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10 Best Surf Vacation Accommodations around the world

Looking to book your next surf holiday? Whether you're a fan of barreling tropical reefs or enjoy trimming on longboarding waves, surfers are spoiled for choice when it comes to ideal surf getaways. Here are our 10 best surf vacation destinations: five for surfers on a budget and five luxurious resorts.

Nomad Tropical Surf Resort – West Sumbawa, Indonesia

Set in a tropical oasis with views of the surf, this secluded resort greets guests with a sumptuous atmosphere. Petal-strewn mahogany beds and a central swimming pool add to the romance. Enjoy amazing surf by day, then relax in a lounge chair with a cup of fresh tropical juice and eat delicious grilled food by candlelight on the restaurant veranda. This unbeatable combination makes Nomad one of the top 10 beach holiday destinations.

This resort is ideal all year for beginner to advanced surfers, with an easy wave located just 20 meters away. Yoyos, Super Suck, Big Brother, Scar Reef, Little Bingin, Donuts, and other secret spots are also nearby. December, January and February are best for the break out front, as there is no wind and almost no other surfers!

From 745 USD to 2090 USD per person per week.

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Algarve Surf Camp – Vale Figueiras, Algarve, Portugal

Perfect for couples, groups and solo travelers, this modern country house with views of the wild scenery of the Alentejo Natural Park is one of the top 10 places to surf in Portugal. The bar and swimming pool provide summer entertainment, while games and wood burning stoves heat up the house in the winter.

The surf is accessed via 4x4s and minivans, with trained surf guides scouting the best conditions daily for both beginning and advanced surfers. The camp is located just 20 minutes from Arrifana, and 30 minutes from both Sagres and Lagos, with Vale Figueira Beach next door. These open beaches (with many secret breaks) provide waves all year round.

From 395 EUR to 1053 EUR per person per night.

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Ireland Surf School & Surf Camp - Donegal, Bundoran, Ireland

Welcome to Ireland, where long clean waves will make you feel at home. This accommodation option is located in Bundoran, within easy distance of the surf beaches, pubs, a supermarket, and restaurants. A lodge, chalet and surfer's apartments (some with ocean views) are available, providing several options for small or large parties. One of our top ten family vacations, this is perfect for those on a budget, solo travelers or groups. Families will appreciate the many activities on offer.

The camp is appropriate for beginners to intermediate surfers, with spring and autumn providing the cleanest conditions. However, great surf can be enjoyed throughout the year. Tidepooling, nature walks and coastal adventures are available.

From 20 EUR per person per day to 450 EUR per person per week.

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Maldives Surf Charter - Male, Northern & Southern Atolls, Maldives

What’s better than a surfing yacht run by surfers for surfers? You'll sail the tropical Maldives, one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world, with Captain Andrew and his wife, who have over 10 years of surf guide experience. Relax in comfortable cabins (room for 20) with air conditioning, private bathrooms, a chef on board and sun loungers for post-surf relaxing. Beginners to advanced surfers (either solo or large groups) looking for adventures and epic waves all year round will enjoy this package.

The Maldives straddle the equator to the southwest of India and west of Sri Lanka. The breaks are comprised of the North Male Atolls, The Central Atolls and the Outer (Southern) Atolls.

From 960 USD per person per week to 1095 USD per person per week.

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Green Bowl Surf Camp - Bukit, Bali, Indonesia

Enjoy the tropical calm of Bali at Green Bowl Surf Camp. Accommodations range from affordable shared dorms perfect for backpackers to stylish Balinese surf shacks with ocean views and access to the rooftop garden terrace and tropical poolside lounging area. Whether you're a budget traveler looking for the spirit of Bali or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, this resort truly has something for everyone.

Bali is one of the top 10 surfing destinations. Perfect, warm surf is available for beginners to advanced surfers. The Bukit Peninsula includes famous breaks like Padang Padang, Uluwatu, Bingin, Impossibles, Balangan, Dreamland, Green Bowl (80 meters away), Gunung Payung and Nusa Dua.

