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Sumatra Surf Camps

Sumatra Surf Resort - 7 nights from: $982pp

Sumatra Surf Resort - 10 nights from: $1,246pp

Sumatra Surf Resort - 14 nights from: $1,495pp

Packages include: return flights from Jakarta to Bandar Lampung, airport transfers, 10 nights accommodation and all meals.

Damai Bungalows - 10 nights from: $1,726pp

Ombuk Indah - 10 nights from: $2,141pp*

*Premium package: includes surf guide and surf transfers

Packages include: return flights from Jakarta to Bandar Lampung, airport transfers, 10 nights accommodation and all meals.


Want to experience the rewards of finding and surfing some rarely surfed locations in the remote area of Krui?

Check out some of these Krui waves on this video:

You will be picked up from Jakarta Airport by your Indonesian speaking guide. After an overnight stay you'll depart early the next morning, flying to Sumatra and then travelling overland to the coast. Sumatra Surf Resort is the newest Surf Resort to open in West Lampung, situated 30kms from Krui at Tanjung Setia. They are right on the point of Tanjung Setia in South Sumatra and face the longest and best left handed reef break in the region, Ujung Bocur.

The Sumatra Surf Resort is locally designed and are typical Indonesian-themed bungalows but with a Western style fit-out. The resort features 14 large twin share fan cooled bungalows, each twin share bungalow can be reconfigured into triple share or fitted with a Queen size bed to cater for couples. Each Bungalow features a private indoor/outdoor/ensuite bathrooms with hot water showers set within river stones and indoor garden. Your linen, pillows and bath towels supplied and changed regularly and they also offer a laundry service too. Each room is lockable. Although secure, they have 24 hour security patrolling the grounds to keep all of your gear safe.

They provide three generous amazing meals a day and no sparrow sized servings either. Eat as much as you want at meal times. The menu is full of variety and is a mixture of classic Indonesian and Western dishes along with a theme night like Pizza, Pasta or BBQ nights. If you need a feed outside of meal times then a bar snack menu is available to purchase from.

Ujung Bocur, the longest, most consistent wave in the area is directly out front. This left-hander handles most swells and offers something for everyone. There are over a dozen quality waves in this beautiful area, that is often compared to how Bali was 30 years ago.

The main surf season runs from April-November. The "Roaring Forties" send plenty of 6+ft (2-4m) swells through April-November. The SSW swell direction is ideal for their SW facing area. The off-season of mid-November to late March is rarely flat because of the Southern Ocean’s ability to produce constant swells in the 2-6ft range. Cross-shore winds are the rule as Lampung means “place of the southerly winds”. The SE trade-season starts in May with mild winds getting stronger towards the end of the season in October. NW winds dominate the rest of the year. If you don’t mind the heavens opening up on you on occasions and enjoy the thrill of finding your own secluded spot the Off-season is certainly worthwhile plus the discounted rates on offer.

Many other surfed but still unnamed South Sumatra breaks are easily accessible from the coast road as it winds its way North West / South East and can be found with the help of a local Surf Guide. There is still a huge potential to discover new breaks along this section of the South Sumatra coastline, access to the coast from the main road is often only 500m and there are literally hundreds of access points used by the many local fishermen in the area. As is often the case surfers tend to congregate at the known breaks around Krui and Tanjung Setia leaving the rest of the South Sumatra coast a mecca for the more adventurous. Exploring this area with a trusted surf companion or local guide can be a very inexpensive and rewarding experience.

www.surfsouthsumatra.net

The centre piece of Sumatra Surf Resort is their 500sqm “Warung”, nestled between towering Coconut Palms to keep things nice and cool. The Warung is home to the office, kitchen and restaurant. It also features an entertainment area with pool table and poker table, chill zone to relax and unwind, 2 large Sat TV’s to keep you up to date on news and sport plus a large bar to enjoy cold drinks which are always plentiful. Free Wi-Fi is also available within the Warung. Fishing equipment, scooters and snorkelling gear can be hired from the office, and they can also help arrange local tours and activities as well.

If you want to learn how to cook great tasting Indonesian food our resident cooks are always happy to put on a cooking class and best of all you get to eat what you make!! If you’re feeling sporty we’ve got footys to have a kick with your mates or a game of touch and the local boys are always up for a game of soccer if you prefer the round ball game. When the sun goes down and dinner’s over gather round the bar for a few ice cold beers and regale us with your surf today.

If you’d like to explore this beautiful area with its many attractions there’s some amazing places to visit and unique activities to do as well - like Elephant and Jungle Trekking. Sumatra is world-famous for its diverse range of animal life, including the Sumatran Tiger which roams free in the jungle. Bring your camera and be amazed at the wildlife and stunning waterfalls. Guided treks through the National Parks 1-2 hours from the resort can be arranged.

Pulau Pisang - also known as “Banana Island”, it’s known for its beautiful beaches and amazing views back to the mainland.

Danau Ranau - about 2½ hours’ drive from the Resort is the volcanic lake Danau Ranau. It’s a very spectacular spot known for its natural beauty and soothing hot springs. A great way to soothe those aching muscles. Allow the best part of a day for this trip.

Fishing Charter - a traditional fishing canoe with a guide and get amongst the sailfish, Spanish mackerel and tuna which cruise along the reef. Early morning or late afternoon is best we’ll even cook your catch for you to enjoy.

Krui Markets - situated in the town of Krui some 30 km’s away is Krui Markets. This is a real market with the local people offering local produce and goods. Try your bargaining skills with the many vendors. A fun way to spend a few hours.

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