Palmarcito
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Palmarcito

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
    SSW
  • Wind
    7 mph
  • Weather
    77°f
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Last updated: 11 hours ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate
  • Consistency
    Year round, Biggest swell in summer
  • Wave Length
    Short, Normal
  • Wave Direction
    Right
  • Board Type
    Funboard
  • Type of Break
    Beach
  • Swell directions
    SW
  • Best wind directions
    N
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few to Crowded
  • Seabed
    Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
    Mid
  • Power
    Barreling
  • 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.

Location
La Libertad, El Salvador listings within this region
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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