7 Days Beginner Surf Camp Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Sumatra Surf Resort, Tanjung Setia, Pesisir Selatan, Krui 34874, Lampung, Indonesia

Wonderful Surf Camp Indonesia

Always wanted to learn to surf? Too crowded where you are? Don’t like big groups? Then come on over! Learn to surf at Sumatra Surf Resort with the qualified surf instructor. Good surf, good times, good friends and great memories are what you will experience at Sumatra Surf Resort. Let’s join this camp and get your amazing adventure here!


  • Basic surf lessons
  • 90-minute per lesson
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Qualified surf instructor
  • Uncrowded beach
  • 3 daily meals
  • Equipment
  • 6 days with instruction
  • Indonesian, Spanish, English
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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.

New for 2018!!!

  • A Sparkling new pool and deck will be ready from February 2018
  • Portable Air Conditioners are available for hire at the camp.

In level one, guests with limited or no previous surfing experience will learn the basics of surfing. Topics covered at this level include:

  • How to identify a safe surfing location
  • How to spot rips / currents
  • Important surf safety and surf awareness skills
  • How to catch small white water waves using correct surf technique to stand up
  • How to paddle correctly
  • How to dismount the board safely
  • Lessons are 90 minutes each.

In level 2, guests who have had previous surf experience or have progressed from level 1 will become slightly more independent as we cover such topics as:

  • How to catch waves unaided in the shallow water
  • How to ride small, unbroken (green water) waves
  • How to turn across the wave face (both directions)
  • How to perform an ‘eskimo roll’
  • Lessons are 90 minutes each

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 goes 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

Banana Island is known for its beautiful beaches and amazing views back to the mainland. It’s about a three hour 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.

Ranau Lake

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.

River canoe and jungle trekking

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.


Charter a traditional fishing canoe with a guide and get amongst the Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel and GT’s which cruise along the reef. Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to do it, Sumatra Surf Resort will even cook your catch for you to enjoy.

Krui markets

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.

Nearby places

  • Krui markets, 30 kilometers

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.

  • Fishing
  • River canoe and jungle trekking
  • Visit Krui markets
  • Visit to Banana Island
  • Visit to Ranau Lake
  • Volleyball
  • 3 daily meals
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 90-minute per lesson
  • Basic surf lessons
  • Equipment
  • Qualified surf instructor
  • Unlimited tea / coffee

Arrival by airplane

Please book you 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.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 15% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Krui , Indonesia

Sumatra Surf Resort is one of the newest surf resorts to open in West Lampung, situated 30 kilometers from Krui, Tanjung Setia. The resort caters for surfing.

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7 days / 6 nights


This surf camp is available until November 30, 2017. Please select an arrival date below. 

Important information

You have the possibility to customize your surfing camp according to your wishes, choosing a shorter or longer period of stay. 


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