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Best of San Salvador Guide

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San Salvador
El Salvador's capital, San Salvador, is a modern city of wide boulevards and narrow streets, outdoor markets, government buildings, high-rises, monuments, an exuberant nightlife, museums and other cultural institutions. And all set against the backdrop of San Salvador volcano. The city is surrounded by shantytowns as well as affluent suburbs with restaurants and large shopping malls. Peaceful settings such as the botanic garden of Parque Cuscutlan provide a break from the city's hectic pace.

All things to do » Things to do

Iglesia El Rosario
Iglesia El Rosario
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Excavation at "Jewel of the Ceren", a pre-Columbian Mayan farming village, that was buried under a volcanic eruption around 600 A.D.
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins
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Parque Nacional El Boqueron
Parque Nacional El Boqueron
Attraction type: National Parks
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Plaza Futura
Plaza Futura
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Conference & Convention Centers; Shopping Malls
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Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo)
Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo)
Attraction type: Geologic Formations; Lookouts
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Los Balcones
Los Balcones
Ranked #1 of 287 Restaurants in San Salvador
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, International
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
NAU Lounge
NAU Lounge
Ranked #2 of 287 Restaurants in San Salvador
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Picasso Stone Flame Oven
Picasso Stone Flame Oven
Ranked #3 of 287 Restaurants in San Salvador
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cadejo Brewing Company
Cadejo Brewing Company
Ranked #4 of 287 Restaurants in San Salvador
Price: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Salvadoran, Brew Pub, Gastropub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Faisca do Brasil
Faisca do Brasil
Ranked #5 of 287 Restaurants in San Salvador
Cuisines: Brazilian, Latin, South American
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hotel Oasis
2.5 of 5
Hotel Oasis
$28 - $58
Ranked #1 of 47 San Salvador B&B and Inns
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Hostal Cumbres del Volcan
Hostal Cumbres del Volcan
$10 - $29
Ranked #3 of 47 San Salvador B&B and Inns
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La Zona Hostel
La Zona Hostel
$10 - $47
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Villa del Angel Hotel
3.0 of 5
Villa del Angel Hotel
$63 - $85
Ranked #6 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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Morrison Hotel de la Escalon
3.0 of 5
Morrison Hotel de la Escalon
$51 - $99
Ranked #8 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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Maria Jose Suites
3.0 of 5
Maria Jose Suites
$59 - $98
Ranked #11 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall
4.5 of 5
Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall
$117 - $251
Ranked #1 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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Barcelo San Salvador
4.0 of 5
Barcelo San Salvador
$81 - $188
Ranked #2 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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Sheraton Presidente San Salvador
4.0 of 5
Sheraton Presidente San Salvador
$114 - $282
Ranked #5 of 53 Hotels in San Salvador
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.