.

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