Apulo turicentro is located 16 kilometres from the capital city, San Salvador, this proximity makes it a place quite visited by many tourists. Apulo means in nahuatl: “Place which sinks in water”. This site is located in Canton Dolores Apulo, municipality of Ilopango in the Department of San Salvador.
Adjacent to the tourist center the Lake of Ilopango of 72 Km.2 is also, is among the departments of San Salvador, Cuscatlan and La Paz. In this area the flora is classified as forest deciduous, since existing specimens are typical of this vegetable formation.
Lake Ilopango is of volcanic origin, its crater lies just to the bottom of the Lake. The boiler of Ilopango was formed as a result of a cataclysmic, such eruption enormous pyroclastic flows which destroyed different Mayan cities.
In the picnic of the turicentro Apulo you can enjoy a delicious typical dish like: La Mojarra boneless, in addition to various seafood and traditional dishes, which are prepared with a high level of quality. Apulo Waterpark is one of the safest recreational centers, since in its interior there is a tourist police post.
This place is open every day of the year, in hours from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The cost of entry is $1 for adults. children under 10 years and senior citizens are free.
It is easy to reach the destination. If the tourist does not have car, enough to deal with units of the number 15 bus routes, either in the center of the capital, or in the detour to Ilopango. These will take you directly to their facilities.