Surf Trips Central America

Nicaragua + El Salvador Surf Trip

Central America Surf Tours
Central America Crossing: 2 countries, 3 surf resorts!
Top resorts, amazing food and the best surf spots!

The Central America Crossing Surf Tour is a package specially designed for advanced surfers who want to explore remote surf spots and have the rich and full Central America experience.
Expect great surf sessions in a different break every day, riding some of the best waves in the world in remote and uncrowded surf locations.

Choose the starting point for your surf trip - Nicaragua or El Salvador - and you´ll be guided to the best surf spots in La Barra (Nicaragua), Las Flores (El Salvador) and La Libertad (El Salvador).

This Central America surf trip is an all inclusive package, so you don't have to worry about a thing! All the surf resorts in Nicaragua and El Salvador are located right in front of the ocean overlooking awesome waves. Just kick back by the pool checking out the surf and enjoying the delicious food prepared with the freshest local ingredients.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all resorts.

This package includes accommodation, 3 meals a day, surf guide and all necessary transfers: 24/7 airport transfers, a 2 hours border crossing water taxi between Nicaragua and El Salvador, transfers between the 3 surf resorts (La Barra > Las FLores > La Libertad), surf guiding to the best surf spots of the day by 4x4 or boat.
Also boat surftrips in La Barra and Las Flores.

10 days | 9 nights surf package

  • 4 nights in La Barra | Nicaragua
  • 3 nights in Las Flores | El Salvador
  • 2 nights in La Libertad | El Salvador
  • Airport transfers (24/7)
  • Ocean front accommodation with AC and private bathroom: 4 nights at La Barra + 3 nights at Punta Flores + 2 nights at La Libertad
  • 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with choice from menu, including 1 non alcoholic drink
  • Daily boat trips in La Barra & Las Flores *
  • Full day surf tours ** with surf guide & vehicle equipped with cooler with drinking water
  • Water taxi across the Gulf of Honduras from Nicaragua to El Salvador
  • Optional transfers *** to adventure and city tours:
    City Tours to Leon and Volcano Sand boarding (Nicaragua) | San Miguel city tours, Eco tours to national parks and volcanoes (El Salvador)
  • Free Wi-Fi internet connection
  • Lots of barrels!
  • Minimum 2 guests to book this package
  • * Except on arrival and departure days.
  • ** Guided trips don't include surf equipment.
  • *** Tour transfers don’t include entrances to parks or activities fees.

14 days | 13 nights surf package

  • 5 nights in La Barra | Nicaragua
  • 4 nights in Las Flores | El Salvador
  • 4 nights in La Libertad | El Salvador
  • Airport transfers (24/7)
  • Ocean front accommodation with AC and private bathroom: 5 nights at La Barra + 4 nights at Punta Flores + 4 nights at La Libertad
  • 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with choice from menu, including 1 non alcoholic drink
  • Daily boat trips in La Barra & Las Flores *
  • Full day surf tours ** with surf guide & vehicle equipped with cooler with drinking water
  • Water taxi across the Gulf of Honduras from Nicaragua to El Salvador
  • Optional transfers *** to adventure and city tours:
    City Tours to Leon and Volcano Sand boarding (Nicaragua) | San Miguel city tours, Eco tours to national parks and volcanoes (El Salvador)
  • Free Wi-Fi internet connection
  • Lots of barrels!
  • Minimum 2 guests to book this package
  • * Except on arrival and departure days.
  • ** Guided trips don't include surf equipment.
  • *** Tour transfers don’t include entrances to parks or activities fees.

Surf Seasons in Nicaragua

The best swells in Nicaragua are caused by tropical storms, which occur mostly during the rainy season. The main surf season in Nicaragua is winter - May to November - when waves are higher and more consistent.

Waves are usually more than 7 feet high (2 meters), with consistent long period South swells, accompanied by off-shore winds and some rain.

  • April to November: 4-6 ft. consistent swells with bigger 8-12 ft swells..
  • November to January: waist to chest high offshore perfection
  • February and March: mid-size swells, always offshore .
  • Best waves in Nicaragua

Surf Seasons in El Salvador

There are the 4 main surfing seasons in El Salvador:

  • March-May: Very big, consistent and clean waves (6-12 ft). During this period there are many days when conditions are great to surf all day long.
  • June-October: Big surf (6-12 ft) originating from the South Pacific’s swells. During this period, the best surf normally happens between 10 am and 2 pm.
  • November-December: Waves are more inconsistent but, when they arrive, they are simply perfect (4-6 ft). The weather is cooler than normal (78F) and offshore winds allow for perfect surfing conditions all day long.
  • January-February: During these months surf becomes very inconsistent and the waves are small (2-4 ft). However, climate is perfect with cool evenings and bright sunny days.
  • Best waves in El Salvador