Monkey Lala

El Salvador: La Libertad

Tranquil beachside resort in El Tunco. A choice of breaks offer great waves in all conditions, with Tunco Beach’s nightlife and culture in easy reach.

Tranquil beachside resort in El Tunco. A choice of breaks offer great waves in all conditions, with Tunco Beach’s nightlife and culture in easy reach.

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Tunco Beach and El Tunco, capital of the surf culture

El Salvador’s 186 miles of coastline play host to many different waves of all shapes and sizes, from cruisy beginner beach breaks to churning pro-level barrels. Right in the heart of this South American playground lies Tunco Beach and the town of El Tunco, capital of the area’s surf culture, and home of Monkey Lala Suites. Tunco Beach is one of El Salvador’s surf hotspots and has four breaks of its own, in addition to the many others just a short way up or down the coast. The nightlife pumps just as much as the waves; you can swing life away with a spot of salsa dancing while the ocean roars in the background. Monkey Lala Suites are set in a quiet little enclave, directly on the beach; despite easy access to all the fun, the tranquility guarantees a good nights sleep. In the morning you can check the surf from the terrace before breakfast.

Beach and point breaks are directly by Monkey Lala

The warm water of the Costa de Balsamo always has something to offer the travelling surfer. There are a selection of beach and point breaks directly by Monkey Lala, and you can score great waves no matter the swell and crowd conditions. El Sunza is a long right hand point break with many take-off zones that works in almost all conditions, while La Bocana throws steep fast rights and perfect barreling lefts.

Monkey Lala Suites offer cosy accommodation in 2-5 person rooms with free wifi, suitable for groups, couples and solo travellers. Packages range from BnB to full board, with options for airport transfers, surf lessons, and yoga classes. A snack bar, swimming pool and garden with hammocks completes the resort atmosphere.

4 reasons to choose Monkey Lala Suites:

  1. Selection of waves that work in virtually all conditions!
  2. Tropical climate and warm water year-round.
  3. Great mix of surf, culture and nightlife!
  4. Tranquil haven provides peace and quiet amidst all the fun.
Central America/ Caribbean
El Salvador
La Libertad
Surf Resorts
Suited For
Solo Traveler
Yoga Fans
$$$ - Luxury
$$ - Medium
Meal Plans
Bed & Breakfast
Room Type
Single Bed Room
Double Bed Room
Twin Bed Room
Triple Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
Air Conditioning
Internet Wifi
Yoga on site
Communal TV
Swimming Pool
Surf Services Offered
Equipment Rental
Spot Transfers
Airport Transfers
Ability Level
Wetsuit recommended
Air Temperature
Dominant Break Type
Point break
Crowd Factor
Explorer Level
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