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Lake Coatepeque

Coatepeque, El Salvador
+503 7744 5400
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$120.00*
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Shore Excursion from Acajutla: Tazumal Ruins, Casablanca and Santa Ana
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$65.00*
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Mayan Route Tour from San Salvador
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$75.00*
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Shore Excursion from Acajutla Cerro Verde National Park
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Coatepeque, El Salvador
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"san salvador"
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"volcanic crater"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 4 reviews
"santa ana"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 2 reviews
"boat tour"
in 2 reviews
"nice afternoon"
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"small hotels"
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"road"
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"restaurants"
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"lake"
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"shore"
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"view"
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"rim"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of my private tour for a day, we drove to the rim of this awesome lake for the views and a bite of lunch. Our outside table over-looked the lake and it was indeed a beautifully peaceful sight. The little restaurant also had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at a local restaurant with tables on the dock. Music from live band. Took a boat tour which mostly stayed along the shoreline. It was nice to get out on the water. Beautiful!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful area. Lake is in a volcanic crater with a small island on it. You can take boat tours. There are restaurants on the rim looking down as well as restaurants at water level. Water is very clear. Lots of houses to rent and...More

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here for a view of the beautiful lake on our way to Santa Ana. There are lots of places to eat along the lake giving you lovely views while you dine. If not interested, at least stop for a picture and admire the...More

Thank Saranger
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

It is a beautiful lake located in a crater. Has spectacular views from the surrounding mountains. There are plenty of restaurants on the top and few are on the shore, although the road to the shore is pretty bad.

Thank Arkady L
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

We visited here from Santa Ana and had a nice afternoon. There are restaurants along the shore where you can eat and enjoy the views.

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Lovely lake in Coatepeque. There are few restaurants along the shore so you can eat some nice food while watching the beautiful scenery of the lake. It only takes less than 1 hour from san salvador. Prepare swimsuit if you want to dive in.

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

A great day trip from anywhere in El Slavador. We drove from Santa Ana by recommendation of a local in the town. What a beautiful surprise it was; we sat at the lookout for hours before going to the lake. Mostly locals and very amable....More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, great people, food, and fun. The only bad part is the access. You need a vehicle 4x4, preferably. Local government needs to invest on better roads. Cheap but great entertainment, you can tour the lake in a covered boat for 8 people for...More

2  Thank Claudia M
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Reviewed April 15, 2016

Driving down the mountain you can spot the lake through the tree branches and plants roadside. After deciding we'd rather ride on the lake rather than eat, we drove further down bouncing on unpaved, rocky roads to our destination. We took a boat ride to...More

2  Thank Melissa R
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MELANIE E
March 8, 2015|
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Response from discodogman | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Melanie: I wasn't as adventurous as KS&HC. I hired Nahuat Tours to take me on an all-day tour of the Volcano Complex at Cerro Verde National Park + an excursion to Lake Coatapeque. Just Google them or look them up on... More
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mpmof3
February 21, 2015|
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I'd recommend renting a house online. Most of the properties are private houses. There are 2 Turicentros "tourist centers" but the only hotel is Torremolinos, and its not very well maintained, check out the reviews here on... More
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