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Address: Litoral's Road, La Libertad, El Salvador
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US$79.00*
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El Salvador Layover Tour: Relaxing Day at El Tunco Beach
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US$69.00*
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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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Surfing

Laid back surf beach, strong waves for swimming,moderately priced, ocean front service a bit expensier

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Iris M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Laid back surf beach, strong waves for swimming,moderately priced, ocean front service a bit expensier

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Thank Iris M
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

El Tunco is a type of place that could be very trendy if it was in the US. It's a very cool a little surf town, that has a perfect mix of backpackers… Surfers… And locals are having the time of their life. In just two days we were able to experience the local culture, some nice waves… Great food... More 

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Thank Sean K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is amazing and most of the people are friendly. My only gripe is with some guy bothering my wife and I about somehow not paying for his cheap burrito..No dude, we had burgers which were paper thin and we DID PAY. Stay away from the cheap three dollar burrito/burger place but otherwise this beach is great! Cheapest place... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Tunco is a laid back village with no issues, and only one vice: Surfing. As far as "resorts" go, there is not much to it. Two streets, a pedestrian street, and a paved walkway along the beach between the Laguna and the Rio Grande. The beach itself consists of black volcanic sand lined with boulders of various sizes, and... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of restaurants in this area open late the prices are extremely cheap and yet the food is very good wine is available in most restaurants

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had ceviche and frozen pineapple and frozen lemonade drinks. Both were delicious and reasonably priced.

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Thank Prreader
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Is a really nice place, it has greates waves to surf, good time at night, good place to relax as well, have a massage on the Stone Spa, go to yoga class, is a peacefull set!

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Thank Vanessa Q
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Loved the beach! Recommended places: Eco del mar, Blu (restaurant and club) Avoid Vaquero surf rentals, got a defective board and then they tried to get us to pay for the repairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great place to surf and watch beautiful sunsets! Try the restaurant that is in front of EL Tunco rock, you will not regret it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

As much as I want to keep this rustic little beach town the secret that it is, I feel I must share how amazing it is as the locals rely on tourism for their livelihoods. I have travelled the world and El Tunco is in my top 3 favourite places in the world!

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