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Join this surf camp to experience the whole new level of surfing and relax afterward with a few cold frothies on the lookout tower or beach deck. You can do as much or as little as you want to do. This surf camp for beginner is where you will want to experience the first encounter with the wave. It’s a relaxed and laidback environment where there is no hassles and no worries so forget the hustle and bustle and settle into your own time zone.
Airport transfer available:
Radin Inten II (Branti) Airport (US$50 per person)
Bungalows are parts of Sumatra Surf Resort. Sumatra Surf Resort is a locally designed and purpose purpose-built accommodation. In keeping with the natural beauty of the environment the Bungalows are typical Indonesian themed but with a Western style fit out. The surf resort features 14 twin-shared bungalows. Each bungalow can be reconfigured into triple share or fitted with a queen size bed to cater for couples. Based on a twin share configuration, Sumatra Surf Resort can accommodate up to 28 guests comfortably.
Each bungalow features private indoor / outdoor bathrooms with lockable sliding door, western flush toilets, mosquito nets, basins with mirror, power sockets, hot water showers set within river stones, indoor garden, king single beds, bedside tables and wardrobe, linen, pillows, bath towels supplied and changed regularly, individually controlled fans, large covered veranda with outdoor setting, board racks, clothes line, laundry service, and the longest left in the area at your doorstep. Each room is lockable. Although secure, Sumatra Surf Resort has 24-hour security patrolling the grounds to keep all the gear safe.
The centerpiece of Sumatra Surf Resort is the 500-square meter “Warung”, nestled among 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, chills zone to relax and unwind, two large satellite TVs 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 available within the Warung. Walking through the shade covered grounds towards the beach is the lookout tower with a barbecue and beach deck perfect for sunsets or just taking in the view.
In level one, guests with limited or no previous surfing experience will learn the basics of surfing. Topics covered at this level include:
In level two, guests who have had previous surf experience or have progressed from level one will become slightly more independent as we cover such topics as:
Awesome fun in a perfect location to learn. Sumatra Surf Resort supplies the gear you supply the enthusiasm!
Sumatra Surf Resort is one of the newest Surf Resort’s to open in West Lampung, situated 30 kilometers from Krui at Tanjung Setia. Sumatra Surf Resort faces the longest and best left-handed reef break in the region, Ujung Bocor on the point of Tanjung Setia in South Sumatra. It ranges in scope from heavy dredging barrels to long carveable down the line performance walls with rides in excess of 200 meters. Ujung Bocur is extremely consistent and handles large swells well.
In addition, the sheer length of the wave spreads out almost any crowd.The surf on Sumatra’s southern coast has something for everyone. From grommies to seasoned pros. From reef breaks to beachies Krui’s surf region is wide and varied, and Sumatra Surf Resort is within easy reach of them all.
The people of the region are good natured and very friendly. A smile and a wave go a long way down here. The local people have strong values and belief in their culture. It’s important to respect their ways and culture and always act appropriately. Remember you are all guests here so what goes in your country probably isn’t the way here.
Banana Island is known for its beautiful beaches and amazing views back to the mainland. It’s about a three hours' drive plus canoe ride to the island. Good spot to surf, fish, swim, and snorkel. You will have worth the trip if the wind is right. It’s a full day trip.
About two half hours’ drive from the resort is the volcanic Ranau Lake. 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.
Sumatra is world famous for its diverse range of animal life including the Sumatran tiger and orangutan which roam free in the jungle. Bring your camera and be amazed at the wildlife and stunning waterfalls. Guided treks from the resort can be arranged. Elephant trekking is currently unavailable as the elephant is sick.
Situated in the town of Krui some 30 kilometers 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.
This package includes three meals and unlimited tea / coffee. Good healthy food and plenty of it are essential to keep you fueled up for a day on the water. Sumatra Surf Resort provides three meals a day and no sparrow-sized servings here. Sumatra Surf Resort tries to cater for all tastes but due to the remoteness, it’s difficult to cater for vegans.
The menu is full of variety and is a mixture of classic Indonesian and Western dishes. Sometimes Sumatra Surf Resort will throw on 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.
Please book your flight to arrive at Radin Inten II Airport (TKG).
Sumatra Surf Resort has a couple of options to choose from. If you know your ways around Indonesia then grab a flight from Jakarta to Bandar Lampung. Garuda, Lion Air, and Sriwijaya Air all have daily flights to Bandar Lampung from Jakarta. Sumatra Surf Resort does runs to Radin Inten II Airport (TKG) on most days. Sumatra Surf Resort generally likes to leave Bandar Lampung to head down to the resort around mid-afternoon so if you can try to arrive by then. You can request a car airport pick-up for a fee of 200 USD per car and can sit a maximum of four people.