El tunco has a nice vibe, but unless you are not a surfer there is not much to do. It's possible that there is almost no sand on the beach, which was the case for us. There was only sand at extreme low tide, you...More
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Super cool place to go. Lots of restaurants, shops, bars! We kept going back! Lots of people all ages during the day. At night mostly young adults. Great prices for everything.
Good area to chill out and enjoy a great sunset. Tunco also offers a lot of activity during the night with plenty of bars around. Its quiete easy to rent a Board for surfing, arrange shuttles to León, airport and Guatemala. The only cons is...More
El Tunco is named for the big rock in the ocean that looks like a pig. The town is small and the area nearest the beach is walkable in about 10 minutes. Go back a bit and it gets a bit sketchy. You can get...More
El Tunco is a surfer's town which attracts hippies, artisans and back-packers. There's tons of budget hotels which range from really cheap to semi-fancy. There's a few restaurants, a taco stand, and lots of bars for all the gringos. During the day, Tunco is your...More
El Tunco is a party place, especially on the weekends and on salvadorian holidays. During the week it is mostly really peaceful. On the weekends it can get difficult to find sleep until 2 a.m. but its definitely a good place to party! You can...More
Very small, surfer vibe. Don't come here if you're looking for an authentic Salvadorian experience... you won't find it. I was here to break up my journey from Leon, Nicaragua to Antigua, Guatemala, and for that purpose it is a nice stop, got a few...More
many dining alternatives within a wide range of prices and style. Good restaurants, hotels, resorts, beachviewing, shows, shops, ice cream shops, mini market, and a few surfshops.