Top ChoiceCultural Center in Suchitoto

Centro Arte para la Paz

Opened in 2000 as a charitable initiative to support victims of domestic violence, the Centro Arte para la Paz now organizes a range of cultural activities from its premises in a beautiful, old Dominican convent....

Top ChoiceCoffee in Suchitoto

Café Literario Eluney

Juan José and Marisol have fitted their small, artsy coffee shop with books to browse, and use the space to host live poetry readings, literary discussions and occasional jazz nights. There's also a gallery...

Top ChoiceInternational in Suchitoto

La Lupita del Portal

Now flanked by pupusa joints, Lupey's is still a reliable restaurant and drinking spot overlooking the central park. The menu features salads, sandwiches, pizza and grills, plus large fruit shakes. Breakfast...

Waterfall in Suchitoto

Cascadas Los Tercios

Geologic oddity Cascadas Los Tercios tumbles over a cliff of tightly packed hexagonal stone spires. The waterfall underwhelms when water is low (often), but the rock formation and the trip there are captivating...

International in Suchitoto

Casa 1800

Blissful lake views from a wooden deck beneath the trees make Casa 1800 a sound choice. The menu of grilled meats, fish, sandwiches and pizzas is on the pricey side, but you're paying a premium for the setting.

Arts Center in Suchitoto

Indigo Workshop

This center, founded to support women in rural communities, offers traditional indigo dyeing demonstrations and can show you how to dye your own T-shirt (US$25), scarf (US$20) or sarong (US$25). Workshops last...

Bar in Suchitoto

El Necio

A straight-up drinking den with a revolutionary flavor in the stiff drinks. Jerry and friends rotate the political paraphernalia with great zeal. You can learn as much about the country's history in a night as...

Fashion & Accessories in Suchitoto

Arte Añil

Local indigo artist Irma Guadrón runs a cozy shop that specializes in high-quality indigo-dyed pieces; each one is meticulously handcrafted, and she caters to a variety of clients all over the world.

Museum in Suchitoto

Casa de los Recuerdos Alejandro Cotto

The former home of El Salvador's most successful film director, the late Alejandro Cotto, is now a museum. Many of Cotto's personal belongings, artwork, awards and furniture have been preserved here, and the...

Cultural in Suchitoto

Festival de Maíz

Suchitoto’s corn-harvest festival involves religious processions and street parties centering on the Parque Central.

Salvadoran in Suchitoto

La Posada Suchitlán

On lush, sprawling grounds overlooking the lake, you'll find typical Salvadoran food in an atypical setting.

Mexican in Suchitoto


A fun Mexican joint turning out decent burritos and tacos that go down well with a margarita or two.

Arts & Crafts in Suchitoto

Casa de la Abuela

If you're short on time and gifts, stop by this ever-expanding store that stocks handicrafts and artwork from the region.