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La Libertad, El Salvador

La Libertad

El Salvador

Skill Level
beginner, intermediate

The Break

Also known as El Palmar. Palmarcito is a barreling short to normal right beach break. Playa El Palmarcito may be small, however, it's a great location for beginner and intermediate surfers looking for a consistent spot to improve their techniques. Longboards and funboards are ideal here. Consistency is year-round with the biggest swell in summer.

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Current Surf Report

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

Last updated: 11 hours ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate
  • Consistency
    Year round, Biggest swell in summer
  • Wave Length
    Short, Normal
  • Wave Direction
  • Board Type
  • Type of Break
  • Swell directions
  • Best wind directions
  • Crowd levels / week
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few to Crowded
  • Seabed
    Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
  • Power
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Atami is a quiet town in La Libertad, El Salvador. Playa El Parmacito is a short, sandy beach with a mellow vibe and basic amenities. Travellers can choose to stay in private complexes, boutique hotels, or simpler hostels that offer simple to luxurious comforts in an area where there's a strong emphasis to connect with nature and the ocean. If not the local bars and restaurants offering traditional dishes and fresh seafood, nearby and well-developed cities of El Tunco and La Libertad are short drives away. Surf camps offer lessons, rentals, and organized trips.

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Amenities Nearby
  • Public Toilets
  • Public Showers
  • Restaurants
  • Shaded Area
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Boats/Tow-ins to Breaks
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Yoga
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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