By Bus -- From San Salvador, take the frequent bus no. 102 to Puerto La Libertad. The trip costs 55¢ and takes 1 hour. From La Libertad, you'll catch bus no. 192, which travels the length of the Balsamo Coast past Playa El Zonte. It takes 30 minutes and costs 45¢. Bus no. 80 travels between La Libertad and Playa Sunzal, takes 30 minutes, and costs 25¢. Both bus nos. 192 and 80 will stop wherever you request along the main road. Simply tell the driver which town you'd like to visit, and he'll let you off at the right spot. Most towns are a direct 5- to 10-minute walk toward the water from the main road.

By Car -- From San Salvador, follow Hwy. CA-4 for 45 minutes to 1 hour to La Libertad, where you'll turn right at the ocean and follow coastal Hwy. CA-2 west along the Balsamo Coast. Each town is well marked and a short drive off CA-2.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.