Lago Suchitlán, Suchitoto

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The largest body of water in El Salvador, Lago Suchitlán presents visitors with a rich display of bird and fish life. The lake was created artificially in 1976, after the power generating damn Cerron Grande was built. Take a boat ride around the lake and head toward an island in the middle as you sail over the calm water. The island houses hundreds of nesting birds who fly about during the day. Add Lago Suchitlán and other attractions to your Suchitoto trip itinerary using our Suchitoto vacation planner.
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  • I have been to Lake Suchitlan twice. Both times taking a boat tour. This past trip we took a much longer tour, I think it was close to three hours but it didn't feel like it at all. Our guide (whom of...  more »
  • This lake is not far from the main area of Suchitoto. It's quite nice and worth a visit if you're in Suchitoto.  more »
  • we had a guide to take us out on the lake and look for wildlife, saw quite a few birds very nice boat ride, stopped off at a bar on side of lake for a beer, and watch the sunset, wonderful  more »