Someone told me that the nicest beach in El Salvador was Playa San Diego (near the very local town of La Libertad). The beaches I had experience in El Salvador had been less than dreamy (black sand) so I figured I was due for a good dose of coastal paradise. Since my destination was only 27 KMs away I had time to meet up with my friends Diana, Supreen and Fraser (whom I just hiked Volcan Santa Ana with) in El Tunco