Explore El Salvador

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El Salvador is a small, vibrant country located in Central America with a population of around 6.4 million people. It is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, mountains and rainforests in the region.

The country has an abundance of culture that can be found everywhere from its bustling cities to its sleepy rural villages. There's something for everyone in El Salvador - whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation or culture.

One interesting fact about El Salvador is that it is home to the largest pyramid complex in all of Central America which was built by the ancient Mayans around 1500 BC.

When visiting El Salvador, you must visit Joya de Cerén – regarded as one of the world’s best-preserved archaeological sites and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you'll find the amazing remnants of a late 7th century farming village, entombed in volcanic ash and frozen in time. The remains provide an important look into the daily life and practices of the ancient Maya civilization.

With its warm Caribbean waters, white-sand beaches and rolling mountains, El Salvador has plenty to offer beach lovers too! One hidden gem of El Salvador is Chorrera Los Tamarindos - a secluded black sand beach perfect for snorkelling and swimming.

No matter what type of vacation you are looking for, El Salvador has something for you. Whether it's exploring ancient ruins, surfing the waves or soaking up the sun - El Salvador has it all!
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