Tips for traveling with children

During a tour through Latin America there is a lot to experience. For every destination we offer we know the fun activities to attempt with the whole family, from young to old. Do you want to know more? Check our tips here.

Argentina

Argentina

Especially if you travel with young children, Argentina is an ideal destination. There are plenty of excellent accommodations for families. Moreover, it is an ideal destination to travel by rental car, which also makes your holiday very flexible. Please note that Argentina has seasons opposite to us. If you travel with young children who are not yet in school, you can travel outside the school holidays. More about Argentina

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil is an ideal destination for families with teenagers. You can travel all year round. In the summer holidays you can visit the Pantanal and the Amazon, where you can see a lot of wild life. The nature is beautiful as well as bustling cities and idyllic beaches. There is something for everyone. Tip: Do not try to see the whole country at once. The distances are enormous. More about Brazil

Chile

Chile

A great destination if you travel with young children. You can travel to the south in their summer, just outside high season. There are plenty of excellent accommodations for families. Moreover, it is an ideal destination to travel by rental car, which also makes it very flexible. More about Chile

Colombia

Colombia

A very attractive destination for teenagers. You can visit Colombia all year round. The variety is great, which makes it a very interesting destination. You can not only see a lot in Colombia, but you can also be very active. Think of the multi-day trekking to Ciudad Perdida. Furthermore, you can go rafting, mountain biking, paragliding and surfing. More about Colombia

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers every age an unforgettable time. Nature is overwhelming and many activities are possible such as ziplining, rafting and surfing. There are a lot of beautiful beaches to end your holiday. An additional advantage of Costa Rica is that it has a nice climate all year round. The roads are well passable, which makes it possible to drive with a rental car. Moreover, the travel distances are not that long. More about Costa Rica

Ecuador

Ecuador

Traveling through Ecuador is suitable for every age. It is the smallest country in South America, but it has a very rich and diverse nature. Discover the cloud forests and search for new animal species. Go horseback riding in the highlands and spend the night on a traditional farm. Ecuador is one of the smallest countries of South America. Therefore you can experience a lot of variety in a short period of time. More about Ecuador

Galapagos

Galapagos

The Galapagos archipelago with all its wildlife is a dream destination for young and old. The animals don't see humans as a natural enemy, so they don't run away. Tip: start planning your trip on time, when you want to plan a visit to the Galapagos. The small cruise options for the summer period fill up quite quickly. We advise you to combine the Galapagos Islands with mainland Ecuador. More about the Galapagos

Guatemala en Belize

We mention these two neighbouring countries in the same breath, because it is the perfect combination for a wonderful family trip. Both countries are quite small, so easy to travel. They are varied with culture, nature and activity. They give an enchanting feeling and when visiting some Mayan cities you will imagine yourself to be Indiana Jones. Off the coast of Belize you will find the second largest coral reef in the world, one of the most beautiful places to snorkel. Tip: use the spring holiday to visit Guatemala and Belize. It is a perfect time to travel and it is considered low season. More about Guatemala and more about Belize

Mexico

Mexico

Mexico has something to offer for everyone. There is a lot of variety in culture and nature. You can undertake many activities and from a culinary point of view it is one of the most versatile destinations. Tip: it is a big country so make choices in what you want to see and try not to travel the whole country at once. More about Mexico

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

In terms of landscape and accessibility you can compare Nicaragua with the much better known neighbouring country Costa Rica. A big difference is that besides nature Nicaragua also offers history and culture. For example, Granada and León are two beautiful colonial cities you can visit. Although the country is hardly known as a tourist destination, it offers a really good tourist infrastructure with beautiful hotels and an excellent road network. More About Nicaragua

Peru

Peru

Peru is a destination that surely appeals to teenagers. The variety of landscapes and the Andes culture will make a deep impression on every member of the family. You can also explore the country with a rental car. It gives you the freedom to stop wherever you want. In Peru you can be active by making multi-day hikes and go rafting. Be aware: because you come at high altitudes, it is less suitable for very young children. It is difficult to explain them what happens if they feel uncomfortable at high altitudes. More about Peru

Suriname

Suriname

Suriname has much to offer for children of all ages. There is a lot of variety in culture and nature. Tip: combine Suriname with a few days at the beach on Curacao or Aruba, before you go home again. More about Suriname

With your family to Latin America?

Would you like to go on holiday with your family to Latin America and are you curious about the possibilities? Take a look at the itineraries we have put together for inspiration. You can book these tours directly, but we are also happy to create a personal programme based on your wishes and ideas.

Do you have a question or would you like us to create a unique family trip? Feel free to contact us. Call +31 73 610 62 04 or send an e-mail to info@sapapanatravel.nl. We are happy to help you.

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