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La Libertad, El Salvador
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Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

This place is reviewed as one of the Top 10 best surfing spots in the world. Many tourists attend this surf attraction. Many small hotels and restaurants nearby. Locals are very friendly and you can have a very good stay while at El Sunzal. There...More

Date of experience: July 2019
112  Thank Jacc_28sv
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Such a beautiful/private ranch. Enough for 15 people or so. PERFECT for family reunions with a beautiful open living room view to the sea

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dcandicer
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Great beach. Quiet when we were there. Plenty of cafes along the front serving good local food at decent prices

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 18, 2016

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

Date of experience: March 2016
7  Thank exhaleyogaretreats
Reviewed November 16, 2016

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 There are...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 918bettinaw
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed March 23, 2016

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

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Rita_Picarra
Reviewed July 18, 2015

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

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Myrna M
Reviewed April 27, 2015

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

Date of experience: March 2015
30  Thank Faye T
Reviewed March 25, 2015

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

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank TravelJunkySoCal
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