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rating surf camp sumatra« on: May 13 2010 20:05:00 »
Has anyone been to surf camp sumatra and can you give me a heads up? Is there a variety of levels of surf (I'm intermediate but would take a few days to get my skills back)? Is there a better place to go? I know Bali rates higher but I'm not into crowds nor good enough for top to bottom barrel and sucky reef action. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #1 on: May 14 2010 19:05:807 »
andy the american who owns/runs the camp is idiot , i stayed their 2 seasons ago and now know better . i wouldnt give him anything judging from my trip and the way everybody talks so badly about him staff included . google around for other options or just head out there . i stayed just up the road last time and loved it .
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #2 on: May 14 2010 22:05:447 »
Cheers Reece. Do you have the contact details for the place up the road? Was there a lot of variety (different levels) in the surf in that area?
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #3 on: October 11 2010 05:10:00 »
Has anybody stayed at Paradise Surf Camp? I assume from the review of Surf Camp Sumatra that this is not our spot - something I had suspected from other hints such as the Ombak Indah "origins" section. Or do you have other places to recommend at Ujung Bocor? We are heading there in February 2011.
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #4 on: October 12 2010 05:10:00 »
I stayed in Paradise surf camp last year (although it wasn't called that at the time as had only just opened)....Pretty basic bungalows, but the owner Rene is quite a character and will always make sure all your needs are answered...Awesome food and good laughs
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #5 on: October 12 2010 12:10:00 »
Thanks for the comments James. Any other recommendations on that stretch?
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #6 on: December 20 2010 07:12:00 »
stay at Damai Bungalows, right at the end of the point. newest and best! dont bother with the others. some real dumps there, and others, just too much politiks
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #7 on: December 23 2010 21:12:00 »
the best surf camp in Sumartra is run by Nev Hines Free line surf right on the point great food great waves dont stay at that american camp next door its a rip off
go on line freeline.com
just got back awsome time
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #8 on: December 26 2010 03:12:00 »
Crazy place to go if you are just tuning up your intermediate skills. Hang in Bali/Kuta and stay out of the way clown.
Kooks are making Indo as bad as Kirra on a Sunday!!
If you do go expect to be shredded by the coral.
Have a nice day now.
RE: rating surf camp sumatra« Reply #9 on: January 17 2011 18:01:00 »
I was surf in Nyang nyang mentawai, there are alot of surfbreak with different level, we stay at local camp arrange by www.reginaadventures.com, it was great time the best time to surf from March - September