Denominations of Currency
Most places do not accept $50 or $100 bills, so try to carry only bills of $20 or less.
When eating pupusas (our famous local dish of corn tortillas stuffed with refried beans and melted cheese) be aware of the sauce: it could be too strong for your stomach if you're not used to it.
If you visit the historical Downtown, we suggest you leave your valuables at the hotel.
Use the hotel's cab company (ACACYA) if you need to travel within the country.
DID YOU KNOW ?
La Laguna Botanical Garden
With amazing trees and wildlife, this extraordinary park is located inside an extinct volcano crater.
Salvadoran people are well known for their friendliness and warm, welcoming character.
Puerta del Diablo
Two enormous rocks on the edge of a valley frame a fantastic view of San Salvador.
WHAT TO PACK
Always keep the hotel's address and phone number, as well as a city map, in case you need to contact us for any reason.
Carry identification at all times, it can be useful in a number of situations.
Bring any prescribed medicine you need as it may be hard to find in El Salvador.
The US dollar has been adopted as the official currency of El Salvador since 2001.