Lago Suchitlán, Suchitoto

(3.7/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • I recommend passing the lake located in a hot humid valley and drive up to the mountains to Cerro Pital or even San Ignacio or La PAlma.  more »
  • A beautiful, big artificial lake. One can take a boat ride there. The entrance to the area is for a fee. There are little shops and several restaurants offering local typical food. Fish and shrimps we...  more »