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BENG BENGS SURF CAMP

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"Beng Bengs Surf Camp is set in an idyllic bay just a short stroll from 2 of the Mentawais best waves, E-bay & Pitstops"

BENG BENGS SURF CAMP

The heart of Playgrounds

"Probably the best value surf camp in the whole region, thanks to its unbeatable location & warm and friendly service"

Beng Bengs Surf Camp

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USD 120

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About

Beng Beng Surf Camp

Camp Size: Max 10 guests
Accommodation: 4 Bedroom Guest House
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: Daily boat rides included
Located in front of surf break: Yes, E-bay
Destination: Mentawai Islands
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Budget: 3/5
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: No
Yoga: No classes
Ideal for: Budget travellers, groups, couples & families

beng beng surf camp

Beng Bengs Surf Camp is a beachfront guest house located in front of one of the Mentawai Islands most iconic waves, E-bay. 

The camp is owned and run by Cristian & Massimo who are 2 of the friendliest people you can hope to meet and will go out of their way to make sure their guests expectations are always met. Its a testament to their unrelenting service that they have been rewarded with such an impressive amount of 5 star trip advisor reviews.

The camp is located on Pulau Masokut aka Nyang Nyang and is home to 5 world class waves. E-bay is the closest and you can paddle from the beach! Pitstops is only a 5 minute walk around the next bay. A little further away is Nipussi, Beng bengs and Bank Vaults that are all reachable within 5-10 mins thanks to the camps 2 speedboats.

Guests can to travel to the camp from Padang 3 days a week with trips starting & ending in Padang every Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.

Accommodation

accommodation

Catering up to 10 guests, this 4 bedroom guesthouse is built in traditional Mentawaian fashion using beautiful hardwoods and authentic design. 

2 of the bedrooms have double beds and the other 2 rooms have bunk beds. Each room is equipped with a fan, mosquito nets and  electric plugs. All linens are provided. Shared bathrooms are located out the back of the main building. 

Total 10 guests:

2 x double room (ideal for couples) 
2 x bunk room (each room up to 4 guests) 

Note: Each guest is expected to share their room, unless they are a couple. If a double room is available on arrival we are happy to offer the double room at no extra charge for single guests. However, single guests looking for guaranteed single use of the double room, they would have to pay double.

Nightly inclusions:

-  Accommodation
-  3 daily meals
-  Daily boat rides to the surf
-  Clean bed sheets
-  Unlimited water, tea and coffee
-  Transfers (taxis in Padang, Ferry Ticket)
-  Fishing Equipment
-  Snorkeling Equipment

Also available but not included:

- Wifi 
- Board bags charge on Mentawai Fast Ferry
- Hotels in Padang 
- Mentawai Surf Tax
- Laundry

shared bathroom

Food & Drink

Dining area at the camp

Three healthy meals
 are served each day as part of the package

Guests will experience both Western & Indonesian cuisine with a focus on fresh locally caught fish & local dishes. 

Cristian & Massimo also serve real Italian Pizza as well as homemade Italian Pasta.

Vegetarian food on request

Not included in the price:

- Alcoholic beverages
- Soft drinks
- Additional snacks

food and drink

Daily boat

speedboat mentawai

Beng Bengs Surf Camp operates 2 speedboats to transport you to the surf each day.

Each boat is equipped with surfboard racks, and seating for its guests as well as a roof to shade you from the tropical sun. The smaller boat can carry 6 guests using its one 40 hp engine. The larger boat can carry up to 8 guests with its two 40 hp engines. Guests have a huge amount of flexibility to find the waves they want. Massimo and Cristian will make sure everyone is stoked every day. And the beauty is that E-bay, Pitstops, Beng Bengs and Nipussi are also within walking distance adding to your impressive wave options.

surfing

Trip Information

The Surf

surf map

Detailed information for all the surf breaks in this region can be found in the destination's section of the site within the Playgrounds pages.

