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THE SURFING TOWN OF PLAYA EL TUNCO

Welcome aboard! We help you discover what the undiscovered Playa El Tunco has for your next surf trip to El Salvador, in Central America. Which boasts numerous hostels, beach hotels and surf camps, no matter what your budget, log on, click on and select the accomodations and tours that suit you. We will help you design your own El Salvador adventure!

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PLANNING TO VISIT

PLAYA EL TUNCO?

We've got you covered. You willl find everything you need, from how to get to Playa El Tunco to what you can expect while you're here. The perfect place to scape!
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WORLD CLASS SURF SPOTS

El Tunco in El Salvador is known world wide by it incredible waves and night life experience along side the Salvadoran coast.

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AFFORDABLE PRICES

If you are looking for affordable hotels in El tunco Beach we got a hand picked list of the best rated places.

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SMALL COUNTRY HUNDREDS OF ADVENTURES

Make Tunco beach the base of all of you adventures, we take you from any Tunco beach hotels to different parts of El Salvador, lakes, city, old towns, mountains.

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TOP 3 PLACES TO STAY THIS 2017

Coming to El Salvador for your next surf trip? Check our full list of top rated hotels in el tunco to stay with affordable prices, security, free wifi and perfect waves just minutes away.

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Boca Olas Hotel Resort Villas

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SURF TRIP 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.

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.

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PLAYA EL TUNCO VISITOR'S GUIDE

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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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OUR SERVICES

Providing full services for surfers who are willing to discover our beautiful El Salvador, We can take care of you from choosing the right hotel in Playa El Tunco, airport pick up to guided surf trips around El Salvador, Are you ready to live the next surf trip?

AIRPORT PICK UP

We take care of you from the moment you arrive to El Salvador to the places you want to discover, our + 60 new mini vans are ready to pick you up and take you anywhere you want to go

SURF TRIPS

Unlock all the surf spots El Salvador have with professional guides. If is it hard for you to decide if surfing a right or left wave we tell you deciding to go both! In El Salvador you can surf a left or right within 10 minutes away each

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Book one of the best hotels in Playa El Tunco. Find a hand picked list of the best accommodations, see pictures and find important information for each hotel in El Tunco, El Salvador

TOURS

One of the greatest things about El Salvador is that you can do so many things in one day, from surfing world class waves to hikking a volcano or visit a coffee tree plantations. Where do you want to go today?

SURF LESSONS

In partnership with the first professional surf academy in El Salvador with certified instructors by the International Surfing Association we provide you the best surf experience

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION

We provide 24/7 private transportation, proffesional drivers, all units come with A/C, Wifi and the best of all you can book a mini van 2 hours advance before your trip directly from our website.

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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.

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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.

WONDERING HOW GOOD IS SURFING IN EL SALVADOR?

EL SALVADOR SURF REPORT

Check the full forcast for the top surf spots in El Salvador. Ever wondering why surfers around the world say El Salvador is surf paradise? Well here you find it by yourself.
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LATEST NEWS

Don't miss anything about what is going on in Playa el Tunco, if you are coming to the town or still planning your trip , this is a great option where you can get familiar with all activities and events. Or simple want to remember the good times you enjoyed with the local amigos. Check the blog for news!

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