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Best Beaches in El Salvador

Situated on the Pacific Coast, El Salvador beaches are second home for many of the finest surfers in Central America.
Seema Nehete Jul 26, 2019

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La Libertad

La Libertad is the first choice for most of the tourists when it comes to surfing. Biggest surfs can be seen between the wet months May and October. The conditions in the dry season are more favorable for beginners.

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People make merry during the Gastronomic Festival celebrated every year. The beach is famous for its seafood.

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El Tunco

El Tunco is a small and quiet town visited by thousands of tourists every year. This is a good beach if you like reverberating waves and miraculously good sunsets.

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Costa Del Sol

Situated in the department of La Paz, Costa Del Sol is one of the largest and famous beaches of El Salvador. Different types of mammals, birds, reptiles and unique marine fauna found here are the best tourist attractions.
You can indulge in many recreational activities like fishing, playing beach volleyball, riding on quad bike and much more.

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Playa Los Cobanos

Playa Los Cobanos is a beautiful beach located in the department of Sansonate. The golden sand found here makes this place stand out. Activities like Scuba diving, whale watching, snorkeling, jet skiing can be enjoyed here.

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Enjoy watching Humpback whales during the months October - February. Find yourself lucky if you see large turtles and dolphins.

Playa El Cuco

A famous beach town located on the east side department of San Miguel.

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The vast shorelines here provide plenty of space for sun soaking or playing football and the calm waves are just perfect for swimmers. The beach is serenely quiet and empty.

Playa El Zonte

This rocky beach with the bohemian atmosphere, is perfect for relaxing. It serves as place for national and international surfing contests.
Note: Sometimes the big swells here are not safe and the currents can get strong, hence it is recommended to be alert.