Intimate South America Honeymoon Destinations


If you are looking for an exciting yet intimate honeymoon getaway, there are some great South America honeymoon destinations that will fulfill your every honeymoon dream. There is a ton of culture with exciting nightlife, places to explore, yet private quiet beaches. South American can be very intimate and sexy, but still have all the fun sightseeing options when you feel like getting out of your hotel. This article will give you some of the best options for your time together.

South America Honeymoon Destinations and Resorts

In South America, you can get a full range of honeymoon activities from eating dinner by candlelight on a beach, to waking up late in your honeymoon suite that overlooks gorgeous views. The following locations will give you the best of South America. Note that price scales of 1-4 dollar signs represent inexpensive, affordable, moderate and expensive respectively.

1. Argentina

If you love adventure, Argentina gives you the secluded wild spaces where you can climb, hike, and enjoy nature. You can nestle in beneath the Andes mountains and enjoy a glass of wine, take a long stroll together, or go kayaking along a secluded river.

  • Entre Cielos Luxury Hotel and Winery

The Entre Cielos Luxury Hotel and Winery offers wine tasting and fine dining. You can stay in their loft above the vineyards and enjoy the Jacuzzi under the stars. This is one of the less expensive South America honeymoon destinations.

Price: $$

Things to Do: Wine tasting, full restaurant, spa on property. Horseback riding, hiking through the Andes mountains, shopping, and cultural events nearby.

Website: Entre Cielos

Phone: +54 261-498-3377

  • Loi Suites Iguazu

This 5-star hotel is nestled right in the middle of the Iryapu jungle. You will find yourself enveloped in nature with animals and birds. You will be just minutes away from beautiful waterfalls and can take a day trip through Puerto Iguazu.

Price: $$$$

Things to Do: See the amazing waterfalls up close, attend a Folkloric dinner show, go zip lining on an “eco adventure,” or go on a jungle tour.

Website: Loisuites Iguazu

Phone: +54-375-749-8300

2. Brazil

There is nothing sexier than Copacabana and Rio de Janeiro. The parties at night are endless, but the romance is steamy in Brazil. You will find friendly warm people and plenty to do! What’s so special about this South America honeymoon destination? Well, “There is no other place in the world where you can combine majestic waterfalls, fabled cities, wildlife and most importantly, pristine deserted beaches”

  • Brazil Signature Honeymoon

This is an “all-inclusive” honeymoon package offered by Kensington Tours. You will have ample time for romantic time on the Copacabana beaches, sightseeing, and eating delicious Brazilian foods. They take you to Sugarloaf Mountain, the city of Paratay, Iguazu falls, and Iguassu National Park. Being “all-inclusive” makes the pricing on this honeymoon a steal!

Price: $ (All Inclusive)

Things to Do: Sugarloaf Mountain, surfing lessons, beach day, walking tour, Paratay (tropical coast of Brazil), and tour of Sao Paulo.

Website: Kensington Tours South America/Brazil

Phone: 1-888-903-2001

  • Hotel Santa Teresa

If you want to design your own honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro, you will love the centrally located and gorgeous Hotel Santa Teresa. This building used to be a plantation home and in an affluent area. You will experience all of the rich culture of Rio and be close to all the activities.

Price: $$$$

Things to Do: Spa onsite, tropical gardens, panoramic pools, restaurant. Nearby you can explore sacred Indian sites and by handcrafted items. All the rooms overlook the Rio bay.

Website: Hotel Santa Teresa

Phone: +55 213-380-0200

  • Juma Amazon Lodge

The Amazon is a wonderfully secluded and intimate place to spend your first days together as husband and wife. This lodge is a specialty place that was built on stilts above the water and situated right in the middle of a rainforest. The lodge is “eco-friendly” and conscious of the surrounding environment. You get your own porch overlooking the river, hammocks for relaxing, and an “all-inclusive” tour package.

Price: $$$$ (Books up to a year in advance)

Things to Do: Tours of the Amazon Rainforest, enjoy local delicacies for your meals, and swim in the exotic river with pink dolphins.

Website: Juma Lodge

Phone: +55 (92) 3232-2707

3. Peru

Peru is such a secluded and romantic South America honeymoon destination; how could anyone resist? You have the ocean, the mountains and access to the Amazon rain forests. All the sights are very sensual. You can walk hand in hand amongst the colorful birds, under the rain forest, and through ancient ruins.

  • Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

One of the favorites in Peru is Machu Picchu. An ancient Inca city. You can sit on your terrace and look over the ruins or have dinner next to them. The produce you eat is “farm to table” and the lodge is known for its relaxing amenities.

Price: $$$$ (Must book up to a year in advance)

Things to Do: You can go to the spa and enjoy a nice massage or aromatherapy treatment. Explore Machu Picchu and end your day with some delicious Peruvian cuisine and nightcap.

Website: Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

Phone: +51 84 21 1038

4. Chile

The beautiful country of Chile sits between the Andes mountains and the Pacific Ocean. There is plenty of nature to explore and posh cities to enjoy nightlife. Hike the Andes, shop for bargains, and enjoy romantic dinners for two. Anyone who spends their honeymoon in Chile feels like their dreams came true!

Explora Patagonia Hotel

Located at the base of the Torres del Paine National Park, The Explora Patagonia Hotel offers many romantic activities for newlyweds. The hotel is built to blend into the environment and meals are made with health and vitality in mind. The great news about this hotel is it is “all-inclusive” and your meals are included in the price!

Price: $$$$ (All Inclusive)

Things to Do: You can take a horseback ride together and enjoy a “spit roasted” lamb at the trailhead. Meet up with your guide at the hotel bar and discuss activities for the next day that include hiking in the mountains on foot, explore lagoons, and a boat excursion through the glaciers. After, you can enjoy the hotel spa before a nice quiet dinner.

Website: Explora Patagonia Hotel

Phone: +1 866 750 6699

Hotel Patio Yungay

This is a charming inn located in Santiago, Chile. If you want an intimate bed and breakfast experience, this inn offers all the luxury of a hotel and the warmth of welcoming home after your day. There are plenty of things to do in the area and delicious meals to keep you going.

Price: $$

Things to Do: The owner often offers a tour of the town or you can enjoy it on your own. The town is a historical site with museums, gardens, pools, and plenty of shops.

Website: Hotel Patio Yungay

Phone: +569 9-331-2008

Explora Rapa Nui

Located on the Pacific Ocean with explorations to mystical Easter Island, the Explora Rapa Nui hotel offers “all-inclusive” services and plenty of romance on the beach. The hotel is earth friendly, situated away from any archeological remains and nature preserves.

Price: $$$ (All-Inclusive)

Things to Do: Explore mystical Easter Island, relax on a sandy beach, and end your day with a spa treatment. Visit the Moai stone carvings, watch local dancers, and envelope yourself in local customs and traditions. You can also enjoy a romantic picnic lunch in a tropical lagoon.

Website: Explora Rapa Nui

Phone: +1 866 750 6699

5. Costa Rica

Technically it’s in central America but it’s just such a nice place to spend your honeymoon! Costa Rica spans from coast to coast with the gorgeous Pacific Ocean on one side, and the Caribbean on the other side. You can snuggle up in the middle of the country or romance on a sandy beach. There are volcanoes and mountains, jungles, and wildlife all in one place.

  • Four Seasons Costa Rica

The Four Seasons is a major hotel, but in Costa Rica it is built over a large property. You can rent your very own villa for privacy, an estate home, or a suite in the main building. The atmosphere is highly exotic and sexy.

Price: $$$$

Things to Do: This is the perfect spot for looking at the stars together. You can look out through a large powerful telescope while sipping a glass of wine, enjoy five-star cuisine sprinkled with authentic meteorite powder, and take home a souvenir from your experience. You can also tour “Witch’s Rock” and zip line over the trees. The Arenal Volcano is a site to see, along with plenty of adventure activities like; white water rafting, repelling down a waterfall, and checking out the wildlife in the jungles.

Website: Four Seasons Costa Rica

Phone: (506) 2696-0000

  • Tabacon Hot Springs and Resort

If you want to experience the Arenal Volcano close up and personally, the Tabacon Hot Springs and Resort can give you a one-of-a-kind experience. You will sleep in the middle of a local rainforest while enjoying the natural hot springs from the volcano. This resort has plenty of services and amenities where you can feel like King and Queen!

Price: $ to $$$

Things to Do: Arenal hanging bridges, zip line adventures, white water rafting, hot springs, waterfalls, and volcano tours.

Website: Tabacon Grand Spa

Phone: 1-855-TABACON