Immigration in La Unión

Immigration Office

Next door to the post office; the sign says Control Migración. You must stop by here if you’re arriving or departing by boat from Nicaragua or Honduras. Some agencies offering the boat trip will arrange the paperwor…
Tourist Information in San Salvador

Ministerio de Medio Ambiente

Manages the Parque Nacional Montecristo near Metapán. You need permission to stay overnight in the park, and even day-trippers should call ahead to be sure there isn't a big group headed there at the same time.
Tourist Information in Juayúa


Juayúa’s tourist agency dispenses information about the town and area excursions from its kiosk on the east side of the plaza.
Tourist Information in Alegría

Tourist Agency

Office on the main plaza that can arrange guided hikes to the Laguna de Alegría and beyond (US$15 per day).
Tourist Information in San Salvador


Manages Parque Nacional El Imposible and Parque Nacional Los Volcanes.
Tourist Information in Ataco

Tourist Information Kiosk

Sits at the entrance to town. You can pick up a handy street map here.
Medical in San Salvador

Hospital Bloom

Public hospital with long lines. Specializes in children’s treatment.
Tourist Information in Suchitoto

Tourism Office

Information on sights, activities and cultural events in Suchitoto.
Hospital in San Salvador

Hospital Diagnóstico Escalón

Recommended private hospital with an emergency department.
Medical in La Unión

Plaza Médica Vida

A decent medical center near the town center.