Lake Ilopango, San Salvador

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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. A visit to Lake Ilopango represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Salvador trip itinerary builder site to plot your vacation.
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  • Lake Ilopango is very similar in size and appearance to Crater Lake in Oregon, USA, and, as does Crater Lake, it has an island. The big difference is that Lake Ilopango is a popular resort area and is...  more »
  • This lake is in about 45 minutes from San Salvador, pretty easy drive. Beautiful views, clear and warm water. I visited the Club Salvadoreno there which is located right on the shore. There are some w...  more »
  • Had a nice lunch overlooking the crater lake. It was a very nice vista. I did not swim in the lake but saw that here were beaches and boars for rent.  more »
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  • So beautiful, surrounded by coffee plantations. The view is spectacular.
  • What a great experience. Worth to visit.
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  • A very beautiful place, with a very pleasant and relaxing view, and nice people, the andentro island of the Lake also generates a very nice moment watching the. With quite wonderful fishing food for taste.
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  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE! It is a beautiful place to visit giving to return its climate is very nice, has a view in which you can take very great pictures... 😎
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