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Do you want to spend your holiday in the waves, relax at cozy, tropical Drop In Surf Lodge, and explore Lombok without having to think about organizing all the details yourself? Then you will feel perfectly at home with this surf camp! Once you got the feeling of riding a wave, you won’t be able to stop paddling for the next wave.
Drop In Surf Lodge is designed to give you the greatest feeling of relaxation and coziness for your time out of the water. It has six bungalows with private verandas, a swimming pool with a comfy chill area, and the main house with Drop In Café. The accommodation provides a private and familiar setting where relaxing, feeling at home, and leaving all your cares behind is a main priority after your surf sessions.
Their swimming pool invites you to dip in and soak up some sun while sipping on a fresh juice. The spacious pool area with its sun beds, couch, and small berugaks give you lots of possibilities to lie back, enjoy the tropical garden, and relax. The main house is the place where breakfast is served and where you will find a big table and a comfy couch to read, chat, play games, or check your emails. Wi-Fi is freely accessible in the public area.
Drop In six bungalows are inspired by local architecture featuring Western standards. All bungalows have the traditional alang-alang roof which is waterproof and a good insulation against the heat of the midday sun. The outside look is kept local with some wood and a big wooden terrace to enjoy the magical light during sunset or to relax in the shadow during the afternoon.
There are two kinds of bungalows, which are Tropical Vintage and Tropical Industrial. The Tropical Vintage bungalows have a touch of vintage design, making them complete nests of coziness. Meanwhile, Tropical Industrial bungalows are spacious, combining local tropical design with some industrial elements resulting in a very unique, yet cozy mix.
A surf session usually starts with preparing yourself and your equipment and checking out the spot upon arrival. Meanwhile, the teachers will give you details and background knowledge about the spot and what to expect. During the time in the water, the teachers will always be close to you, help and teach you accordingly to your level.
A surf session will usually take up about half a day. For the rest of the day, you can rest your muscles and mind either at Drop In or explore some of the beautiful beaches on your own. The time of the surf sessions depends on the tide, swell, and wind. It will always be announced the day before.
No matter whether you will be standing the first time on a surfboard, already surfing some green waves, or looking for your next challenge on barreling waves, there is a spot for every level of surfing on Lombok. Drop In surf team grew up in Lombok and knows its waves like no other. They make sure that you will surf the best spot at the best time.
Depending on your level, the teachers will take you to the best-suited wave where they will teach, help, and coach you for fast and steady progress in surfing. Even though improving your surf skill is a central element, having fun in the water and enjoying everything that comes with surfing will never be cut short!
Before going into the water, you will learn how to take off (stand up) and get information about the spot and how to handle the board. Before going into the wave, you will learn how to handle your board. Then, the teacher will help you catch your first waves.
The goal is to manage the take-off and get a feeling for the waves and the surfboard. In the two theory lessons, you will learn a lot about surfing as well as the surf etiquette which will help you to react correctly in the water in any given situation.
At this level, the focus lies on learning to read the waves, improving your timing, and making smooth take-offs while cruising along the wave. The teachers will mainly give you tips about how to improve your surfing and what details to pay attention to in order to make steady progress at your surfing skills.
Coming from a skiing village in Switzerland, Catherine soon realized that she also loves the melted form of snow. With her open and communicative personality, she loves to give tips about Lombok. She works as a teacher in Switzerland but spends as many holidays as possible in Lombok.
This surf camp will take place at Drop In Surf Lodge & Café located in a short scooter-ride outside of Kuta Lombok in a garden full of coconut and banana trees. Lombok with its warm tropical water has been a secret tip for surfers for many years. A wide variety of surf spots spread all along the coast and Kuta is an ideal starting point to explore all the hidden treasures.
Kuta itself is still a small, sleepy fishing village on the south coast of Lombok with not much more than 4 cross roads. Even though new restaurants and accommodations are opening up, Kuta holds on to its laid-back and very authentic character.
Kuta also seems to effortlessly integrate its growing tourism into daily traditional life. The new international airport is only 25 minutes away and offers several flights a day to Bali and Jakarta and five times a week straight to Singapore.
Drop In has a small café with only few tables on the terrace or under a mango tree and serves uncomplicated, fresh food. Daily homemade bread and sandwiches, mouth-watering cakes, or healthy salads, it's your choice! You will be served daily breakfast, 2 dinners, and fresh healthy welcome juice during your stay. Coffee, tea, and water refill are also available throughout the day.
You can be treated with massage at an extra cost.
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