THE SURFING TOWN OF PLAYA EL TUNCO
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SURF CAMP TO EL SALVADOR
This beautiful country is tucked away in the middle of Central America and hides world class left and right point breaks. Surfing experts agree that El Salvador has the highest quality waves in all of Central America.
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ABOUT PLAYA EL TUNCO
This beach town is in La Libertad department, El Salvador. In Central America.
It is one of the most known places to surf in south America. The Tunco beach is a destination for every surfer in the world who is looking for black sands, surf trips, surf lessons and live music.
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, 2 other famous surf spots.
Tunco beach is a great place to stay with beach front hotels just minute walk from the surf spots, there are different options to stay when you come to El Salvador to surf, specially in El Tunco. This website is like machu picchu tours where you find everything you need for the perfect adventure.
From lodges to 5 start 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 mentiones above.
The famous Tunco rock
Surfing in El Tunco
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PARADISE OF THE SMALL EL SALVADOR
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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This beautiful surf town is located just 45 minutes from the International Airport of El Salvador “Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez” makes it the perfect place to escape from your ordinary days.
Within 30 minutes away from San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, it is one of the most famous beaches our beautiful El Salvador offers, visited by thousands of national and international tourists all over the year. It brings so much adventure and memorial moments during the day and night. If you are looking for something new, disconnected from the city buildings while watching pro surfers ride such incredible ways that El Tunco beach brings every day, 365 days in a year.
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 have 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 starts with the beautiful sunset around 5:30pm. If you wan to have the best view go to Tekuanikal roof top, amazing view. Now if you want have some drinks while watching it you propably would like to go to to Monkey Lala place, they ofter a varity of drinks and cocktails. Another excellent places are Hotel Casa Miramar, Oj’s Blu bar, La Guitarra, D’rocas beside others.
PARTY ALL NIGHT LONG
Each bar in playa El Tunco has it owns party, if you like latin music: salsa, merengue, reggetton, 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 a international dj guest.
La Guitarra is a great choice if you like Rock, indiee music, 70’s 80’s music.
La Bocana with its new building they are having a blast during weekings with live music and dj’s playing reggeton.
The list is infinitive, we recommend you visit Playa El Tunco and enjoy the best night of your life.