The Villa at Villa Del Olas

House • Entire Place • Atami, La Libertad, El Salvador

Absolute oceanfront dream house on private beach
  • 10 maximum guests
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 4 bathrooms

The Property

Villa del Olas or "Villa of Waves" is a piece of paradise situated on a spectacular oceanfront allotment which provides the Villa & Casita with sensational ocean and coast views and also allows direct access to the Atami Club resident-only private beach (just steps below the property). Villa Del Olas is ideal as an exclusive rental for families, couples, groups, retreats for yoga, surfers, health and wellness alike.

*All guest get free unlimited WiFi, complimentary Crystal drinking water and direct beach access to the private beach of Club Atami.

The architect-designed spacious villa has 4 air-conditioned bedrooms with 4 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 8 in comfort.

The totally separate and fully self-contained spacious oceanfront Casita with very high ceilings and Palapa roof sleeps 2 in a romantic setting complete with 4 poster bed and can be rented separately. Please search for our other listing called The Casita at Villa del Olas.

The property is 5 levels in total from the street to the ocean cliff where there are private stairs that provide low tide access to the rock pools and beach below.

On the first 3 levels is the 3000 square foot luxury villa. At the entrance, the level is parking and the beautiful entrance foyer as well as the studio chapel room. There is also a 1000 square ft roof garden, which makes an excellent group room for yoga, meditation or simply entertaining or hanging out in the hammocks.

The air-conditioned 400 sq ft master suite with large en-suite sleeps 2 and can be configured as two king singles or one king. The adjacent sitting room with one double sofa bed and one single bed can sleep 3 and would share the master en-suite. Downstairs the air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms both have a double and the possibility of adding a daybed to each means they can sleep up to 3 in each of the rooms. The smaller air-conditioned chapel room sleeps up to 2 using a sofa bed and has a bathroom across the hall.

The fourth level has tropical gardens and the elevated swimming pool.

Villa Features (3000 square feet)
• 4 Air-conditioned Bedrooms
• 4 Bathrooms
• Roof-top Sky Terrace (1000 square feet)
• Full Kitchen
• Dining Area
• Master Suite with sitting area/office (400 square feet)
• Secure Garage
• Studio Chapel Room
• Laundry Room
• DVD Player and Movie Selection
• Maids quarters
• Balconies & Terraces
• Landscaped Gardens
• Private Pool
• Private Beach
• Custom Bar-B-Que Grill & Prep Area by the Pool
• Daily House Keeping Included
• Daily Pool and Yard Service Included
• Private Gated Community (Atami)
• 24 Hour Security

The Villa includes all of the grounds amenities available through the Gated Atami Club and Community.

The private beach and the ocean can be directly accessed by stairs from the casita level and you can walk around the headland to ocean pools.

Villa Del Olas is perfectly situated for surfers, or those that love the ocean and whether you find peace and tranquillity in the sight and sounds of joy in swimming, this is the perfect place for you. You can walk for 5 mins around the headland path to Palmarcito beach which often has a nice wave that you will have to yourself! All of the other respected breaks such as K61, K59 El Zonte, Sunzal, La Bocana, Punta Roca, and La Paz are all easily accessible.

There are daily house cleaning and pool services included in all the rates.

Additional Services we offer:

Airport Transfers:

Meet and greet at airport on arrival and departure from Villa Del Olas in air-conditioned minivan or SUV with English speaking driver (max 8 persons per vehicle) can be arranged.

Car Hire:

We can arrange for the hire of a car for you and have it delivered to Villa Del Olas for as long as you would like it for.

Catering, Cooking and Restaurants:

It is possible to arrange for cooking of all or some daily meals. Arrangements can also be made for a private driver to take you to the nearby modern and well-stocked supermarket as well as the local seafood markets where you can shop for your own groceries.

There are also many opportunities to dine out whilst you are staying at Villa Del Olas all of which are within 10 minutes drive. We can provide a door to door service to many of these establishments. The nearby village of El Tunco has everything from pupusas to pizza, or if you desire more luxurious surroundings and fare, the taste sensations of the much revered Betos restaurant is also located nearby.


Right in front of Villa Del Olas is a point break that if the swell direction and size are right will provide the more experienced surfer a satisfying session and usually without having to share the fun, or take an easy 5 minute walk around the scenic headland pathway past the ocean pools to Palmarcito where there is almost always a good wave to be had.

A local guide can be provided to drive you to and orientate you with any or all of the excellent locations on offer within a 10km radius of Villa Del Olas such as Mizata, K61, K59, El Zonte, Sunzal, Bocanita, Bocana, La Paz and Punta Roca. Lessons for beginners are also available.

If you’re up for an adventure then an overnight or longer “Surfari” can be arranged to the more remote and often epic Punta Mango and Las Flores breaks.


