Spend the Summer in Mexico and South America at these vacation rentals for under $1,000 per month. Slow travel is a fun way to learn about new countries and it gives the traveler the opportunity to really delve into the culture through food, language and local history.

Plan to spend May through September at these Mexico and South America short- term rentals. Make your summer the GOAT and live the city life, relishing in nature, hiking, going on museum excursions and spending time at the beach. There’s time to do it all with slow travel and then, there’s still time for rest. All of these vacation rentals were available for the months listed below at the time of writing and are under $1,000 per month, not including taxes and fees. Check the rental website for the complete pricing breakdown.

1. Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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Spend the month of May in Santa Catarina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Spend your early Summer days exploring the surrounding natural wonders and the evenings playing in the city. This, “cozy urban loft” has floor – to- ceiling windows with mountains so close, one can almost touch them.

2. Playa de Secreto, Mexico

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Just a few steps from the beach, this short- term rental is ready for June. It has a professionally maintained private pool and garden for downtime. Spend the first month of your summer outdoors BBQing, swimming, dolphin watching and taking in the sights near Cancun, Mexico.

3. La Perla, Peru

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Cathedral ceilings, a plunge pool and picture windows make this high rise on the water a great summertime short term rental. Bring up to four guests to this three- bedroom condo. Close to the airport, flying in and out is simple. July is over and it’s time to fly off to a new country!

4. Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil

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After a month in the city, it’s time to relax in the hills. Visit Cabana Tranquili Costa Verde Mar in Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil in August. Sit out on the deck and enjoy the view of the city and the sea. Spend lazy days hanging in the hammock and nights cuddled up in their cozy beds.

5. Montevideo, Uruguay

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Spend September in Montevideo, Uruguay. This short – term rental is right at the city’s center. The amenities include a pool, BBQ area, micro-theatre and the apartment includes a bidet. Summer is officially over, but staying here until the end of the month works too.