Departamento de Sonsonate Travel Guide

  • Juayua - Cascades (2011)
    Juayua - Cascades (2011)
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  • Juayua - Colourful Side Street (2011)
    Juayua - Colourful Side Street (2011)
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  • Los Cóbanos - Beach (2011)
    Los Cóbanos - Beach (2011)
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  • Juayua Cascades (Los Chorros de la...

    Juayùa Things to Do

    "No, no, take some more!," Jamie says, leaning against the rocks of the falls, smiling and posing alluringly. As awkward as all of this is, there are surely worse things in life than having a 20-year old blond girl in an orange bikini ask you to take lots of pictures of her while she frolics in a tropical waterfall. I tell you, what I suffer in the...

  • Templo del Señor Juayúa

    Juayùa Things to Do

    On the western side of Parque Central stands Templo del Señor Juayúa, the main church of Juayúa. The church dates back more than 500 years, but it has been rebuilt three times and the last is a white-washed church constructed between 1953 - 1956. Inside there are colourful stained -glass windows showing the different stages of the cross. Many...

  • Market

    Juayùa Things to Do

    The streets just north and west of Templo del Señor Juayúa are covered and here is the market where you can buy fruits and vegetables, and of course a lot of other things.During the food festival you will find more market stalls around the square where they are selling bracelets and necklaces and other small souvenirs. If you sit down at a table...


Los Cóbanos

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  • Bus from Sonsonate

    Los Cóbanos Transportation

    The beach at Los Cóbanos is easily reached from Sonsonate by a ~45-minute bus ride. At the bus station in Sonsonate check out buses departing to Los Cóbanos as Los Cóbanos is the final destination of that line. I am not sure there is a timetable, just get to the platform where they leave and wait for the next one departing.In Los Cóbanos, the bus...

  • Enjoy the Beach

    Los Cóbanos Things to Do

    What you would like to do at the beach? Just enjoy the beach and the sea and, when you get hungry, eat some seafood!The beach is not serviced not guarded, you'll have to accommodate yourself and help yourself out. If you would like to do some watersport, your best bet is to check the only kind-of-resort on the beach, the Los Cóbanos Village Lodge,...

  • Danger: Loosen Animals

    Los Cóbanos Warnings and Dangers

    The village of Los Cóbanos, and the whole area around the beach, is a poor area and you will find a number of loosen animals hanging around. Besides the few stray dogs, quite usual in the whole El Salvador, even a loosen pig crossed my path! Be careful.



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  • Bus Service

    Nahuizalco Transportation

    To get to/from Nahuizalco, the alternative to private car and taxis is the bus. Bus line to Nahuizalco is the one which serves the Ruta de las Flores and that goes from/to Ahuachapan to/from Sonsonate stopping in the villages on the way. If coming from San Salvador you shall get to Sonsonate first and then take the bus to Ruta de las Flores.Buses...

  • Guideline for Taxi Fares

    Nahuizalco Transportation

    Tourists will likely get to Nahuizalco by bus, taxi or private car. Taxi is a reasonable choice if you have made your base in San Salvador and plan to visit Ruta de las Flores (and Nahuizalco) in day trip and stay only few hours. At time of my visit in May 2007 there were no taxi-stands in Nahuizalco and you needed to have your taxi driver wait for...

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