Jiquilisco Bay Floating Restaurants
In the extensive Jiquilisco Bay in Usulután, you will find numerous options for sightseeing and eco tourism.
One of them are the tourist routes offered by the Tourist Development Association at Jiquilisco Bay (ASDETUR), with the support of non- governmental association “ActionAid” and Spanish authorities who have supported the initiative.
Since December 2010, all visitors can enjoy delicious food in an unusual environment: floating restaurants among the beautiful bay of Jiquilisco.
Tourists have the option to take tours that include visits to one (or several) islands in the area, activities include: fishing and a visit to the famous “Ship Graveyard ” all at affordable prices (5 to 10 people group).
If you want to take this tour or just taste delicious food, visit the information booth at Puerto El Triunfo for rates on boat hire that vary from US$ 15.00 to US$ 45.00.
Restaurants open to the public are:
• Palm Beach Restaurant: located in the vicinity of El Jobal Island and El Espíritu Santo Beach.
• Cape Turtle Restaurant: located in the area of El Tular Beach
• Restaurant Xiriualtique: currently being renovated.
In all of them you can rent fishing poles for US$ 5.00 an hour and if you are lucky, the restaurant will prepare you own catch.
Gastronomic specialties include ceviche, seafood cocktails, breaded fish and seafood soup (seafood) at prices from US$ 4.00, US$ 8.00 to US$ 10.00
These floating restaurants have a capacity for 32 people. They have clean and eco-friendly restrooms.
How to get there:
If you are driving from San Salvador to Usulután, we recommend first driving towards Comalapa Airport and then taking the Coastal Highway going east (CA-2). Just when are about to reach San Marcos Lempa town you will run into signs indicating the road to “El Malecon” at Puerto El Triunfo in Jiquilisco Bay.
You may park your vehicle in the secured parking lot for US$ 1.00. Open from 5:00 am until 10:00 pm.
You must board a boat at Puerto El Triunfo to reach this destination. Ask for packages available in the Information Booth at El Malecón.
- From San Salvador to Usulutan: Route 302. Ticket cost US$ 1.50
- San Salvador to Puerto El Triunfo, Usulutan (direct): Route 185. Ticket cost US$ 1.50
- Usulutan Area: Route 363 to Jiquilisco, Usulutan, Santa Elena and Puerto El Triunfo. Fares from US$ 0.35.
• ASDETUR Offices (Information Booth at El Malecón Puerto El Triunfo): (503) 2434-2613 and (503) 7143-6284
• Contact Email: email@example.com
• Website: www.xiriualtique.com
- Playas Palmeras Restaurant
Elevation: 1 ft
N 13 ° 15,722 ‘
In 88 ° 35,491 ‘
- Cape Turtle Restaurant
Elevation 2 ft.
N 13 ° 12,091 ‘
In 88 ° 31,374 ‘
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