Bahia of Jiquilisco/Puerto Barrillas Marina Club
Puerto Barillas Marina Club. The Bay of Jiquilisco, the largest mangrove forest in El Salvador as a 1 hour away. Jiquilisco Bay is home to over 17 species that live in the forest of mangrove full of natural resources. The Club facilities include a port, big game fishing boats, small airport, restaurant, bar, and convenience store. We offer 2 types of tours at Puerto Barillas Boat or Kayak:
Both tours include lunch: coconut water welcome lunch and a drink (domestic beer, bottled water, coconut water or soda). Enjoy the facilities. The boat tour is two hour , we make the trip over the main channel Jiquilisco Bay where we can appreciate the natural beauty that the Bay, including diversity of mangroves, panoramic view of mountains and volcanoes, offers us, then we come to Isla Pajarito where we can enjoy the beautiful beach with a relaxing view of the sea, you will also have the opportunity to see migratory birds.
Kayak Tour: $98 per person (3 person group minimum).
Boat Tour: $120 per person (3 person group minimum).
Town of Alegria
Alegria is one of the most picturesque villages in El Salvador and famous for its flowers. There is an impressive crater lake nearby, its waters are said to be medicinal. Located at approximately 1,200 meters above sea level, the municipality's cool climate lends itself to many thriving local plant nurseries, some of which specialize in tropical flowers such as birds of paradise, anthuriums, orchids, and varieties of bromelias. The town is famous for its volcanic lake, the Alegría Laguna, which is a national protected area managed by the NGO ADESCAM. The friendly tourist agency has a municipal office and a booth on the Parque Central. It also offers some worthy guided hikes (US$10 to US$15 per half day) to coffee plantations, geothermal plants and sites related to philosopher and native Alegrían, Alberto Masferrer.
Do not miss the beautiful view from the Mirador de los Cien Grados.
Price: $90 per person (2 person group minimum)
$45 per person in group of 4 persons or more.
San Miguel City & Shopping Tour
Tour includes: Visit to Catedral-Basílica Reina de la Paz. Cathedral-Basilica of Queen of Peace. Other churches, Historical buildings, and the mall for some shopping and a great cup of cafe!!
San Miguel is a city in eastern El Salvador. It is the country's third most populous city after San Salvador and Santa Ana.
It is located 138 km east of the capital, San Salvador. It is also the capital of the department of San Miguel and a municipality.
Price: $60 per person (2 person group minimum)
VLO Surf Resort offers the following 3 main tours in the area, which you can schedule in advance or upon arrival.
-Puerto Barrillas - Ecological Tour at Bahia de Jiquilisco
-Town & Laguna of Alegria - Eco and Cultural tour
-City of San Miguel - City Shopping and Cultural tour