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Bali Surf Camp - Bukit, Bali. Indonesia

INTRODUCTION

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Bukit Surfcamp Bali is run by surfers who love surfing and welcome all kinds of surfers looking to learn, improve and experience the best breaks that Bali has to offer !

 

Warm water all year round.. qualified surf instructors.. surfboards rentals in all shapes and sizes.. Thanks to the huge variety of consistent waves from reef breaks to the sandy bottom ones we can offer you all levels surf lessons and surf guided tours around the best surf spots of Bukit all rapidly accessible from your accommodation : Uluwatu, Padang Padang, Impossibles, Bingin, Dreamland, Balangan and more..

 

Swimming pool.. bar and restaurant.. pool table.. We offer accommodation within 5 minutes from the beach in shared dorms, bungalows or private rooms with A/C, ensuite bathroom, free Wi-Fi and half board service option.  If you want to visit Bali and its temples we can assist you with motor bikes or cars rentals or more comfortable local trips around Ubud, Kintamani, Tanelot, etc.

THE ACCOMMODATION

The surfcamp is perfectly located on the Bukit Peninsula’s southwest coast at Padang Padang beach.  Bukit surfcamp with its numerous top surf spots in such close proximity one to another provides an incredible mix of conditions for surfing widely renowned all over the world. At Padang Padang to the right of the heavy and famous left hander there is another easy right hand wave that breaks into a deep water channel for beginners.

 

The surfcamp can accommodate up to 20 Guests per week in private or shared accommodation, with complete access to the surfcamp facilities (swimming pool, bar, free wi-fi, etc.) and different level of comfort. You will be accommodated in a traditional Indonesian Bungalows in the middle of 1400 m2 garden at only a few minutes walk away from the beautiful beaches of Bali!

 

ROOM TYPE

 

A/C deluxe twin room or  Fan twin room.. balinese style Bungalow per 2 people with mosquito nets, single beds, lock-up boxes, shared bathroom facilities and hot shower, with fan or a/c cooling system.

 

Shared room.. up to 4 people with ensuite bathroom and hot shower,, air conditioning, mosquitos nets.

 

Private bungalow.. balinese style Bungalow per 2 people with king size bed, TV & DVD,  air conditioning and ensuite bathroom.

 

Private rooms.. large, stylish and comfy balinese bungalows with space up to 4 people (extra single beds), double king size bed, TV & DVD,  air conditioning and ensuite bathroom and hot shower.

 

FOOD

 

Our weekly package includes breakfast and dinners with local and international dishes (5 days/week) served the the bar and restaurant of the surfcamp, meanwhile you can decide if take part to yoga lessons, chill out at the swimming pool or run for a surfari.

THE ACTIVITIES

 

Beginners surf school

Surf guided yours for intermediate and advanced surfers.

Surf coaching pro-level

 

For those who have always wanted to learn surfing, Bali has very consistent surf and great warm weather. Our surf instructors will choose the best location according to your ability.  With over 30 years surf experience among them all our guides have been traveling around bali and pretty much know each an every spot like there own local breaks. If you surf by yourself, the local Surf Guides will show you the best surf spots around. As a local he knows best where beginners, advanced or pro´s should surf. At Padang Padang, to the right of the heavy and famous left hander there is another easy right hand wave that breaks into a deep water channel for beginners.

 

BALI SURF COURSE

 

Padang Padang beach, with its long , consistent and unbroken wave, is an ideal place to learn how to surf and hone your technique.  We recommend you a weekly course of surf who allowed you to jump on your surfboard as soon fast as possible.. Rule number 1… Have Fun! All of our instructors have Australian surfing and lifeguards license as well. They are experts on choosing the best time and location to surf.

