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Top San Salvador Beach Hotels

Boca Olas Resort Villas
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
Km. 42 1/2 Carretera al Litoral, Playa El Tunco, La Libertad
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The price is $149 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (100 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"I highly recommend this place. We had an amazing time. The staff was friendly, place was very clean, easy access to tunco beach, VERY safe. If you want to see beautiful El Salvador then I recommend the tour packages and highly recommend Milton as your tour guide. He was so welcoming, informative, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Boca Olas Resort Villas
Barceló San Salvador
4.5 out of 5
Ave Las Magnolias Y Blvd Del Hipodromo, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.6/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"They have taken many measures ‘cause of covid, which is good. Food was delicious and beds are super confy."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Barceló San Salvador
Hotel Armonía Hostal
3 out of 5
35 Avenida Norte, Reparto Santa Fe, # 8, Between Violets St and Washington Ave, San Salvador, SS
The price is $41 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (66 reviews)
Hotel Armonia San Salvador

"Location is good. The rooms look old and toilet needs to be redone."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Hotel Armonía Hostal

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Hotel Estero y Mar
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Final Playa El Pimental, Cantón Los, Mangos Lote No.158, San Luis Talpa, La Paz
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4.3/5Excellent! (165 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach bar, massages on beach
Travelers say...

"Ocean views,helpful staff, beautiful place!! Definitely will come back."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Hotel Estero y Mar
Atami Escape Resort
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Km. 49, Carretera Litoral, Tamanique, La Libertad
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.2/5Excellent! (337 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"This is the place near the coast that the locals from San Salvador go to get away. Beautiful scenery. All amenities you want from a resort. Great food. Views views views. 2 beaches to choose from. One private. 2 pool. 2 natural ocean water pools. Can’t say enough."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Atami Escape Resort
Eco Hotel Mariscal
3 out of 5
Paseo Escalón No. 3658, San Salvador
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.1/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Nice place, location is good and the staff is very friendly. The free breakfast is good for the price."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

Eco Hotel Mariscal
Casa 1800 Suchitoto
2.5 out of 5
Av. 15 de Septiembre #61, Barrio de Concepción, Suchitoto, Cuscatlan
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The price is $96 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.1/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"Lugar hermoso, las habitaciones espectacularmente decoradas y limpias. El servicio también estuvo de maravilla!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Casa 1800 Suchitoto
Hotel de la Escalón Morrison
3 out of 5
Calle Nueva 1 #3889 Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4/5Very Good! (65 reviews)

"I really had a pleasant stay here. The service was good and the place was accommodating. The only thing I didn’t like was that the room window was very small. I would have preferred a bigger window. Overall, I highly recommend this place. It was worth the money."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Hotel de la Escalón Morrison
Hotel Pacific Paradise
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Km 75 Blvd Playa Costa Del Sol, La Herradura, PA
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3.9/5Very Good! (75 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The private beach was nice although we didn’t use it much. We preferred the wonderful pool and the individual areas where we had our hammocks. Food was fantastic. I loved the shrimp ceviche!!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2019

Hotel Pacific Paradise
Best Western Plus Hotel Terraza
3 out of 5
85 Ave Sury Calle Padres Aguilar, San Salvador, SS
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3.8/5Good! (165 reviews)
Good Stay

"This Hotel is kind old but even do comparing price and comfort is ok, breakfast is good and has a nice restaurant, is very near to main avenues"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Best Western Plus Hotel Terraza
SABAS Beach Resort
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Playa San Blas, Carretera Litoral KM 39, La Libertad, LI
The price is $85 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.8/5Good! (71 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Beach front room was perfect but the bathroom was dirty, mirrors were disgusting, almost had to beg for toilet paper. No one came to clean the room, we had 2 nights with a king bed but they gave us a queen and their argument was that they had no more king size available. The receptionist was not ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

SABAS Beach Resort
Hotel Los Farallones
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
Km 41.5 Carretera Litoral, La Libertad
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The price is $140 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
3.6/5Good! (211 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Was great food not so good but ok room was ok no mirror in room"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Hotel Los Farallones
Hotel Tekuani Kal
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Playa El Tunco, La Libertad, LI
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3.3/5 (62 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pools
Travelers say...

