Intipuca Beach is in El Salvador, where the river joins the ocean is hugely popular for stand up paddleboarding.
- Famous for stand up paddleboarding
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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 where you can get a taxi to
Playa El Esteron and Intipuca Beach
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In Playa El Esteron you can find hotels that offer a shuttle service between
Intipuca Beach, Playa Las Flores and El Cuco or alternatively you can take a cheap taxi between the neighboring beaches.
is a quintessential beach with dark sands, lined with vendor huts and seafood restaurants and shaggy palms
El Cuco is next to El Cuco and is a well-known surf spot in El Salvador that is usually uncrowded in comparison to other breaks.
Playa Las Flores is a beautiful secluded beach located on the Eastern side of El Cuco.
Playa El Esteron
Surfing in Playa Las Flores, a great, quiet surf spot, although a little less consistent than other breaks around the country.
Stand Up Paddleboarding at Intipuca Beach
Boat trips around the islands
Water skiing, Tubing, Wake boarding, Para sailing, Jet skiing in beautiful Playa El Esteron,
Kayaking through the mangroves
Volcano hiking up Chaparrastique - One of the most active volcanoes in El Salvador
Waterfalls and hot springs
Nature hikes and lake tours to Isla de Olomega on Lake Olomega
You can find the best sea food in central america fresh from the coast of El Salvador at 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 Intipuca Beach or for party-nightlife you can head to Ave. Roosevelt in El Cuco 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.
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There are regular busses that leave El Cuco for San Miguel bus station where you can catch a connecting bus to many other destinations inside or outside the country.
Some hotels offer a shuttle service to San Miguel or other destinations inside the country.
La Tortuga Verde offers transport between El Salvador and Nicaragua (skipping Honduras) by private boat $200 for up to 20 people.