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T-Land Surf Resort - Nemberala beach, Rote Island. Indonesia


T-Land Surf Resort - Nemberala beach, Rote Island Guests overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 1 reviews.
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T-Land Surf Resort is an exclusive and charming hotel.Located just in front of the main waves, T-Land and The Bommie. All rooms have sea views, each one with different decoration and an inspired in Timor style, always respecting the local tradition. Our boats moored on the beach allow quick access to both of the waves and saving us from wasting time carrying our boards afoot, the most important after surfing for several days under the intense sun.


T-Land Surf Resort is an exclusive resort designed to accommodate small groups (maximun 16 people) thinking of the comfort, peacefulness and an idyllic tropical setting.  It is a perfect destination for surfers traveling in couples, with friends or family, but also ideal if you´re traveling alone, as you enjoy a warm family atmosphere, the main feature of our resort. It is hidden among the palm trees of this remote island. 


At all times you will be served by our friendly and hospitable staff, under the direction of a team of western surfers who will offer you a high-quality service. The whole complex is fenced all-round with coral rock assuring privacy and safety without the detriment of the sea views.



  • Restaurant
  • Sunset-bar and Swimming Pool
  • Bed options: doublé or twin, equipped with mosquito nets.
  • Hot showers.
  • Fixed and mobile fans.
  • Available cot with mosquito net for children under 2 years.
  • Two daily cleaning services.
  • Bath and pool towels available in each room.
  • Amenities such as bath gel, shampoo and conditioner.


  • Right on the shoreline of the beach
  • 8 deluxe rooms 
  • Traditional design of local arquitecture
  • Hand-built by artisans of the island using local materials from Rote itself
  • The bungalow roofs are thatched (local name daun kelapa) resting on coral-rock walls.
  • Spacious, comfortable and offers the best views of the wave of T-Land, the immense sea and superb landscapes surrounding the resort.
  • In order to avoid the inconveniences from walking in a tropical climate and into an air-conditioned one, we have designed the rooms in such a way that an ideal indoor temperature is sustained by using the sea breeze and the energy of fans.
  • Charming rooms with their own distinctive decor. To achieve this we have been inspired by a combination of Timor Style furniture (antiques) with teak wood first quality.
  • The private bathrooms are outside
  • The terraces offer magnificent sea views.


  • Our Restaurant is situated just on the beach.
  • An open and spacious space, with a strong traditional aesthetic value.
  • Every day our Chef along with our kitchen team prepares a gastronomical healthy offer which mixes foreign influences with the most traditional rotinese cuisine.
  • The kitchen is open to the dining area enhancing our devotion to quality, local produce and correct handling of food.
  • If you have any special dietary request, please let us know when booking.


  • Internet Wifi in common areas
  • Credit card payments
  • Transfers to the port and Ba’a airport
  • Fully-equipped rooms with terrace and unbeateble views
  • Unlimited transfers to the main wave spots (T-Land and the Bommie)
  • Laundry service
  • Rentals: surfboards, stand up paddleboard, motorcycles, bicycles, fishing equipment, snorkeling equipment (mask and fins)
  • Trip organization
  • Daily planning of the surf conditions
  • Other alternatives surf waves
  • Massages
  • Information about the island, local cultute, surfing, fishing, snorkeling and other destinations



  • Surfing for all levels
  • Unlimited transfers to the main wave spots (T-Land and the Bommie)


T-Land and Bommie

Type: reef

Character: Left hand

Reliability: consistent

Best Swell: SW

Best Wind: ENE

Swell Range: 2 -18ft

Surf level: When a moderate to large SW pulse arrives, it transforms into a heavy barrel and speed wall combo at double to triple overhead.

Crowd: Can have a lot of people out, but the long walk and paddle spreads the pack

Best tide: all tides

Other Activities

  • Kitesurfing
  • Stand Up Paddling in the Lagoon and Mangroves
  • Excursion to the mangroves
  • Relax and swim in our swimming pool
  • Snorkeling
  • Boat trips to remote beaches
  • Fishing trips
  • Walking along our endless beach
  • Island hopping trips
  • Enjoy the experience of a Sasando concert in a local house
  • Cultural tours
  • Visits to local villages and local market



Found in the middle of the ocean this small tropical island offers the visitor a paradisiacal landscape, perfect white-sand beach postcards, crystal-clear turquoise waters and stunning sunsets.

Getting Here

For international flights, you will need to travel to Ngurah Rai international Airport in Bali (Denpasar) or Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. There are regular and direct flights from Bali and Jakarta to Kupang.


Two airlines are the ones which we recommend when flying into Kupang airport: Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air.


By Sea:

Our guide will pick you up at the El Tari airport in Kupang to leave you at the hotel to have a rest. The following morning we will go to the port of Kupang to take the fast Ferry (VIP class) departing at 8:30 am. The journey by sea takes about one hour and thirty minutes.


By Air:

To avoid spending the night in Kupang, both Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air morning flights would connect with the only daily flight from Kupang to Rote at 15:05 lasting 30 minutes. For both options, once at the port or airport in Rote you will be picked up by our staff, who will take you directly to our complex, where you will be greeted by the management team to welcome you.


And from here on, out to surf! On the return journey, due to the Ferry schedules, it is not necessary to spend the night in Kupang. 



Surfer: 175 US$/ per person & night (double rooms).

Non surfer: 160 US$/ per person & night (double rooms).

Child:   2 – 11 years old sharing with two adult:  60US$/ per child & night.

Child under 2 years old: Free.

Single room: 80US$/ extra fee per night (depend on availability we could offer special price wihtout extra cost).


Our rates include:

  • Rooms fully equipped with the possibility of double beds or two single beds (cot available for children under 2 years).
  • 3 daily meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Drinks: mineral water, tea and coffee.
  • Free WIFI in common areas
  • Unlimited surf transfers to the two main waves of T-Land and Bommie.
  • Transfers by car from the port or airport of Ba’a to T-land Resort (for a minimum of 6 nights and two people).
  • 11% tax required by the Indonesian Government.