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(Do: Lived in ES for 3 years as a travel writer and never heard of the "famous" Intipuca Beach, but I do know the American hotelier who would like it to be famous!)
 
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'''{{#explode:{{SUBPAGENAME}}| (|0}}''' is in [[El Salvador]].
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'''{{#explode:{{SUBPAGENAME}}| (|0}}''' is regarded as having one of the best right point breaks in [[El Salvador]].
 
[[Image:Playa Las Flores.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Playas Las Flores, [[San Miguel (El Salvador)|San Miguel]] - One of the best surf spots In El Salvador]]
 
[[Image:Playa Las Flores.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Playas Las Flores, [[San Miguel (El Salvador)|San Miguel]] - One of the best surf spots In El Salvador]]
  
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*[[Intipuca Beach]]
 
*[[Intipuca Beach]]
 
*[[El Cuco]]
 
*[[El Cuco]]
 
==Understand==
 
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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
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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 walk or take a taxi to Playa Las Flores  
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From San Miguel bus terminal there are regular one hour bus rides to El Cuco where you can walk or take a taxi to Playa Las Flores.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
you can take cheap taxi rides between neighboring beaches or in [[Playa El Esteron]] there are hotels that offer a daily shuttle service to the Las Flores surf spot
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*Hotels in '''[[Playa El Esteron]]''' and '''[[Intipuca Beach]]''' offer a free shuttle service to Playa Las Flores or alternatively you can take cheap taxi rides between neighboring beaches.
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==See==
 
==See==
*'''El Cuco''' is a quintessential beach with dark sands, lined with vendor huts and seafood restaurants and shaggy palms
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*'''[[El Cuco]]'''is a quintessential beach with dark sands, lined with vendor huts and seafood restaurants and shaggy palms
*'''[[Playa El Esteron]]''' is located on the other side of El Cuco and is one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches in all of El Salvador
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*'''[[Playa El Esteron]]''' is a beautiful and secluded beach located on the Eastern side of El Cuco  
*'''[[Intipuca Beach]]''' is next to Playa Esterone and is famous for El Salvador's first microbrewery and where the river joins the ocean is hugely popular for stand up paddleboarding.
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*'''[[Intipuca Beach]]''' is next to Playa El Esteron and where the river joins the ocean is popular for stand up paddleboarding.
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==Do==
 
==Do==
*'''Surfing''' in [[Playa Las Flores]], one of the best surf spots in El Salvador
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*'''Surfing'''
*'''Stand Up Paddleboarding''' at the famous [[Intipuca Beach]]
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*'''Stand Up Paddleboarding''' at [[Intipuca Beach]]
 
*'''Boat trips''' around the islands
 
*'''Boat trips''' around the islands
 
*'''Water skiing, Tubing, Wake boarding, Para sailing, Jet skiing''' in [[Playa El Esteron]], one of the most beautiful beaches in El Salvador
 
*'''Water skiing, Tubing, Wake boarding, Para sailing, Jet skiing''' in [[Playa El Esteron]], one of the most beautiful beaches in El Salvador
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*'''Waterfalls and hot springs'''
 
*'''Waterfalls and hot springs'''
 
*'''Nature hikes and lake tours'''  to Isla de Olomega on [[Lake Olomega]]
 
*'''Nature hikes and lake tours'''  to Isla de Olomega on [[Lake Olomega]]
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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You can find great options for sea food fresh from the coast of El Salvador
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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'''[[Intipuca 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 (El Salvador)|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.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
*<sleep name="La Tortuga Verde" alt="" address="Playa Esterone, El Cuco" directions="(La Tortuga Verde will cover the $5 taxi ride from El Cuco)" phone="(503)7774-4855" url="www.latortugaverde.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="Dorm $6, Private $20-30, Bungalow $50-100, House $100-150." lat="" long="">latortugaverderest@yahoo.com Beach resort, turtle sanctuary, swimming pool, jacuzzi, yoga and meditation temples, health and beauty spa, restaurant and bar, shuttle service to El Cuco, Intipuca Beach and Las Flores surf spot. Other tours include, stand up paddle boarding, island boat trips, water-skiing, wake-boarding, para-sailing, volcano and nature hiking, hot springs, lake tours, and kayaking through mangroves. </sleep>
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see '''[[San Miguel (El Salvador)|San Miguel]]'''
 
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==Get out==
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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.
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*Some hotels offer a shuttle service to San Miguel or other destinations inside the country.
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*La Tortuga Verde offers transport between El Salvador and Nicaragua (skipping Honduras) by private boat $200 for up to 20 people.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:54, 3 June 2013

Playa Las Flores is regarded as having one of the best right point breaks in El Salvador.

Playas Las Flores, San Miguel - One of the best surf spots In El Salvador

Other destinations[edit]

Get in[edit]

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 walk or take a taxi to Playa Las Flores.

Get around[edit]

  • Hotels in Playa El Esteron and Intipuca Beach offer a free shuttle service to Playa Las Flores or alternatively you can take cheap taxi rides between neighboring beaches.

See[edit][add listing]

  • El Cucois a quintessential beach with dark sands, lined with vendor huts and seafood restaurants and shaggy palms
  • Playa El Esteron is a beautiful and secluded beach located on the Eastern side of El Cuco
  • Intipuca Beach is next to Playa El Esteron and where the river joins the ocean is popular for stand up paddleboarding.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Surfing
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding at Intipuca Beach
  • Boat trips around the islands
  • Water skiing, Tubing, Wake boarding, Para sailing, Jet skiing in Playa El Esteron, one of the most beautiful beaches in El Salvador
  • 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

Eat[edit][add listing]

You can find great options for sea food fresh from the coast of El Salvador

Drink[edit][add listing]

Intipuca 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.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

see San Miguel

Get out[edit]

  • 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.



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