Playgrounds Surf Breaks

Travelling to Sumatra

map mentawai

Guests need to fly into Padang Airport, West Sumatra 

We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into either Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - or Jakarta, Indonesia.  From KL, there is usually one morning flight (1hr) with Air Asia  as well as a lunchtime flight to Padang.  From Jakarta, there are over a dozen flights each day that fly into Padang, from airlines such as Garuda Airlines, Srwijaya, Citilink  & Lion Air. We recommend https://www.nusatrip.com

Note: Visa On Arrival: A FREE 30 day Visa On Arrival is now available for the following countries: Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany. To see the full list visit this link: http://www.topbali.com/indonesia-free-visa-entry/

Padang Airport to camp

mentawai fast ferry

Transfers are FREE for all guests taking the "full package" (USD 120 / night)

Includes

- Meet and greet at Padang Airport
- Taxis - Airport to Hotel - 1hr
- Taxis - Hotel to Mentawai Fast Ferry - 10 minutes
- Mentawai Fast Ferry – 3-6 hr crossing (board bag storage not included)
- Private speedboat – Maura Siberut Port (Mentawai) to surf camp – 1.5hrs
- Padang Hotel – additional charge approx $20-$70

Padang Hotel (extra cost)

There are a number of very affordable hotels to choose from. Even the best hotels (below) are only around $60 for 2 guests including breakfast.

We suggest staying at either of the following options:

Mercure Hotel - www.mercurepadang.com or HW Hotel - www.hwhotelpadang.com

Mentawai Fast Ferry

The safest, most reliable way of travelling between the mainland and the Mentawai islands. Full details: www.mentawaifast.com

From the hotel district, the ferry port is about a 10 minute taxi ride.

Travel days from Padang to Siberut are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. We suggest Saturday to Tuesday as a standard trip. But for example, guests can also do 7 or 14 days (Tues-Tues, Sat-Sat) or 11 days (Tues-Sat).

The overall travel time is detailed below (crossing time 3-6 hrs)

You'll need to overnight on your first night in Padang (Mon, Weds or Fri) and your last night in Padang (Tues, Thurs or Sat).

PADANG TO MENTAWAI (SIBERUT)

Note: Thursday is the best day to arrive in the Mentawai!

Tuesday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day around 12.30/13.00.
Thursday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day around 10/10.30am
Saturday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day 12.30/13.00pm

MENTAWAI (SIBERUT) TO PADANG

Tuesday: FAST FERRY departs 15.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm
Thursday: FAST FERRY departs 13.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm
Saturday: FAST FERRY departs 15.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm

Note: Tuesday or Saturday is the best day to return to Padang.
Note: Mentawai harbor (in Siberut) to the camp is about a 1hr 30 min speedboat ride

Important:

All guests need to pay for each board bag on the fast ferry.

Pricing is ONLY in Indonesian Rupiah (each way) - payable on boarding the ferry

IDR 230.000 (around $17) bags between 10KG-15KG
IDR 460.000 (around $33) bags between 15KG-25KG
IDR 690.000 (around $50) bags between over 25KG

 

What to bring

Make sure you to pack light & within the baggage restrictions of your airline. 

Don’t leave for your trip without any of the following:

Passport valid for at least 6 months from date of departure and must have at least 1 completely blank page (no stamps, nothing)

Tickets & itinerary

Travel insurance policy

Cash – change $500 minimum per two weeks stay into Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

Valid Visa (for Australian, British & USA passport holders, visas can be issued on arrival (30 days max). Please check prior to purchasing your tickets.

Important: Make sure to check our "know before you go" section which is a handy page of what to expect as well as a detailed inventory of what to bring.

PRICES

How to book

Please select from the available options below. Once you have made your selection please click the continue button.

2019 Prices

Private double room (couples) or shared bunk room

01 MAR 19 to 01 DEC 19

Price per person per night: USD 120

Booking Notes

Full package is only available for 3 guests or more. If you plan to travel alone or a group of 2, please contact us to check if we can take you.
If only 2 guests for the surf package a $25 pp fee is incurred per person.

