Ataco is the best base for exploring Ruta de las Flores. Other villages start to fade mid-afternoon, while Ataco’s restaurant and bar scene are just getting started.
Juayua is the most popular village on Ruta de las Flores with their weekly food fair. Los Chorros de Calera is also a fun swimming hole just outside town. Find out what is on the menu inside.
Mexico does in fact have a 390 peso exit fee if you stay over 7 days in the country. Find out if you already paid it, how to pay it if you didn’t, and how to avoid paying it again.
The border crossing from Valle Nuevo, Guatemala to Las Chinamas, El Salvador is extremely painless, except the chicken bus transfer in Guatemala City. Find out how to get from Antigua to Ahuachapan for the Ruta de las Flores.
Eat, drink, sleep & be merry at Los Portones de Ataco, a cafe-hotel located on the Ruta de las Flores – find out why it’s the perfect hub for exploring this beautiful region of El Salvador.
Ahuachapan is a pleasant intro to El Salvador, and home to Los Ausoles geysers. Find out how this Ruta de las Flores endpoint powers the country.
Stay in the heart of Ahuachapan in a gorgeous 19th century building, with comfort & character – find out why La Casa de Mamapan is easily the best hotel in town.
Get off the beaten track & experience a day in the life of a farmer on a Coffee Tour with De la Gente – find out how this cooperative is changing the lives of local communities around Antigua, Guatemala.
Posada Belen Museo Inn is located in Zone 1, the Historic District, of Guatemala City and has become an unofficial museum for guests. Find out what makes this hotel special.
Want to have fun, learn new skills in the kitchen & sit down to a 6 course Guatemalan feast?! Sign up for a cooking class with El Frijol Feliz in Antigua, Guatemala!