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Jail Breaks Surf Camp - Himmafushi, Maldives. Maldives

INTRODUCTION

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Maldives is famous for its incredible surfing atmosphere with warm water and perfect waves that make this place the right spot for your lifetime surf trip destination. The surf camp is situated on Himmafushi Island, only 17 km away from the capital Male. Just 10 minutes walking from on of the best surf spot of North Male Atolls, better known as Jail breaks!

 

Many of our clients combine their surf trip vacation with snorkeling, diving, fishing and local visit tours, taking advantage of our surf packages!

 

The less expensive option to surf the best breaks in North Male Atolls with: New-designed double rooms with air conditioning and ensuite bathroom, Dhoni boat transfer to the best peaks twice a day, expert Surf Guides, excellent Food and two swimming pools in front of a lush garden and the sitting and BBQ area, just perfect to chill after every surf session!

THE ACCOMMODATION

The surf camp is situated only 10 minutes walking from one of the most know surf breaks in Maldives on the Island of Himmafushi… Jailbreaks!

 

THE SURF CAMP OFFERS:

  • 4 spacious rooms with private bathroom and sea view balcony ( 4 extra beds possible for up to 12 surfers )
  • 2 living rooms with TV, DVD, Dolby music sound system, fussbal table
  • BBQ area with hammocks and swimming pool
  • Tea/coffee free refill
  • Full board ( breakfast, lunch and dinner) for all of our Guests

 

WE CAN ORGANIZE FOR YOU:

  • Diving excursions
  • Fishing trips
  • Visit tour to local villages and markets
  • 2 surf transfers everyday to the best local breaks in the area of Himmafushi!!!

 

Our professional surf guides and photographers will make sure you catch the best waves and have professional pictures to bring back at home. All famous breaks in the North Male Atoll area within close reach with our Dhoni boat and Jails is even just a short walk and quick paddle away!

THE ACTIVITIES

Maldives has some of the best waves in the world. Its waves roll perfectly over live shallow reefs and are not considered super powerful as swell normally doesn’t reach higher than 2 or 2.5 meters.cSurf in Maldives is famous for its warm water temperatures all year round, perfect barrels and long funny waves with amazing surrounding scenarios. No doubt the Maldives are the ideal surf trip for intermediate and advanced surfers.

 

The best surf breaks are on the outer reefs on the southeast side of the atolls and most of the spots are very close to each other, so finding good surf is easy. We will do our best to organise the best surf sessions according to swell conditions, tide and weather to give you the best quality of your surf time in Himmasushi!

 

For all the other breaks we will bring you directly to the line up with our Dhoni boat! Our surf packages includes 2 daily surf trips per day including the assistance of expert surf guides who will help you to choose the best spot of the day between:

 

JAILS

Also called Jailbreaks is the famous right-hander break right in front of Himmafushi Island. The spot is only 10 minutes walking from your accommodation.

CHICKENS

Left hander – 40” by Dhoni boat A long perfect left! When it’s big, the inside section is heavy barrel that is make or break.

COKES

Righ hander – 40” by Dhoni boat A shallow and powerful right which works with S-S/SW groundswell. Here you can have the biggest barrells in Maldives.. only for experienced surfers!

NINJAS

Right hander – 25” by Dhoni boat Perfect for intermediate surfers, this wave is very good also for long boarders. Very know to be the most friendly wave in North Male Atoll.

SULTANS

Right hander – 10” by Dhoni boat One of the more consistent and fun wave of Nort Male Atoll, very mellow with some barrel sections.

HONKEY'S

Left hander – 10” by Dhoni boat You cannot miss this wave on good day conditions! One of the best left waves of Maldives breaking close to Sultans.

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

MALDIVES, NORTH ATOLL

 

Sitting in the Indian Ocean the Maldives are a group of coral islands straddling the equator southwest of India and west of Sri Lanka. There are about 1,200 islands and roughly 200 of those are inhabited. These low lying islands, isolated reefs and sand spits make up part of a larger formation of 26 atolls that formed around the edges of sunken volcanic peaks.

 

The average size of the islands is only one to two kilometers in area and most are flat with white sandy beaches, crystal clear reefs and deep blue lagoons. They sit just 1.5 meters above sea level, and with the highest point being only 2.4 meters above sea level, the Maldives are considered the flattest country in the world.

