The Padang Padang surf camp is among the first to have offered surf lessons in the Bukit Peninsula. The lodging is comfortable and conveniently located within walking distance of the Balinese Pipeline, Padang Padang, Bingin, and Dreamland. A 10 minute drive gets you to the legendary and majestic Uluwatu. Many of these waves are no place for beginners. However, the surf camp can take you to the perfect place for your skill level, even if you’ve never been on a surfboard in your life. They specialize in introducing you to everything a beginner needs to know about riding waves and the entire ocean lifestyle.
Located an hour away from the tourism and booming nightlife of Kuta, The Padang Padang Surf Camp is centered in what could be called the surf mecca of the world 2nd only to the North Shore of Oahu. Culture is a highlight with the famous and mystical Uluwatu Cliff Temple with it’s monkeys and nightly traditional Balinese performances open to the public. The beaches are pristine white sand and crystal blue tropical water.
Lodging is in the Balinese bungalows or the large main house. The bungalows sleep up to eight guests. Couples and those wanting more comfort, options are double bungalow, villas, or luxury surf shack. The latter 3 options all have TV/DVD, air conditioning, and mosquito nets. The villa and surf shacks have a bath tub. All lodgings have hot water and an optional Wifi internet connection.
Breakfast of hot food and fresh fruits are waiting for you after your morning surf and Lunch serves up local Indonesian and Western dishes. Once a week is a BBQ dinner, but folks usually hit the local restaurants for dinner. Yoga classes and massage services available upon request.
The surf camp are truly experts in teaching surfing, and the local beaches have great weather and consistent waves to practice. Lessons are arranged either in small groups or individual private instruction. All the instructors have been surfing since childhood. They have all the best tips from basic theory, to the right way to jump up on your board, to selecting waves, turning and catching the wave, and finally riding down the line.