Adventure Sports Tours “AST Punta Flores” sits on the point in Las Flores, El Salvador. We are the only property on the point with nearly 300 degree views of the ocean. Our El Salvador Surf Camp exceeds 9 acres and offers our guests Ocean, Mountain and Jungle views from nearly every viewing point on the property. Las Flores is a small community of locals, and our surf camps are just 3 minutes from the small town of El Cuco in the San Miguel providence.
During your stay at AST Punta Flores you can enjoy many of our services such as Punta Flores Surf Tours, Surf Lessons, Surf and Yoga Retreats, Horseback riding, Estuary and Eco Tours and most of all friendly service on all of our El Salvador Surf Camps. We don’t just offer package deals; we do what our guest wants to do, when you want to do it. Your trip will be completely customized from surfing to eco tours, if we can get you out of the hammocks.
Las Flores is 2 hours south of the San Salvador airport, with views of volcanic mountain ranges the entire way, keeping your mind off the drive and focused on El Salvador’s natural beauty.You can enjoy a private guide throughout your entire trip to AST Punta Flores, and they will be your personal travel guide introducing you to the local area and attractions on your El Salvador Surf Camp
AST Punta Flores is open to all walk in customers if we have availability, please feel free if you’re in the area to stop by and say hello or enjoy the view off the point while enjoying a smoothie or local beverage.
Most of our guest will surf the three surf breaks straight out front of the property Las Flores, La Vaca and El Toro. All these breaks are easily accessible and offer some uncrowded conditions. You will always have a birds eye view of these breaks from our pool.
When is the best time to go surfing in El Salvador:
Surfing El Salvador is best in the peak season late March to mid May with almost zero rain but this doesn’t mean it is the best time to hit it big. Consistent weeks over the past years have been late April and late May offer will overhead surf for intermediate to advance surfers. The peak season last April to October with more consistent days than not, so if you are planning on booking an El Salvador Surf Camp, this is the zone you want to book your trip.
If you are looking for surf lessons in El Salvador you can choose to go throughout the entire year but the best months are November to February offering clean conditions, sunny skies and smaller surf so it is less intimidating to the beginner surfer. Who can take surf lessons, well the entire family, couples, girls trips and anyone who has the will to learn the sport of surfing.
Season The best season for beginners is November to March, with the season starting with larger surf mid March to October. Although during the high season the surf is larger, there are several surf spots we can take beginners so we offer surf lessons and surf schools year round.
Las Flores can offer a crowd at times during peak season, but with all the mentioned surf spots below we can assure you a great surf tour and memories of a lifetime. Our surf tours offer 4×4 and boat access to all breaks so we always have the logistics covered. Our boat charters can be booked anytime during the day so our guest can choose when they want to surf and where.
Surfing Las Flores is an amazing experience, the wave is so fun and rip able even the youngest of surfers will have the time of their lives. We often host Grom Camps and one week surfing Las Flores catapults their skills in the water, taking home accelerated surfing improvements.
If your into a balanced lifestyle, we offer surf and yoga packages which you can read more in our yoga section. Adventure Sports Tours will be hosting all girl surf weeks, so be sure to call the office or sign up for our news letter go keep on track with AST and our El Salvador Surf Camp.
AST Punta Flores will host a maximum of 20 guests in shared or private rooms so we can handle the smallest to largest groups here in Las Flores. Our private guest rooms will host 2 guests per room with shared up to 4 guests per room. All guest rooms can be customized to meet anyone’s needs or requests.
Guest rooms feature new beds, bedding and oversize pillows, and private or shared bathrooms. Three of our ocean view rooms open out to the patio where you can sit, relax and enjoy the views of surfing Las Flores. High-speed wireless Internet service is available throughout the property.
Our kitchen staff will ensure you have coffee at 5:30 A.M. with cereal, local fruits and breads, followed by a hearty breakfast after your surf. Lunch will be served in the dining area or around the pool, or packed in cooler if you choose to take a boat trip to Punta Mango. Your evening will be coupled with a happy hour Ceviche before your dinner is served. We use nothing but the freshest local foods, including catch of the day for our seafood loving guests.
Adventure Sports Tours “AST Punta Flores” accommodations are on top of a point in Las Flores; you will not find another property like this in the area of Las Flores. This is a one of a kind location where you can take long walks on the beach; enjoy surf fishing or asking our staff to charter a boat so you can enjoy an evening out on the water with your special someone.
