The Most Luxurious Hotels in South America

luxury hotels

Tradition and design are the main features of these wonderful South American hotels. Stay in one of these stunning and luxurious buildings and feel like a celebrity for your next vacation.

Meet the hotels where you will feel better than at home.

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas – Cusco, Peru


Is a hotel in a former convent built on Inca walls at the center of Cusco, Peru. It’s located in a small square close by the Plaza de Armas and the city cathedral.

Step past walls of Inca stones and into a cloistered courtyard with an ancient fountain at its heart. Here you can enjoy a fabulous spa, the city’s first outdoor pool and stylish restaurants serving cutting-edge local cuisine.

Casa Gangotena – Quito, Ecuador

Casa Gangotena - Quito, Ecuador


Casa Gangotena occupies a pivotal place in Quito’s historic heart: the south west corner of Plaza San Francisco. Its history stretches back to the time of the Incas. According to the early Spanish chroniclers, in the 15th century the square featured several Inca temples, one of them situated at the site of the present house.

Alvear Palace Hotel – Buenos Aires, Argentina



The Alvear Palace Hotel is situated in the most luxury neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, La Recoleta. It’s an area of extensive parks, wide avenues, and luxurious architecture in a classical style, where the best restaurants, cafes, antique shops and boutiques of Buenos Aires, are to be found.

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas – Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas - Foz do Iguacu, Brasil.


This is the only hotel located within Brazil’s Iguassu National Park. Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the sensational waterfalls.

This natural paradise also offers thrills and excitement in abundance: helicopter trips over the gorge and jungle treks to view amazing wildlife including colourful toucans and giant butterflies.

¡A truly wild experience!

Casa San Agustín Hotel – Cartagena, Colombia

Hotel Casa San Agustin - Cartagena, Colombia.


This luxurious small hotel lovingly was restored and reimagined for a new generation of traveler. Exquisite Casa San Agustín echoes Cartagena’s fresh contemporary style and colorful Caribbean sensibility. Refined yet relaxed, its trio of colonial era white-washed buildings exudes the warmth of a magnificently appointed private residence.

Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Situated in a residential neighborhood surrounded by luxury boutiques, they welcome us to savor a unique and relaxing travel experience in its beautiful gardens or private art gallery.

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