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Top Choice Cultural 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. Th…
Top Choice Coffee 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 displayi…
Top Choice International 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 (US$5 t…
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 enou…
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 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 about…
Bar in Suchitoto

El Necio

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 you cou…
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 buildin…
Cultural in Suchitoto

Festival de Maíz

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