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Lombok 4 Beginners« on: March 30 2011 06:03:00 »
Taking a trip to Lombok with my family. Any recommendations for places where we won't get pounded with over head swell, knarly reefs, beefy locals or sun burnt kooks? Does such a place exist, i dont know...but I hope! We all know how to surf but the kids are young, so mellow swell is ideal.
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #1 on: March 30 2011 09:03:00 »
kuta, lombok is probably the best spot you could to with a family
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #2 on: March 30 2011 11:03:00 »
Kuta seems like a lot of the breaks are pretty far off shore and on some nasty reefs. Anyone have knowledge of beach breaks in the area?
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #3 on: March 30 2011 15:03:00 »
Try Sengiggi, cool mellow longboard waves.
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #4 on: April 02 2011 00:04:00 »
I'm looking for the same. I have an 8 year old boy that will surf 3 footers no worries. Kuta Lombok sounds good. I first surfed there in 1987. I'll bet things have changed somewhat
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #5 on: April 02 2011 15:04:00 »
Not far from Kuta lombok, Grupuk bay, has heaps of mellow easy peeling options peeling over mellow reef/sea grass bottom, perfect for young groms, never gets big.
Do a search with Grupuk lombok on youtube to see vids.
RE: Lombok 4 Beginners« Reply #6 on: April 03 2011 09:04:00 »
Great. Thanks for all the feedback. I've heard good things about about that spot.