Las Flores surf overview
Surfing El Salvador - Las Flores / The East Coast is located three hours southeastward down the coast, it offers some of the most amazing breaks and is a welcome change from the typical crowded beach and is perfect for those looking for a more uncommon surfing experience.
This is volcanic rock point and sandy bottom is one of the points that break mechanically with a hollow takeoff and very long rides up to 200 yards.
Powerful and hollow right point. It is has a hollow take off with a serious barrel at size. It works on a 3ft+ SW or S swell and all tides. The wave is best at 4-8 ft. At low tide the main bowl shuts down and the peak shifts out to the corner, with long lined-up rides to 200m+ all the way to the beach break. At mid-high tide the action shifts to the main bowl and lines up all the way through the inside. Reef booties are recommended but notmandatory. The hollowest wave in the area, but also the most wind sensitive.
This right point works best on a low to mid tide, and a 4-6 ft swell. This wave is a great option for the experienced surfer looking for heavy takeoffs and hollow barrels, and can provide crowd relief if the point at Las Flores is congested. This wave can be ridden for up to 100 yards.
This is a righthand wave that breaks in deeper water forgiving take off and offers long lined up rights with 200 yards rides when on, works perfect in 4+ solid swell. The wave face is very carveable but steep.
This is a beachbreak offers one distinct peak, favoring lefts, but sometimes it becomes in A frame, this spot is an alternative during the high tides that is when most of the points in the area doesn’t work good.
More Spots in The Area
This Spots needs special conditions the break good, but when it happens waves are simple insane
Another right point, accessible by boat only. This break is an option when the most popular spots in the area are crowded. Low to mid tides best. Always uncrowded
Next to Bongo
Another righthand point that needs a low tide. Worth the trip if you're looking for a totally uncrowded option in isolation. Best on a 4ft + swell.
This is a mellow beachbreak tucked in another stunning natural setting. Best at medium to high tides; it can breaks good in the smallest swell (2-3ft), in biggest swell the wave close out. This spot is recommended when the swells are small and the points don’t work well, also is perfect for intermediate and beginners surfers.
What To Bring to Las Flores Surf Camp:
Insect repellent, Shorts (2), T-shirts (7), bathing suits (3), nice shirt (1 or 2), flip-flops, rash guards, sunscreen, surf socks, wax, leashes (2), extra fins/ hard wear, duck tape, ding repair kit, tennis shoes for nature walks and other activities, sunscreen, your medications, camera equipment, and large beach towel. Please bring no more than three boards per person.