Playa El Tunco, Bocana and Sunzal

 

Playa El Tunco is located in the Salvadorian Litoral’s Road at Km. 43; Playa El Tunco is 40 minutes away from the International Airport of Comalapa and 40 minutes away from the City of San Salvador.

During the last few years Playa El Tunco has been known as one of the most famous beaches in our country and it is mostly visited by tourists. Its magic and enchantment makes of it a very special and attractive place to be for all kind of guests. Inside the community there are many hotels with different prices and hostels for back packers and guests with low budget; there are also restaurants, bars with musical guests that play live music on weekends, and little surf shops that work as cyber coffees too.

Playa El Tunco’s main activity is surf; which is why it offers many options for surfers of all kind of levels. Next to Playa El Tunco is Playa El Sunzal; Playa El Sunzal is a classic right point break with long lines, perfect for long boards and for surfers that wish to improve it skills. In the other hand; next to Playa El Tunco is La Bocana, which is the most furious left in El Salvador, it is a fast wave with tubular sections, ideal for dared experienced surfers. Between La Bocana and El Sunzal are 2 beach breaks: El Sunzalito and La Bocanita, these two get in perfect conditions mostly in high tide.

 

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The Surf :.

 

In El Tunco village you will find he more consistence surf in the country, the main spot is Sunzal poinbreak, is a long right hand wave, perfect for longboards, the spot have several sections with midle size waves, also some left sections, is perfect place for beginners start to take the lines, and one of the best spots with 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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