On the last day there will be a charge of USD 90 pp.
Important: The boat isnt available to surf (on the last day) - as it will be used for the transfer to Siberut and includes breakfast.

Non Surfers: USD 90 per per person per night + USD 60 only for the last day + tickets for the fast ferry.

Total 10 guests: 2 x double room & 2 x bunk room (bathrooms are shared)

Closed 1st November 2019 until 1st March 2020.

Deposit & Payment

A 15% deposit is required to secure your booking. Initial deposit is non-refundable but transferable or exchanged with a friend to take your place on that specific date (passengers are responsible for finding their own replacements).

Balance of payment is due on arrival in Padang and is 100% non-refundable.

Payment Options

Deposit Payment:

A 20% deposit will be due within 10 days of making your reservation - by PayPal

Final balance:

The remaining balance will be due on arrival in Padang where you will be able to pay in Cash or Credit/Debit Card. 

 

Terms and Conditions

Travel Insurance is mandatory for your safety and no guest will be able to depart on any trip unless they have copies of their travel insurance documents before departure. We advise all guests take out insurance upon booking in case of accident or personal problems prior to your trip.

By way of payment guests are agreeing to both Beng Bengs Surf Camp & Surf Camp Sumatra's Terms & Conditions.

Both links can be found below;

Beng Bengs Surf Camp: http://www.bengbengssurfcampmentawai.com/booking/

Surf Camp Sumatra: http://www.surfcampsumatra.com/surf-camp-sumatra-terms.shtml

Disclaimer

This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with Surf Camp Sumatra. Surf Camp Sumatra acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as land based accommodation and boat charter operators. Surf Camp Sumatra's obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. Surf Camp Sumatra has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.
Over 20 world class waves on your doorstep The view from above High above Beng Bengs surf camp Main house, dining area and gardens Dinner is served Welcome to Beng Bengs surf camp Beng Bengs private speedboat Surf out the front or explore by boat Shared bathroom Plenty of space Main house social area The camp by night Although the accommodation is shared you can enjoy some privacy Dining area next to the main house Shared bungalow Upgraded accommodation in 2019 Interior of the camp Stoked guests Main house hang out area Hang out area overlooking the beach An incredible spot for surfing or simply just to hang out Beng Beng Surf Camp Air conditioned accommodation Entrance to the shared accommodation Yoga time The camp An incredible view at any time of the day Beng Bengs surf camp Your home away from home Social hang out area

Location Map

Beng Beng Surf Camp

Camp Size: Max 10 guests
Accommodation: 4 Bedroom Guest House
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: Daily boat rides included
Located in front of surf break: Yes, E-bay
Destination: Mentawai Islands
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Budget: 3/5
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: No
Yoga: No classes
Ideal for: Budget travellers, groups, couples & families

beng beng surf camp

Beng Bengs Surf Camp is a beachfront guest house located in front of one of the Mentawai Islands most iconic waves, E-bay. 

The camp is owned and run by Cristian & Massimo who are 2 of the friendliest people you can hope to meet and will go out of their way to make sure their guests expectations are always met. Its a testament to their unrelenting service that they have been rewarded with such an impressive amount of 5 star trip advisor reviews.

The camp is located on Pulau Masokut aka Nyang Nyang and is home to 5 world class waves. E-bay is the closest and you can paddle from the beach! Pitstops is only a 5 minute walk around the next bay. A little further away is Nipussi, Beng bengs and Bank Vaults that are all reachable within 5-10 mins thanks to the camps 2 speedboats.

Guests can to travel to the camp from Padang 3 days a week with trips starting & ending in Padang every Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday.

accommodation

Catering up to 10 guests, this 4 bedroom guesthouse is built in traditional Mentawaian fashion using beautiful hardwoods and authentic design. 

2 of the bedrooms have double beds and the other 2 rooms have bunk beds. Each room is equipped with a fan, mosquito nets and  electric plugs. All linens are provided. Shared bathrooms are located out the back of the main building. 

