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Juayúa

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Juayúa is a town in El Salvador.

Get in[edit]

Bus 210 leaves every 15 minutes from the Santa Ana bus terminal to Ahauchapán, $0.50. Ahauchapán is where the beautiful Ruta de las Flores begins and bus R23 goes all the way to Sonsonate stopping at Juayúa.

Get around[edit]

Juayúa is small enough to walk around in. Also there are tuk tuks throughout the town.

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Los Chorros de la Calera is a nice area with waterfalls and swimming holes just outside of the town. The water is crystal clear and fresh and there is often a police officer there for security.

To get there, you can take a tuk tuk or walk. It's about 20 minutes from the main square. Take the street Mercedes Caceres just north of the square and follow it east until you get to a fork in the road with a statue of a mermaid and also a sign, from here take a right and follow the signs.

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There are plently of cheap eats at the comedores in and around the market right next to the church, Iglesia Cristo Negro. For $2-3 you can get a tasty meal and a drink.

A bit more expensive is the R&R restaurant, they have great steaks and service, meals $6-10. Corner of Mereditas Careres and 1a Av Sur.

Restaurante la Guadalus has good Mexican food and a laid back atmosphere, meals $4-8. Corner of Mereditas Careres and Av Daniel Cordon Sur

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El Cadejo Cafe is a cozy place based on the theme of the Central American legend, the Cadejo. Cadejos are good and evil spirits which resemble dogs and protect or try to kill people travelling at night. Great deserts and coffees. Live music on Saturday nights. Av Pbtre Luis Martinez.

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  • Anahúac, 1 Calle Pte, Juayúa, +50 324 692 401, [1]. It is a pleasant hotel with dorms and private rooms. It is popular with English-speaking backpackers.  edit
  • Casa Mazeta, 2 Av Nte 22, Juayúa CP 2301, +50 372 528 498. A beautiful little hostel with dorms and private rooms run by a lovely bilingual couple who have vast knowledge about not only Juayua, but El Salvador as well. They can organize short and long hikes around "coffee country" and recommend many activities all along the Ruta de las Flores. Free welcome drink, free Wi-fi, kitchen for guest use, tours and more. They also arrange transport to and from Antigua, it is on the homepage of their website. English and Spanish spoken.  edit
  • Cipi Lodge Santa Rita, (), [2]. Rustic cabin in the middle of a coffee plantation and cypress forest. There are hiking trails available (for free). Beautiful views odf Juayua. In the heart of Cerro El Pilon.  edit
  • Vista Los Volcanes, Juayúa, +50 324 692 968. Hotel and Restaurant  edit

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