What to bring?
Valid Passport – Photocopy of passport-keep it separate from your passport in case you lose passport – Travel & Medivac Insurance
Bring sunblock, mosquito repellant and positive vibe to enjoy your holidays!
Hotel Guest Information/FAQs
PASSPORTS: All foreign nationals entering El Salvador must have a valid passport to enter El Salvador. For some nationalities El Salvador may require 6 months validity beyond your date of entry.
VISA: Visas are not required for US or Canadian Citizens. Other nationalities please inquire with us directly. Arrival Tax/Tourist Visa: El Salvador has a $10 charge for your tourist visa (Americans and Canadians) which must be paid at immigration in cash.
Official Currency: US dollars (ATMs located in airport)
Credit cards/Cash: Las Flores Surf Club accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express for guest incidentals which may be charged to your room account. You will need to have the credit card in your possession and it must be in your name. The nearest ATM to the hotel is 35min away. We recommend each guest bring approximately $300 cash for expenses outside the hotel such as surfing photos and videos, souvenirs, or gratuities, which must be paid in cash.
Electricity/Voltage is 110V, SAME AS USA, no adapters required
Cell Phones: There is cellular coverage at Las Flores Resort for phones w/ intl. GSM Roaming. AT&T has good coverage throughout El Salvador. Roaming charges average about $2.00 per minute use so consider using the in suite phones or Skype as an alternative.
Internet: Las Flores Surf Club has a WIFI network w/ADSL internet service, which is still able to still run on generator power in the event of a power outage, to provide a reliable internet service. There is WIFI throughout the majority of the resort including the hotel, lounge, bar, pool, restaurant and beachside areas. You will need to obtain the password from the front desk. Average connection speeds are around 1MBPS download and 300kbps upload. It can be slower during periods of peak usage.
Maintenance or Management Issues: It is important that you report any hotel maintenance issues you encounter with your rooms or any other area of our service to our hotel management immediately so we may address the problems and get them resolved in a timely manner. Las Flores Resort is in a remote location and it often requires time to get it fix.
Safety: The drive from the airport to the resort is a smooth and routine 2-hour trip along some of the best maintained and well-paved roads in Central America. Our airport transfers operate 6am to 6pm daily. Outside of these time, it transfers are still available but at an additional cost of $90 per way. The resort employs a professional security company with trained personnel onsite for 24 hour vigilance. El Cuco municipality and police station is less than 1km away. Once you arrive at Las Flores Resort, you may enjoy the tranquility and peace of mind in our secure facilities and in the beautiful beach out front.
There is practically no reason to get in a car and leave the resort and beach for your daily routines, healing retreat or surf adventure, however in the event that you do, the hotel offers fully-catered tours to all points of interest in Eastern El Salvador.