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Jan 7, 2017
“Great beach ”
Nov 18, 2016
“Amazing spot in Central America!”
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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

Thank Johanna S
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

6  Thank Exhale Yoga R
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

1  Thank Bettina W
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

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

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

2  Thank myrna415
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

28  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

2  Thank TravelJunkySoCal
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Go there! 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. Friendly, funny,...More

4  Thank Julie P
Reviewed January 28, 2015

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.

Thank MagicMerlin88
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