Experience astounding natural beauty and cultural heritage on this cruise aboard the elegant Marina along the coast of South America with port in Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. Take in Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Sugarloaf Mountain, awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer statue, or stroll along the renowned Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches. Sail to Búzios and explore its calm waters and energetic surf spots. Tender into Ilha Grande and take in its pristine beaches framed by lush mangroves and palm trees. Then in Paraty, see preserved colonial architecture on vehicle-free cobblestone streets. Each city in Brazil showcases a unique cultural heritage and São Paulo, the next port, pulses with the alluring sounds of samba. Revered for its beaches, Porto Belo is perched on a spectacular peninsula renowned as the “Emerald Coast,” and stunning architecture cradles the richness of Rio Grande’s Gaucho heritage where you can sip chimarrão. Perhaps glimpse the enchanting Creole Horses and Fuschia Hybrida flowers, or dine at an authentic churrascaria. South America’s secret treasure is the discovery awaiting visitors in Punta Del Este, this celebrity hot-spot of sunbathing and fine dining is both casual and seductive, while Montevideo’s timeless and eclectic mix of sandy beaches, riverside promenades, botanical gardens, unique museums, and fin-de-siècle architecture sets the scene for ample indulgence. In Buenos Aires, explore its world-famous opera house, nearly 300 active theaters, or its charming botanical garden.