El Tunco, La Libertad

Head to 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 El Tunco a centerpiece of your La Libertad vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our La Libertad trip planner .
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  • 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 restricte...  more »
  • While traveling in Central America by bicycle I had the opportunity to visit this fantastic place, the tourist services have made this small town a safe and fun place to visit, clean and very nice and if you like the partying and surfing definitely you have that coming.
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  • 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...  more »
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