Atami Beach Club is a private property comprising of several ranchos and two private beaches. The Club itself is a separate establishment and has two bars, restaurant, swimming pools and plenty of hammocks around many shaded picnic areas. Access to this property is restricted only to foreigners and the club members who must hold an American passport but be of the Salvadoran origin. At the gate, right on the main road, there is a guard who looks very fit and extremely serious. Like he has no sense of humour whatsoever! He is there all the time and I strongly believe that he actually lives in the guard shack. He is there at night, early in the morning, in the afternoon. He takes the plate numbers of the cars and writes the details of passports or driving licences.
It was the only decent and safe place to stay between San Salvador and Sonsonate.
Road from La Libertad to Sonsonate Sonsonate Sonsonate El Salvador