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Updated: Aug 11, 2023

Will you flock to warmer climates this winter? Whether in the US or Europe, these adventure spa all-inclusive resorts in South America are a perfect escape from your cold weather and other people!

All inclusive South America Resort - Tierra Atacama
All inclusive South America Resort - Mashi Lodge Ecuardor
All inclusive South America Resort - Tierra Atacama
Are there all-inclusive resorts in South America?

When you think of all-inclusive resorts, a few places come to mind. For instance, beautiful beach resorts and lake or mountain resorts… However, all-inclusive resorts in South America are a bit different from these “traditional” all-inclusive-resort you be used to….

In the past, all-inclusive resorts were known for attracting families with small children, vacationers on a budget, and people looking for fun, on-site nightlife activities.

Today you still have that kind of all-inclusive resort. But there is also a new concept for an all-inclusive resort experience—an Adventure-Spa All-inclusive Resort in South America.

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1. What can you expect when taking an all-inclusive adventure Spa Resort in South America?

2. Is this kind of experience for me?

3. 5 top all-inclusive adventure + spa Resort in South America

5.1 Tierra Atacama Resort- Atacama Dessert in Chile

5.2 Awasi Iguazu Lodge – Iguazu Falls Argentina

5.3 Mashpi Resort Ecuador Rainforest

5.4 The Singular Patagonia – Puerto Natales, Chile

5.5 Explora Valle Sangrado – Peru

4. Our Free South America Travel Guide with More Experiences for You

What can you expect from an all-Inclusive adventure Spa Resort in South America?

What is the experience like at these Resorts?

  • Stay at Small unique properties with an eye on architectural and interior design using furniture and accessories handmade with local materials to be as authentic as possible.
  • Enjoy the most beautiful views of the landscape around the lodging.
  • Explore South America’s pristine destination with a menu of excursions to go at your own pace, with friendly and professional guides.
  • Taste the most delicious local food produced with local ingredients.
  • Unwind and relax at the resort spa
  • Be pampered with a top-notch personalized and friendly service.
  • Contribute to the protection of the environment and collaborate with the local community
  • Everything is included; you just have to take yourself and start to enjoy!
All inclusive South America Resort Tierra Atacama

Tierra Atacama Resort – Spa with a majestic surrounding in a peaceful place

Is this a Kind of vacation for me?

This is for you if you are looking for the perfect adventure luxury vacation.

You will exercise, be in contact with the most beautiful nature, get to know other people…

And also have some time to go get a massage, use the pool, read, sleep or do nothing…just relax!

Traveling to an all-inclusive resort in South America is an easy and enjoyable vacation.

This kind of vacation is really good for your soul.

Whether you are planning your adventure through South America or looking for a different all-exclusive experience, consider staying in an all-inclusive resort in South America— here are 5 best all-inclusive resorts in South America you will love ❤️

TIERRA ATACAMA, Chile: Shockingly beautiful.

Imagine this… the night is falling, you are sitting by the fireplace outside in a beautiful terrace… You are with friends, your family chatting, enjoying… You look up and see the stars. You feel you are part of the universe. The starts are unbelievable. Shockingly beautiful….

Atacama dessert is the world’s most arid desert and the best place in the world for stargazing… The natural conditions of the Atacama Desert allow us to see the stars unlike in any other place on the planet.

Atacama dessert is located in northern Chile, and Tierra Atacama Hotel is the perfect match to explore the dessert and enjoy an active, pampered vacation.

All inclusive Resort in South America - Tierra Atacama
All inclusive Resort in South America - Tierra Atacama
All inclusive Resort in South America - Tierra Atacama

Choose from a menu of half and full-day excursions to Explore the Atacama Desert your way. including visits to the sand dunes, the salt flats, Moon Valley, Rainbow Valley, and the geysers.

Don’t miss the Atacama Stargazing, an excursion offered by Tierra Atacama includes observing the spectacular starry night sky.

Local tip: Make sure to enjoy the spa at the hotel. Take at least one afternoon off to stay and enjoy the hotel and take a stone massage.

Sustainable Highlight : Tierra Atacama is committed to renewable energy sources. It is the first hotel in South America to produce solar powered electricity and is now 100% solar powered.

READ MORE: 20 Best Resorts in Chile for Your Trip in 2023

All inclusive Resort in South America - Tierra Atacama

Excursiones at Tierra Atacama include visits to the sand dunes, the salt flats, Moon Valley, Rainbow Valley, and the geysers.

Awasi Iguazu: The perfect mix of Nature and Pampering

The lodge is located in the North of Argentina, within 15 minutes of the Iguazu National Park. The perfect lodge, to visit the Iguazu Falls, one of the most fabulous wonders of the world , but also have some time to relax.

all inclusive resort South America - Awasi Iguazu

Awasi Iguazu is a real luxury experience, deeply connected to nature in a breathtaking place. Visiting Iguazu falls and staying at Awasi lodge will allow you to visit the falls but avoid the crowds.

The lodge is situated on the banks of the River Iguazú, surrounded by the Atlantic Rainforest. The property itself is beautiful, with amazing views of the rainforest from your balcony. You will have your own private house with plunge pool and terrace to relax.

You will have your own personal guide for the time that you are at the lodge that will create the perfect itinerary for you and take care of all the details so you can explore the area at your own pace.

Awasi is the Perfect Mix of nature and pampering. After exploring the impressive natural scenery, return to the resort for a swim in your own private pool, or go for a drink at the bar in the main lodge or Taste the Flavours of the Atlantic Rainforest in the restaurant.

