Brazil is a family-friendly country with a wide range of attractions for kids. Many hotels let children under five stay free, although the age limit varies. Cribs (cots) are not always available, so have an alternative plan before arriving. Dining out is easy even with fussy eaters.
Playa de los Frailes, Machalilla National Park, Ecuador The Ecuadorian coast boasts some stunning sandy shores. But undoubtedly one of the most impressive beaches is Playa de los Frailes. Part of Parque Nacional Machalilla, Playa de los Frailes is framed by looming rusty cliffs and covered in wild forest. Perched almost exactly on the equator, this is the perfect year-round beach haven, and with an expansive stretch of sand and clear waters it won’t disappoint.