SURF TOURS AND ACCOMMODATIONS, LA LIBERTAD
Surf Travel is the largest source of tourism in the West Coast of El Salvador’s surfing capital La Libertad. Surfing Central America with the number one provider of East and West Coast Surf Tours and Surf Camps will leave you wanting to come back again and again. The name La Libertad means Freedom in Spanish, this is the vibe you will feel in La Libertad total freedom to do whatever you want on our surf tour or surf vacation with AST and the AST Surf Hotel.
If you want additional options outside of surfing La Libertad offers some of the most amazing Mayan Ruins, Canopy Tours, Off Road Jungle Buggy, Dirt Bike and Volcano Complexes tours in El Salvador Adventure Travel. Besides the extreme eco tour, El Salvador offers soft travel tours for the non-surfers to include: Waterfalls, Monkey Farm, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Volunteer and Cooking Classes.
With beach and surf proximity in mind, our hotel is adjacent to one of the best surf breaks in El Salvador and offers 180-degree front yard views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel offers 3 ocean suites, an executive suite with private balcony, and 3 premium rooms - all equipped with oversized pillows, soft beds, air conditioning, tiled bathrooms with hot and cold water, safes for valuables, daily room cleaning, and all the relaxing comforts you’ll need after hours in the water.
Comfort is a primary factor for us at AST La Libertad – we know what it’s like to spend a full day in the ocean and want to melt into your room for a little vacation downtime.
Use our lightning fast wifi to work or browse from the comfort of your room, or rather from our rooftop bar and restaurant, La Terraza. Have a cocktail at our clear as day pool which sits directly on the ocean, and watch the surfers and fisherman pass by.
TSUNAMI’S AND LA TERRAZA RESTUARANTS
A bonus to your surf tour with AST are all your eats being taken care of from start to finish. Included in your stay at AST Surf Hotel is breakfast, lunch, and dinner – three delicious, large portioned meals per day from our in-house La Terraza Restaurant. La Terraza offers the freshest seafood made El Salvador style, with added hints of flare from Mexico, the US, and other destinations, and boasts many delights for the hungry surfer. Some local favorites at La Terraza are Lobster, Fish Tacos, Carne Filets, Fish Fillets, Pollo, and the El Salvador classic dish of Pupusas.
Our fine rooftop restaurant is sure to keep you sustained and full of energy for your entire stay.
Complimentary non – alcoholic beverages are also included along with meals, and we offer a full bar at resort rates. Restaurant, poolside, and room service is all available, so make sure to take advantage of a poolside sunset dinner and cocktail, or watch the sunrise with your morning coffee before you jump in the water or start packing for your waterfall hike.
EL SALVADOR SURF TRIP & SURF DESTINATIONS
At AST La Libertad, the surf quite literally revolves around you. After only a short 30-minute drive from the airport, our driver with immediately land you in the middle of all the action. Our surf tour guests receive a red-carpet experience complete with private surf guides and exclusive vehicles with access to our many accessible known and secret surf spots – many are only minutes away. While we certainly have the ability to take you exploring, we’re also face-to-face with Punta Roca, El Salvador’s only World-Class wave. The Punta wraps around a rocky point and is an intermediate to experienced surfer’s hollow dream. If you’re a little less experienced or feel like going for a mellower slide,
La Paz is conveniently is a few short paddles inside, offering a gentler wave fun for any class of surfer. It will be hard to leave our front yard with endless waves steps away.
Head high surf is consistent from March to November, and waist – to – shoulder high surf is prevalent in the off - season months. Fun off – season swells are typical though, and conditions can be good to epic mixed in with great weather offshore winds, so keep an eye and track the surf for a last minute getaway.
F.A.QBEST WAY TO GET THERE:
Our landing destination airport for your El Salvador surf tour 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.
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.
This Location is about 30 min from the airport.
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.
Our accommodations are all oceanfront rooms with views of the Playa and Punta Roca Surfing Beach. Each room has tiled bathrooms with hot and cold showers, Satellite TV, Sliders or windows facing the Playa. There are 4 Balcony rooms for private or shared accommodations, these rooms get first right to our surf tour guests so if you are trying to go on the cheap these rooms are not guaranteed at time of booking your El Salvador surf vacation
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.
At the AST Surf Hotel we offer a complete full size international menu from our roof top restaurant and bar La Terazza. Our menu includes very large arrangement of fresh seafood, shell fish, steaks, chicken, soups, salads and international favorites like Mexican and Bar Style appetizers. When you book a surf tour package you will receive 1 entrée per dining experience at the AST Surf Hotel. Our packages include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners additional meals will be charged as additions so if you are hungry we will just add these to your account while staying at the hotel.
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.
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.
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.
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.