The Best Casino Resorts in South America

By 23 July, 2021

With travel fast becoming the number one dream in everyone’s heads these days, a glimpse at the best resorts South America has to offer may just be what the doctor ordered. With stunning scenery from glacier rich mountain ranges, lush jungles and crystal-clear waters with pristine beaches, there is certainly some great memories to be had.

And to think that all this can be mixed in with some great live casinos to really give your holiday that little touch of James Bond excitement is just the icing on the cake. Here’s the best Casino Resorts the continent is offering to get those travel bugs festering inside you once again.

Trilenium Casino, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is undoubtedly the casino king of Latin America and with Trilenium, you’ve got the largest casino resort in the entire continent. With over 237,000 square feet of gaming spread across three levels, 1,800 slot machines are on offer (in numerous denominations), including some great video pokers, video slots and free spiny.

Not only does this property have multiple dining and bar experiences to keep you going, 74 live tables will also keep you on your toes. From Punto Banco to poker, roulette to craps, whatever your game, you’ll find it here.

Located in the northern Tigre area of the city, it’s the perfect way to unwind for a couple of days at the end of a fantastic trip.

Vina del Mar Casino, Chile

With breath-taking views over the Pacific Ocean, this beautiful resort will certainly get your heart pumping. Numerous blackjack and poker tables are on offer, with hundreds of slots to get you in the mood.

To break your gaming up, world class shows are often held in the resort, including Maroon 5 and Ricky Martin. Plenty of restaurants and bars on site will cater to everyone and the lavish interior will certainly delight. Oh, and the adjoining beach will certainly help pass the daytime hours away, sipping on a cold drink.

Sofitel Montevideo, Uruguay

You won’t find many resorts in such an exquisite building as this. The Sofitel Montevideo was reopened as one of the country’s finest resorts in 2013, but the building has been standing for a hundred years. With views directly out over the South Atlantic, the Rio de la Plata is right on your doorstep, as is a spectacular outdoor pool.

Located just on the outskirts of the busy city, you’ll be plenty entertained at night with many slots and roulette tables to help let your hair down. Onsite bars and restaurants are ideal, including the esteemed 1921 restaurant. Something for everyone.

Ocean Sun Casino, Panama

Overlooking the incredibly lively Panama Bay, this JW Marriott operated establishment is situated over three floors of the 70-storey building, that used to be Trump Tower. The Ocean Sun Casino offers 600 slot machines and 37 table games, with sports betting facilities across the first floor. Blackjack, roulette, poker and baccarat can all be found with varying table limits.

But it’s when you feel like having a break from the dice that you’ll really find the casino has it all. Head up to the 66th floor for a drink at their rooftop pool bar or treat yourself to their fine dining restaurant. The views may have you stopping for a little longer than you intended, mind you, with a 360 degree panorama of the city, priceless as the sun sets.

Crowne Plaza Maruma Hotel and Casino, Venezuela

Venezuela will never as famous as the likes of Argentina for casino enthusiasts, but if you do find yourself in Maracaibo and are looking for the best place to throw some dice, the Crowne Plaza holds its own with any around.

Both indoor and outdoor pools can be found to lounge at during the day with a modern yet modest casino to spend your nights, the Crowne Plaza is sleek and sophisticated, with plenty of going on for the discerning traveller. Blackjack, poker and roulette can be found with a good choice of slots to pass the time. The best choice of casino resort in a country that has little to offer casino aficionados.

Online Live Casinos

And if all this talk about beautiful destinations with classy casinos and lush rainforests seems too good to be true right now, never fear; you can still get your live casinos fix from your sofa with live dealer casinos reviewed by this website.

All great online casinos will now have the option to play at a table hosted by a professional croupier. Filmed in state-of-the-art studios the world over, the dealer is live streamed directly to your device in HD so you’ll really feel like part of the action.

And not only can you get the casino floor immersion, you’ll be able to communicate directly to your host via a live chat to have you right in the mix. And all from the convenience of your home or on the go with mobile gaming. So as great as all these resorts in South America sound, live casinos can still be enjoyed from home whilst you’re saving for that vacation.

Follow Sounds and Colours: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Mixcloud / Soundcloud / Bandcamp

Subscribe to the Sounds and Colours Newsletter for regular updates, news and competitions bringing the best of Latin American culture direct to your Inbox.