But first, wherever you go in South America, make sure you book your stay at one of the many Hyatt properties scattered across the continent. Here are some of the best properties to check out.
The Palacio Duhau looks like something out of The Great Gatsby. Located in the splashy neighborhood of Recoleta, this property consists of two buildings: a 17-storey Posadas tower and a 1930s-era Neoclassical palace. Stylish Argentinian locals flock to the Palacio Duhau to have a drink at the timeless Oak Bar where talented bartenders offer inventive cocktails and supreme service. The immense grounds also include an eclectic underground art gallery and a secluded garden for relaxing or dining.Check room rates
This oceanfront hotel is located in the historic center of Cartagena, a port city with old-world charm and a UNESCO World Heritage Site title. Take one step outside of the property and you’re already on your way to enjoying the area’s cobbled alleys, colorful buildings, and huge churches. The hotel itself is beloved by repeat guests for its helpful staff, two delicious restaurants, and infinity pool with jaw-dropping views of the city and Caribbean Sea.Check room rates
San Isidro is considered Lima’s business district, which makes this hotel a prime destination for travelers who want to be in close proximity to big corporations, foreign embassies, and top-notch restaurants. There’s still tons of culture in this district, including the pre-Inca burying temple of Wak’a Wallamarka that is now the site of many concerts and events. The hotel suites themselves include a touch of Peruvian culture with local artwork and craftsmanship on display.Check room rates
Thanks to its prime location on the banks of the Rio de la Plata, the Carmelo Resort & Spa features rooms with three different types of views: the vineyard, the forest or the river. This property is part of Hyatt’s Unbound Collection, which consists of one-of-a-kind gems in some of the world’s most unique locations; the Carmelo Resort certainly delivers on its distinctiveness. Surrounded by vineyards, and eucalyptus and pine forest, this resort is truly a countryside oasis made for recharging and reconnection.Check room rates
Situated across from the Cavaleiros Beach in the state of Rio de Janeiro, guests are but a few steps away from crystal white sand and trendy restaurants and bars in the bustling Avenida Atlantica. The property is also close to the Imboassica Lagoon, which is the ideal spot to watch the sunset on the water. Some of the hotel’s most brag-worthy amenities include the rooftop pool, the pool bar, and the free breakfast made available for all World of Hyatt members.Check room rates