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Don't believe the western media or the timid travellers. El Salvador is a beautiful country with amazing locals and epic surf. My wife and I lived in El Tunco for a month and a half and loved every minute of it! We made some life...More
For those that enjoy good surfing Sunzal is a must destination! You will surf great waves in nice warm water. I saw many Brazilians surfing there
The beach has many rocks so not ideal for walks since the rocks can make it challenging
My guidebook overstated El Sunzal's beach as a "must see." El Sunzal was a lovely diversion, as an extension of the playful beach town of El Tunco.
Not realizing how easy it was to walk from El Tunco to El Sunzal, I took the chicken...More
I went to el Salvador for work but I was fortunate enough to be able to go to the beach and get some right hand waves in El sunzal.
It does not have the white sand of the Caribbean and it is a very good...More
This is one of the most laid back and beautiful spots on the Western beaches of El Salvador. It is developing as a tourist hotspot, as it is one of the 10 best surfing waves in the world. The restaurants and bars are frequented by...More
El Sunzal is a long walk from the town of El Tunco where the beach is, down a completely unlit isolated concrete path, next to wasteland and barbed wire fences. This is a prime site for getting attacked and mugged which is what happened to...More
We spent 3 days at the Club Salvadoreno in one of their Club Houses. The weather was in the low 90's. There was a slight breeze every day. The water was very warm (like a bathtub). We surfed, Boogie Boarded and played in the surf...More
Enjoy the town and the great surfing.
Find Bamba Diaz.
(easy to find, just ask for him at Restaurant Erika on the main street in town)
He is the best surf instructor in town and offers lessons for very affordable rates.
Surfed, Swam and Relaxed on the Beach.
First time surfing, so that was my favorite.
Be careful with walking on the sand midday, nearly burnt my feet walking to the water barefoot.
So bring shoes and camera for the awesome view.