ABOUT THE ROYAL DECAMERON SALINITAS
The Royal Decameron Salinitas is located on the Salvadorian Pacific
Coast, about 90 kilometers from the country’s capital San Salvador, on the Panamerican Freeway, in a surface of 270,000
mts2 and a wide sandy beach of about 1 Km. long.
Royal Decameron Salinitas offers 552 rooms and extensive public areas and gardens:
• With a 2000 person capacity in three independent structures, Decameron
Convention Center offers everything necessary to make your next event a huge
success. One can find all their technological and service needs met right here
at Decameron’s spectacular El Salvador location.
• 4 large swimming pools, reflecting pools as well as 1 saltwater swimming pool
• 5 restaurants: one for breakfast, lunch & dinner buffets (theme nights) and three
specialty restaurants: Steak House, Italian, Mediterranean Fusion and Thai
• Four beach bars and a Disco Bar
• Two Snack Bars
• Nurse Station
• A discotheque
• Gym / Jacuzzi / SPA Temazcalli
The Royal Decameron Salinitas offers in its 552 rooms all the
amenities and comforts to make your vacation truly great. The resort is
comprised of two types of structures, two hotel towers of 6 and 4 floors, and 17
blocks of rooms of 3 floors, each one with views from balconies and terraces
towards the gardens and swimming pools of the hotel. (All rooms face the ocean).
Guestrooms can accommodate up to four people, with a choice of either two
comfortable double beds and one optional single, or one king-size bed. All are
equipped with bath, satellite TV, air conditioning, telephone and safe-deposit
From 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• 5 tread mills
• 2 cross training
• 3 static bicycle
• 2 spinners
• 1 multipurpose weight equipment and free weights
Spa & Jacuzzi
Facing the beach. From 7:00 a.m. to
8:00 p.m., (reservation required). Maximum capacity: 10 persons.
A ritual and pre-Hispanic bath which involves singing, high temperature, humidity and natural herbs.
Maximum capacity: 10 persons. Reservation
required. Schedules available: 8:00 a.m. / 12:00 noon / 5:00 p.m. Private rituals available at an
additional charge subject to availability.
& Body Treatment
($ at the front desk) Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Reservations required. Services: Swedish, deep
tissue, aromatherapy and volcanic hot stones massages, body exfoliations.
It offers international Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets in an open, two
story structure overlooking both the main swimming pool and the Pacific Ocean. A
Mayan influence is evident in the artisan lamps and the two story Mayan statue
in the center of the space.
It offers delicious Thai a-la-carte dinners under Mayan murals by the sea.
Restaurant and bar specializes in steaks and other grill items. Located next to
the beach, Mayan Grill offers both daily snacks and a full a-la-carte dinner
It features a truly unique pasta menu with a Jamaican feel.
It can be found amongst the lush gardens near the hotel’s main lobby. The menu
mixes Mediterranean flavors with a variety of other international flavors.
• SPA ($)
• Car Rental ($)
• Decameron Explorer Tour Desk ($)
• Money Exchange service
• Internet Salon ($)
• Honeymoon packages ($)
• Wedding packages ($)
• Local & long-distance calls ($)
• Boutique / Souvenir shop ($)
• Doctor on Call 24/7 ($)
( $= additional cost)
Chak Balam Restaurant – Buffet (located in front of the main pool)
7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Continental: 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Chak Balam Restaurant – international buffet (located in front of the main pool)
12:00 noon to 2:30 p.m.
Chak Balam Restaurant - international buffet (theme nights) -in front of main
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (dinner reservations are not required)
Mayan Grill Restaurant – a la carte (steak
house) (located next to the SPA)
Two seatings: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (Dinner
Reservations required. Please book everyday in the lobby from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 M.)
Mediterranean Fusion Restaurant – a la carte,
(located near the main hotel entrance, across from the bridge inside the property)
Two seatings: 6:30
p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Dinner Reservations required.
Please book everyday in the lobby from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00M.
Italian Restaurant - Pastafari – a la carte,
located near the main hotel entrance, inside the property.
Two seatings: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (Dinner Reservations required. Please book everyday in the
lobby from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00M.)
Bambú Restaurant (Thai) – a la carte,
located in front of the beach, near building 4. Two seatings:
6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Dinner Reservations required. Please book everyday in the lobby from
7:00 a.m. to 12:00M.
Day time snack from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Midnight snack from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Grand Acan Beach Bar, located in front of the salt water pool 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Mayan Grill Beach Bar, located next to the SPA 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pastafari Beach Bar, located near the main hotel entrance 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bambú Beach Bar, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ixchel Disco Bar, located in front of the Convention Center 10:00 p.m. to 02:00 a.m.
OPTIONAL TOURS FROM DECAMERON SALINITAS:
(minimun 2 people per tour)
Gourmet Coffee Santa Leticia
This beautiful and magical site is located in the Apaneca-Ilamatepec mountain
range, in the municipality of
Apaneca, department of Ahuachapan. We will tour coffee plantations through
trails, which are among 92 hectares of
different farmlands at an altitude between 1,400 up to 1,700 meters above sea
You will enjoy and admire the relevant aspects in the production of the famous
gourmet coffee, produced in
this region. Enjoy a walk through the trails where different stages of growth
and variety of coffee plants can be
appreciated. Explanations of all the labor and aspects involved from the bean
till you obtain of delicious cup
of coffee will be offered. Santa Leticia is the right place to enjoy an
authentic gourmet coffee, in midst of the
Mayan world, with its essence and flavor. We will also appreciate the drying and
selection of the beans.
In these mountains we find the only archaeological private site of El Salvador,
sacred ceremonial spot
where the Mayans worshipped their gods and where is civilization evolved 2,600
years ago. This spot accounts for
three Mayan monuments that date 600 years before Christ, known as Gordinflones
(the fat ones), monoliths similar
to the human figure in a round shape.
COST PP: US$ 85.00
CITY TOUR OF SAN SALVADOR & SHOPPING
Upon arrival to the capital city, San Salvador, we invite you to visit its
historical center, where we find
structures dating back to XX century, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral built
in 1905, the National Theater, a
beautiful architectonic jewel dating back to 1911. Also we find the
Anthropological Museum and the Presidential
Home. We cannot exclude visiting World Favor Plaza (Plaza Salvador del Mundo),
in the Arts and Crafts Market, we
find an ample range of folkloric souvenirs made of wood, fibers, cloth and other
materials, made by skilled hands
of our men and women of the region.
We will visit the new Multiplaza Commercial Center (Centro Commercial Multiplaza),
where we will find more
than 250 stores and restaurants that offer special discounts. Stores of famous
designers, such as TOUS, Donna
Karan, Ann Klein, Kenneth Cole, and many more can be found in this modern mall.
Included: land transportation, tour guide, entrance fees, lunch and beverages.
Recommendations: hat, comfortable walking shoes, and sun block
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 6:00 PM
COST PP: US$79
The beaches in El Salvador possess many charms that satisfy all the likes and
satisfactions. Therefore, we invite
you to know the beautiful natural sites and enjoy an excellent excursion in a
boat, searching for an appropriate
location to practice recreative and professional fishing. A great variety of
marine species like snapper,
barracuda, parrot fish, mackerel, grouper, and many others will be found in this
ocean of deep and pristine
Included: land transportation, special boat with security equipment,
professional tour captain, complete fishing
equipment (bait, fishing poles), snack and beverages.
Recommendations: shorts, sun block, hat, sunglasses
Departure: 7:30 AM Return: 2:30 PM
JUAYUA WATER FALLS
With generosity the nature gives us back the appraised WATER, in El Salvador, in
the heart of the Route of
the Flowers, thanks to the protection of the forests and the good handling of
the plantations of Coffee; The water
is born of cracks between volcanic rocks, in small mountains full of a colorful
tropical flora characteristic of
the 1000 msnm; in the municipality of Juayúa, "rain of pearls", between
beautiful sangs of Magpies, Torogoz,
Doves, Colibríes among other birds and fruit trees and tropical forest you will
find "The Cascades of La Calera",
treasure of the mother nature. In a walk of approximately 30 minutes by a route
of fertile lands, through coffee
plantations, you will have a beautiful sight without equal.
You will find in this ecological adventure, natural small wells where you can
take a refreshing bath
between rocks and cracks full of myths that we invited you to make yours here in
Level of Difficulty: IV - V
Included: land transportation, tour guide, snack, beverages, local guides.
Recommendations: light clothing, shorts, tennis, bug repellent, suntan lotion,
Duration of the walk: 1 ½ hours approx.
Departure: 8.00 AM Return: 2:OO PM
COST PP: US$59.00
IZALCO VOLCANO CLIMBING
This is a crater located approximately 1900 meters above sea level. The Izalco
Volcano is one of the natural
marvels found in El Salvador. This tour of the colossus not only includes the
ascension to the top, but also the
sight of the Cerro Verde Park, from where you can enjoy an impressive view of
the place. This is a perfect route
for those that enjoy sport activities and contact with nature.
