Forbes Named Top 10 Destinations In Latin America To Visit In 2023

Forbes Named Top 10 Destinations In Latin America To Visit In 2023

Forbes has named the trendiest in Latin America destinations for international travelers. The three locations are Mexico, Colombia and Brazil and are most likely to lead booking for travelers in 2023. 

Mexico has welcomed American travelers regardless of immunization record and this has in turn seen a boom of travelers. Tourists are looking to check out the vibrant culture, pristine Caribbean coastline, pre-Columbian ruins and bountiful cuisine. 

36 million guests have visited Mexico as of September 2022 making it one of the fastest-recovering tourist hubs in the world. From Los Cabos to Cancun to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a definite tourism powerhouse.

Los Cabos in Mexico
Los Cabos in Mexico

Colombia has a long-standing history with crime, but it has still drawn tourists to its old worm charge and stunning landscapes. From the colorful street art in Bogota and Medellin and the Old-World charm of Cartagena, it is a big draw on the Latin American tourist map. 

The county has yet to drop all health-related entry requirements, which may dissuade some to visit but vaccinated tourists can visit hassle-free with proof of vaccination. 

Cartagena, Colombia

As the only non-Spanish speaking country on the list, Brazil is the largest South American country with a massive 4,600 miles of Atlantic coastline to be explored. Brazil is a very diverse country, but Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo remain the big draws for international tourists. 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The northeast has influences from African communities with capoeira display and dishes with exotic condiments. The South takes history from its German-populated settlements with a ton of off-path, inland locations.

The full list of the Top 10 Latin American Destinations For 2023 are shown below:

  1. Mexico
  2. Colombia
  3. Brazil
  4. Peru
  5. Dominican Republic
  6. Costa Rica
  7. Argentina
  8. Chile
  9. Ecuador
  10. Uruguay

Latin America is experiencing a surge in travel demand due to its tropical beaches, being a melting pot of culture and traditions along with historical sites.