Lake Ilopango, San Salvador
(3.8/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
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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  • good is a super quiet I had the opportunity to dive, is a volcano with some fish and it has 3 religious statues at the bottom of what to appreciate in the two dives
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  • Excellent for those who like adventure and nature; in the area of tourism are: delicious dishes and snacks, as well as very good security. !
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  • I am a certified diver and have been diving here for several months. Due to the nature of the lake, which is in fact a crater of a super volcano that erupted hundreds (if not thousands) of years ago, ...  more »