Camp Size: Max 17
Accommodation: 5 a/c rooms
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: Daily transport included
Located in front of surf break: Yes
Destination: South Sumatra
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: Locally
Ideal for: Couples, families, foodies
Mandiri Break is the latest surf resort to open its doors in South Sumatra. But take note, this isn't your run of the mill set-up.
This impressive beach side resort leans towards the semi upmarket tier thanks to its excellent air conditioned rooms and the sort of fine dining that's not previously graced this part of Sumatra. Azra, the owner, is very hands on, and has over 10 years experience working around the world in both traditional kitchens and aboard luxury yachts. Lets just say, its certainly somewhere you can bring your wife and kids.
On your doorstep, guests will find South Sumatra’s premier beach break - Mandiri. Guests can surf all day long right out the front, or jump in the complimentary van and take a ride with the surf guide to hunt down the days best spots.
And after a hard days surfing, crack open a cold beer & enjoy one of Sumatra's world famous sunsets all from the comfort of the camp.
Guests can arrive or depart anytime or any day. Ideal for intermediate to advanced surfers – the camp is especially suited for couples & families.
The resort has 5 "air-conditioned" rooms (Max 17 guests)
3 x private rooms (1-3 guests each) with 1 x king bed & single or 2 x triple singles in each
2 x dormitory rooms (1-4 guests each) with 4 x bunk beds in each
All accommodation includes:
* Air conditioning
* Private bathroom
* Western flush toilets
* Basins with mirror & cupboard
* Power sockets
* Inner spring mattresses with all linen/pillows
* Private board racks
Each room is fully lockable. Although perfectly safe, we have 24 hour security.
Sit and watch the waves roll by or grab a beer and enjoy a Sumatran sunset - Mandiri Break's main social & eating area certainly ticks the boxes.
Guests can anticipate some of the best food served in Sumatra. With a professional chef with over 10 years experience working around the world in both traditional kitchens and aboard luxury yachts, guests will be served Western & Indonesian cuisine including sourdough, burgers, pastries, yoghurt, jams, stocks sauces &desserts.
Included in your daily package:
* Cold pressed vegetable juice with breakfast
* Typical cafe style breakfast by the chef
* Western & Indonesian cuisine – lunch & dinner
Alcoholic beverages & soft drinks are not included in the price.
In Detail - 10 Day Surf Package Set Menu (from March 1st)
Cold-pressed vegetable juice served with breakfast daily
Continental breakfast- Fruit platter, home-made yoghurt, toast & jams
Scrambled eggs, pita, hummus, tomato & tomato/coriander salsa
Nalu bowl- Dragon fruit smoothie, toasted muesli, coconut shavings, banana, seeds and Greek yoghurt
Eggs Florentine- poached eggs over buttered leafy greens and toasted bread & chef’s hollandaise
Huevos rancheros- Toasted tortilla, black beans, fried eggs, Mexican salsa & sour cream
Bubble & squeak- Potatoes, carrots, green beans & peas fried golden brown with a poached egg, sundried tomato & nut gremolata
Nalu bowl- Mango smoothie, toasted muesli, coconut shavings, banana, seeds & berry compote
Poached eggs, grilled tomatoes, hash brown & local tomato chutney
Potato rosti, feta, scrambled egg & rocket stack
Mexican burritos- Chicken or pinto bean with salad, salsa, sour cream in tortilla
Seafood Mie Goreng Aceh – curry fried noodles
Aussie Beef Burger – Cheese, tom, gherkins, BBQ onions & tom sauce.
