|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
When you book through the VRBO checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.Learn more
Exceptional Value!!!!! This newly remodeled private house is simple yet perfect for surfers or families on a budget. Prime location is just one mile outside the town of La Libertad which puts you in the heart of the surf zone. Great waves at El Cocal Point out in front or world famous Punta Roca one mile down the beach. Huge gated yard is very private. Located in a peaceful, quiet neighborhood of family and vacation homes. We have Wifi. It you would like to take a video tour please see us on Youtube at: Absolute Oceanfront Studio Loft El Cocal Beach
When booking to go to El Salvador the criteria was to have a property on the beach front and this was exactly what we got.
The property sits on a decent sized plot with a live on site caretaker, Linda, and her partner.
They were not in the slightest intrusive but were always at hand to help, change the water bottles and provide information on places to visit.
This is not luxurious accommodation, everything is basic but functional. However quite literally being a stones throw from the Pacific Ocean more than made up for the lack of luxurious fixtures.
The windows are all made from bamboo and all prop open. The views are amazing and this also provides great air flow. The ocean breeze stops around 6pm each evening until around 11pm. The wind then changes direction and blows in from the mountains providing much needed cool air. From 11pm onwards you can snuggle under the covers and get a great nights sleep on what were surprisingly comfortable mattresses.
There is no hot running water here, only cold. I thought this would be a problem but it was not. The heat is so intense that the cold showers are a blessing. Linda did however provide us with a fan, which was vital for us every evening for the few hours that there wasn't a breeze. I would recommend that ceiling fans be fitted to alleviate this issue.
We kept the windows propped open 24/7 and at no time did we feel unsafe.
In fact, wherever we went the locals couldn't have been more welcoming or friendly.
We were surprised to find Sears in San Salvador along with shopping malls and recognised food chains such as Pizza Hut.
The property is a 2 minute stroll from Hotel Punta Roca. It's owned by an American called Roberto who is a lovely guy and we enjoyed talking to him. We ate here most nights and tried the cocktails, food and drinks are tasty and reasonably priced and the kids were allowed to use the swimming pools.
There are numerous point breaks in close proximity along this part of the coast line and therefore the surf is amazing, how this area is not full to bursting with surfers is beyond me!
If surfing or body boarding are not your thing and you just want to swim then please be aware that you need to stay on the beach side of the breaking waves as there are strong Rips behind the surf.
We thoroughly enjoyed our week here. The kids loved being in the ocean first thing every morning and because of the design of the property we spent most of our time outside protected from the scorching sun.
This was by far the best deal I have ever encountered in my price range. It is beautiful, clean and has amazing 360 degree oceanfront views. The wifi worked well which is also a plus. I rented a car but found surf up the beach or out in front so I never left. Linda was great. She greeted me and showed me around and even walked me to the little store a few doors down. I felt safe in the house. The bathroom upstairs' shower has the best view of the house. There is also an outdoor shower that was great. The small kitchen was perfect for my needs. I am already planning my next trip down.
concernant le logement un peu précaire cuisine non installée pour y séjourner un mois , matériel plus que simple , pas de penderies
Le propriétaire devrait améliorer le logement
le bâtiment au bord de la plage est beaucoup trop bruyant ( boules quies obligatoires )
la plage inaccessible après les grandes marées
les transports faciles
le personnel très accueillant Linda charmante mais ne parle qu'espagnol , Frank faisait tout son possible car lui parlais anglais
Playa El Cocal is a community of friendly families and vacation homes that is just outside the town of La Libertad. Easy distance (2 miles) to a large supermarket 'Super Selectos'. Far enough outside the city limits to ensure a quiet, safe and peaceful visit.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
At this time there is no hot water at the property. It is very warm in El Salvador so this is not as bad as it sounds. There are some great restaurants in the area that we can suggest. We can easily arrange drivers, guides, activities, cooks and maid service should you need them. A bonus- surprisingly very few bugs and mosquitos like other areas of El Salvador.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.