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El Tunco

La Libertad, El Salvador
+503 7888 2682
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La Libertad, El Salvador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful beach too bad has so much rocks, good food and a lot of shopping to do and safe walk around Check it out,,

Thank Elsa A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For us it was a good stop on the way up north coming from Leon. Luckily we had a good hostel where we could relax a bit and they had a pool to refresh. We zthought it‘s not the nicest beach we‘ve ever seem so...More

Thank Raphael J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is amazing but it is unfortunately very rocky, there are restaurants which has great food but a bit overpriced, it is ok to go for a day but not to stay the night, the nightlife is poor.

Thank Ricardo L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour it was so cheap. I did by myself since few tour companies charges $80 dollars per person with no meals only transportation. I took an uber from the InterContinental hotel in San Salvador and cost me only $16.40 dollars inbound and $20 coming...More

Thank AlvaroNYC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is not many positives for el tunco. It has some nice waves around 10am and 4pm but thats about it. The beach is stoney and covered in black sand. Making it uncomfortable to relax on. The local food is tasteless and expensive with the...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Went with a couple of friends and this place rocks! We visit three other beaches around La Libertad, but El Tunco was the spot! Surf lessons, beautiful ladies, Tiki Bars and great food enhanced the overall experience! The waves weren't bad neither, you might need...More

Thank R2_Ramirez
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Is a small twon with a lot of fun and relaxing! Take your time and come to yoga classes, surf with the locals and massage...have a good dinner time at the restaurants and enjoy!

Thank Vanessa Q
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The beach pictures for El Tunco are accurate - for whatever reason this beach is a rock beach. If you're idea is to book a vacation to lay on the beach with a lounge chair and a "cabana boy" to bring you drinks, it ain't...More

Thank Swimfins
Reviewed November 26, 2017

This area is cool for surfing and the nightlife. Surfers and yoga babes everywhere! Very cool and can't wait to go back.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed November 25, 2017

I rolled into El Tunco planning to stay a few days. I ended up staying for three weeks. Great weather. Beautiful surf and friendly folks made this one of my favorite places in Central America. The town gets super revved up on weekends as backpackers...More

Thank Michael R
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Max s
May 19, 2017|
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Response from angelarK8845KX | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Julie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephany, Congrats on your trip. I wouldn't worry about El Tunco. Its super easy, mellow and friendly. For tips If you are planning to surf I would check with the locals about conditions. It is probably big wave season... More