Playa El Tunco, Bocana and Sunzal

 

Playa El Tunco location is the Km. 43 of "Carretera Litoral" or Litoral road; is just 40 minutes from the International Airport and also the same distanc from the City of San Salvador.

During the last few years Playa El Tunco has become as the first travel destination, the most famous beache in our country for surf travelers and it is mostly visited by local and international visitors. Its atractive and enchantment makes of this location a special place to be for all kind of surf travelers. Inside the community there are a lot of hotels offering different rates and hostels for back packers or low budget travelers; at the town you find restaurant and bars with live music on weekends, and little surf shops where you find internet service, surfboard rentals and surf instructors.

The main activity of this small surf village is just surf and party; which is why it offers many options for surfers of all kind of levels. Next to Playa El Tunco is the popular break of Sunzal, is a classic right point break with long lines, perfect for long boards and for surfers that wish to improve their surf skills. In the other side of the beach; next to Playa El Tunco is the rivermouth known as La Bocana, which is the most furious and consistence left-hand wave in El Salvador, is a fast wave with tube sections, a great spot for dared experienced surfers. Between the two main spot La Bocana and El Sunzal you will find 2 beach breaks known El Sunzalito and La Bocanita, these spots are great for the hide tide surf session

 

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The Surf :.

 

In El Tunco beach town you will find he more consistence surf in the country, the main spot Sunzal poinbreak, is a long right hand wave, ideal for longboards, with some sections with midle size waves, also some left sections with small swells, is perfect place for beginners start to run the waves, and one of the spots for huge sweels.

The other spot is the rivermouth of Bocana with left and right sections, fast and powerfull, just for advance surfers with big sweels, in betwen you can find the beach breaks Bocanita and Sunzalito

 
     

 

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Hotels in El Tunco:.

qi-x surfhouse ::. (from US$ 20)

hotel el salvador surf el tunco
QI-X Rancho is our guest house at “La Fabrica”; an exclusive accommodation appealing equally to surfers and non surfers. With an architectural style highlighting unique uses of local materials, and featuring natural woods, open air and wide angle views of river, ocean and reclaimed mangrove habitat, QI-X Rancho is unmatched ....

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Eco surf lodge :. (from US$30)

hotel surf el salvador beach el tunco
A new comfortable 5 Apartment Hotel located in the heart of Playa El Tunco, La Libertad. We offer completely equipped apartments with 3 beds, A/C, Cable TV, Refrigerator and Private Bathroom. Sorrounded by trees and a mellow atmosphere, just walking distance from La Bocana and Sunzal surf breaks, Eco del Mar is your best accomodation option in El Tunco..

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