As the smallest sibling in the family of Central American countries, El Salvador often doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves – but this isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

While neighbouring Mexico, Cuba and Costa Rica swell with holiday-makers, El Salvador’s dark-sand beaches and colourful colonial towns are ripe for discovery. There’s centuries of Mesoamerican history to unearth, specialty delicacies to devour and world-class national parks filled with pumas, boars and hairy anteaters. Once you’ve woken up to the smell of freshly ground coffee, you’ll be quietly glad this is the region’s best kept secret after all.

Our El Salvador trips

15 Days From £2,907

Journey through El Salvador and Guatemala, with a short diversion to Honduras, to...

15 Days From £4,410

Journey through Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador, starting in Mexico, to explore the...

29 Days From £6,480

Journey through El Salvador and Guatemala, with a short diversion to Honduras, to...

43 Days From £9,560

Discover Mexico’s incredible heritage while dining on regional specialities, shopping...

27 Days From £6,115

Journey through El Salvador and Guatemala, with a short diversion to Honduras, to...

43 Days From £10,720

Embark on the ultimate journey through Central America, travelling from Mexico down to...

29 Days From £7,190

Discover Mexico’s incredible heritage while dining on regional specialities, shopping...

29 Days From £7,580

Take a comprehensive adventure through Mexico and Central America - exploring the...

29 Days From £7,110

Journey through Central America from Mexico through Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and...

Earn 3,500 Qantas Points on all tours over $1,000 Find out more >