If you are looking for the perfect surfing holiday, then this one is for you! There are many surf spots in the area suitable for everyone. Some spots are accessible from the beach and others can be accessed by boat. The shape of the lagoon curves, so you can almost always find a offshore peak. You will have all the time to discover all of these if you join this amazing surf trip in Sumba!
Sumba Adventure Resort is a family-friendly adventure resort located in the utmost south eastern region of Sumba. The road is good and is a two-hour scenic drive from Waingapu. Sumba Adventure Resort has the bamboo beach house on the beach, with a sea view and the sea breeze, a double bed as well as one single, and its own bathroom.
They also have the A-frame which is great for a couple or two singles. This accommodation also comes with a sea view and its own bathroom. The resort also offers a camping facility, boat fishing, spear diving, surfing, kite surfing, banana boat, and ATV rental, as well as scooters.
For camping, the resort offers toilet/shower and power. The camping area is under a shaded tree area but you are welcomed to camp anywhere on the property. The fee is 5 USD per person.
This open plan bamboo beach hut is located directly on the beach with unobstructed lagoon and ocean view and its own private bathroom.
This is a round double wall hut located within a grove of wine palm. It is 50 meters from the water's edge and has its own private bathroom.
Set 30 meters from the beach under some trees, this charming accommodation has two bathrooms shared between three huts. The huts have either a double or two singles and can sleep a maximum of two persons.
You will spend your days full of activities such as surfing, SUP, snorkeling, and trips with Sumba Adventure Resort's boat or four-by-four. There will be plenty of time for you to discover the full experience of the beach-side holiday in Indonesia.
Surf lessons are available when the surf conditions are best for that given day. On some days, you will need to wait for the reef to get covered if you surf in the mornings before the wind comes up in wind season.
Generally, the day starts with coffee on the beach checking the conditions. If the conditions allow for it, you jump in the boat and go hunt some waves. If you are a beginner, then you will hit the sand beaches at low tide as this is the best time for long rides.
Included in the package is a trip. You can jump in the boat or the four-by-four and head over to one or more of the other local sport for the day. If you plan to stay away during lunch, then you will usually take some snacks and water with you.
The surf camp will take place on Sumba Island. Sumba is remote and absolutely stunning. Unlike Bali, there is no traffic or hassling. It is also not really a shopping destination, but it is definitely the type of place that you go to when you want to get back to nature.
The price of the package includes three daily meals. The food will come from good healthy local produce. Your meals will include either fish caught by Sumba Adventure Resort or local vegetables, with a mixture between local and western recipes.
When traveling to Sumba from Bali, it is best to fly with Nam Air (Sriwijaya Air). They offer 20 kilogram free and are also very flexible with boards (they usually don't charge for boards). The flight is only an hour and costs about 40 USD. From the airport, it is a quick two-hour beautiful drive to the resort.