Best destinations in South America
Venezuela is unquestionably a land of contrasts and diversity and offers visitors with a variety of activities. The Sandy white beaches and snow capped mountains add to the appeal of this paradise. Besides being popular for its feisty president and oil politics, it also makes a great tourist spot. Great rivers, vast wetlands, tropical beaches, majestic mountains and colonial towns are just a glimpse of the attractions you’ll find here. The warm water of the Caribbean coastline and other offshore islands make great spots for diving and snorkeling. It seems as if the dramatic waterfalls, tropical lowlands, lush vegetation and Andean peaks challenge the mountaineers and trekkers.
The major attractions in Venezuela are as follows-
Cueva del Guácharo
Cordillera de Mérida
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier
Parque Nacional Ciénagas del Catatumbo
Isla de Margarita
National Gallery of Art and Caracas Museum of Fine Art
Caracas Aerial Tramway
Venezuelans favor after-hours entertainment and their evening's activities generally get started with rum cocktails or cold Polars at a bar, followed by night long dancing. Caracas, boasts of the country's most pleasure-seeking nightlife scene, with plenty of multi-hall clubs and discotheques.
Venezuela is dotted with a number of hotels ranging from the luxury to the budget ones. Some of the popular hotels in Venezuela are as follows-
Intercontinental Del Lago
Hesperia Isla margarita
Crowne Plaza Maruma Maracaibo
Best Western El Paseo
Hesperia Isla margarita
Puerta Del Sol Porlamar Hotel
Hilton Margarita & Suites
Hesperia P. El Agua (Premium)
LIDOTEL Hotel Boutique, Margarita
Costa Linda Beach
La Posada del Capitan Henry
Known for its marine life and 19th century shipwrecks, Falkland Island allures travelers from round the world. It is true that the island holds much reputation as the battle ground of 1982’s war between Argentina and Britain, but then, besides this, it can be also referred to as a relaxing holiday spot. A great spot for wildlife lovers, the islands is known for its species of sea birds, whales and penguins. If you move on towards Volunteer point, then you are likely to find the largest group of king penguins. On the other hand, sea lions can be found in abundance on Sea Lion Island. A greater portion of the population resides in the capital Stanley.
The major attractions in Falkland Islands are as follows-
Bluff Cove Lagoon Penguin
Falkland Islands Bird Watching
Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust
Sea Lion Island
South Georgia Museum
Stanley harbor boat tour
Maritime history trail
The societies and clubs of Falkland Islands welcome visitors with open arms. There are plenty of pubs, cafes and restaurants in Stanley. On your trip here, you may indulge in a variety of activities including horse riding, fishing, and bird watching.
Accommodations are limited in Falkland Islands; hence you need to reserve your room well in advance. You may choose from a variety of options starting from lodges, hotels, to full board accommodations and boarding houses. Most of the accommodations are spread uniformly on Port Howard, Pebble Island, Sea Lion Island and San Carlos. Some of the popular accommodation options in Falkland Islands are as follows-
Front Street Tantobie
Malvina House Hotel
Kay McCullum's B&B
The Waterfront Hotel
The unique and elongated shape of Chile makes it one of the geographically unique countries in the world. The marvelous Andes mountain range is barely far from view, thereby defining the eastern border of the country. From super skiing facilities, trekking, to water rafting and horse riding, there are a wealth of opportunities in Chile. Santiago, the capital of the country nestles between the Chilean and Andes mountain range.
The major attractions in Chile are as follows-
Vina del Mar
Torres del Pain
Besides the different hotels and restaurants, you’ll also find a variety of nightclubs. Santiago blooms at the weekend, particularly in Bellavista, where the bars and cafes spring into action. Santa Lucia is packed with great restaurants whilst Nunoa and Providencia offer superb bar action.
Shopping freaks can go in for anything and everything including hand woven ponchos, silver and copper work, alpaca jumpers and vicuna rugs. Lapis lazuli jewelry is popular out here. An increasing number of boutique shops sell handmade ware and well crafter jewelry piece. If you don’t mind being a bit extravagant on your vacation, then go in for Alonso de Cordova street or bustling malls like Alto Las Condes and Parque Arauco.
Of late, a number of luxury hotel chains have been set up in Santiago. Besides, it is also dotted with multiple boutique hotels. If you are planning a trip to Chile during the peak season then ensure making the reservations well in advance. The accommodation expenses in Santiago are higher when compared to the other provinces. In fact, the rates increase to a considerable extent from January to March, especially in coastal resorts. Some of the popular hotels in Chile are as follows-
Hotel Park Calama
Hotel Boutique Sutherland House
Now, that you have the list of South America destinations by your side, plan your trip soon and come up with a memorable experience.