Updated 02:57 AM EST, Fri, Jan 28, 2022

Top 5 Family-Friendly Latin American Destinations

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If you want to take your entire family somewhere exciting and adventurous, Latin America is a perfect destination to go.

The region is filled with wonderful tourist spots that are family-friendly and will provide you with the relaxation, adventure or bonding time that you need.

Below are some perfect, South American travel destinations for families.

1. Playa del Carmen, Mexico 

The pristine beaches in this tourist destination should be included in a family getaway in Latin America. Lonely Planet said tourists can also experience the beauty of the resorts in Riviera Maya.

But that's not all the place offers. The same travel website noted that families can also check the Maya ruins in Tulum, Coba and Chichén Itzá.

For those wanting to explore more of the natural wonders of the place, they can opt to cruise to the protected lagoons in the area.

2. Machu Picchu, Peru

Situated high above the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is a known historical site because of the traces of the Inca civilization.

Tourists can marvel at its creative architecture and its secluded location, making it a must-visit site in Peru.

Yahoo News said among the major attractions here are the temples and agricultural zones. Travel between the months of May and September. The season is a dry one in Peru so people can enjoy more of the views without worrying about the weather.

3. Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

This park, as per EcoCamp, is considered to be the most awesome spectacle found in the Southern Hemisphere. Found in Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctica, the tourist destination is famous for its lakes, forests and various animal species.

Families can enjoy hiking the trails and can also pay a visit to the Grey Glacier, French Valley and Paine Towers. It has been estimated that around 100,000 tourists go to this Chilean wonder.

4. Argentine Patagonia

When visiting this site in the Andes Mountains, travellers can witness beautiful glacier formations, blue skies and rich green trees.

It is also home to some marine wildlife animals like whales, which can be found in the sanctuary in the Peninsula Valdes.

5. Amazon Rainforest

Spanning South American countries like Peru, Colombia and Brazil, the Amazon rainforest is another perfect go-to destination for families.

International Expeditions said individuals can enjoy cruises along the Amazon river, see wildlife and enjoy camping in remote villages.

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