Sunzal
 
Rating 7 from 34 votes
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Discription of surf spot: Sunzal, El Salvador

Really nice break. great in the mornings but can have quite a fierce rip pulling you away from the break itself. Annoying. great spot but watch out for local drunks/crackheads hastling you on a sunday morning still raging from the previous nights action.

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Type of Wave beach break 
Direction right hand 
Bottom rock 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds a normal crowd 
Hazards crazy rip and early morning local drunks  
Lenght 50-100 meters lenght 
Places to stay hostels  
Nearest big city La libertad 
Nearest airport El Salvador 
Other stuff to see & do No flat very often but plenty of great bars and El salvador not far away.  
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surf hostile/camp available???
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