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Maya Surf School & Tours El Salvador

PLAYA EL TUNCO, LA LIBERTAD - El Tunco, El Salvador
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Maya Surf School & Tours El Salvador
Reviews (5)
4.5 out of 5

We accommodate our clients at the Papaya Surf Hostel located in El Tunco Town in La Libertad, El Salvador.
It has more than 20 rooms and it can accommodate up to 50 guests at the same time. It is one of the first hostels in the town and one of the best ones.
They have single and double private rooms with bathroom and air conditioner.
You will have WiFi and inside the Hostel you will have the option to buy food at their restaurant or to use a small kitchen to cook your meal.

Location

El Tunco Town is the surf capital in La Libertad, El Salvador.
There you will have access to El Sunzal and La Bocana surf spot. The first spot is the most consistent spot in El Salvador and the longest wave in the country. La Bocana is an advance wave with very good waves.
In the town you will find restaurants, bars and places to chill, read a book and meet new people.

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5 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Sky Walker
Sky Walker
Germany
November 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Thanks, Javier, for always taking me to breaks I could surf even on days with swells way out of my comfort zone!
And thanks Alejandro for your and your family’s openness and incredible hospitality and for letting me try all the amazing food El Salvador has to offer!
Thanks to all of you for showing me around, I really enjoyed your company and fell in love with your country!

Review from Patricia Holder Cisneros
Patricia Holder Cisneros
MIAMI
September 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Alejandro and Luis wonderful instructors very patience and professionalism. They will focus on enhancing my surfing techniques plus they make sure you are comfortable and having a wonderful vacation. If you want to enhance or learn your surfing skills Maya Surf Tours its a great place to go

Review from ‎Anna-Karin Westerberg‎
‎Anna-Karin Westerberg‎
Sweden
May 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Had a great trip and learnt a lot. This was the perfect setup of you are in it for the surf and wants to spend the rest of the time on your in terms instead of with a group. Luis was a great instructor!

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Review from Nora Norris
Nora Norris
Germany
March 2019
Travelled as a couple

How did you like the accommodation?

     

We head a great time with Alejandro! Not even only the surfing, he helped us with so many things in advance like getting a cap from the airport for a fair price (he called the agency to ask for the local price a day before our arrival..), called Hostels for us etc. From second 1 we had the feeling of heaving a local friend here who helps us how to get along, how to take local buses and so on. We are really glad that we’ve met Alejandro and Luis. A FULL recommendation for Maya Tours!!!

Review from Joel Nicholson
Joel Nicholson
Canada
March 2019
Travelled solo

How did you like the accommodation?

     

I “met” Alejandro on a surf forum and he was the sole reason why I came to El Salvador. I was going to go back to Nica but he suggested El Sunzal. And I love it here. He took me on an amazing surf excursion to local spots even regulars hasn’t heard of. I really enjoyed it and he’s a reliable and awesome guy!

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Number of people: 50
Air Conditioning
Kitchen
WIFI (free)
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Private single room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 1

Private single room with air conditioner and bathroom.

Double Private room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Double private room with air conditioner and bathroom.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to San Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: USD$40
  • Price for more than 4: USD$80
  • - Nearest Airport: San Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 37
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 45 minutes
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is no bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

Luis Ibarra

Alejandro Montalvo

El Salvador, is a small country in the heart of Central America, facing straight south to the Pacific Ocean. The best swell direction is SW. There are surfable waves almost year round and you will find mostly right hand pointbreaks, a couple of left hand rivermouths and a few volcanic black sand beachbreaks. The weather is tropical, no wetsuits needed. Mostly sunblock.

Main Surf Beach: Sunzal Beach

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons

Our lessons are 2.5 hours each one, in a 7 days (6 nights) package we offer 5 surf lessons with our certified surf instructor. Surboard rental is included in the package, we will start from basic knowledge and the final objetive is that you surf greend waves by yourselves.

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Our lessons are 2.5 hours each one and with our course we will take your surfing to the next level. We will show you the proper technique and correct any mistake. Your will learn to surf new spots and enjoy each session.


Sunzal Surf Spot

Sunzal Surf Spot

Level: All Levels

The most famous wave in El Salvador, it's located meters away from El Tunco Town.
We will walk to take every day's lesson.
One of the longest wave in the Country, it is a mellow right hand point break.

Palmarcito Surf Spot

Palmarcito Surf Spot

Level: Beginner

El Palmarcito surf spot is 10 minutes ride from El Tunco Town.
It's a right hand point break good for beginners and longboards.
We will take our lessons here to avoid the crowd and to get more waves per session, it's not as long as Sunzal but you will have fun for sure.

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PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due to the property 7 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 7 days then the property will contact you shortly after you book to collect the balance.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

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  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • (Non refundable): This is a non refundable rate. If you cancel you will not be refunded.

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