Ponta dos Ganchos near Florianopolis, is one of Brazil’s most exclusive luxury spa resorts. With stunning contemporary villas set above emerald waters, a secluded beach and exceptional service, it’s the ultimate pampering beach hideaway.
From the famous beaches of Brazil to the secluded, unspoiled shores of Costa Rica, Latin America offers some of the world’s most idyllic spots for a sun-kissed beach getaway.
It’s all about the beach in Brazil, and with such a stunning coastline it’s easy to see why. Copacabana and Ipanema are always buzzing with life, both offering plenty of bars and restaurants in addition to gorgeous blue water and soft sand. For a more of an escape, why not opt for the shores of Ilha Grande, a small island situated just off Brazil’s emerald green coastline. Intertwined with mountainous jungle, Ilha Grande’s beaches are gloriously wild. One of our favourites is Lopes Mendes, a favourite with water-sports enthusiasts who come to enjoy the clear turquoise sea.
Mexico’s beaches are amongst the best in the continent and perfect for those looking for some winter sun. Baja California is the world’s second longest peninsula and offers travellers picturesque shores combined with wildlife and exquisite scenery.
Although better known as an adventurer’s playground, Costa Rica’s beaches are up there with the best in Latin America. With over 600 miles of unspoiled shores, you will be spoilt for choice. One of our favourites is Hermosa Beach, a long clean stretch of grey-sand sprinkled with coconut palms and a dreamy laid-back atmosphere. It also offers some of the country’s best scuba diving! With over 450 small islands and atolls sitting off the coast of Belize you can be sure to find deserted palm fringed Caribbean beaches and crystal blue waters.