Lake Ilopango, San Salvador

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#5 of 8 in Parks in San Salvador
Immerse yourself in the tranquility of calm water set atop a semi-dormant volcano at Lake Ilopango, El Salvador's second largest lake. A carpet of greenery in the form of hills and flat grassy areas surround the lake, which is up to 230 m (750 ft) deep and covers a surface area of 72 km2 (28 sq mi). Nearby restaurants offering visitors the chance to take in views of pristine scenery while indluging on some mouth watering cuisineIt sit nearby. Hire a boat and float across the calm water of the lake or bring some diving gear and find an abundance of fish swimming beneath the fresh water. Lake Ilopango is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, San Salvador Edition.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Beautiful volcanic Lake with history and beautiful views. A little insecure, we will visit with local guide.
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  • May 14, 2017
    My family and I were impressed with the size of the Lake. Most restaurants have a beautiful view of this place. Definitely have to visit it if you are in El Salvador.
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  • May 10, 2017
    Beautiful Lake of volcanic origin which is located about 45 minutes from San Salvador. It is the largest of El Salvador with a little more than 70 square kilometers natural lake.
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