"We enjoy our time in the hotel, this was clean, people in the bar and the rest of the property were amigable and always with a big smile"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Hotel Tekuani Kal
Hotel Pacific Sunrise
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Carretera Litoral y calle el Obispo, La Libertad, LI
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3.3/5 (75 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The receptionist for some reason kept telling me to email him my reservation (as he was standing at his computer looking at the reservation on my cell phone). He then gave us a single bed even though the reservation said double. Our room was not clean (stains on the linen and a strong moldy smell ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018

Hotel Pacific Sunrise
Vista Sunzal Bungalow
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
Km 42 carretera litoral, 1 Km, arriba carretera hacia Tamanique, La Libertad, LI
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3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Hilltop retreat- great view

"Not a hotel. 2 separate 'bungalows' with a common area kitchen, pool and palapa. We did not have a car but found a local in Playa El Tunco who knew the location and found us a driver. Could be a real challenge for first time arrivals (no sign). Spanish speaking caretakers live nearby eager to please. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2016

Vista Sunzal Bungalow
Hotel Las Hojas Resort & Beach Club
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
Calle Principal #95, Playa Las Hojas, PA
The price is $200 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
3.1/5 (42 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, massages on beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"I LIKE THE FRIENDLY STAFF AND THE VIEW FRONT TO THE BEACH."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Hotel Las Hojas Resort & Beach Club
Hotel Bahia Del Sol
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
Kilometro 78 Ave. Costa Del Sol, La Herradura, PA
The price is $132 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
3/5 (49 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"I liked the birds at the hotel and it’s location And view"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Hotel Bahia Del Sol
Hotel Bahia Dorada
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
Km 75 1/2 Blvd. Costa Del Sol, La Herradura, PA
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3/5 (43 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach bar, outdoor pools
Travelers say...

"first i did not have my reseevation due they do not have a business with you anymore"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Hotel Bahia Dorada
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Beach Hotels in San Salvador

Known for its entertainment choices and museums, San Salvador offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With your choice of 28 beach hotels and other accommodation options in this destination, it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in San Salvador, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Casa 1800 Suchitoto - 2.5 guesthouse. It features complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and a coffee shop/café. Guests love the location and breakfast.

Hotel Los Farallones - 3.5 hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its size and helpful staff. This hotel boasts 2 outdoor swimming pools, cooked-to-order, and a beach bar.

Hotel Tekuani Kal - 3 hotel on the beach. It offers 2 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, and a sauna. Activities include surfing/boogie boarding. Guest reviews highlight the location.

Hotel Tazumal House - 2.5 guesthouse. It features cooked-to-order, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a coffee shop/café. Guests love the location.

Rancho Estero y Mar - 3 family-friendly resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its breakfast and overall comfort. This resort boasts 4 outdoor swimming pools, full, and a beach bar.

Planning Your Trip to San Salvador

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: March, April, February, and May, with an average temperature of 93°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 60°F
  • Driest months: March, January, February, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.05 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, August, October, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.21 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Salvador

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything San Salvador has to offer. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to San Diego Beach or Playa San Blas for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's entertainment choices and museums, and make time for local attractions like National Theater and Estadio Cuscatlan. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Plaza Geraldo Barrios or Catedral Metropolitano. Visitors also enjoy San Salvador for its:
  • Tours
  • Cafés
  • Flowers
  • Restaurants

Getting Around San Salvador

If you're looking to fly to San Salvador, the closest major airport is in San Salvador (ILS-Ilopango), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

Frequently asked questions

What is San Salvador like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its entertainment choices and museums, San Salvador offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in San Salvador?
Atami Escape Resort is a top 3-star beachfront hotel offering 7 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants, located within a short 1-minute walk of El Palmarcito Beach. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Hotel Los Farallones and SABAS Beach Resort.
How many beach hotels are there in San Salvador?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 19 hotels in San Salvador for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in San Salvador?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at weather throughout the year in San Salvador: The hottest months are usually March and April with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 76°F. Average annual precipitation for San Salvador is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do around San Salvador?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to San Diego Beach or Playa San Blas for some quality time by the water. Experience the area’s entertainment choices and museums, and make time for local attractions like Metrocentro and Monumento al Salvador del Mundo. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Estadio Cuscatlan or La Gran Via Shopping Center.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in San Salvador?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in San Salvador more easily: Make your way to San Salvador with a flight to El Salvador Intl. Airport (SAL), the closest major airport which is located 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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