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Looking forward to spend your holiday with the winds and waves? Suit up and join Red Island Surf Camp to a perfect getaway retreat to escape the crowds in Bali. Throughout this retreat, you will get the chance to surf in uncrowded waves every day! Best of all, you will also get to enjoy delicious cooked food, relax among the paradise, adventure around the lush and mountainous region, and explore the true Javanese culture.
Airport transfer available:
Blimbingsari (US$38 per person)
During this retreat, you will be staying at Red Island Panjul Homestay. The available home stay options are private bungalow, shared dormitory, and garden view room. Moreover, the accommodation site is fully equipped with facilities such as an infinity pool, pool table, volleyball net/yard, lush garden, and many places to lounge around as well.
In this surf camp program, there are three private two-hour surfing lessons. If you are staying with a group, the lessons will then be taught in a group. Also, you will get to learn surfing from qualified surf instructors and guides. Moreover, the waves are consistent, uncrowded, and trade winds blow off-shore all day so you can surf anytime you want.
If you wish to just relax and chill, there are facilities such as infinity pool, pool table, volleyball net/yard, lush garden, and many places for you to lounge around in-between surf time. Furthermore, there are also plenty of time for you to surf, enjoy fun beach-breaks, lazing in a hammock by the pool, or go for trekking around the villages and mountainous regions around Red Island.
This retreat will be held at Red Island (Pulau Merah) in Indonesia, it is an uncrowded surf spot situated in Banyuwangi, East Java, and close to Bali. The island lies in a secluded and beautiful bay, it is surrounded by mountains and right on the beach. The camp is overlooking the surf and the amazing bay with a view of the beautiful islet jutting out, which is where Red Island got its name from.
During this retreat, you will be served with three delicious meals daily. Moreover, there are Indonesian and Western styled buffet, as well as a la carte meals. If you have any dietary requirements, you may inform the organizer before the trip and they will try their best to meet your needs.
There are plenty of other activities that are available at additional cost. The organizer offers tours for you to explore more of what the Banyuwangi region has to offer.
For those who are seeking for an adrenaline rush, you should try the river rafting or tubing trips down to one of the many rivers in the Banyuwangi region. If you are interested, you may send an inquiry for more information and pricing details.
You can explore and hike the Ijen Volcano, as well as watch the sunrise from atop and walk into the crater to view the blue fire. Moreover, this is also a unique opportunity to discover more about the miners’ life. This is an incredible experience and it is highly recommend, the cost for this activity is 50 AUD per person and with two participants minimum.
If you are interested in coffee, you can explore the coffee plantations in Kalibaru to witness how some of the finest coffees are grown and made amongst the beautiful hill town of Kalibaru. Also, this tour allows two participants minimum.
Take a trip in a traditional teak fishing boat to discover this beautiful hidden beach, it is approximately 20 minutes each way. Moreover, there is also an optional snorkeling and fishing that can be arranged. The cost for this activity is 30 AUD per person and with four participants minimum.
Join this activity and stay overnight in Sukamade Park, you can also be part of the turtle conservation by releasing the turtles and witnessing the hatching of their eggs on the beach. Moreover, you will also get to enjoy adventure through the park and rivers in a four-wheeled drive. The cost for this activity is 130 AUD per person and with four participants minimum.
G-land is one of the most heaviest and perfect left handlers in the world, you can take a day trip to G-land which is two hours away through the Alas Purwo National Park. The trip can also stop at the tiger tracks, it has a break that is suitable for less advanced surfers. While at the main break of G-land, there are breaks on the reef that is not suitable for beginners. The cost for this activity is 60 AUD per person and with two participants minimum.
This is great for post-surf aches and pains, your body will feel brand new after the massage. The cost for this service is 10 AUD for 1.5 to 2 hours.
Please book your flight to arrive at Blimbingsari Airport (BWX). Red Island Surf Camp offers pick-up at Blimbingsari Airport for 50 AUD per person one trip.
If you are flying to Banyuwangi or Red Island from Bali or Surabaya, there are direct daily flights from Surabaya to Banyuwangi for approximately 50 AUD each way with Garuda Airlines. Moreover, you can also fly from either Bali or Jakarta to Surabaya directly, then connect a flight to Banyuwangi. Bear in mind that Garuda Airlines has a strict surfboard length restrictions, therefore, Red Island Surf Camp do not take responsibility for any guests that book and travel with Garuda Airline.
Red Island Surf Camp offers private pick-up from anywhere in Banyuwangi for 50 AUD per person one trip. There are also private transfer for two or more passengers by Red Island Surf Camp vehicle and driver, the fare is 85 AUD for early morning service. Private transfer for solo traveler by Red Island Surf Camp vehicle and driver, the fare is 200 AUD for early morning service.
Furthermore, the overland transport options from Bali includes a shared air-conditioning local mini-bus. This transport service is from third party provider and the fare is 50 AUD for evening service.