We can arrange for private Yoga classes on-site here at Villa Del Olas that will satisfy all yoga enthusiasts from beginner to advanced students. The rooftop terrace is ideal as a location for the practice of yoga as the ocean sounds and cool breezes engulf your senses and help transport your mind, body and soul to discover your inner peace. There are also a couple of local shalas nearby in El Tunco Surf Village and at a nearby hotel.

Spanish Lessons:

Beginner, intermediate or advanced level classes can be provided on-site at Villa Del Olas thanks to our association with a local language school.

Sight-Seeing Tours:

Personalized single or multi-day tours with a bi-lingual, professional and fully certified guide to the many cultural, archaeological and geographical locations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala are offered again thanks to our association with a local touring company.

City & Shopping Tours:

The capital San Salvador is 45 minutes away with first-class shopping and many bargain opportunities. A day trip or overnight stay complete with a bilingual guide, transportation, city and shopping tour can be easily arranged.

About the Neighborhood

Villa Del Olas is just a 45-minute drive on paved roads from the El Salvador International Airport (FYI El Salvador is known to have the BEST roads in Central America). Villa Del Olas's perfect location provides our guests with privacy, tranquillity, security and convenience. It is the PERFECT PARADISE to spend your holiday if you're looking for family fun or a romantic getaway.

Located within the grounds of the gated community of Atami which provides 24-hour security and the private residents-only beach of El Leona.

Very close by are some of the best surfing spots in Central America such as K61, K59, Mizata Point, El Zonte, El Palmarcito, El Sunzal, El Tunco, La Paz and Punta Roca.

There are also many restaurant choices within 5 mins of Villa Del Olas such as Pelicanos, Beto's Seafood, Cafe Sunzal, and many more from local roadside locals spot, casual bar, to a beautiful cliffside romantic restaurant where you'll see an amazing and breathtaking sunset.

La Libertad is also just a 10 min drive away and is where you will find a modern well stocked grocery store, seafood markets at the port of La Libertad, where local fishermen sell their daily freshly caught seafood, or the central farmers' market where local farmers bring their fresh produce of local fruits and vegetables. You will also find clothing, crafts and great souvenirs.

In this beautiful country you can experience so many wonderful and exciting excursions and adventures. You can do everything from amazing waterfalls, tours at coffee fincas (farms), zip-lining, hike to the top of a volcano, visit old-world famous little towns like Ataco and its well-preserved Spanish Baroque-influenced architecture with local arts and crafts, as well as a number of Mayan ruins and colonial churches.

The city of San Salvador (the capital of El Salvador) is a completely modern and metropolitan city that is also easily accessible. San Salvador is just a 35 mins drive and you will find world class shopping malls, cinemas and every type of restaurant, club or bar you could desire.

Transport :
We work with English speaking local drivers who are available on an hourly, daily or weekly basis for very reasonable rates.

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Sleeping Arrangements
  • Bedroom 1
    1 King , 1 Twin
  • Bedroom 2
    2 Full/Doubles
  • Bedroom 3
    2 Full/Doubles
  • Bedroom 4
    1 Full/Double
Nearest Break


Atami, La Libertad, El Salvador 0.3 miles from this house
Nearest Airport
El Salvador International Airport (SAL) 48 mins driving from this house

Amenities & Services

House Amenities
  • Essentials (Towels, linens, and toilet paper)
  • Toiletries (Shampoo, conditioner, and hand soap)
  • Air conditioning
  • WiFi
  • Pool
  • Outdoor shower
  • Coffee maker
  • Filtered water included
  • Fully equipped kitchen - private
  • Clothes dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Desk/workspace
  • TV
  • Closet/drawers
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Private entrance
  • Beach towels
  • Parking
  • Outdoor grill
  • Hot water
  • Ceiling fans
Safety Amenities
  • First aid kit
  • 24 hour security
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Lock on door with key
  • Exterior lighting
Surf Amenities
  • Surf lessons offered by host for additional cost
Additional Amenities and Services
  • Airport pickup available at additional cost
  • Cook available at additional cost
  • Cleaning services included
  • Yoga on-site at additional cost


Nearest break at 0.3 miles

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.

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

Other surf breaks near this property

  • Distance
    1.5 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    1.8 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
  • Distance
    2.4 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    4.5 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate, advanced
Punta Roca
  • Distance
    6.2 miles
  • Skill Level
Punta Conchalio
  • Distance
    6.5 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
  • Distance
    12 miles
  • Skill Level
The Villa at Villa Del Olas
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Hosted by El Salvador Retreats

El Salvador Retreats Joined in May, 2019

House Guidelines

  • Suitable for children (2 to 12)
  • Smoking allowed outdoors
  • Events or parties allowed
  • Check in after
    14:00 hrs
  • Check out before
    12:00 hrs

Other Rules

  • No smoking inside.
  • No pets
You must also know
  • Must climb stairs
  • Potential for noise
  • Some spaces shared

Cancellation Policy

50% refund to guests if they cancel at least 30 full days prior to check-in day and time. If they cancel with less than 30 days in advance, there is no refund.