Playa San Diego has become the “go to” area in El Salvador. It boasts a wide beach that has more than 7 kilometers, with white sand, mild surf, light breeze with great waves and suitable for swimming.
The home features a beautiful pool to cool down after a day on the beach. There are different types of fruit trees with a yard offering total privacy. Each room comes with A/C.
Thanks to its large open space, the beach doesn’t get crowded in high season. The distance from the airport is 31 KM. (37 minutes by car).
Playa San Diego in Costa del Balsamo is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights.
Head southeast out of La Libertad, where the famed right pointbreak Punta Roca is located, and you’re in for a pleasant journey along some beautiful coast. But before plunging deep into Salvador’s southeast coast, pull of quickly at Playa San Diego. Less hustle than Libertad and less touristy than El Tunco, Playa San Diego is a wide swath of coconut palm-fringed, black sand beach with some occasionally brilliant A-frames breaking just offshore.
San Diego is often a great place to surf when the nearby pointbreaks are on the small side. It’s also a great place to make home base, as it has well-reviewed hotels and hostels, as well as a variety of restaurants. Because El Salvador is known for its fantastic pointbreaks, Playa San Diego doesn’t often register on the traveling surfer’s radar, but it should. The beachbreaks can be fun and it’s a pleasant, authentic slice of Salvadorian coast.
Playa San Diego is an expansive beach break. It is near the famous point break, Punta Roca. It’s a beginner-friendly beach break with good accommodations, without the crowds or hype. It’s sometimes disregarded, but it serves as a good base if you are touring the El Salvadoran right point breaks.