The South American biodiversity is perfect for putting together a travel itinerary full of all kinds of experiences: dazzling mountains for hiking, boat trips through imposing glaciers, kayaking across infinite rivers and, of course, you can not miss the paradisiacal beaches of the tropics for spending an unforgettable vacation. In this article, you’ll find all you need to know to discover the best beaches in South America with our guides from Rio de Janeiro, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay.

Beaches in Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana and Ipanema are the most-well known beaches to tourists in Rio de Janeiro. However, the Wonderful City offers other equally charming options and for all tastes. São Conrado beach, for example, is ideal for the more adventurous who want to push themselves to do a parachute tandem jump; for its part, Leblon beach is a favorite to visit with children.

Read all of the recommendations from our experts in Top 10 beaches in Rio de Janeiro: traditional and alternative.

rio de janeiro beaches Be surprised by the less explored beaches of Rio de Janeiro / Source

Beaches in Colombia

The main advantage of the beaches in Colombia is that they can be visited at any time of the year since the weather doesn’t change and maintains high temperatures all 365 days. Another interesting aspect of this country is the fact that it is the only one in South America that has two coasts: the Caribbean and the Pacific.

Discover Colombia’s Best Beaches: very complete travel guide and explore the charm of the Colombian sea, whose beauty perfectly complements the kindness and joy of the coastal people.

Guide to the best beaches in Cartagena: ideal for discovering the location of each one, their peculiarities and our advice on where to go and what to do.

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Beaches in Argentina

The atlantic coast of Argentina is a Porteño favorite for enjoying the austral summer. From November to March, the locals travel in family or with friends to cities like Mar del Plata, Pinamar, and Cariló beaches primed to receive visitors with the best comforts. However, Las Grutas in Patagonia is also a choice beach during the summer season, especially for those who prefer to escape the hustle and bustle of the more frequented beaches.

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Argentina beaches Go to Las Grutas in Argentine Patagonia, you'll love it! / Source

Beaches in Uruguay

With 600 kilometers of coastline, Uruguay represents a true coastal paradise in South America. Although Punta del Este is the queen of the country, Piriápolis and Cabo Polonio offer an intimate and innovative experience for travelers of the world.

Best beaches in Uruguay: this complete article collects all the details of each of the beautiful Uruguayan hidden gems, so you know how to get there, what to see and what to do around the whole circuit of beaches from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo.

Uruguay beaches Cabo Polonio is one of the most beautiful hidden treasures in Uruguay / Source

Traveling through South America is an experience that never ceases to be new and exciting because there will always be another place to explore. Come and discover these paradisiacal beaches and all our coasts bathed by an infinite blue and have an unforgettable vacation.

By: The Content Team at Daytours4u