South America Holidays If you are looking for a great holiday destination, whether for independent travel or with your family, South America is a fantastic destination. The best thing about South America is that it is so diverse. You have tropical coastal resorts, jungle rainforests, ski mountains, and wondrous wildlife. You can go scubadiving, whitewater rafting, rapelling, hiking, trekking, take a cruise, whatever you like. South America really does have something of interest for all people.