South America’s Top 50 Beaches

South America houses a mesmerizing collection of beaches that leave an indelible imprint on all who have the privilege of exploring them. To help travelers fully savor their time on the shores of this massive continent, we’ve created the most complete list of must-see South American beaches. This thorough and informative list can help you plan an unparalleled adventure through these distinct and striking lands.


To develop South America’s Top 50 Beaches© the FlightNetwork team talked to over 1200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies, to get the inside scoop on what beaches travel-enthusiasts should add to their itinerary. These experts did not disappoint, providing a wellspring of knowledge that resulted in a list that’s sure to inspire.


Get ready to journey through our catalog of beaches, which illuminates a secret beach in Brazil, a white sand beach, replete with free-roaming iguanas, on the Galapagos Islands, Playa Roja Beach in Peru, Easter Island and many more stunning coasts that surround South America. This list will have you traveling from Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Peru, to Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil.