El Cuco Beach

El Cuco beach is located at in Eastern El Salvador, specifically in the Department of San Miguel and is an ideal place to spend a day of complete rest beach. family and disconnect from all hustle and bustle of the city.

El Cuco Beach

The cuckoo is one of the most visited beaches in El Salvador, especially those residing in the East of the country, those who like the tranquility of its waters, the large areas of black sand, very feasible to practice football, volleyball, jogging, among others. Also the goodness of its waves allows swimming, surfing and fishing, among other alternatives.

To reach the beach cuckoo only have to travel 35 kms from San Miguel, it is not enough if compared to what is going to enjoy in this place, some people also believe that it is one of the best beaches in El Salvador.

From San Salvador, capital of El Salvador, to El Cuco there are 175 kilometers, that distance can make this journey in about two hours and a half depending on the traffic and speed, to be able to go to the cuckoo not necessary as holy week vacation, or those of August, you can go at any time, although in those times, there is a greater influx of visitors.

It should also be mentioned that you can practice surfing, for all those who love the extreme, can practice it, always remember that they should take into account the recommendations by the experts before diving into the rich waters.

In the cuckoo there is a great variety of seafood and food of all kinds with very reasonable prices in small restaurants in the area as well as local more specialized.

How to get there

If you are driving on the road to the coast (CA-2) from Usulutan, look for the diversion called “El Delirio” where you must turn right, towards the Cuco-La Union. The road is in excellent condition and properly marked. You may park in any restaurant or stay that you like.

If you are travelling by bus:

  • From San Miguel: Route 320 (with destination towards El Cuco, Chirilagua and San Miguel). Cost of the ticket from $0.75.
  • From Usulutan: Route 373 (with destination Usulut├ín, El Tr├ínsito and San Miguel). Cost of the ticket from $0.75.

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