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El Tunco

La Libertad, El Salvador
+503 7888 2682
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Day Trip to El Tunco Beach from San Salvador
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El Tunco Village and Beach from San Salvador
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El Salvador Layover Tour: Relaxing Day at El Tunco Beach
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beach town” (6 reviews)
“la guitarra” (6 reviews)
“san salvador” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
La Libertad, El Salvador
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+503 7888 2682
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"beach town"
in 6 reviews
"la guitarra"
in 6 reviews
"san salvador"
in 8 reviews
"nice beach"
in 4 reviews
"great surf"
in 4 reviews
"small town"
in 4 reviews
"beach front"
in 3 reviews
"central america"
in 4 reviews
"many options"
in 3 reviews
"food was great"
in 3 reviews
"party place"
in 3 reviews
"day trip"
in 4 reviews
"local food"
in 3 reviews
"laid back"
in 2 reviews
"few drinks"
in 3 reviews
"safe place"
in 2 reviews
"night life"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Is a small twon with a lot of fun and relaxing! Take your time and come to yoga classes, surf with the locals and massage...have a good dinner time at the restaurants and enjoy!

1  Thank Vanessa Q
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The beach pictures for El Tunco are accurate - for whatever reason this beach is a rock beach. If you're idea is to book a vacation to lay on the beach with a lounge chair and a "cabana boy" to bring you drinks, it ain't...More

Thank Swimfins
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This area is cool for surfing and the nightlife. Surfers and yoga babes everywhere! Very cool and can't wait to go back.

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I rolled into El Tunco planning to stay a few days. I ended up staying for three weeks. Great weather. Beautiful surf and friendly folks made this one of my favorite places in Central America. The town gets super revved up on weekends as backpackers...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I had never seen, or experienced black sand beaches before. They are so beautiful and it feels magical that its a product of volcanic activity! Plenty of surfing lessons and restaurants all along the beach front.

Thank hannah_butler3
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a Surfer paradise in El Salvador. The beach is a little stony but the waves is why are you coming. Safe town to be. secure entrance with restaurants with excellent price and food. You will feel at home with the paradise look. Very...More

Thank vromeo56
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We took a day trip from San Salvador to El Tunco. I was in El Salvador for work so we were trying to cram in some sightseeing. We ate at Roca Sunzal Surf Resort....food was great, service was a little slow. The view was amazing....More

Thank Shana J
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

I was GRANDPACKing in El Tunco for 7 nights. El Tunco is full of young backpacking surfers; there are very few mature people around. I didn’t like El Tunco. For me, it had no soul. It was disappointing. I couldn’t find any bars nor restaurants...More

Thank GRANDPAcking
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

El tunco has a nice vibe, but unless you are not a surfer there is not much to do. It's possible that there is almost no sand on the beach, which was the case for us. There was only sand at extreme low tide, you...More

Thank sikke5472321
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Super cool place to go. Lots of restaurants, shops, bars! We kept going back! Lots of people all ages during the day. At night mostly young adults. Great prices for everything.

1  Thank RaquelKoranda
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Max s
19 May 2017|
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Response from angelarK8845KX | Reviewed this property |
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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
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