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“san salvador”(22 reviews)
“santa ana”(12 reviews)
Coatepeque, El Salvador
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lag Coatepeque in El Salvador is bery picterituc. Very Charming. Secand only to Lago Atitlan in Giatemala. Very . You shold go there on wintereasy to access. Can be a good base to exlore the volcanos

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Located very close to San Salvador, Coatepeque Lake is a must visit meanwhile in El Salvador. We spent the day at Mikiterio, a family owned bed and breakfast located just in front of the lake. The grounds are perfectly manicured and you have 180 degrees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This place is breath taking. I recommend you take a panoramic picture. If you don't like your picture drive or walk a bit more and try again. Every angle is beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

As part of my private tour for a day, we drove to the rim of this awesome lake for the views and a bite of lunch. Our outside table over-looked the lake and it was indeed a beautifully peaceful sight. The little restaurant also had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank alicerabbit
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Ate at a local restaurant with tables on the dock. Music from live band. Took a boat tour which mostly stayed along the shoreline. It was nice to get out on the water. Beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful area. Lake is in a volcanic crater with a small island on it. You can take boat tours. There are restaurants on the rim looking down as well as restaurants at water level. Water is very clear. Lots of houses to rent and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here for a view of the beautiful lake on our way to Santa Ana. There are lots of places to eat along the lake giving you lovely views while you dine. If not interested, at least stop for a picture and admire the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Saranger
Reviewed 24 December 2017

It is a beautiful lake located in a crater. Has spectacular views from the surrounding mountains. There are plenty of restaurants on the top and few are on the shore, although the road to the shore is pretty bad.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank arkadyl77
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We visited here from Santa Ana and had a nice afternoon. There are restaurants along the shore where you can eat and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely lake in Coatepeque. There are few restaurants along the shore so you can eat some nice food while watching the beautiful scenery of the lake. It only takes less than 1 hour from san salvador. Prepare swimsuit if you want to dive in.

Date of experience: December 2016
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8 March 2015|
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Response from discodogman | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Melanie: I wasn't as adventurous as KS&HC. I hired Nahuat Tours to take me on an all-day tour of the Volcano Complex at Cerro Verde National Park + an excursion to Lake Coatapeque. Just Google them or look them up on... More
21 February 2015|
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Response from erivs |
I'd recommend renting a house online. Most of the properties are private houses. There are 2 Turicentros "tourist centers" but the only hotel is Torremolinos, and its not very well maintained, check out the reviews here on... More