Total 10 guests:

2 x double room (ideal for couples) 
2 x bunk room (each room up to 4 guests) 

Note: Each guest is expected to share their room, unless they are a couple. If a double room is available on arrival we are happy to offer the double room at no extra charge for single guests. However, single guests looking for guaranteed single use of the double room, they would have to pay double.

Nightly inclusions:

-  Accommodation
-  3 daily meals
-  Daily boat rides to the surf
-  Clean bed sheets
-  Unlimited water, tea and coffee
-  Transfers (taxis in Padang, Ferry Ticket)
-  Fishing Equipment
-  Snorkeling Equipment

Also available but not included:

- Wifi 
- Board bags charge on Mentawai Fast Ferry
- Hotels in Padang 
- Mentawai Surf Tax
- Laundry

shared bathroom

Dining area at the camp

Three healthy meals
 are served each day as part of the package

Guests will experience both Western & Indonesian cuisine with a focus on fresh locally caught fish & local dishes. 

Cristian & Massimo also serve real Italian Pizza as well as homemade Italian Pasta.

Vegetarian food on request

Not included in the price:

- Alcoholic beverages
- Soft drinks
- Additional snacks

food and drink

speedboat mentawai

Beng Bengs Surf Camp operates 2 speedboats to transport you to the surf each day.

Each boat is equipped with surfboard racks, and seating for its guests as well as a roof to shade you from the tropical sun. The smaller boat can carry 6 guests using its one 40 hp engine. The larger boat can carry up to 8 guests with its two 40 hp engines. Guests have a huge amount of flexibility to find the waves they want. Massimo and Cristian will make sure everyone is stoked every day. And the beauty is that E-bay, Pitstops, Beng Bengs and Nipussi are also within walking distance adding to your impressive wave options.

surfing

surf map

Detailed information for all the surf breaks in this region can be found in the destination's section of the site within the Playgrounds pages.

Playgrounds Surf Breaks

map mentawai

Guests need to fly into Padang Airport, West Sumatra 

We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into either Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - or Jakarta, Indonesia.  From KL, there is usually one morning flight (1hr) with Air Asia  as well as a lunchtime flight to Padang.  From Jakarta, there are over a dozen flights each day that fly into Padang, from airlines such as Garuda Airlines, Srwijaya, Citilink  & Lion Air. We recommend https://www.nusatrip.com

Note: Visa On Arrival: A FREE 30 day Visa On Arrival is now available for the following countries: Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany. To see the full list visit this link: http://www.topbali.com/indonesia-free-visa-entry/

mentawai fast ferry

Transfers are FREE for all guests taking the "full package" (USD 120 / night)

Includes

- Meet and greet at Padang Airport
- Taxis - Airport to Hotel - 1hr
- Taxis - Hotel to Mentawai Fast Ferry - 10 minutes
- Mentawai Fast Ferry – 3-6 hr crossing (board bag storage not included)
- Private speedboat – Maura Siberut Port (Mentawai) to surf camp – 1.5hrs
- Padang Hotel – additional charge approx $20-$70

Padang Hotel (extra cost)

There are a number of very affordable hotels to choose from. Even the best hotels (below) are only around $60 for 2 guests including breakfast.

We suggest staying at either of the following options:

Mercure Hotel - www.mercurepadang.com or HW Hotel - www.hwhotelpadang.com

Mentawai Fast Ferry

The safest, most reliable way of travelling between the mainland and the Mentawai islands. Full details: www.mentawaifast.com

From the hotel district, the ferry port is about a 10 minute taxi ride.

Travel days from Padang to Siberut are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. We suggest Saturday to Tuesday as a standard trip. But for example, guests can also do 7 or 14 days (Tues-Tues, Sat-Sat) or 11 days (Tues-Sat).

The overall travel time is detailed below (crossing time 3-6 hrs)

You'll need to overnight on your first night in Padang (Mon, Weds or Fri) and your last night in Padang (Tues, Thurs or Sat).

PADANG TO MENTAWAI (SIBERUT)

Note: Thursday is the best day to arrive in the Mentawai!