The property is a great place to have a bachelor party, family reunion, or gather your best of friends for a surf trip of a lifetime.
You want to fly to San Salvador El Salvador, the airport code is “SAL”. Our surf tour clients have transfers included and the transfer time from the airport is 2.5 hours and 3 hours from our La Libertad Hotel. Our landing destination airport for El Salvador is San Salvador Airport “SAL”. You will find in all search engines that provide airfare the airport code is SAL, you can also type in San Salvador El Salvador. Be sure to look at the details when booking airfare to choose El Salvador as there are other San Salvador’s. The transfer to our hotel is 25 minutes from the airport, so relatively it is a very short distance compared to most surfing destinations.
Our AST Surf Guides will be waiting at the airport; all AST employees have AST Shirts and will be holding a sign with your name on it. When you arrive and go through customs when exiting the building, you want to turn right through the doors and meet your surf guide in front of the Pizza Hut Kiosk.
AST Surf Hotel provides complete airport transfer with company employees and vans. When exit El Salvador Customs you will be directed to walk to the right toward the Pizza Hut Kiosko where you will find our transfer driver or your personal surf guide all wearing AST Shirts and Signs with your name printed on the sign.
$10 for Travel Visas per traveler
Our accommodations are oceanfront on the point, with ocean views, AC and private bathrooms.
You can travel solo, please see our rates for a single room. We do not offer dorm style rooms and services in our El Salvador Surf Camp.
We welcome solo travelers, you will need to check the single room rates on the surf tour packages. The pricing for a single is higher than shared rooms guests but a private room will be guaranteed. We do not offer shared rooms with other guests, this is against our policy. All private room requests must be made at time of booking with our office in Redondo Beach, California.
You will have a full menu from our restaurant, our food is sourced locally from the fishing village along with carne, pollo and pastas. We also have a wide arrangement of smoothies.
It is safe to budget a few hundred dollars for the bar, tips and other purchases outside your package.
It is safe to budget extra money for adventure tours, gratuities, meals and drinks outside the hotel and souvenirs. The suggested tip to the staff overall is 10% to 15% of your surf tour package so you may provide gratuities to the surf guide, service and cooks.
We have full complementary wifi at this property.
Yes -Unlimited Wireless Internet is available bring your laptop, tablet, PDA and plug in – The electrical outlets are 110v – the same as in the USA.
No specific health precautions although we do suggest bug spray we are in the jungle.
Please consult with your doctor before traveling on international excursion. In general, you will need to update your tetanus shot and series of hepatitis shots. Although; there are pharmacies in Nicaragua, we advise bringing prescription medication with you.
Out of the Water
* PASSPORT /& copy *
1. Airline Tickets plus copy
2. Cash (credit cards are rarely accepted)
3. Comb or brush (optional)
4. Contact Lens Kit
6. Ding Repair/Sun Cure Resin
7. Drivers License plus copy
9. Long Sleeve T-Shirt
10. Moisturizer (optional)
11. Mosquito Repellent with DHT
12. Multi-board travel bag
13. Nail Clippers (optional)
14. Pain Medicine (optional)
15. Light weight Pants (1)
16. First Aid Kit
18. Shaving Kit
21. Sun Hat
24. Surf Towel
25. Toothbrush and toothpaste
26. Travel backpack
27. Waterproof jacket
In the Water
1. Surfboards (3 boards in one board bag)
2. Leashes (3)
3. Extra leash tethers
4. Fin Sets
5. Extra fin keys and screws
6. Long Sleeve Rash guard (optional)
7. Spring Suit (optional)
8. Board shorts (2-3 pairs)
9. Wetsuit Top (optional but recommended)
Bring A Smile
You may cancel your trip within 90 days prior to arrival with a penalty of the deposit. If you cancel your trip within 60 days of arrival the entire amount if non refundable. We suggest purchasing Travel Insurance.
You may cancel your trip within 30 days of arrival but you will lose the deposit amount. If you cancel your trip within 30 day of arrival the entire balance will be lost without the purchase of travel insurance
We offer Travel Guard Insurance, we highly recommend purchasing this insurance it covers your flights and our surf resort fees:
Purchasing Travel Insurance is always a great option to protect yourself from trip cancellations, lost luggage and medical emergencies. Trip insurance can be purchased online on our booking page or through our travel agents at the booking office at AST U.S.A.
Yes Boat trips are included in the El Salvador Surf Camp, if you choose a package that does not include boat trips we can arrange for you to get a surf boat for around 80.00 for 4 hours.