With Brazil holding the World Cup next year, you don’t have to be a football fan to consider a trip to South or Central America in 2014. To be honest, we would probably recommend avoiding Brazil during June & July anyway where prices have more than tripled!!


So, why not take a look at what we think will be the places of choice for 2014. Our newsletter this month includes a suggested range of countries, hotels and areas, that we would recommend seeing before the end of 2014.




Best for snorkelling: The sleepy islands off the coast, known as The Cayes

Best hotel: Chaa Creek, nestled in the Jungle next to Mayan ruins

When to Go: Jan-Apr





Best Area: The lesser visited city of Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

Best Hotel: La Casona, located in the heart of historical Cuzco

When to Go: Mar-Sep





Best Boats: The impeccable Eclipse and Athala II

Best Boats for Families: Superb child friendly guides on the Eric, Flamingo & Letty

When to Go: All year round





Best Area: The remote mountains around El Chalten

Best Hotel: Cavas wine lodge, at the foot of the Andes surrounded by vineyards.

When to Go Patagonia: Oct – Mar

When to Go North West: Apr – Oct





Best Area: The colonial town of Granada on the edge of Lake Nicaragua

Best Hotel: Morgans Rock, with its own private beach and unique rooms

When to Go: Dec – Apr



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