 

Beginner

Lesson 1

 

• Safety rules

• Surf materials

• Paddling

• How to catch a wave

• Standing up

• Control the surfboard

 

Lesson  2

 

• Refining stand up technique

• How to catch a wave

• How to speed up and stall

 

Lesson 3

 

• Bottom turn basis

• Back hand and forehand

• Surf awareness

 

Lesson 4

 

• Linking turns

• Enhancing your technique

 

 Lesson 5

 

• Top and bottom turns

• Paddle out different techniques

• Paddle out the back

• Waves and foam

 

Lesson 6

 

• Surf unbroken waves

• Sitting on your board

• Angled take-off

• Wave selection and timing

 

Lesson 7

 

• Backhand and forehand turns on the face of a wave

• Position in the line-up

• Rip currents knowledge

• Wave selection and timing

• Surfing with hardboards

 

SURF GUIDED TOURS

 

Bali has over 20 top-quality breaks on the Southwest and Southeast coasts of the island and around the Bukit Peninsula. Some of these breaks like Padang Padang and Uluwatu are world class barrelling reef breaks. Others range from good fun, like the beach breaks around Kuta and Sanur, to serious tubular waves. Bali gets the full force of southern ocean swells directly from the Antarctic, its south-west and south-east coasts being littered with surf spots. The winter months (June-Sept) are preferred for their perfect surf conditions on the West side of Bali. However, this means that these are also the most crowded times. From Oct-May still offer good waves. Bali, unlike other areas of Indonesia where all spots are heavy reef breaks for experienced surfers, actually has a lot of beach breaks accessible to all.

 

SURF SPOTS

 

PADANG PADANG left hander

 

Only a two minute walking from the Surfcamp. “The balinese pipeline”. Left . Very fast long barrelling. Breaks over a shallow coral reef and is only for expert Surfers.

 

 

Reef break

Best tide : All tides

Swell : S – SW

Swell range :  6 – 12 ft

 

* Padang Padang RIGHT : Perfect for beginners. Long slow unbroken waves. Breaks in front of a beautiful white sandy beach. Ideal as well for sunbathing and watching the sunset.

 

ULUWATU left hander

 

Very consistent with many different peaks which all turn on at different tide stages. Experts only.

 

 

Reef break

Best tide : Mid to high tide

Swell : S – W

Swell range :  2 – 15 ft

 

BINGIN left hander

 

Works best at mid tide and has very consistent waves with many perfect barrels. With high tide it is perfect for long boarders or intermediate surfers. At low tide it can be very shallow and recommended for expert Surfers only.

 

 

Reef break

Best tide : Mid tide

Swell : S – W

Swell range :  3 – 8 ft

 

BALANGAN left hander

 

Reef Coral break on a beautiful and very quiet white sandy beach. Suitable for all surfers.

 

 

Reef break

Best tide : All tides

Swell : S – W

Swell range :  4 – 15 ft

 

DREAMLAND right/left

 

Beautiful beach break that works at different tides and is suitable for novice Surfers.

 

 

Reef break

Best tide : Low to mid tide

Swell : S – W

Swell range :  2 – 10 ft

 

Other spots : Gunung Payung and Nusa Dua and many more accessible for intermediate and beginners.

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Indonesia

 

The emerald islands of the Indonesian archipelago have for centuries lured everyone, from missionaries to pirates, traders and more recently to tourists and backpackers. The sandalwood and spice breezes, magnificent beaches, mountains and volcanoes of these islands acting as a magnet to both ancient and modern travellers. But Indonesia is also the ultimate surfer’s paradise, with hundreds of islands and unknown waves waiting to be discovered. The climate is tropical and has two main seasons: from November to march and from June to October.

Bali

 

Although Bali is relatively small (90 miles long and 48 miles wide), it is densely populated and culturally and economically one of the most important islands of Indonesia. Bali has more than 3 million people, a great variety of countryside and probably more than 10,000 temples. While Bali may no longer be the “last frontier” surf destination, it still lies at the heart of the Indonesian surf experience, the quality of its waves and “Bali Hai” lifestyle attracting surfers from all over the world. It is also a mandatory stop for anyone on their Indo trip to the adjacent G-Land, Lombok or Sumbawa surf spots. Bali is an island of high volcanoes, rice fields, majestic temples and beautiful beaches which has maintained its traditions very well alive, but you will equally find McDonalds, surf shops, cheap restaurants, bars and plenty of nightlife in Kuta.

