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Telo Island Surf Camp - Telo, Northern Sumatra. Indonesia


Telo Island Surf Camp - Telo, Northern Sumatra Guests overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 3 reviews.
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Remote and extremely beautiful the islands of Pulau Pulau Batu in the Telo Islands of Northern Sumatra offer a unique style of holiday.

A surfers dream to have the freedom to surf the best variety of waves at your leisure from the accommodation. Guest surfers are also encouraged to bring their surfing families including non surfers.

Long Boarders welcomed. Enjoy the relaxed natural unchanged surrounds of the island, the indigenous local villages offer a photographic view of “a time stood still” a Telo Island pace.

Explore the delights from our Telo Marine Fleet two speed boats and surf the wave rich variety for all levels of surfers. (Only 10 to 30 minutes from the accommodation).

The accommodation has a unique position that offers our guests at the accommodation the benefit of strolling to our home beach called (Rangas GTs) or Hill Bus Station a local name. For one of the world’s most famous photographed surfing barrel formation in the Telo Islands on our doorstep.

The Design of the accommodation was to blend into the natural surrounds of the beauty of the Island and to give the hideaway privacy one seeks in the remote Telo Islands.

Additional Services to the accommodation has now established with Internet connection and is mobile friendly.

The Staff and management offer local knowledge and security for guests during their stay and provide an overwhelming experience whilst on the water for your surfing pleasure. The accommodation Chef has proven to be a valued asset, serving western and local dishes.

There are no ATM machines on the island bring your Indo Rupiah AU or US $

There are no other Surf Resort/camps on our island only two  villages, School, Church and coconut groves.


Marine Fleet

Two speed boats for our guests.

1 x Twin 150 hp, Suzuki Engines, Aluminium Plate 7.3m (Foam Filled Bottom). High speed boat built 2016 .

1 x 85 hp.Yamaha  fibreglass 7.3m, speed Boat. 2 years old and

1 x General Fibreglass Staff run about 12ft boat 40 hp.


Accommodate 8 guests with 4 air conditioned King Size bedrooms, Twin, King Singles & Double suites + ensuites


3 Bathrooms (2 ensuites) Upper floor.


2 Bathrooms Lower floor. All Bathrooms have Hot Water and Western Toilets.


The Games Room has a Full Size Billard Table and Ping Pong Table.


Generous entertainment with 2 x wide screen TV to watch the activities of your surfing day at Telo Surf Villa and a selection of movies.


A music zone, bar and dining area’ welcome guests, reflecting the relaxed atmosphere of our eco style Villa; with the distant sounds of rolling barrels of surf.


Spacious areas both upper lower levels with outdoor verandas offer privacy and relaxation overlooking the surf directly in front of the Villa.


Staff Quarters are separate at the rear of the property all with Western Bathroom and laundry facilities.


Inclusion 7 Night Package

Transfer from Teluk Dalam Harbour Nias Is to the Villa

Transfer from the Villa to Teluk Dalam Harbour Nias

Speed Boat daily trips to surf (surf guide advice depend weather swell etc)

Awesome Accommodation

King Size Bedrooms with Air Conditioning

3 x Western bathrooms + 2 extra ensuites

Surf Boat daily to variety of Surf Breaks

3 Meals Daily

Morning & afternoon tea & Coffee

Snacks and Cooled Water

TV movies

Full Size Slate Pool Table & Ping Pong Table

Snorkel trips

Fishing and Spear fishing (some gear but bring your own so as not to disappoint)

Ladies, cooking classes

Trip to Local Village School

Trip to Telo Town Village Markets via speed boat

Photographic scenic island walking path

Not Included in Package

Surf Photo Package,


WiFi fee applies

Bottle corkage

The Villa shop items

Bar beverages


Min Guest Transfer fee

Tax US $3pp. day


The Surf Season varies from Low to High Season depending on swell; however from March to November, the stronger swells are from the Indian Trade Winds, that provide Surfers from our home beach a constant tube formation. The Right-hander Barrel formation, has smooth lined tubes;  a well known pic to surfing magazines for one of the most photographed popular waves in the Telo Islands.


Some call it Rangas or GT,s we call it the local name “Hill Bus Station”….come get your ticket!

Guests can walk along the beach from the Villa, to obtain this amazing reef break at their leisure.


