El Zonte
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El Zonte

La Libertad, El Salvador

La Libertad

El Salvador

Skill Level
intermediate, advanced

The Break

El Zonte is a powerful, normal to long right point break. Playa El Zonte also has an A-frame beach break with lefts and rights. Shortboards and funboards work well here. Consistency is year-round.

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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    2 - 4 ft
  • Swells
  • Wind
    9 mph
  • Weather

Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
  • Board Type
    Funboard, Shortboard
  • Type of Break
  • Swell directions
    S, SW
  • Best wind directions
    E, NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few to Crowded
  • Seabed
    Reef, Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
    Mid, High
  • Power
  • Access By
    Hike in, Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

El Zonte is a rustic beach town in La Libertad, El Salvador. The quiet town is enclosed between two cliffs and has several restaurants, affordable accommodations, shops and surf amenities available throughout. Locals are laid-back, hospitable, and love to throw a good party—easily keeping the reputation for being 'pueblo loco,' despite being less developed than neighboring El Tunco and El Sunzal.

La Libertad, El Salvador 12 listings within this region
Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Yoga
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Family Friendly
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