• It is a republic that is located in the northeast of Central America, limits to the north and east with Honduras, in the extreme southeast with the Gulf of Fonseca, on the south with the Pacific Ocean, and in the west and northwest with Guatemala. El Salvador, the smallest and most populous state in Central America, the only Central American country that does not have coasts in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The mountains of El Salvador have temperate zone vegetation and scarce forest of oaks and pines. The natural vegetation of the rest of the country consists of deciduous trees and subtropical vegetation. Tropical fruits and medicinal plants abound.
    The fauna of the Savior is less varied and rich than that of other Central American countries due to the high population density, including monkeys, coyotes, jaguars, pumas and ocelots. Among the reptiles are iguanas and boas.

Beach and sun

El Salvador also offers an offer of sun and beach. One of the most visited by tourists are those of La Libertad, in the central area of the country. There are very visited beaches and also a great variety of Hotels and Restaurants. On the Salvadoran beaches you can also fish, surf, or just sunbathe. The entire coast of the country has beautiful beaches, from Ahuachapán to La Unión. Each one is special, for its people, its waters and the beauty of its sunsets.


Live the adventure of Hiking or hiking, making a hike of DIFFICULTY MEDIA, with ascent to the Ilamatepec Volcano. The path will allow you to contemplate an unparalleled natural scenery: impressive views of the flora that surrounds the Cerro Verde National Park and the Los Volcanes Complex, the colossal cone shape of the Izalco Volcano, the blue tonality of the waters of the Lake of Coatepeque and the magnificent crater of the Ilamatepec Volcano crowned by the beauty of its sulfur lagoon with turquoise green hue.


In El Salvador, indigenous populations existed throughout the country. The main ones were Mayas, Nahuas and Lencas. There are several archaeological sites, such as Tazumal, located in the west of the country, in the city of Chalchuapa, department of Santa Ana. This archaeological complex is one of the largest in the country.


One of the favorite beaches of this area is “El Sunzal”. For thousands of fans and connoisseurs of “surfing” this is one of the best beaches in the world for the practice of this sport. Many young people come here using the highest and strongest waves.


The most notable dish of El Salvador is the pupusa, a thick flour made by hand of corn or rice flour, tortilla stuffed with cheese, pork rind (pork cooked ground meat until a paste consistency), refried beans, or loroco (a native flower bud of El Salvador). There are also vegetarian options, often with squash (a type of squash), or garlic. Some restaurants even offer adventurous pupusas stuffed with shrimp or spinach.

Colonial cities

Santa Ana is an important city of El Salvador thanks to its location, architecture, economy and history. The Cathedral impresses with its Gothic design that breaks with the colonial tradition of Latin America. Other architectural gems are the Municipal Palace of Santa Ana and the National Theater of Santa Ana, which has the best acoustics and decoration in the country.