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El Tunco

La Libertad, El Salvador
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“surf town” (5 reviews)
“la guitarra” (5 reviews)
“great surf” (4 reviews)
La Libertad, El Salvador
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I loved El Tunco so much - it was so relaxing and the beach is beautiful. I took my first surf lesson which was really cheap, and it was really fun! I also travelled as a solo female and never felt unsafe

1  Thank Chloe H
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is interesting and like no other. It has both local Salvadorian crowd and also backpackers from all over the world. I highly recommend go surfing! There's not much to do here (haha) during the day honestly. I was here by myself and honestly...More

Thank reginka2
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great place to disconnect Totally safe would recommend to all travelers Low cost and clean Surfer town retreat Will def return

Thank Manuelsepe
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Staying at local resort, early morning decided to walk around area and beach was full of surfers, jumped into the water and was great after last night was raining. overall beach is great for surfers and if you want to jump into the water also...More

Thank Ozkkar D
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

El tunco is one of the best surf town. Real surf town not your average town full with tourist and fast food. This is the real deal guys. Is a small town but pack with everything you need. From sushi to Mediterranean food. Just amazingly...More

Thank Emerson C
Reviewed June 1, 2016

El Tunco was an amazing gem to find. It is a small town/village strictly for surf enthusiast and local weekend partiers. The town is extremely safe. It seems quite dead on the weekdays and picks up on the weekends when the wealthier locals come to...More

Thank Alex Y
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Beem here 3 to 4 times so yeah , I like it. Affordable rooms and food. There are 2 to 3 hotels that are above 100 a night , not worth it.

Thank Jacito
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a great town to stare at hot men surfing or wandering around the town topless. We went mid-week so it was pretty dead but I can see the potential for weekend partying. Definitely stop here if you are into surfing and enjoy perving...More

Thank Louisa N
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

El Tunco.. A touristy spot. Beaches are black and blistering hot. The ocean wont refresh u because it has the same temperature. Nothing else to do but surfing. And also the party is a bit tame...

Thank ItsSuuS
Reviewed May 3, 2016

It is a small town, but you can find many options for food and activities, not really good to swim, but if you want to try surfing, it is the best place

Thank Carlos S
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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