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Best Way to do Indo« on: July 09 2009 17:07:00 »
My buddy and I are planning a trip to Indo in January. I know it's the off-season, but it's the only time we've got. I've been looking into Sumatra/Malawais. What's the best way to go without breaking the bank?
Boat charters are nice, but pricey.
Camps don't seem too bad, or is better just to go and find accommodation?
Any word on how expensive rides are out to the breaks every day, or should I find some place that includes boats in the cost?
Any other tips would be much appreciated.
RE: Best Way to do Indo« Reply #1 on: July 09 2009 23:07:00 »
There are homestays all over indo but in the mentawais its now illegal.
Do some research find a wave you want to surf and stay there in cheap accomadation which can be anything from $4 a day to $30 a day including food.
South sumatra is alright, plenty of options and cheap places to stay aswell as waves for all levels.well not total learners.
ombak indah area is good, but turn up without booking its cheaper.
RE: Best Way to do Indo« Reply #2 on: July 10 2009 11:07:00 »
I would stay away from the sumatra all together. your best bet is to go to bali and stay on the east side. off shore wind swell and cheap living with all the comforts of home. Sumatra will be bug infested and crap surf thats why no one there from dec to march