Bahia del Sol
A 30 minutes from the Comalapa International Airport and southeast of San Salvador, Bahia del Sol promotes various tourist activities in spacious.
Endorsed by the National Tourism Registry (RNT), Bahia del Sol is an important site for sport fishing, location of yachts, national and international sailing since their facilities serve important tournaments, among which stands out the search of the fish “Marlin”.
It also has opened to the public service at all times, trained staff to assist you in English and Spanish.
Gulf of Fonseca
Among the Republics of El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua the Pacific Ocean form the Gulf of Fonseca, discovered 1522, by the Chief Pilot Gil González de Ávila, Aborigines called this water inlet “Chorotegan”, but its Spanish discoverer gave the present name in honor of Fray Juan Rodríguez de Fonseca, former Bishop of Burgos and president of the royal and supreme council of Indian.
Gulf Within the housing a volcanic archipelago, the main islands which are Zacate Grande, El Tigre, Gueguensi and Exposition, belonging to Honduras, Naked Rocks, Aislas, Los Farallones to Nicaragua, Meanguera, Meanguerita (Pirigallo), Conchaguita, Punta Zacate on Zacatillo, Martin Perez and other smaller to El Salvador.
The deeper entrance channel lies between the volcano and the islands Conchagua Conchaguita and Punta Zacate or Zacatillo, having 10 a 12 meters deep and can be traveled by deep draft vessels.
Legend, the English corsair Francis Drake buried his treasure on the island of Meanguera and some of them at the top Chiquirín in what is today the canton of hidden water, eight kilometers from La Union.
The Beach The Leaves is located in the municipality of San Pedro Masahuat south of the city of San Salvador and the Salvadoran coast Pacific Ocean. Leaves is a beautiful natural beach paradise, The time solo 15 minutes from the Comalapa International Airport, where you will find variety of hotels and restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious seafood platter and a pleasant relaxing experience in comfortable accommodations while enjoying a breathtaking view.
The municipality of San Pedro Masahuat located in the department of La Paz, celebrates its festivities in June in honor of St. Peter the Apostle and in January in honor of the Black Christ of Esquipulas. The story goes that the cave or grotto built in honor of the Black Christ, was built near the site where the image was found by a local fisherman on two occasions and is currently one of the sites visited by tourists at the time of the pilgrimage, who take the opportunity to enjoy the cool waters of the pools, located along the river Sepaquiapa.
Salinitas is one of the great tourist beaches in El Salvador through the hotels as Hotel Royal Decameron and The Veraneras, and by practicing kayaking, buceo y snorkeling en arrecifes.
This area is also popular for fishing with rod and between species that can be found in these waters are the mere, pez their, pez angel, barracudas, inter alia.
How to get: take the road that goes towards Acajutla Sonsonate, then take the turning Salinitas.
Diving in Playa Los Cóbanos
El Salvador, rich in tourist destinations, is known and recommended by experts for open water dives.
The Natural Protected Area Complex The Cóbanos includes 264.6 km 2 of marine ecosystem, where you will find one of the best known reef areas in El Salvador, which contains a great variety of marine, including fish and turtles, providing shelter and food.
For the protection and conservation of marine resources Reef, was established in 1995 FundArrecife, that together with insinstitutions such as UNDP, FIAES, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, perform actions such as resource protection rangers, environmental education, solid waste management, support community organizations, construction of artificial reef modules, ecosystem research and monitoring.
The place is a few miles from the beach The Cóbanos, located in the department of Sonsonate, near International Port Acajutla.
A clear sandy beach, only along the Salvadoran coast, is the beginning of an ocean adventure where you can discover and observe fish of all colors, and a coral reef of various shapes and shades.
To dive in this area can do so through various tour operators that have the right equipment for this sport and that only cost they offer the boat to move offshore, oxygen tanks with their respective vest, fins, masks and wetsuits or wetsuits.
The experience is unique and on the recommendation of the experts the best time to get immersed in this area is January and February, because the wind is less intense than at the end of the year.
If you need to stay in a comfortable place to enjoy the attractions of the beach The Tunco may do so at the hostel Tunco Beach, an alternative to ensure your rest.
It has six rooms, four with A/C and the rest with private bathroom fan. Make use of kitchen, the pool area and private parking.