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Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo)

South Of Balboa Park 1 km | Los Planes de Renderos, San Salvador, El Salvador
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South Of Balboa Park 1 km | Los Planes de Renderos, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

If you have an eye for these things, you can see where a massive slab fell off the outcrop one day and landed where it landed. The slab is maybe 40 feet long. It did not fall far, and you can make out where it...More

2  Thank NewMexicoScraps
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We had a great time here. It is free (maybe pay parking attendant). There are three different climbs. All the climbs are safe for older elementary kids and older. Not for people who are in poor shape or unstable on their feet. The drive up...More

3  Thank Jason K
Reviewed 23 February 2014

After reading the reviews, I was expecting more. Although, I went on this as part of a tour and was told the significance, I was a bit disappointed. If you don't expect much, except a view of the countryside, then you'll be fine.

2  Thank EB808
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Great view, although lots of steps, it's worth the climb! You can see San Salvador on one side and the ocean on the other. Go by taxi or private car.

5  Thank Osote
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Hiking in midst of a tropical wonderland filled with fragrant flowers, a myriad of colorful butterflies, pure mountain air makes this a real treat. The climb is in the jungle and some places are steep but the views are out of this world! If you...More

3  Thank Angie Y
Reviewed 6 December 2013

I was born and raised in El Salvador, and always enjoy going back home. Delicious food, amazing beaches, and great locations like this one in the Planes de Renderos neighborhood. The view here is just amazing, and you can breathe the most pure air in...More

5  Thank CarlosVent
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Make sure you get up to the top of Devil's Door. It has stunning views of the city and the mountains. You can even see to the beach

2  Thank Ilovetravel098
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Vistas are great. Legend is fun. Young men haul water to the top of the hike early in the morning, so you don't have to carry water if you want to focus on the climb.

Thank Portlander
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The views here were wonderful. It was easy to get there. There are food stands to try the local fair. We went with an infant and did not do the hiking since the surfaces were wet and slippery. Just don't walk off on your own,...More

1  Thank EllenRose76
Reviewed 8 September 2013

The hike includes short and longer hikes. The scenery is beautiful, but unfortunately, is marred by the garbage people throw on the paths. Learn about the history of the Puerto del Diablo before going there. it will make your visit more memorable.

1  Thank sonrisamio
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