From 373 EUR per person per week to 861 EUR per person per week.

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Lance's Left Surf Resort - Padang, Mentawai, Sumatra, Indonesia

Check the waves and enjoy breathtaking views from the comfort of your hammock! The accommodations have a traditional Mentawai design, but with entirely modern comforts. Leave the crowds behind and disconnect. Each bungalow is equipped with a double and single bed, making them the perfect getaway for small families or couples.

The Mentawais are one of the best surfing destinations in the world, and this resort caters to all levels. Lance’s Left is located out front, with 10 other waves just 10 minutes away by boat. With water temperatures a steady 27 C, you'll always enjoy the surf.

From 195 USD per person per week to 220 USD per person per week.

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The Magic Bay Surf Camp - Imsouane, Agadir, Morocco

Make this intimate surf camp your home during your stay. With the nearest break just a minute away, you'll immediately feel like you are in surf heaven. Perfect waves and home-cooked food await, making this the perfect spot for the budget traveler looking for a relaxed vibe and colorful atmosphere. We rate this one of our top 10 cheap holiday destinations.

The bay is a longboarder's and beginner's favorite, with a magic right-hander that is over 800 meters long. There is also an intermediate left-breaking reef. Taghazout, Anchor Point, La Source, and Banana Point are nearby. Year-round sunny weather makes any month a pleasure to surf. Stand-up paddleboarding, yoga, skateboarding, fishing, and snorkeling are also available.

From 490 EUR to 640 EUR per person per week.

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Bocas Del Toro Surf Camp - Red Frog Beach, Isla Bastimentos, Panama

Escape to this fun and funky jungle getaway with tropical surfing, a co-work space, yoga, and music. Accommodation options rang from eco-designed deluxe surf huts to modern dormitories. Outdoor eating areas (meals provided, or cook your own) and rustic pavilions add to the paradise theme. Whether you're just learning to surf, a couple looking for a getaway, or co-working and surfing in your free time, this resort caters to everyone, making it one of our top 10 surf camps.

There is seasonally consistent swell, and the water is 27 C all year. Nearby surfing spots include Bluff, Dumpers, Paunch, Silverbacks, and Careñeros; or enjoy yoga, diving, hiking and wakeboarding.

From 435 USD to 1099 USD per person per week.

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Bilbao Surf Camp - Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

The “Surf Castle” is a traditional, 19th century Basque stone building accommodating up to 75 guests. Rooms for six, eight and ten people create a perfect party environment, as do BBQs, an open-air cinema, and the indoor heated pool.

The camp is accessible from Bilbao by train, and located just five minutes away from the breaks of La Galea, Sopelana, Meñakoz and Plentzia. It's also just 20 minutes from the world-famous Mundaka. The beach breaks here are suitable for beginners and advanced surfers, and waves are available all year round.

Loads of extra activities are on offer, from skateboarding to archery, yoga, and stand-up paddleboarding.

From 192.50 EUR to 499 EUR per person per week.

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Taghazout Waters Edge Yoga And Surf Villa - Agadir, Souss-Massa, Morocco

Experience the mysteries of Morocco with this camp situated at Hash Point! Drink in ocean views from comfortable rooms and enjoy the lively atmosphere and delicious food prepared on site. This surf camp ranges from stylish luxury private rooms perfect for couples to vibrant and colorful dormitories to enjoy with groups of friends. Weekly packages include surf lessons, yoga, and delicious food.

The waves known as Panorama, Mysteries, and Anchor Point (one of the best surf vacation destinations) are just minutes away. Beginners to advanced surfers will find suitable conditions, with swells lighting up this coastline all year round.

From 462 EUR to 679 EUR per person per week.

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We hope you've enjoyed this global jaunt through our top-rated accommodation options. Whether your ideal surf trip is an adrenaline-fueled chase after epic waves or a chilled tropical paradise, we think we've found something for every taste and budget.

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