Accommodation in La Union
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You don't need to travel too far to get to La Union, which lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of the well-known metropolis of San Miguel.
Make sure you spend a day exploring Llano de Los Patos and San Antonio. The former spot is 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the southwest, while the latter is 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the west.
If you're a water enthusiast, you'll be pleased to know that the region offers a range of watersports to try in El Salvador, including swimming and surfing.
Vacationing works up an appetite. After surviving a few hours of serious sightseeing, refuel at your choice of the local eateries.
The local people know that chicken and beef are among this region's most well-known ingredients.
Experience your trip with all of your senses by experimenting with some of the area's best dishes. Tipico salvadoreno (eggs, cheese, tortillas) and casamiento (rice and black beans) are interesting choices here.
For a beautiful dessert, or perhaps a sneaky afternoon snack, enjoy local treat, pastelitos (small stuffed pastries).
Take it easy while drinking a kolachampan (sugar-cane soft drink) to fully immerse yourself in the tastes of the region.
Buy some vinagre de piña (fermented pineapples and water), a well-known drink in this area.
Often, the difference between a traveler and a tourist is a little familiarity with the local language. So, make the effort to wrap your tongue around some basic Spanish phrases. A common expression is "¿Querría bailar conmigo?" ("Would you like to dance with me?"), which can be understood by almost everyone. A further useful expression is "Este caballero pagará por todo" ("This gentleman will pay for everything").
Those who'll be in the area close to the 15th of September ought to learn that this is Independence Day, a countrywide festivity.
All adventures must end at some point, but the memories of this place are sure to last long after you say, "Adiós."
Located 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northeast from La Union is Toncontin International Airport, the closest major airport.
Packages in La Union
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