Make Playa El Tunco the headquarters of your next trip to El Salvador, it boasts numerous hotels, surf camps and world class waves, no matter what your budget is, select the best accommodations and tours that suit you. From Majestic volcanoes, placid lakes, various towns full of culture, gastronomy and beautiful traditions. El Salvador is a tropical destination you can’t miss.

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SURF TRIP TO EL SALVADOR

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4 days learning to surf in Playa el tunco + yoga session

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7 days surf trip + yoga + adventure tours in el salvador

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10 days surfing el salvador paradise + yoga + adventure tours

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MAKE PLAYA EL TUNCO THE HEADQUARTER
OF YOUR TROPICAL ADVENTURES IN EL SALVADOR

40 minutes from the International airport Oscar Arnulfo Romero

El Tunco has been known as one of the most famous beaches of El Salvador, its magic and enchantment make it a very special and attractive surf destination. Here are some reasons why Playa El Tunco is the best option for your next surf trip to El Salvador:

  • ACCOMMODATIONS

    There are many hotels with different prices and hostels for backpackers and guests with all budgets.

  • WORLD CLASS SURF SPOTS

    With a couple of minutes you can get to different surf spots, lefts, rights, tubes, whatever you want to surf today is a few minutes away from El Tunco beach.

  • SMALL COUNTRY, HUNDREDS OF ADVENTURES

    30 minutes away from the city of San Salvador and with a privileged location, its make it easy to go to any direction of El Salvador: volcanoes, lakes, old towns,forests…

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EL SALVADOR WORLD CLASS SURF SPOTS

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EL SUNZAL

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EL SALVADOR TOURS

Small country, hundreds of adventures a few minutes away, imaging waking up in front of the beautiful coasts of El Salvador for a surf session or simple a morning walk, going to lunch in a town outside of the city, learn about our traditions and later in the afternoon have a world class coffee cup created by you in a volcano. Sounds amazing, isn’t it?.

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VOLCANOES TOURS

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COFFEE TOURS

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CITY TOURS

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PLAYA EL TUNCO, LA LIBERTAD

El Tunco is a small but vibrant surf village facing El Salvador’s Pacific Coast. El Tunco is located 8km west of Puerto de La Libertad, 45km from the capital city of San Salvador and 35km from the San Salvador International airport. On the newly paved Coast Highway CA2, no need to drive into and out of the congested capital city!. Only a few years ago this place was unknown and quiet but is now the most visited town in all of El Salvador – by backpackers and surfers all year long, and by Salvadorians on the weekends for the nightlife. There are now around 20 hostels, bars, restaurants and everything needed to practice surfing.

Playa El Tunco, a beautiful black sand beach, is actually the gateway to surf spot El Sunzal, and is a few kilometers away from El Zonte and Punta Roca to other famous surf spots. Tunco beach is a great place to stay with beachfront hotels just minute walk from the surf spots, there are different options to stay when you come to El Salvador to surf, especially in El Tunco. From lodges to boutique hotels, most of the accommodations have wifi internet connection, air conditioning, single bed, double beds and so on. There are different surf beaches you can visit near El Tunco, like Sunzal and La Bocana surf spots as mentioned above.

EL TUNCO NIGHT LIFE

If you are looking for good music, friends, beers, live music, DJs playing under the sunset El Tunco beach is the right place to come.

Feel secure having the best time of your life. Thankfully there is a police station right in the main street of El Tunco. Each bar or restaurant has its own private security. There is nothing to worry about.

From Friday to Sundays there are so many options you can choose from, it all depends on what is your mood at that time.

Parties start with the beautiful sunset around 5:30 pm. If you want to have the best view go to Tekuanikal roof top, amazing view. Now if you want to have some drinks while watching it you probably would like to go to Monkey Lala place, they offer a variety of drinks and cocktails.

Other excellent places are Hotel Casa Miramar, Oj’s Blu bar, La Guitarra, D’rocas beside others.

Each bar in Playa El Tunco has it owns party if you like latin music: salsa, merengue, reggaeton, pop music Tekla bar is for you.

Do like some underground electronic beats? Monkey Lala is the place to go, they always have DJ’s spinning some decks, at least once in a month there is an international DJ guest.

La Guitarra is a great choice if you like Rock, indie music, 70’s 80’s music.

La Bocana with its new building they are having a blast during weekends with live music and DJ’s playing reggaeton.

The list is infinitive, we recommend you visit Playa El Tunco and enjoy the best night of your life.