Tempeh Burger- Pickled vegetable sambal terasi and lemon basil pesto & beer battered Fries
Pastel – Fried potato based veggie filled fried pastry
Chicken Nasi Goreng
Japanese Calamari-Bonito flakes & sweet Kewpie
Sashimi- soy, wasabi & pickled Ginger
Japanese Californian rolls
Chicken Gyros- tzatziki, tomato, onion
Crudités & Crutons with hummus
Bakso – meatball soup
Pastel – potato based vegie filled fried pastry
Sate Chicken & tofu – marinated & barbequed with spicy peanut sauce
Rendang Pasties, Cornish pasties & sausage rolls
Tuna Pampis – citrus herbed Fish with texture and taste of Chicken
Pepes – Chicken cooked in banana leaf with spices
Tempeh Bacem – marinated in tamarind
Lodeh – fragrant fresh local herb mild curry vegetables
Tauge cah ikan asin – stir fried bean shoots, tofu with light local flavour
Satay Fish sticks- White fish flesh marinated & barbequed
Sashimi selection w/ wasabi, pickled ginger & soy sauce
Japanese fusion rolls
Tumis Ubi- Fried greens & spice
Tumis kangkung bunga papaya- Papaya flowers & greens
Beef Rendang – Dry spice, fully reduced dry coconut curry
Telur Dadar- Salty Padang Omelette
Rendang Kentang- Potatoes and peas in dry spice curry
Gulai kacang panjang- Green beans in red coconut milk
Tumis bayam- Garlic friend fine leaf greens
Ayam Taliwang- Grilled turmeric spiced chicken
Tumis Tempeh – sweet, fried with spice
Tumis Kangkung – fried greens and spice
Urap – fresh cold shredded coconut and vegetables
Pepes – Fish cooked in banana leaf with spices
Gulai nangka dan Tempeh- Red spiced coco milk tempeh and vegetable
Daun Singkong – vegetables & herbed coconut milk
Local brussel spouts steamed with garlic
Aussie meat pie
Roast Vegie Pie
Creamy Mashed potato
Buttered Green beans
Goreng Fish & Chicken – marinated with citrus and ginger then fried
Tumis Tempeh dan tahu – sweet tempeh, tofu fried with spice
Gado Gado – cold vegetable and egg salad with spicy peanut sc.
Urap – fresh cold shreded coconut and vegetables
Puapiette of fresh reef fish & salsa verde
Pasta- Bolognaise or cherry tomato EVOO with garlic bread
Potatoes au Gratin
Salad bar selection
Rendang Pasties, Cornish pasties & sausage rolls
Steak, Venison steaks, vegie kebabs, Sate fish
Fire roast potatoes and butter
Home-made Cherry ripe slab
Trifle- fruit, sponge cake and custard
Wild berry Cointreau tiramisu
Churros and chocolate
Profiteroles with crème pâtissière and dark Indonesian chocolate
Baked apple straddle and custard
Choc and cherry pudding
Home-made Bounty Slab
Home-made violet crumble
Pavlova and tropical fruit and cream
All guests are able to jump in the FREE daily surf van with accompanying surf guide.
The surf region stretches around 50 miles and is accessed by a long twisting road that takes about 1.5 hours to reach all the surf breaks.
The surf guide will discuss each day with the guests what options are available and a group decision will be made.
Motor Bikes with surfboard racks are also available for an extra charge of around $5/ day depending on availability and length of rental.
If you're after a taste of the real untouched Sumatra, then there's a number of short excursions to explore in the local region.
The various points of interest can easily be arranged upon your arrival and will give you, and any non surfers, a little more to take away from your trip, other than just a surfing experience.
Visiting the local village of Krui
Pulau Pisang (banana island) – fantastic snorkeling, fishing & also has great surf!
Excursion to Lake Ranau the second largest lake on Sumatra
River boat trips
Jungle treks & elephant rides
Typically you will find Spanish Mackerel, Tuna & Marlin when in season. GT’s & Snapper can be jigged from the deeper reefs. Local style fishing boats are available for hire. Please bring your own equipment as supplies in Sumatra are limited.
Guests need to fly into Bandar Lampung (TKG) Radin Inten II Airport, South Sumatra
We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into Jakarta, Indonesia. From Jakarta, there are over a dozen flights each day that fly into Bandar Lampung (TKG), 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 a number of countries including: Australia, USA, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Costa Rica, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany.
Airport Transfers are FREE of charge & are included in the 10 day package:
* Private a/c vehicle
* Approx 5.5 hour journey time
Bandar Lampung Airport (TKG) to the surf camp
Upon arrival at Bandar Lampung (TKG) Radin Inten II Airport, guests will be greeted by one of our staff members with pre-arranged transport and you'll be taken directly to the camp. The transfer time is about 5.5 hours.
Hotels in Bandar Lampung
Guests usually don’t stay in Bandar Lampung as there’s generally no need to. However we suggest staying at either of the following options if our guests prefer to overnight in the city.
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.
A USD 300 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).
All discount bookings must be paid in full at the time of booking
Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to departure and is 100% non-refundable.
Payments by Bank transfer
All transfer charges & bank fees, including correspondent bank fees, are to be incurred by the guests.
Bank details will be emailed upon booking.
Save transfer fees by using www.transferwise.com for your international bank transfers. It's free and easy to use, you will receive much better currency rates than any bank.
Payments by PayPal
PayPal details will be emailed upon request. All payments will incur a 4.4% fee.
Travel Insurance is mandatory for your safety. 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 Mandiri Break's & Surf Camp Sumatra's Terms & Conditions.
Both links can be found below;
Mandiri Break: http://www.mandiribreak.com
Surf Camp Sumatra: http://www.surfcampsumatra.com/surf-camp-sumatra-terms.shtml
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