48 hours in Lima: away from the tourist trail

At Aracari, many of our private vacations to Peru begin with a luxury city break in Lima. The country’s enchanting capital is often the gateway to discovering Peru’s most popular travel experiences, whether a luxury train ride to Machu Picchu or guided wildlife walks in the Amazon Rainforest. Yet as…

10 Best Places in South America 2024

Puqio hotel

As ever, our travel specialists have scoured the continent in search of ten of the best places in South America to visit in the year ahead. Our team zigzags across our region in search of entries robust enough to land a place on our yearly hotlist. Approving in person, whether…

Andean Luxury Gift Guide 2023

Pink Cotton Set

Within our expertly curated Andean luxury gift guide discover some of South America’s most revered artisans, alongside new and emerging innovators. Our ever-expanding collection of Andean luxury spans award-winning photography to handwoven pillowcases, from revered textile art to Peru’s finest jewelry craftsmanship. We have handpicked pieces from across Aracari Shop…

Undiscovered UNESCO Sites in South America

The UNESCO Cities of South America

Our region is scattered with magnificent cities. But it’s the UNESCO heritage sites in South America that hold some of the most fascinating secrets. Not only because of the deeply entrenched history of these places. Colonial architecture, baroque churches, and grand leafy plazas can indeed all be found here, but…

The Secrets of a Sabbatical

At Aracari, we are big believers in the transformative power of travel, especially the kind that spans several months. So, when our friend Mirjam Peternek-McCartney – owner and founder of Lemongrass Marketing – consulted us for advice and guidance as she began planning a family sabbatical to South America, we…

National Parks in South America: Our Unique Guide

At Aracari, we’re no strangers to National Parks in South America; our continent’s most tumultuous and untouched places. We are endlessly well equipped, and our guides are locals who have often grown up in or alongside the native communities that inhabit these regions, but more than that – we know…