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. 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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  • A great place to take a break from the bustle of San Salvador for an evening or weekend. The lake is huge, offering all types of accommodations and restaurants to meet any requirement. You can even di...  more »
  • Beautiful volcanic Lake with history and beautiful views. A little insecure, we will visit with local guide.
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  • 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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