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Join Tortuga Surf Lodge to immerse yourself amid El Salvadorian waves! El Salvador is known for the long righthand points making it a top destination for regular-footers who are looking to catch the ride of a lifetime and goofy-footers who want to work on the backhand skills. Complemented by the perfect accommodation for surfing holiday, your trip to El Salvador will provide you the opportunity to enjoy utmost relaxation in between your attempt to improve your surfing level. Mark your calendar now and prepare for an unforgettable holiday!
In Tortuga Surf Lodge, you can chill out in the swimming pool or enjoy cold drinks from the bar after surfing either La Bocana or El Sunzal. Relax in a hammock under the palm trees or enjoy the beachfront view and go for a swim in the ocean. Wake up and watch the sunrise with a fresh cup of coffee checking out the sets roll in or have a cold beer or smoothie watching the sunset colors.
Tortuga Surf Lodge is located in Playa El Tunco, La Libertad, El Salvador. It is 20 minutes from the Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport (SAL) and 35 minutes from San Salvador.
The ideal swell direction in El Salvador is S-SW and breaks year round with double-triple overhead head waves often during the winter season (May - October). The main and most famous wave in the country is Punta Roca in the town of La Libertad (5 minutes drive from El Tunco). This world-class wave peels fast and perfect over shallow black boulders with hollow tubes and speed sections. La Bocana shapes the sand of Rio Grande into powerful hollow lefts and short rights. This is the main lefthand wave in the town of El Tunco. You can surf this spot out in front of Tortuga Surf Lodge. Sunzal (across the beach) is a very consistent right-hand point with a mellow wave and long paddle. It can produce fun walls and holds any size of swell. It is a popular place for beginners and longboarders.
El Salvador International Airport
Please book your flight to arrive at Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport (SAL). Transfer from the airport is included. Tortuga Surf Lodge will pick you up from the airport.