Sustainable Highlight : Awasi is a Carbon Neutral lodge. The forest areas protected and maintained by Awasi absorb over 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, more than offsetting the emissions generated by their three lodges.

LEARN MORE: 31 Best Resorts in Argentina for 2023/24 (our boutique and luxury list!)

 All inclusive resort in South America - Awasi Iguazu Lodge

The best way to visit the Incredible Iguazu Falls and avoid the crowds

Mashpi Lodge Ecuador : Wildlife Wonderland in Ecuador Rainforest

The main reason for many people traveling to Ecuador is to visit the Galapagos. But flying into Quito some days early to explore the rainforest is an amazing idea.

Mashpi Lodge is a wonder in the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Shrouded in misty cloud cover, the resort is set in the 3,200-acre Mashpi Rainforest Biodiversity Reserve three hours from Quito.

The hotel itself is an architectural gem deep in the rainforest with floor-to-ceiling windows in the rooms and the dining area that make you feel part of the environment.

Upon arrival, you are assigned a professional guide to help you do and see any and all things that interest you.

Hiking through a river and swimming at a pool at the base of a pristine waterfall, riding the sky bike through flower-covered trees, night walks in the forest…and seeing lots of birds and animals and butterflies and flowers…is part of these rainforest experience.

All of this with the luxury amenities of a five-star luxury resort and superb local food, inspired by the Andean cuisine and unique flavors from the forest.

The perfect all inclusive adventure spa resort for you pre-Galapagos trip.

Sustainability Highlight : Nearly 75% of Mashpi Lodge employees are from the local area, which not only boosts the local economy but provides an added bonus for guests—who better to teach you about Mashpi’s unique ecosystem than the people who have lived there for generations.

LEARN MORE Explore Galapagos: The Luxurious Lifetime Exploration Trip

The Singular Patagonia: Living part of the Patagonia history

With its fascinating history, unique architectural design, and world-class cuisine, the Singular Patagonia is one of the top adventure resorts in South America.

Located just three kilometres from Puerto Natales, gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, in Patagonia Chilena.

This spectacular hotel is a former sheep-processing plant, built in 1915 it was the biggest most modern cold storage plant in all of Latin America. The building has been transformed while celebrating its history, including a museum display of some of the old machinery and artifacts

READ MORE: Torres del Paine Best Luxury Boutique Hotels & Lodges (our selection!)

The Singular is a luxury hotel geared toward adventure. This all-inclusive resort offers full and half-day excursions for all abilities both in Torres del Paine National Park and around the fjord in the Puerto Natales area, including trekking and day trips to Torres del Paine National Park, horseback riding, kayaking, and condor watching.

After a long trek or hike reward yourself at the wellness Spa chill in at the inside-outside pool or unwind with one of the massages.

The food is part of the experience at the Singular. “El Asador ” restaurant revolve around the open wood-burning grill, where meats such as lamb, guanaco, rabbit and beef are prepared with other distinctive delicacies. created with the region’s best ingredients.

Sustainability Highlight : The resort was built using sustainable materials, and was awarded the LEED environmental certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by the US Green Building Council.

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All inclusive Resort in South America - The Singular Patagonia
All inclusive Resort in South America - The Singular Patagonia
All inclusive Resort in South America - The Singular Patagonia

Explora Valle Sagrado

Explora Valle Sagrado is a remote lodge overlooking Peru’s Sacred Valley. about 10 miles north of Cusco.

In Peru’s Andean Highlands, the Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the most remote and mystical sites in the world.

Explora offer the right combination of functional luxury with guided explorations to places one is unlikely to discover individually.

All inclusive resort
All inclusive South America Resort - Explora Valle Sagrado

Your guide will design all the expeditions and you can choose what caters to your comfort level.

The hotel offers a staggering choice of over guided excursions led by experienced guides from the hotel’s own School of Guides. All excursions are included in the all-inclusive programe.

Food is also a unique experience. Everything is local, organic and drawn up by a top Virgilio Martinez from Central Top # 1 restaurant in Latin America

The precious gem in Explora Valle Sagrado’s crown is its spa, located in the Pumacahua Bath House, a colonial mansion originally built in the 17th century. The historical treasure has been restored and is accessible via a trail that traverses four Inca platforms — and 500 years of history.

Sustainability Highlight : like sister properties in Chile and Argentine Patagonia, is rooted in sustainable design. The architecture both reflects the region’s history and respects the land that surrounds it. Exteriors and interiors are coated in adobe and Jahuacollay hawthorn, both traditional materials.

READ MORE: Top Hotels to Stay in Cusco Peru,(our curated list of the best hotels in Cusco for you!)

All inclusive South America Resort - Explora Valle Sagrado

Explora Valle Sagrado a remote lodge in the Sacred Valley


It’s safe to say that most of us expect a certain level of amenities when we hear the term “luxury”. These 5 most luxurious all inclusive Resorts in South America don’t just fit the bill, they over-deliver. They feature some of the South America’s most stunning landscapes, making it the main attraction. Each resort offers guests the opportunity to unwind, relax, visit the spa, and explore the stunning surrounding area.

Whether you’re planning to explore Patagonia pristine landscapes, immerse yourself the Incas culture in Peru, Stargaze in Atacama Dessert, recharge with the power of the Iguazu falls, or see the most diverse wildlife in Ecuador — this list is sure to inspire any traveler looking for immersion of both adventure and total luxury.

When planning a South America vacation, don’t miss the opportunity to stay at any of these all-inclusive resorts, you will fall in love with this hidden gems in South America.


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