Playa El Tunco

Playa El Tunco is the perfect spot for any type of beach adventure. Tucked into a small town on the coast of El Salvador, the beach offers a wealth of beautiful sights to explore, like big caves and hikable nature paths. The nearby waterfall acts as a glorious backdrop to this seaside town. This rocky beach has rich character and charm. Stare up at the towering beach cliffs. Make sure to catch the morning waves– perfect for surfers. Once all is said and done, stay and share the magnificent sunset with the person you love.

Getting There

Start your Pacific Coast adventure as you fly into Comalapa International Airport (SAL), south of San Salvador. There are many direct flights available from major flights hubs in North America, including

Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, Houston, Newark, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington DC and Toronto. European flights route through Miami or Houston. From San Salvador it’s just a 35-km journey to your beach bliss. By bus, take the 102A for an hour to El Tunco. Taxi will get you there a little faster. Or travel by boat from elsewhere in Central America. You can take a ferry or private charter from countries like Nicaragua or Honduras.