Cerron Grande Dam (Suchitlan Lake) Tours

Suchitlan Lake, the vast body of water created by the Cerron Grand Dam, is the largest fresh water reserve in the county. Visitors flock to this protected wetland in hopes of spotting some of the diverse species of birds and fish that call Suchitlan home.  

Built in 1973, the reservoir supplies energy to nearby towns, as well as water for irrigation, livestock and local residents. The dam stretches some 90 meters high, across nearly 800 meters, providing travelers with uniterrupted 306-degree views of incredible El Salvador landscapes. 

Practical Info

The dam is part of the Lempa River, located 78 kilometers north of San Salvador in Potonico and Jutiapa. 
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Suchitoto Day Trip from San Salvador

Explore the buzzing cultural center of El Salvador on this full-day tour of Suchitoto from San Salvador, including hotel pick-up. Admire the cobbled lanes and colonial buildings on a guided tour of the historic center; visit the landmark Santa Lucia Church, and browse the markets and handicrafts shops. After lunch (own expense), enjoy free time to sightsee independently, cruise around Lake Suchitlán or visit the nearby Los Tercios Waterfall.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$48.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Suchitoto Craft and Cultural Villages Tour from San Salvador

Explore the town of Suchitoto and find out why it’s considered the cultural capital of El Salvador. First, visit the must-see Museo Casa de Don Alejandro Cotto, followed by a walk around town, stopping at attractions such as the Santa Lucía Church. After lunch (which is not included), hop aboard a boat and enjoy a trip around Suchitlan Lake.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$125.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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