We also have our twin 150hp speed boat to a huge variety of breaks in our area Pinnicles, Yuni,s, Churches, to name but a few,  according to their level and swell conditions . From March to end of October/November, the Indian Ocean generates strong swells, providing huge variety of surf. Surfers are taken daily by boat to the most suitable break according to their level and swell conditions.



Suggest to bring 3 x Boards

3’-5/6’ waves,  Bring Boards for small to med waves 6’x 2”,4”,

7’-8’    waves   Bring Boards larger waves boards 7’ or longboards


Activities for Non-surfers

  • Indonesian Cooking class
  • Boat Trip Tour to Telo Town + Market Tour
  • Island Path Photographic Walk
  • Visit Village School
  • Boat Trip Snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Beach combing


Snorkelling (Fishing Spear fishing ..bring own gear not to disapoint)




Our Location is one of the best in the world for surfing right on the equator, with swells generated from the Indian Ocean Trade winds that is suitable for all levels of surfing.


Along with the the huge variety of surf breaks within our vicinity. In the remote tropical surfing paradise of North Sumatra in between Nias and Mentawai Island’s lies the Villa in the Batu Batu islands, commonly known as the Telo’s.


A natural spring stream flows alongside the Villa shaded by coconut palms and gardens. The tranquil sounds of water flowing and waves crashing creates a scene for your desired location.


The Island has traditional indigenous people mostly Christian. They fish collect sea weed and grow coconuts and tend to their garden plots on the hillsides. They have strong traditional ties that have lasted for centuries and are very friendly. The island is a set back in time and very relaxed.


There is no other western accommodation on the island total privacy; the agenda for the day.


Surrounded by total island palms and rolling beach breaks to add to the days activities. The island walk is delightful to capture the full daily indigenous way of life for a photographic view.


Indonesian cooking, class boat trip tour to Telo town, market tour Island Path photographic, walk visit village school, boat trip, snorkelling, fishing, beach combing.

Getting Here

 FIRST DAY PACKAGEThe Villa Package Boat Tranfer to the Surf Villa

  •  Teluk Dalam Harbour, Nias to The Surf Villa via Speed Boat  twin 150 hp. 2 ½ hr trip
  •  Awesome surf & hospitality at the remote The Surf Villa


LAST DAY PACKAGEC – The Surf Villa  Package Boat Transfer to Harbour Nias

  • The Surf Villa  to Teluk Dalam Harbour, Nias  Speed Boat twin 150 hp. 2 ½ hr trip
  • Depart Nias Harbour A/c Private Vehicle to Airport Gunung Sitoli Nias-Medan flights.
  • Flights Nias – Medan Garuda GA7119 13.40 or Lion Air JT126 15.15pm.
  • Flights own arrangements stay or over in Nias to surf




  • Arrange own International & Domestic flights.
  • Arrive Medan KNO Indonesia day before The Surf Villa Surf Package
  • Then Connect Medan to Gunung Sitoli Airport;  Nias Island suggest flights
  • Flights: Lion Air IW1266 08.15, IW1248, 09.00, JT1262 11.30am. or Garuda GA7118 12.45pm.
  • A Representative will be there to Greet you upon arrival Gunung Sitoli Airport Nias Is.
  • Transfer a/c Private Vehicle to Lagundri 3 hr. scenic island drive
  • Hotel Overnight Sorake Beach Lagundri Bay + 3 meals relax enjoy the surf.
  • Depart early next morning; transfer vehicle 30 min. – Teluk Dalam to The Surf Villa  



NB: Flights, Hotel & Vehicle Transfers not included in The Surf Villa Package 

Min. 4 Guest per Booking  or Individual Speed Boat Transfer Fee applied.

Nias Airport Transfer – Airport – Lagundri Bay3hr drive;  / Teluk Dalam Harbour 2 ½ hour

Share Vehicle + BBags x 4 pax share US$40 each way; ($10 pp.) pay driver upon arrival destination.

Nias transfer hotel to Teluk Dalam Port (30 minute trip; small fee applies)

Hotel+ 3 meals +  Lagundri Nias Island  US$35 share room pay Manager Hotel


This Accommodation is no longer available

7 x Night Packages 2017

Transfer High Performance Twin Motor Speed Boat from Nias Harbour Teluk Dalam 

US $1740 Low Season      Non Surfer US $1690

US $1840 High Season     Non Surfer US $ 1790 


Low Season

From January to March / November – December

High Season

From April to October



Hotel Accommodation &Airport transfers to/from Speed Boat





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