With MBA's from St. Mary's and Stanford, and the vision of making travel to South America a truly comfortable experience, Nicholas Stanziano and David Rottblatt started SA Luxury Expeditions in 2010.
Coming together across 3 continents to unite expertise in destination consulting, logistics management, reservations, and accounting, our team is the brains and the brawn behind every expedition.
We work hard for our clients to make sure they have unforgettable South America Vacations, so hearing that this mission was accomplished is the 2nd best part of the job. The best is planning their return trip!
City-loving travelers will feel right at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital and largest city. Renowned for its tango dancing, fine wines, and cosmopolitan culture, a trip to Buenos Aires gives travelers a different taste of South American society.
Famous for its role in Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands feature marine and land species not found anywhere else in the world. Galapagos tours allow you to explore via cruise ship or nature lodges.
Surrounded by protected rainforest, Iguazu is a piece of tropical paradise complete with the most beautiful waterfall system in all of South America. Viewable from Argentina and Brazil alike, this natural wonder is an excellent connection point for multi-country South America vacations.
Hidden among the Peruvian Andes, never discovered by the Spanish, is the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. During a Machu Picchu luxury tour, walk amongst the most impressive and well-preserved site of pre-Columbian America and let your breath be taken away.
The most dramatic of all South America’s landscapes, Patagonia is a massive expanse of wilderness covering the southern tip of the continent. Blue glaciers, icy fjords, barren steppes, and jagged mountains cover the region, daring you to face the elements.
A cool mix of city chic and tropical ease, Rio de Janeiro is nothing if not a vibrant and cultural city. During your Rio de Janeiro tour enjoy the famous Copacabana beach, summit Sugarloaf Mountain, and visit the city’s famous statue upon Corcovado hill.
Posted on Monday April 21, 2014
In the early 18th century a team of French scientists and two chaperones from the Spanish military set sail for the Spanish colony of Peru with the intention of measuring the length of a single degree of latitude at the Equator. This distance would then be compared with the length of a degree of latitude [&hellip
Posted on Saturday April 19, 2014
There’s nothing quite like a great stop-motion video to get the travel juices flowing. I had lots of fun trying to identify all the locations in the film as the good memories of places as varied as Uyuni and Ica came hurtling back. If you have been to Peru and Bolivia this clip will make [&hellip
Posted on Thursday April 17, 2014
I wrote this post last week when I heard that Colombian novelist and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez had been admitted to hospital in Mexico City. Now that the tragic news of his death, aged 87, has been confirmed I am inspired to post it again. As the man himself said, “A person doesn’t [&hellip
Posted on Sunday September 29, 2013
We’ve had some pretty spectacular travel photos come in this month (you can see many of them on our page of SA Luxury Expeditions reviews). As a team, we’ve enjoyed browsing through them and finally decided to showcase three photos from Anil and Shwetha. This engaged couple (congratulations!) is a pair of resident physicians in [&hellip