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“surf town”(5 reviews)
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All reviews la guitarra surf town san salvador great surf nice waves party place many options rocky beach food was great day trip central america local food beach front night life lots of restaurants back packers sushi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little town on the seaside is an excellent safe destination in El Salvador. If you enjoy surfing then the waves here are fantastic. Even if you are not a surfer you can take beginners lessons at a reasonable or cheap fee. This place also...More

Thank Julie_Muscat
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Great surf great fun great locals Take care of the water Don’t drink tap water Avoiding it brings you better health

Thank John F
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Lived up to its reputation for surfing. The beach, however, is not user-friendly as full of sizable stones which makes it hard to walk on. It is sad that most access to the beaches around is restricted by the hotels. I hear the remove the...More

Thank Stavros M
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Been to el tunco a few times (4x’s) and every time I go back I fall in love more and more....lots of hostals and perfect for backpackers.... the sunsets are amazing !!! the atmosphere at night is nice and great bars with live music, and...More

Thank ranso
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I visited el Tunco with a friend of mine for new year. A lot of people where saying to us that El Salvador was very dangerous but let me tell you it was not ! We had the best time ever. People are very friendly...More

Thank 4Car0lina
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We loved this little town. The surfing was great, not the best place for beginners though. The beach is nice but Ricky at some spots. The sunsets are amazing!! The town is pretty quiet during the week but is a busy little party place on...More

Thank Allinmi
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I have traveled to many countries, and surfed all over. Surfers, including myself are reluctant to let the cat out of the bag, for fear that their secret, uncrowded and expensive paradise will be found. Well blame me. This is it. For those of you...More

Thank smiller435
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Cute little beach town with a mixed rock/black sand beach that is popular with surfers. I definitely recommend getting a beer and sitting on the beach for sunset, which is gorgeous. The place definitely felt more foreigner heavy and pricier than the rest of El...More

1  Thank ShannonW2274
Reviewed 16 January 2018

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 ElsaA3
Reviewed 16 January 2018 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 rapha_y_nici
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23 April 2018|
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Response from smiller435 | Reviewed this property |
You can take a bus. Probably a 1/2 day ride. Just got back from el salvador last Thursday. Take a lesdon through kayu at Suzail near el tunco.
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19 May 2017|
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