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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Kayu Surf Resor ::. (from US$150)

hotel el salvador surf beach el tunco
one of the finest surf hotels in Central America and El Salvador. The natural appeal of our beautiful surroundings, providing a mixture of tropical trees, bright flowers and stunning Pacific Coast ocean views make us a popular choice for the perfect vacation getaway. Retreat to one of our five executive non-smoking suites where you’ll find luxurious guest accommodations and your own private balcony. Or gather everyone together and relax at the open-air palapa with dramatic ocean views

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Tortuga surf lodge ::. (from US$30)

hotel playa el tunco
Tortuga Surf Lodge offers space for small groups of surfers that can be lodged in 4 spacious double bed rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean. You can check the surf from your room. The lodge will never be crowded and the premises are only used by our surf tour clients. Tortuga also has restaurant/bar, swimming pool

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Balance Apartments ::. (from US$85)

balance hotel playa el tunco

Balance Apartments are located right infront of Bocan rivermouth in the popular beach town of Playa El Tunco, in the same property is located the yoga studio named the same way, this accommodation offer two separated apartments totally equipped with kitchen and air conditioner, nice garden next to the river with ocean view, is a quiet enviroment right in the middle of the town.

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Bboutique Luxury Resort ::. (from US$270)

bboutique resort
The most exclusive accommodation, this luxury boutique hotel offer first class services and suites with cable tv, air conditioner, private bathroom and a great panormaci view of the ocean from the rooms, also meal service, swimmingpool and spa, at Bboutique you can guarantee the best confort and the most exclusive accommodation in the region of La Libertad

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Boca Olas Luxury Resort ::. (from US$150)

boca olas
Boca Olas suites and villas is one of the best choice for visitors looking for first class service inside of the beach town of Playa El Tunco, the Resorts facilities offer to its visitors big swimmingpool and garden, private restaurant for its guest, confortable suites with air conditioner, private bathroom with hot shower, safe box and personal service. Boca Olas is the most exclusive accommodation inside of the beach town.

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The Rock Beach House ::. (from US$155)

beach house for rent in playa el tunco
Great beach house for groups right next to the popular beach town and surf destination Playa El Tunco, this house is located in the top of a cliff with three rooms equipped with air conditioner, capacity of 12 person in total, two swimmingpool, one of then right on the sand filled with ocean water, two different terraces with hammocks, great spot for groups

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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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