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South America Beach holidays


Although better known for its wildlife holidays and history and culture, South America still has some superb beaches, particularly in Brazil and Peru, which are ideal for beach holidays in the region. The best beaches in South America include:

  • Ipanema in Brazil is Rio's legendary beach. Justifiably popular, its setting and spectacular backdrop make it hard to beat for playing, partying and posing with the locals.
  • There are good beaches all along Chile's extensive coast but the best of them is Ovahe Beach on Easter Island, where the pink sands are overlooked by imposing Moai stone carved statues.
  • Punta Sal in Mancora is Peru's surfing mecca, with consistent swell, fine sand and a laidback atmosphere.
  • Punta del Este in Uruguay is where the glamorous and good flock to stalk the vast sands and party at night.
  • Cayo Sombrero in Venezuela has a crescent of superb sand and some great snorkelling whilst Isla Margherita offshore also has beautiful beaches.

These are just some of the options available. Additionally, tailor-make your beach holiday in South America by adding a wildlife holiday, cultural excursion or city break to create a truly sensational escape; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.

Our top itineraries for South America Beach holidays

Brazil: A Celebration of Life

11-day tailor-made journey from £3,000 pp incl. flights

Join us in celebrating Brazil's rich history and multicultural mix on this unforgettable 11-day tailor-made holiday.

Best of Brazil

16-day tailor-made journey from £4,420 pp incl. flights

Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world, hides a continents worth of highlights within its borders. Teeming rainforests, sparkling beaches and iconic megacities can all be found here, along with a people and culture with a deserved reputation as one of the most welcoming on earth.

Brazil’s Coral Coast self-drive

13-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,430 pp incl. flights

It's time to hit the road on this incredible 13-day self-drive holiday, crossing four states in Brazil's stunning Northeast region - Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe and Bahia.

Brazil: Olinda and Porto de Galinhas & Rio

12-day tailor-made journey from £2,280 pp incl. flights

Explore the historic city of Olinda and the golden beaches of Porto de Galinhas on this eleven-day tailor-made tour.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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