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
THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
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