Here are 20 of the best things to do in El Salvador:

  1. Visit the Mayan ruins of Joya de Cerén
  2. Explore the historic town of Suchitoto
  3. Relax on the beaches of El Tunco
  4. Hike in the El Imposible National Park
  5. Visit the Santa Ana volcano and Coatepeque Lake
  6. Explore the Tazumal ruins, an ancient Mayan city
  7. Take a coffee plantation tour
  8. Visit the Parque Nacional Montecristo
  9. Explore the Ruta de las Flores
  10. Visit the San Salvador Cathedral
  11. Attend the Day of the Dead celebrations in November
  12. Visit the San Salvador National Museum
  13. Relax in the thermal springs of Santa Teresa
  14. Explore the Santa Tecla market
  15. Visit the San Salvador Botanical Garden
  16. Take a surf lesson in La Libertad
  17. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Joya de Cerén
  18. Visit the El Boquerón National Park
  19. Attend a Salvadoran music and dance performance
  20. Enjoy Salvadoran cuisine, such as pupusas, yuca frita, and atol de elote.

El Salvador is a small Central American country bordered by Guatemala to the west, Honduras to the north and east, and the Pacific Ocean to the south. It is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America.

The country has a rich cultural history, with pre-Columbian Mayan archaeological sites, colonial Spanish architecture, and a strong indigenous influence on its culture. Its capital city, San Salvador, is a bustling metropolis with a mix of modern and traditional architecture, museums, and cultural events.

El Salvador’s economy is heavily reliant on agriculture, with coffee, sugar, and corn being the main crops. It is also home to the largest geothermal power plant in Central America and has recently become a popular destination for eco-tourism, with its beaches, nature reserves, and volcanoes attracting visitors from all over the world.

Despite its natural beauty and cultural richness, El Salvador has faced a number of challenges in recent years, including high levels of crime and violence, political instability, and natural disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes. However, the country has made progress in addressing these issues, with a growing tourism industry and efforts to improve infrastructure and reduce poverty.