El Cuco is a quintessential beach with dark sands, lined with vendor huts, seafood restaurants and shaggy palms
The Pan-American highway travels through El Salvador and is a safe route for entering the country and travelling between San Miguel in the East and San Salvador in the West
From San Miguel bus terminal there are regular one hour bus rides to El Cuco. You can also get a $30 taxi or some hotels offer a shuttle service from San Miguel to Playa El Esteron via El Cuco
You can find the best sea food in central america fresh from the coast of El Salvador at Playa El Cuco
Intipuca Beach is home to the first microbrewery in El Salvador and offers an array of hand-craft beers by the beach. You can also find several bars and liquor stores in El Cuco or for party-nightlife you can head to Ave. Roosevelt in San Miguel which has numerous bars and clubs open until the early hours of the morning and is also hosts to the biggest carnival in Central America in November.
La Tortuga Verde Hostel & Resort - Intipuca Beach / Playa El Esteron 
see San Miguel