Latin America is a varied wonderland of snow-capped mountains, arid deserts and vibrant rainforests packed with weird and wonderful wildlife. Its luxury lodges, though, are a welcome contrast to their often inhospitable surrounds, offering the likes of luxe spas, gourmet dining, ultra-contemporary design and expert-led excursions that make for a holiday that’s as adventurous or relaxed as you like. From designer Patagonian lodges to to vineyard-estate resorts, below we’ve compiled our top luxury lodges and hotels in this spectacular continent.
1. Awasi Patagonia, Chile
Patagonia’s only Relais and Châteaux property is located in its own private reserve with stunning views of the iconic Torres del Paine National Park. A stay here means all-inclusive gourmet meals – think local lamb, beef and king crab alongside excellent wine and cocktails – as well as a truly private and personalised experience from one of just 14 villas – each with its own 4WD and