Things to do in El Salvador

The wide variety of things to do in El Salvador are all in close proximity to one another in comparison to elsewhere in Central America. It is also the smallest country between South America and the United States.

Bordered between Honduras and Guatemala, the compact country is the most densely populated in that of Central America. In particular, within the capital of San Salvador, whereby a city tour of the historic downtown will give you an insight into the past. Although in recent years the original Spanish colony has been hard hit by earthquakes and hurricanes.

However, despite the damaged regions of the country, there are government plans to revamp downtown. As such, making it an interesting time to book things to do in El Salvador, as it plans its rise as part of modern America.

With Tourily.com you can book a number of activities, experiences and tours in San Salvador, either on foot or private transfers. Giving you the chance to be chauffeured around the city, discovering all it has to offer.

As well as the devastation left behind by mother nature, El Salvador is notorious for its gang culture and tourists should travel with caution. However, part of the adventure is knowing which areas are safe, which is where a local guide can come in handy. Taking you to the lesser known areas, as well as having insider knowledge to the attractions and places of interest.

Likewise, it’s easy to escape the darker side of El Salvador altogether. Where the wonderful beaches attract tourists to a tropical paradise. Meanwhile, tourism is also on the rise among those who love a sense of adventure. With the Pacific Ocean waves and coastline providing some of the world’s best surf. As such El Salvador beaches are fast becoming popular surfing locations among adrenaline junkies.

More Things to do in El Salvador

As well as everything from gang culture to the laid back beaches, El Salvador is most famous for its coffee plantations. So for an authentic experience, visitors can discover just how some of the finest coffee beans are grown, making for El Salvador’s biggest export.

One of the most popular tourist experiences in South America is taking the Flower’s Route Tour across the country. Where you can enjoy the delights of South America away from that of the major cities. The picturesque route includes local towns along with trekking through the mountainous terrain.

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Relaxing Day at Santa Teresa Thermal Waters

Relaxing Day at Santa Teresa Thermal Waters

9 Hours

Termales de Santa Teresa is located in Ahuachapán, known in part by its geothermal sources that you cannot find in other parts of the country. This is also the biggest ausol in Central America.

Local Painting Craft Workshop

Local Painting Craft Workshop

2 Hours

Use your creativity, and turns your thoughts and good vibes in colorful pieces of naif art. The design of these painting do not make any social criticism, only highlight the local folklore in stamps of the daily life of the Salvadoran people.

Indigo Experience in Suchitoto

Indigo Experience in Suchitoto

1 Hours

Today, you will have the opportunity of recreating the technique of indigo dyeing a garment with the help of local experts in a craft workshop. With this activity you can learn more about this interesting activity and support the local producers.

San Salvador Layover Tour | Joya de Cerén & Boqueron

San Salvador Layover Tour | Joya de Cerén & Boqueron

5 Hours

Mayan Civilization enthusiast? Discover the "Pompeii of the Americas" and a Mayan Ceremonial Site. Do not waste time at the airport and take this interesting and hassle free experience during your layover at El Salvador International Airport.

Kayak Adventure Tour Suchitlán Lake

Kayak Adventure Tour Suchitlán Lake

4 Hours

Suchitoto town, the cultural capital of El Salvador and located on the border of Suchitlán lake. Suchitlán, is the biggest artificial surface water in El Salvador, surrounded by a stunning natural scene with lush vegetation and the presence of birds

Layover El Tunco Beach Escape

Layover El Tunco Beach Escape

5 Hours

An incredible destination! Bar, restaurants, surf and bohemian life. Famous for its fantastic waves, El Tunco beach is an ideal destination for surfing, sea, bars and local experiences lovers.

Rodeo Turtle Capture Tour

Rodeo Turtle Capture Tour

3 Hours

An amazing tour helping to protect of one hte most endangered species of the planet: the hawksbill sea turtle! Enjoy this beautiful tour at Jiquilisco Bay Natural Protected Area.