 

Climate

 

Tropical. Warm waters all year long ! Good waves all year long! Bali is a tropical island with temperatures ranging from 21 to 33°C. Dry season lasts from April until September, and that means sunshine every day. Wet season lasts from December until March, and at least a short daily shower is common but still sunny and great waves all day long!!! Still, temperatures mostly remain tropical. So don’t take too many clothes! Except for one long sleeve outfit and the right shoes for hiking the volcano, shorts and tee shirts are more than enough. Besides, shopping is a must on Bali! Water temperature is a constant 28°C, so you will mostly surf in shorts. At chilly morning sessions you will sometimes wear a lycra shirt, but a neoprene shorty is not really necessary.

Getting Here

Depansar airport (Ngurah Rai international Airport) is 18 kms far from the surfcamp. Transfer to the camp : 18€ *per person/way Please let us know the time of your arrival with at least 24 hours of prior notice.

 

Visas

30-day tourist visas are available to visitors from most countries upon arrival in Bali for only $25 USD. A 60-day tourist visa can also be applied for at the Indonesian embassy in your home country. The 60-day visa is necessary for citizens of countries not eligible for obtaining visas upon arrival as well as those who wish to stay in Bali for more than 30 days.

Surfboard

Tourists are permitted to bring 3 surfboards into Bali for personal use. Any boards beyond the allotted three will be counted as imports by the Indonesian government and subject to a customs duty of around $100 US dollars per board, though this fee is often negotiable.

Medical

The island of Bali is considered malaria-safe. If you plan to venture to other parts of Indonesia be advised to take precautions, since all other Indonesian islands have a higher risk for malaria. Staying on boats offshore (for liveboards, diving excursions, etc.) is also considered safe.

Money

The currency of Bali and Indonesia is the Rupiah. The exchange rate with the euro varies from day to day but at the time of writing 1 euro = 12,300 Rupiah. It is best to arrive in Bali with a valid international debit card such as a Maestro (EC) or a widely accepted credit card.

PRICES & PACKAGES

Prices shown here are without 10%

 

Balinese style bungalow

Deluxe Twin Fan

€38,- per person per day.

  • 2 persons per section with mosquito nets
  • Fan
  • lock-up boxes
  • Shared bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Deluxe Twin A/C

€45,- per person per day

  • 2 persons per section with mosquito nets
  • Fan
  • lock-up boxes
  • Shared bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfastFive dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Deluxe Dorm

€45,- per person per day

  • 4 persons in total
  • mosquito nets
  • air condition
  • private bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfastFive dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Private Bungalow

€80,- 2 persons per day.

  • private Bungalow
  • king size bed
  • TV & DVD
  • air condition
  • private bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Private Surf Shack

€85,- 2 persons per day.

  • private Bungalow
  • extra king size bed
  • TV & DVD
  • air condition
  • private bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Private Villa

€100,- 2 persons per day.

Can sleep 2 extra persons at €50,- a day each.

  • private Bungalow
  • extra king size bed
  • TV & DVD
  • air condition
  • private bathroom with hot water.
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Private Surf Shed

€110,- 2 persons per day

Can sleep 2 extra persons at €55,- a day each.

  • Balinese style private Bungalow
  • extra king size bed
  • TV & DVD
  • air condition
  • private bathroom with hot water
  • Daily breakfast
  • Five dinners per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Unlimited trips to surf spots and guided surfing from Monday through Saturday
  • Information on Bali surfing locations

 

Extras

Surf Lessons €150,- per person per week, from Monday – Saturday

Private Surfing Lessons €80,- per person per day, 2 hours, including board rental

Surfboard Rental €10,- per person per day, all types of boards from beginner through professional

Surfboard Insurance €5,- per person per day

Surf Yoga Lesson €10,- Per person one full yoga lesson

Airport Transfers: pickup/ drop-off  Denpasar, €16,- per person per way (there are no pickups after midnight).

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