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Topic: surf in el salvador is world class

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By:

Barrie

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El Salvador El Salvador

 

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« on: July 04 2006 19:07:00 »

Thinking about going in early february 2007.  Can you tell if there is a decent swell around that time of the year?  

Thank You in advance.
Barrie

By:

ben

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #1 on: July 05 2006 15:07:00 »

hey thinking of going whats the name of beacvh to surf and the airport you land at?

By:

nick

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #2 on: July 16 2006 21:07:00 »

Hello,

Please can you tell me everything you know about surfing El Salvador. I am going there in Aug'06-sep'06.  1 month!
I have no idea if it is ok to rent a car and just explore?  Is that too dangerous to do.  Am I safer using pulic transportation?  What is in your opinion the best place to situate myself.   I am looking for no crowds obviously, a quiet area, but not too remote, as I do want to occasionally spend a night out on the town.  I am also interested in being someplace which is safe.  Please fill me in on any info that you want to share.  Tell me everything.  

Thanks so much,

Nick

Please contact me at:

nicholaspom@hotmail.com

By:

diana

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #3 on: July 17 2006 19:07:00 »

the airport name is Comalapa and it's the only one we have, until you have where to stay i think it's safe if you go by bus to the diferente beaches, you should stay at El Tunco .is the same than El Sunzal,they're like 1 beach divided in 2 names,there are like mm 5 hostales where u can stay..and they're budget, and nice.and there are 2 hotels more expensive and fancy if u want too,in the same aerea,when u surf,leave your sandals and sunglasess at the hostal not over the sand.any questions? ask me..see you soon

By:

Jose

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #4 on: July 22 2006 08:07:00 »

I've been reading all the comments posted in here! and you guys are expecting to be safe and well treated.. when you go to the worst places around! not even salvadoreans visit those beaches or places.. there are many many good and safe places where to go, it's just a little more expensive but it's worth it. If you're looking to enjoy your trip in El Salvador, you should start looking for better options. Because if you visit the cheapest hotels, of course you'll have some trouble with gangs and shit like that 'cuz most of them are located in dangerous coast areas..

By:

gOnzo

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #5 on: July 27 2006 08:07:00 »

punta rocas is great, super world class. but overall polluted. i have been there 6 times and overall find el salvador tense.  basically u have to be smart, a smart traveler, always on the lookout and bring non-valuables, instead of carrying a lot of cash, always have only around 150$, that way u avoid gnarly rip offs, and with the passport: have a copy or 2 and always have it with u on land, instead of leaving it on the hotel. jimmy and bob have a great hotel in san blas, close to punta rocas and junglesurftours.com, operated by "el chute" is a good deal, both deals work great, safety first.

By:

Brian

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #6 on: September 07 2006 06:09:00 »

Do I need to have my passport with me at all times?  Can anybody recommend the best boat day trips?

By:

Roberto

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #7 on: September 07 2006 15:09:00 »

Hello Brian,
The best is to catch a boat at Las Flores and go surfing to Punta Mango or other of the three breaks on the way. The boat costs $50.00.
There are many other boat trips that include fishing though. If you need more info you can contact: rgtortuga@yahoo.com
Roberto

By:

Macdara

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #8 on: January 14 2007 08:01:00 »

Hi,

I'm going to El Salvador in 2 weeks time (about the 1st of march) and I want to spend about 2 weeks by the sea taking spanish classes and learning to surf. Got any ideas for me?

By:

felip

RE: surf in el salvador is world class

« Reply #9 on: January 26 2007 16:01:00 »

Hi Macdara!
March is soon for surfing, but also have a good waves, it's the hottest month of all,but it's also our holidays, you can enjoy them, try to ask more of El Salvador to have the most info. you need, and you'll enjoy more your enstance in here. keep writting and all of us will be glad of help you
take care


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