Blue Parallel’s favorite luxury hotels of Latin America, ranked in one fabulous Top 10 List!
Alvear Palace Hotel – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Located in the central and fashionable neighborhood of Recoleta, the Alvear Palace Hotel is acclaimed for its classic style architecture, elegance and luxury accommodations. In keeping with the theme of elegance, the rooms are designed in French aristocrat style with silk drapes, Federal style furniture and paintings by famous Argentine artists.
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena – Cartagena, Colombia
Originally built as a covenant in 1621, the Sofitel Santa Clara is a historical landmark encompassing both colonial architecture and French luxury. The Sofitel Santa Clara achieves the feeling of warm local hospitality well-known in Cartagena through its many amenities, luxury accommodations and excellent service.
Belmond Hotel Monasterio – Cusco, Peru
With views of the historic central square, the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, a national monument, was originally constructed as a monastery in 1592. For its guests, Hotel Monasterio offers modern-day comforts while maintaining its original Spanish Colonial architecture and heritage.
Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas – Iguassu Falls National Park, Brazil
Built in the colonial style of the Portuguese, Hotel Das Cataratas is located on the grassy slopes overlooking the impressive Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Recently renovated, guests can enjoy luxury accommodations and white-glove service while experiencing the majestic natural spectacle of the falls.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel – Machu Picchu, Peru
Set among beautiful gardens and nestled into the lush Andean landscape, Inkaterra is a beautiful boutique hotel that offers luxury comforts in a serenely peaceful setting. After hiking the ruins of nearby Machu Picchu, relax in any one of their heated pools located throughout the property.
Casa San Agustin – Cartagena, Colombia
This beautiful boutique property is inspired by the Spanish colonial history of Cartagena’s old-town pulling aspects of colonial architecture and art and weaving them in and out of their 30 room property. The white washed walls, restored frescoes and rooftop terraces give guests a sense of the culture and history of Colombia while offering modern amenities, accommodations and spectacular views.
Four Seasons Buenos Aires- Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Four Seasons continues to further its reputation of unparalleled service and exquisite accommodations at the centrally located and elegant Buenos Aires property. The hotel’s contemporary tower overlooks the property’s French-style mansion which once belonged to a prominent 20th century aristocratic family.
Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel – Lima, Peru
Located in residential Lima, the gorgeously renovated and classically designed Miraflores Park is situated on bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Take in these spectacular ocean view from a number of locations on the property including the rooftop heated pool, a gourmet restaurant located on the 11th floor and a spacious and elegant suite.
Belmond Copacabana Palace – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Boasting elegant decor, luxury accommodations, and top-notch service, the Copacabana Palace is easily the most famous hotel in Rio. While staying at the Copacabana Palace, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the iconic nearby beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, enjoy gourmet Brazilian food and explore the historical landmarks of Rio de Janeiro.
Sol y Luna Lodge – Sacred Valley, Peru
Built into the lush green mountainside of Sacred Valley next to a bustling river, this tranquil lodge is characterized by meticulously landscaped gardens, breathtaking views and elegant design. The lodge also features two restaurants, a spa, elegant casitas, and even its own stables, all in the shadow of the Andes.
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Photos courtesy of Conde Nast and the hotels featured.