Three hours from Cerro Verde you will arrive to the crater of the “Pacific
Lighthouse” (el Faro del
Pacifico), as it was baptized by the seamen active at that time, due to the
incandescent lava that could be
observed for many miles from the sea. On this route you will find a trail with
approximately 1500 steps and
resting sites. During all the route, you will enjoy natures beauty, and the
chirping of the birds such as the
Torogoz, declared the national bird of El Salvador.
At the skirts of the Volcano, after at least 45 minutes of walking, we start the
ascent of approximately 2
hours. As we ascend, the freshness of the air is more intense and the panoramic
view gets even more spectacular.
Once you get to the top, you will encounter a crater of 275 meters in diameter
and 27 meters in depth that will
suddenly convert itself in a natural observatory. You can observe to the north
the Santa Ana Volcano; to the
south, a wooded stretch of cultivated land and the Pacific Ocean, and to the
west the mountains of the neighboring
country of Guatemala.
Level of Difficulty: V
Included: land transportation, tour guide, fruits, snacks, beverages, entrance
fee, park guides, and the
companion of a forest ranger.
Recommendations: light clothing, long pants, tennis shoes or hiking boots, long
socks, bug repellent, sun block,
sunglasses, hat, binoculars.
Maximum weight: 200 lbs per person
Length of the tour: 5 hours approximately
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 5:00 PM
COST PP: US$95
GOLF (18 holes)
Only 10 minutes from the Hotel Royal Decameron Salinitas, we encounter ourselves
with an amateur nine hole golf
course (7,210 yds par 72), that projects out because of its green fairways of
Bermuda grass, and its small creeks
and lakes that serve to enhance the natural beauty that surrounds the course.
Various holes are protected by
little creeks and lakes that demand that golfers make precise swings. You can
also enjoy the gazebo in the center
of the lake that protects green number nine, from where you can observe the
players that are about to end their
Included: land transportation, use of the golf course.
Dress Code: polo shirts, shorts or long pants, tennis or golf shoes with rubber
Rental Equipment: clubs and golf balls, golf cart.
Restaurant Services: additional charge
COST PP: US$70
You are invited to visit La Antigua Guatemala, which was also called the city of
Santiago de los Caballeros, during the colonial period. This is a fascinating
place, rich in history, to be enjoyed in all its splendor.
This city was partially destroyed by the earthquake of Santa Marta in 1773. In
1965, Antigua was declared “colonial monument of the Americas” by the UNESCO.
You will go back 300 years in time walking along cobble
streets. Let’s start the tour through the Plaza Mayor where you will find the
only mermaid fountain (Las Sirenas) that represent fertility and was constructed
in 1739. Next we will see, El Palacio de Ayuntamiento (Town Council Palace)
constructed in the XVII century. On this route we will appreciate the colonial
the Central Park, La Vieja Plaza Real where bullfights and merchants gathered
nearby the cathedral. La Antigua in Guatemala has numerous ruins and restored
buildings that constitute only a fraction of the splendorous colonial
architecture of the city.
We also have the opportunity to visit the Cathedral,Church of San Francisco, the
Cloister Institution and Temple of our Lady of Pilar of Zaragoza, better known
as the Capuchinas,the church and convent of La Merced, the jade factory also
arts and crafts stores, where it is very likely to find a variety of Guatemalan
popular arts in its
different forms such as rock, gold, wood, wax, glass, silver, textiles, etc.
These hand made articles in its majority are found in many stores, markets and
Included: land transportation, tour guide and local tour guide, entrance fee,
Recommendations: comfortable shoes, sun block, hat, passport, light clothing.
Notice: Guatemalan visa required for some nationalities.
Departure: 6:00 AM Return: 7:00 PM
COST PP: US$135
CERRO VERDE -Bird watching
For those nature lovers, we offer you the most exciting experience available in
this region, from the Santa Ana volcano until Cerro Verde National Park. This
Park has being recognized for its diverse Flora and Fauna and biological
richness. The Park includes more than 164 bird species such as: Torogoz
(national bird of El Salvador, whose colorful feathers represent a symbol of
family unity), Crested Eagles, Hawks, Hummingbirds, Blue jays, Green
billed Toucan, among others. Cerro Verde is an inactive volcano located at an
altitude of 2.035Mts. above sea level, with a longitude of aprox.500 hectares of
tropical forest and temperatures that run between 12º C until 18º C.
We can also enjoy a walk through beautiful trails, from where we can observe the
majestic Izalco volcano, the neighborhoods of Sonsonate, Salcoatitan, the Port
of Acajutla in the Pacific Ocean and the highlands of the Sierra of Apaneca.
Includes: land transportation, entry fees, English speaking tour guide,
binoculars, local bird’s guide, snack and
Recommendations: Light clothing (green or blue colors) running or comfortable
shoes, insect repellent, sun block.
Difficulty level: II
Included: land transportation, tour guide, entrance fee, binoculars, bird
pamphlets of El Salvador, beverages, snack.
Recommendations: running shoes or wet shoes, light clothing, long pants, bug
repellent, binoculars, hat, sun block.
Departure: 3:00 PM Return: 8:00 PM
COST PP: US$68.00
COPAN ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE
The city of Copan Ruins is a beautiful small town with cobblestone streets and
adobe houses whitened with lime stone and red tiled roofs.... giving it a
harmonic and historic flair. It is located in the outskirts of Santa Rosa De
Copan, close to the limits with Guatemala, which is the best proof of the
existence of one of the greatest American Pre-Colombian culture. The Ruins of
Copan were declared by UNESCO as patrimony of humanity in 1980.
The Ruins of Copan is a quiet antique culture oasis, with sublime nature located
in the eastern part of Honduras. For many years the Copan Ruins have been
popular for its many Mayan ruins. We shall escalate and descend staircases to be
able to see the principal parts of the center of the ruins, from whence we will
be able to see The Great Plaza where we find the steles, the ball court and the
staircases with the hieroglyphics. It is a place that offers picturesque
panoramas surrounded by lush green mountains. The climate is pleasant due to the
variety of pines and abundant vegetation. The Archeological Park shows a variety
of steles that enclose the mystery of our indigenous forefathers. The Copan
Ruins are considered today as the Paris of the Mayan World.
Difficulty level: I-II
Included: land transportation, tour guide, entrance fees, lunch, beverages,
entrance fees to Honduras.
Recommendations: running shoes, sun block, hat, sunglasses, light clothing,
NOTICE: Visa to Guatemala and Honduras is required for some nationalities.
Departure: 6:00 A M Return: 8:00 PM
COST PP: US$149
CULTURE AND CRAFTS
This route is specially designed for those interested in crafts, since on the
way between the City of Sonsonate to Ahuachapan there is a series of towns with
a lot of cultural traditions. The first town will be Nahuizalco, characterized
for having strong pre-columbian traditions. This is one of the country’s most
important indigenous and crafts populations. Baskets and furniture woven from
natural fibers such as “Tule” and wicker dress up the streets. Its colonial
church and the nocturnal market, lighted with candles, are an attraction in
itself. In the heart of the route we find Salcoatitan. Its white colonial church
in front of the Central Plaza is one of its main attractions. It was here where
the first coffee tree was planted, a profitable item that supports the local
We continue our tour towards Juayua, famous for its Black Christ. This beautiful
town is of coffee tradition and it envelopes an extraordinary climate and
nature. From the verandas we can observe the natives picking up the coffee
beans. We will also visit the town of Apaneca where we will find lots of crafts
and shops that work the coffee wood. Here the flowers grow in abundance and the
constant breeze expels pine and coffee scents. We will finalize our trip at
Concepcion de Ataco, a pre-columbian town established by the Pipeles tribe and
located in the heart of the mountain where its cobblestone streets and lanterns
take us back in history. Enjoy the serenity of a town in the mountains. The
locals elaborate colorful textiles in traditional pedal looms. Amongst their
crafts variations they also fabricate musical string instruments.
Included: Land transportation, tour guide, snack, beverages
Recommendations: comfortable walking shoes, sun block, light clothing, hat, sun
Departure: 8:00 A M Return: 2:00 PM
COST PP: US$58.00
Playa Sunzal Beach, destination for surfing amateurs, is the ideal place to come
with the initial contact with Salvadorian surfing, and a safe and emotional
experience is guaranteed.
It is considered by the specialized media and international surfers among the 10
best beaches of the world to practice surfing. It is excellent to practice
snorkeling and scuba diving at very low depth. Its shoreline is rocky and sea
habitat can be observed, as the oysters, lobsters, corals with perfect clarity,
specially on the months of dry weather (November through April).
Sunzal Beach is the rocky point that forms the right wave that can be surfed up
to 273 meters during good conditions. The Sunzal is an easy wave, without a
doubt, and the most thrilling for surfers of all levels. In this place you can
find children and young people practicing their bodysurfing and boogie skills.
In these towns of El Salvador the charm of practicing surfing serves as a common
focal point between the travelers and the locals. Really, this is a unique
destination in reference to sun, beach, and surfing.
Included: land transportation, equipment (board, board protectors, and wax),
lunch, and two beverages.
Recommendation: sun block (do not apply in the front of your body), sunglasses,
bathing suit, beach towel, extra clothing.
Minimum age: 12 years old
Maximum age: 55 years old
Maximum weight: 250 lbs per person
Physical Condition: You must be in good physical conditions and no affection to
the blood pressure and heart. You must have basic swimming abilities.
Notice: Due to ocean conditions and other natural elements, it is possible that
changes may occur before or during the programmed activity. However, El Salvador
is known for its waves and climatic consistency.
Departure: 6:00 AM Return: 3:00 PM
COST PP: US$189.00
TAZUMAL-JOYAS DEL CEREN (The Mayan Route)
The archeological discovery of greatest importance in the last 50 years
throughout Latin America: a Mayan village that shows us how the Mayas lived, as
Joya de Ceren was preserved by nature upon being buried under the ashes of the
volcanoes Loma Caldera eruption 1.400 years ago. Joya de Ceren is considered a
site t of first order of what is known as the Mayan Route or the Meso American
Route. It has been recognized by UNESCO as Patrimony of Humanity. After this
visit we will be transferred to San Andres, a ceremonial center where
semi-discovered structures (pyramids), some mounds and its historical museum can
Close to noon time, we will be transported to Chalchuapa where we will find
archeological site, El Tazumal and Casa Blanca, places that we will visit and
admire their pyramids, as well as listening to the historical briefings of its
inhabitants. Included is the opportunity to see archeological remains in the
museums. In El Tazumal we can tour the pyramids and its sloping steps which will
take us to the top where we will have the fabulous view of adobe and tile houses
on the background of the Apaneca Mountains.
Close to El Tazumal we have available replicas and original pieces on sale. Casa
Blanca is also known for its processing of indigo dyeing. Visitors can
participate in the dyeing process.
Level of difficulty: I (includes climbing the steps)
Included: land transportation, tour guide, beverages, entrance fees, lunch.
Recommendations: comfortable shoes, sun block, hat
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 6:00 PM
COST PP: US$99.00
SAN SALVADOR VOLCANO & COATEPEQUE LAKE
Exit towards the Capital of El Salvador, taking a panoramic highway from where
it will be possible to appreciate the Pacific coasts from El Salvador, Arrival
to the Volcano of San Salvador that is located to the west of the city and is a
complex bulk that includes the tips: Peak (1.967m) and Wild boar (1.397 ms). The
crater (the big hole) has a diameter of 1,500m and it is located to 1.800 mts.
of height. We will make a long walk around its border, where we will be able to
appreciate the beauty of the wild life, in addition to a variety of species of
violets in the trunks of the trees. The Peak that is confused with the volcano,
shines imposing, to its skirts the city of San Salvador grows and little by
little it invades its environs. This volcano to destroyed several times the
capital, that date from 1671 to the date, the last eruption in 1917 destroyed
the capital almost completely.Afterwards, a panoramic ride takes us to the
Coatepeque Lake, formed by the sinking of the ashes of two volcanic cones that
gave origin to the lake, whose name comes from the Nahuat tongue that means
“snake hill”. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in El
Salvador, and considered one of the ten most beautiful lakes of the world.
Level of Difficulty: I - II
Included: land transportation, tour guide, entrance fees, lunch, beverages.
Recommendations: light clothing, sun block, bug repellent, running shoes,
sunglasses, and cash for souvenir shopping.
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 5:00 PM
COST PP: US$89.00
Canopy is a new option o f adventure in our country which offers a unique
activity and an extreme ecological experience. From high altitude (1600 mts
above the sea level), amazing landscapes can be contemplated from the hills of
Apaneca, (Ahuachapàn). Harness, gloves and pulleys with steel wire provide the
necessary guarantee throughout the route. In order to begin it is necessary to
walk a few minutes until arriving at the first platform, where all the equipment
it has placed. This stroll helps you became familiar with the atmosphere.
In each platform, you can take a break while you take wonderful pictures of our
greatest mountains. The distance covered is around 30 to 400mts which it’s not
appreciable in a simple view. The 12 stations of the trip make you feel like a
The first six are in a short distance that help you feel more comfortable with
the equipment and prepare you for the next level. The height and speed are
predominant in the last part. Two hours and a half are enough to enjoy each
detail of the adventure.
Difficulty Level: I – II
Included: Transportation, equipment, tour guide, snacks.
Recommendations: Tennis, video and photo camera, long sleeves shirts,
Maximum weith: 250 pounds.
Minimum Age: 12 years.
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 12:00 M
COST PP: US$115.00
JIQUILISCO BAY, MANGROVES AND MONKEY TOUR NEW!
Located south of the department of Usulutan, the Jiquilisco bay and its
Kilometers of water channels right in the middle of beautiful mangroves and calm
waters, became the most diverse aquatic eco systems in El Salvador. Thanks to
this biodiversity it has being included in the RAMSAR list of important
Admire for yourself the great variety of species: the fun and curious four eyed
fish who will escort you during your boat journey, groups of aquatic birds (some
in migration) and the different varieties of mangroves and vegetation typical of
this bay. You will enjoy the natural beauty of the virgin beaches, volcanic
sightseeing and small fisherman villages that adorn gracefully this picturesque
After a delicious lunch at the shore, we will embark on a walk through a
subtropical forest and sugar plantations where we can observe a colony of spider
monkeys that will delight us with their acrobatics and presence.
Included: land and boat transportation, entry fees, English speaking tour guide,
snack, beverages and lunch.
Recommendations: Light clothing, long pants, comfortable walking shoes, insect
repellent, sun block, hat, bathing suit and beach towel.
Difficulty level: I
Departure: 06:00 am Return: 07:00 pm
SCUBA DIVING IN “LOS COBANOS” CORAL REEF
The coasts and lakes of El Salvador are known worldwide for its monumental coral
reefs. Expert scuba divers, as well as beginners, enjoy the wonderful sub
aquatic marine world. At Los Cobanos we can find the only coral reef with 157
km. extension in the country. Los Cobanos is located in the Sonsonate
department, 15km south of the City of Sonsonate (department head), near the
Acajutla Port. In this waters we can find abundant fauna, such as the angel
fish, grouper, barracudas, sting rays, parrot fish, octopus, lobsters,
mackerels, snapper, sea urchin, eel, surgeon fish, damsels, starfish, whales and
sperm whales (specially during December and January).
Sunken ships permit us to turn back in time, learn about the culture and the
memorable history of this country. These ships were responsible for the
transportation of coffee from Central America to Europe between the years 1870
and 1895. The coral reef of the Los Cobanos is an example of the rich marine
life, and without a doubt, one of the best eco-tourism attractions in the
Central American Pacific Coast.
Included: Land and water transportation, PADI (Professional Association of
Diving Instructors), soft drinks, snack, complete equipment, boat with oxygen
unit aboard, and two dives.
Recommendations: wet shoes, sun block, hat, sunglasses, beach towel, bathing
suit, extra clothing, logbook, and diving certificate.
Maximum Weight: 200 lbs. per person
Minimum Age: 12 years old
Departure: 8:00 AM Return: 1:30 PM
Notice: Every person that desires to scuba dive is responsible of presenting a
valid certification upon registration for the tour. This tour requires optimum
physical conditions. The tour guide of this excursion has the right to deny
participation to anyone who does not meet these requirements, without any
COST PP: US$144
SCUBA DIVING-VOLCANO CRATER
The adventure of diving at the height of a volcano crater is an extreme
experience. While diving in hot volcanic waters, you can observe typical fishes
from the zone, such as the black bass, the funny and threatening crabs that
defend their territory with their fine claws, and a tiny medusa wandering
around. Sunken trees and volcanic rocks make up the spectral submarine sight.
We can see five types of fresh water fishes, volcanic lava, and rocky volcanic
formations. At 12 meters (approximately 40 feet) depth, we can view caves and
cracks that release hot water with temperature over 70ºC.
Included: Land and water transportation, complete equipment, snack, beverages,
PADI instructor, boat with oxygen unit aboard, and two dives.
Recommendations: wet shoes, sun block, sunglasses, bathing suit, beach towel,
hat, extra clothing, logbook, and diving certificate.
Maximum Weight: 200 lbs. per person
Minimum Age: 12 years old.
Departure: 7:00 AM Return: 3:00 PM
Notice: Every person that desires to scuba dive is responsible of presenting a
valid certification upon registration to this tour. This excursion requires
optimum physical condition. The tour guide of this excursion has the right to
deny participation to anyone who does not meet these requirements, without any
COST PP: US$136