Must-See Hotspots in El Salvador

People walking in Plaza Gerardo Barrios and National Palace of El Salvador
San Salvador, El Salvador. Photo by Mauricio Cuéllar on Unsplash

Tucked away in Central America, the small paradise known as El Salvador is home to some of the most breathtaking beaches, forests, and wildlife, including Hawksbill turtles, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers. Here are some of the best hotspots you should visit to make your trip to El Salvador one to remember.

Jiquilisco Bay

This biosphere reserve has all the nature one could hope to experience during a day out in the wild. From bays, canals, and beaches to mangrove forests, Jiquilisco Bay is also home to the critically endangered Hawksbill turtles, providing you with an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Gulf Of Fonseca

This beautiful coastline overlooking the Pacific Ocean is home to several volcanic islands, including Zacate Grande and El Tigre in neighboring Honduras. When you’re not exploring such thrilling sights, take a stroll in the nearby mangrove forest and take in the wildlife within.

Las Flores

For a relaxing beach vacation, take a trip to Las Flores, a glorious surf city with plenty of world-class waves and black volcanic sands. When you’re done hitting the waves, enjoy a round of sundowners at one of the beachside cafes, overlooking the cliffs and clear waters.