Playa El Tunco, El Tunco

Head to Playa El Tunco and enjoy some great food, drinks, and surfing, in one location. A combination of rocks and sand make up the beach, which enjoys the pleasant surf-friendly waves of the Pacific Ocean. Trees surround the shore, and beachside restaurants line the promenade. A rock formation can be sighted just off shore standing tall in the water. Head to the local eateries and grab a bite or refreshing drink while you enjoy the waterfront views or take some surfing lessons. Make Playa El Tunco a centerpiece of your El Tunco vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our El Tunco trip planner.
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  • Spent a week here (from California). Great place for surfing and hanging at the beach. Very good food, beach and very nice people. More Americans should come down here!!! We felt safe the whole...  more »
  • Playa El Tunco has nice beach, if you are a beach lover or like to swimming / surfing, this is a place to visit if you are in El Salvador.  more »
  • as a Salvadorian guy i really recommend you this beach it is a great place if you want to practice surf and if you want to dance and have fun you have to come and visit this beautiful place i will make a video of this beach you will find a lot of Hotels in that beach and things to do! please come to El salvador and i will leave some pics that i took so you can see what i am talking about and please visit my channel Turistiando con Luis see ya guys i love you all!!!
  • Playa El Tunco it’s a beautiful beach black/chocolate color sand. We loved it. A lot of boutique hotels and stores around the vives are amazing, music. If you like surfing 🏄 this is one the best places to go. The food is so tasty, the staff is really friendly and even speak English 👌🏼

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