On the remote island of Roti, the Nemberala Beach Resort offers modern, luxurious, and tropical lodging, with convenient access to top-quality reef breaks. In this crowded day and age, a dedicated surfer can still find the perfect wave to be alone with the surf and his thoughts, on the perfect day.
The five-acre oceanfront resort has 4 large duplex bungalows, which can be joined by interior door to accommodate families or larger groups. Each unit is equipped with a large ceiling fan and also have airflow from the consistent land or sea breezes. They feature private and spacious outdoor bathrooms, gardens, and porches. All accommodations sport an awesome view of the 300+ yard long left reef/point, just 500 yards off the beach.
A grand open air restaurant and bar provides a front row seat of the wave action and is close to the pool with it’s super comfy lounge chairs.
When not surfing, the games bungalow is great for recreational ping-pong table, dart board, and full size pool table. There are variety of board games available, along with playing cards, and a full tournament set of poker chips.
Board storage is available close to the beach allowing you to keep your room clear, if you so desire. If you travel without surfboards, you can choose from the resort’s large quiver of quality boards.
Three resort boats are available for surf transfers, fishing or island hopping.
Things to do outside of surfing include:
Snorkeling, specifically at the resort is not great, due to the large tidal movement and surf activity. There are some lagoons however, a short drive or boat ride from the resort to explore the amazing colorful coral and sea life below the surface.
Fishing – There is very limited commercial fishing in this part of Indonesia, hence, the ocean is abundant with numerous species. When not being used for surfing you can enjoy incredible fishing on the 21’ center console skiffs which are well equipped for fishing
Volleyball Court – A popular activity for guests and locals alike is volleyball on the full size sand volleyball court with tournament net.
Horseshoes & Bocce Ball – Low pressure non strenuous bowling type games goes well with a cold beer in hand.
For Yoga, there are 16 yoga mats and plenty of room to stretch, although organized instructors are not guaranteed.
If you need to check in with work, communications are available by both telephone and internet. Most international calling plans are adequate for personal cell phone usage.