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South America Family Holidays

The team at South America Odyssey are a family orientated bunch that regard South America as an ideal family friendly holiday destination. A South America family holiday is about discovering new places together, doing what you love as a family and creating lifelong memories. We will take care of all the details are ensure that your trip is fun, meticulously planned, great value and far exceeds all your expectations.

What country is best for a South America family holiday?

Are your family culture vultures that want to explore the ancient ruins and traditional communities of Peru? Or are you an outdoors exploration bunch that wants to zip wire through forest canopies and raft down rivers to reach remote jungle lodges in Costa Rica? Are you interested in a few days exploring a city like Buenos Aires and eating chunky steaks before heading to a hacienda to visit vineyards and relax in luxury? Or are you seeking an idylllic beach to flop on under the palm trees?

It is all about us getting to know you and your family and designing a bespoke trip around your interests and budget.

Our top five reasons why your family should visit South America

  • Diverse landforms: Mountains, glaciers, beaches, volcanoes and forests are abundant in this vast and biologically diverse continent. All ready for exploring.
  • History & Culture:South America boasts a complex and intriguing history from ancient civilisations, pirates, colonialisation to the modern era. Indigenous communities and traditions, world class museums and a great infrastructure makes South America a super family holiday destination with a difference.
  • Food: For those with a refined and adventurous palate excuited about the South American foodie scene, to those looking from simple and classic meals then South America caters for every taste. We encourage you to get stuck into the local delights, but if you are craving a pizza or a burger then you won't have to go cold turkey for a few weeks. Keeping everyone in your family happy!
  • Friendly: What is more South Americans, generally speaking, are some of the most open and friendliest people and they will go out of their way to make sure that your trip around their beloved country is truly unforgettable
  • Value: A family holiday is an expensive affair. Our team know the what is worth splashing out on and what represents value.  We will speak to you all about the options and design a trip that you want and comes in on budget and is full of memories.

  • Please click on the below countries to get some inspiration for your trip. Further down the page we have also included the answers to a few FAQ's.

    Best countries for a Family holidays

    When to visit South America

    For a long haul family holiday then families normally have windows of opportunity at Easter, in the summer months, and over the festive period.  If this is the case for your family holiday then a few of our favourite and proven family holidays are spending Easter on a Galapagos cruise or in the Costa Rican jungle, summer is ideal for Peru and Christmas is a good time to explore Patagonia, Argentina and Central America.

    Being such a large continent then we can advise on what we think you will enjoy, and the best time to visit each destination.

    Does South America Odyssey charge a fee?

    We do not charge a fee for our expert trip designing and unrivalled customer service. The company works by the comissions we receive from the hotels and services that we book for you. This means our prices are very transparent and highly competitive. We promise that you won't find the holiday we design for you elsewhere for a cheaper price. If you do we will be extremely shocked, and beat it.

    Would you like further information?

    I hope that has whet your appetite a little and your excited about the possibility of discovering South America on a family friendly holiday. Please do ping us an email, come visit us in our offices, or give us a call for a friendly, no obligation, chat with one of our experts. We look forward to speaking to you.

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