La Union, El Salvador is a city on the Gulf of Fonseca. A prime transportation centre, it is a major hub for travelers heading to surrounding beaches and El Salvador's magnificent. One famous beach is Las Playitas, reknown both for its surfing and tranquil, romantic coast. Dining in the city is an experience with abundant shrimp, lobster and other seafood to choose from. Hotels in La Union range from basic boarding houses to mid-range accommodation.