Tag: Iguazu Falls

The Iguazu Falls

March 24, 2014
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Argentina, News

Located on the border of Argentina, Brazil and neighbouring Paraguay, this astonishing piece of natural beauty is surely a candidate for the eighth wonder of the natural world. The Area There are a number of different ways to get a good look at the falls themselves. If you’re looking for a full day out then the Argentinian side holds a real treat – with over 5km of walkways to explore, guides on offer and a viewing platform that extends over the falls, this is a great opportunity to take in the sights from as many angles as possible. The Brazilian side offers a different perspective – a single viewing platform offers a picture-perfect panorama of the falls as a whole, and with 4km of waterfall to be seen, this is no mean feat. Stretched in a horseshoe shape across the Iguazu River, 275 separate waterfalls make up this astonishing vista. From the smallest waterfalls to the mighty Devil’s Gorge, the Iguazu Falls is one…

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The 5 Best Views in South America

August 12, 2013
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Argentina, Brazil, Chile, News

The Atacama Desert, Chile The sheer size of this desert, meteorologically the driest (hot) desert on earth, is astonishing. With miles and miles of salt flats extending in front of you, it’s not hard to believe that some areas of the Atacama have had no recorded instances of rainfall. If nothing else, this view will make you appreciate how vast the earth as a whole is – for some, it can be a life-changing experience. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro One of the most recognisable pieces of architecture in the world, the huge statue of Christ the Redeemer is certainly one to see before you die. At 38m tall, 28m wide and 635 tonnes it is a formidable structure. On top of that, it is at the Peak of Corcovado Mountain which is elevated at 2,300 ft, meaning there are spectacular panoramic views of Rio itself. This is one…

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Luxury Jungle Living In Iguazu

August 5, 2013
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Argentina, Brazil, News

Ever thought about visiting Iguazu and seeing the ‘eighth wonder of the world’? We investigate how to stay in style at the LOI Suites. If experiencing the sheer power of the Iguazu falls sounds like an exciting prospect, but you’re wondering whether you’ll have to sleep rough to get the opportunity, rest assured. The LOI Suites in Iguazu can provide you with two things – a spectacular and luxurious stay, and a sense of proximity to the jungle. This gives you an opportunity to experience the stunning natural beauty surrounding the falls without having to compromise on any aspect of your stay. From relaxing in the selection of exquisite pools (located in and amongst the trees) to indulging in a luxurious spa treatment, at no point will you feel any less than relaxed. We’d recommend the ‘Yerbatherapy’, which includes ‘body peeling with Yerba Mate’ and a ‘draining clay wrap’ with…

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