 

There are many places around the globe that surfers would define as paradise and the Maldives is definitely at he top of the list. As a destination for surfing perfect waves over a crystal clear reef in a tropical setting it doesn’t get much better than this.

 

When Tony Hussein first came upon these islands in 1973 he was thinking the same thing yet the word didn’t get out for another 15 years about how good the Maldives really were. Eventually his discovery made its way through the surfing community and the Maldives were no longer just a destination for diving.

 

These idyllic tropical islands slowly began seeing a steady influx of surfers and they haven’t stopped coming since. While breaks in the northern atolls have gained most of the attention thanks to several resorts and charter boats that offer easier access, the central and southern atolls are where new discoveries are being made. The best way to reach these more distant locales is by charter boat, and while it might take just a bit longer to get there, you and your mates will likely be the only people in the water !!

 

Himmafushi Island

 

Himmafushi, Located 17 km north of the capital Male the transfer by ferry takes around 45 min is a typical fishing island with about 750 inhabitants, sandy roads and palm trees. You can walk around the island in approx. 40min and watch the locals going after their daily routine.

Rather than staying in isolated and sterile resorts you can find pure nature and interact with local families and experience the fascinating culture of the Maldives and the warm hospitality of the Maldivians. The Maldives as they truly are.

This rare opportunity to discover the real Maldives and local life while surfing world class waves is one of a kind. And finally this is what surfing is about. Not only surfing empty brakes and enjoying warm waters but also learning about new cultures and people.

 

Climate

 

The Maldives have a warm year round tropical climate and is influenced by two monsoons courtesy of the Indian subcontinent to the north.  The temperatures range from 25°C (77°F) to 33°C (90°F) throughout the year and there is an abundance of sunshine in this tropical paradise. The water temperature remains at about 26°C (80°F) all year round.

Getting Here

 

FLAYING TO MALE

 

From Europe:

Direct flights form Frankfurt (Condor) and Paris (Air France)

 

From Asia:

Kuala-Lumpur (Air Asia), Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific), 

Bangalore, Dheli (Air India)

Bangkok (Maldivian)

Doha (Quatar Airways)

Singapore (Singapore Airlines and Silk Air)

 

Seasonal direct flights: 

Zurich (Edelweiss Air)

Frankfurt (Lufthansa)

London Heathrow (Srilankan Airlines)

 

TRANSFERS

 

If you order a transfer the staff will come to pick-you up directly at North Male Airport. Pick transfer method:

 

DHONI (sailboat with a motor)  – AIRPORT 120 USD. At any time according to flight times – Price is TOTAL PER TRIP for all persons in combined transfer.

 

SPEED BOAT Airport/ Male $250 USD. At any time according to flight times – Price is TOTAL PER TRIP for all persons in combined transfer.

 

LOCAL FERRY – MALE: Transfers with local ferry takes about 50min from/ to Male and costs 2 USD per person per trip. Ferry schedule: Male-Himmafushi 15:00, Himmafushi-Male 8:00 – every day (except Friday).

PRICES & PACKAGES

ROOM RATES

All the prices are per day and include full board

 

Price Single – $116 USD

Double (Per Person) – $90 USD

Triple (Per Person) – $76 USD

Shared room (Per Person) – $104 USD

 

SURF PACKAGE RATES

 

Price Single – $148 USD

Double (Per Person) – $116 USD

Triple (Per Person) – $101 USD

Shared room (Per Person) – $126 USD

 

✔ All meals ( breakfast, lunch and dinner )

✔ Unlimited coffee & tea, 1 bottle of water ( 1,5 lt. ) per person/day

✔ Camp facilities: TV, DVD Player, Stereo, Fusball table, BBQ and sitting area in front of the pool

✔ 2 surf trips per day to North Male surf breaks

✔ Expert surf guides

✔ Taxes included

 

TRANSFERS

 

DHONI (sailboat with a motor) Airport/ Male $120 USD 

SPEED BOAT Airport/ Male $250 USD 

Price is TOTAL PER TRIP for all persons in combined transfer.

 

EXCURSIONS DHONI

 

Half Day $25 USD

Full Day $40 USD

 

NOTE:

 

  • We have cold softdrinks and snacks available in the villa at fair prices.
  • Due to the Islamic culture any consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited on Himmafushi. We are happy to organize trips to surrounding resorts for meals and/ or drinks at separate charges.
  • Non-surfers can book the package as passenger for 50% of the extra charge from room rate to surf package rate.

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