Tuesday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day around 12.30/13.00.
Thursday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day around 10/10.30am
Saturday: FAST FERRY, departs 7am, arrives Mentawai same day 12.30/13.00pm

MENTAWAI (SIBERUT) TO PADANG

Tuesday: FAST FERRY departs 15.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm
Thursday: FAST FERRY departs 13.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm
Saturday: FAST FERRY departs 15.00, arrives Padang around 18.30pm

Note: Tuesday or Saturday is the best day to return to Padang.
Note: Mentawai harbor (in Siberut) to the camp is about a 1hr 30 min speedboat ride

Important:

All guests need to pay for each board bag on the fast ferry.

Pricing is ONLY in Indonesian Rupiah (each way) - payable on boarding the ferry

IDR 230.000 (around $17) bags between 10KG-15KG
IDR 460.000 (around $33) bags between 15KG-25KG
IDR 690.000 (around $50) bags between over 25KG

 

All guests travelling to any surf camp or charter boat in Sumatra will require Travel Insurance. Surf Camp Sumatra recommends using World Nomads for any trip to Sumatra. Simply use the below form to get a quote.

Make sure you to pack light & within the baggage restrictions of your airline. 

Don’t leave for your trip without any of the following:

Passport valid for at least 6 months from date of departure and must have at least 1 completely blank page (no stamps, nothing)

Tickets & itinerary

Travel insurance policy

Cash – change $500 minimum per two weeks stay into Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

Valid Visa (for Australian, British & USA passport holders, visas can be issued on arrival (30 days max). Please check prior to purchasing your tickets.

Important: Make sure to check our "know before you go" section which is a handy page of what to expect as well as a detailed inventory of what to bring.

2019 Prices

All guests

Dates

Nights

Person/Night

Guests

Private double room (couples) or shared bunk room

01 MAR 19 to 01 DEC 19

USD 120

Booking Notes

Full package is only available for 3 guests or more. If you plan to travel alone or a group of 2, please contact us to check if we can take you.
If only 2 guests for the surf package a $25 pp fee is incurred per person.

On the last day there will be a charge of USD 90 pp.
Important: The boat isnt available to surf (on the last day) - as it will be used for the transfer to Siberut and includes breakfast.

Non Surfers: USD 90 per per person per night + USD 60 only for the last day + tickets for the fast ferry.

Total 10 guests: 2 x double room & 2 x bunk room (bathrooms are shared)

Closed 1st November 2019 until 1st March 2020.

A 15% deposit is required to secure your booking. Initial deposit is non-refundable but transferable or exchanged with a friend to take your place on that specific date (passengers are responsible for finding their own replacements).

Balance of payment is due on arrival in Padang and is 100% non-refundable.

Deposit Payment:

A 20% deposit will be due within 10 days of making your reservation - by PayPal

Final balance:

The remaining balance will be due on arrival in Padang where you will be able to pay in Cash or Credit/Debit Card. 

 

Travel Insurance is mandatory for your safety and no guest will be able to depart on any trip unless they have copies of their travel insurance documents before departure. We advise all guests take out insurance upon booking in case of accident or personal problems prior to your trip.

By way of payment guests are agreeing to both Beng Bengs Surf Camp & Surf Camp Sumatra's Terms & Conditions.

Both links can be found below;

Beng Bengs Surf Camp: http://www.bengbengssurfcampmentawai.com/booking/

Surf Camp Sumatra: http://www.surfcampsumatra.com/surf-camp-sumatra-terms.shtml

This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with Surf Camp Sumatra. Surf Camp Sumatra acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as land based accommodation and boat charter operators. Surf Camp Sumatra's obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. Surf Camp Sumatra has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.
Guest Reviews

Reasons to book!

  • In front of E-bay (left)
  • 5 min walk to Pitstops (right)
  • 5 star trip advisor reviews
  • 20 waves within 30 mins
  • Daily speedboats included
  • Intermediate to advanced surfers
  • Incredible value
  • Surf Guide included

Beng Bengs Surf Camp Reviews

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