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Introducing Dylan's Right

"If you're looking for a world class right hander then Dylan's Right could be the answer. With a medium to strong swell this wave will certainly deliver the goods"

SALT SURF RESORT

Never miss a beat

"No other camp can comes close to Salt's superior location in front of Dylan's Right. Sit back relax and watch the waves roll by as you choose the perfect time to surf this flawless wave."

Salt Surf Resort

Specials

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USD 50

37% discount on twin share bungalows between November and April
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Overview

About

salt simeulue

Camp Size: 15 guests
Accommodation: 5 x a/c private bungalows
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: $4 / day
Located in front of surf break: Yes Dylan's Right
Destination: Simeulue
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Budget: 3/5
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: Possible
Yoga: No
Ideal for: The tube hungry

dylans right

Salt Simeulue
overlooks Dylan’s Right, one of Simeulue’s best waves. If you’re looking to surf a fantastic mechanical and perfect right hander then there’s no better accommodation than Salt.

Five a/c bungalows
sit along 1.5 hectares with ocean front panoramic views and directly overlook this magical wave. Sit back relax and watch the waves roll by as you choose the perfect time to surf and at the end of a hard days surfing, enjoy one of Pulau Simeulues world famous sunsets.

The areas other 10+ waves can be easily accessed by motorbike.

Salt is best suited for the tube hungry that want the best view of the best wave in Simeulue.

Accommodation

simeulue surf camp

Salt Simeulue offers the following accommodation;

Twin & Triple Bungalow (2-3 guests per bungalow)

* Twin single beds & sofa bed
* Air-Conditioned bungalow
* Private Bathroom
* Private Balcony
* Uninterrupted views of Dylan’s Right 

Double Bungalow (1-2 guests per bungalow)

* 1 x double bed & sofa bed
* Air-Conditioned bungalow
* Private Bathroom
* Private Balcony
* Uninterrupted views of Dylan’s Right 

Also includes:

* Three Meals A Day
* Water, Tea and Coffee
* Pick Up and Drop Off From Simeulue Airport
* Surfboard Racks
* Surf Guides (April-October)

surf sumatra

Food & Drink

surfing

The restaurant is ideally located in front of the take off zone so you can watch the waves all day long.  Large healthy portions will be served for each meal and will consist of mainly local fresh produce (fish, rice and vegetables) as well a twist of first world flavours.

Included in the price:

- 3 large, healthy delicious meals are served each day
- Unlimited purified Water, tea and coffee.

Not included in the price:

- Alcoholic beverages (limited availability)
- Soft drinks
- Additional snack bar menu

Daily Transport

north sumatra

Guests staying at Salt Simeulue will have direct access to Dylans right which breaks directly in front of the bungalows and restaurant. No other camp can compete with these views or the accessibility to Dylan’s Right. For those looking to explore the coastline, guests can rent a scooter (with surfboard racks) during their stay (approx. $4/day). The surf guides (available April-October) will be happy to direct you to the majority of the other waves that can be reached by using the coastal road. There are around a dozen named waves within a 60 minute drive and a few other waves do require a boat trip that can also be arranged when staying at the camp. 

Religion

Simeulue is technically part of Aceh with nearly all of its population being Sunni Muslims. Although extremely friendly, they do expect their beliefs to be considered. The main things to know prior to travel is that women are recommended to dress modestly, and to avoid wearing low plunge tops, bikinis, mini shorts or mini skirts. Most women who visit simply wear t-shirts with sarongs or t-shirts and casual loose summer pants/knee length shorts/knee length dresses and wear a t-shirt/rash with board shorts when they go for a surf. Girls can wear bikinis within the camps grounds as well as the outer islands when they surf but be prepared for a lot of staring by the boat men. That said, the people are very relaxed in Simeulue and girls are free to ride around alone without feeling intimidated. The second thing to consider is that alcohol is generally not sold on the islands other than at the camps where beer is available. Overall, its a very warm and welcoming island much like the rest of Sumatra.

Photography

Surf Photographer Simeulue

Surf Photographer Simeulue


For those interested in surf photos or some video of their trip, Surf Camp Sumatra have teamed up with a local photographer who can shoot from the land (or in the water at a small extra cost) - and take photo or video.

IDR 300,000 for 1 person (all day) - approx $25 USD
IDR 500,000 for 3 people (all day) - approx $37 USD

Get in touch with us for more information!

Trip Information

The Surf

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

Check them out here: Simeulue Surf Breaks


Dylan's Right, slap bang in front of Salt's bungalows.

What to Expect

Guests staying at Salt Simeulue will have unprecedented access to Simeulue's best wave, Dylans Right.

Each of the bungalows has excellent views of Dylan's Right being located directly in front of the wave. Salt has without question the best views and access of any of the local camps, most of which are set inland a little or not in front of the wave, so you'll never miss a beat.

Once you're checked in, you're free to go for a surf out the front or to explore on one of the scooters available at the camp.

Travelling to Simeulue

medan to simeulue

Guests need to fly into Medan Airport (KNO) - Kuala Namu International Airport West Sumatra 

We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into Jakarta, Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) or Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). From KL, there is usually one morning flight (1hr) with Air Asia as well as a lunchtime flight to Medan.  From Jakarta, there are plenty of flights each day that fly into Medan, from airlines such as Garuda Airlines, Sriwijaya, Citilink  & Lion Air. We recommend https://www.traveloka.com/

Medan to Simeulue (same terminal as international flights)

From Medan, you will need to take an extra flight to Simeulue with Wings Air (part of Lion Air). There is only 1 flight each day.

Wings Air (Medan-Simeulue)
Flights: (approx) 500,000 IDR / $50 pp each way
Boards Fee: (approx) 200,000 IDR per board 
Board Length: 2.3m
Max board bag per flight: 8 (2 boards per bag)

Wings: www.lionair.co.id
Traveloka: www.traveloka.com/en/flight/route/Medan-Simeulue.KNO.SMG

Depart Medan (KNO): 13:20 (Flight# JT1240)
Arrive: Simeulue (SMG): 14:15

Depart Simeulue (SMG): 14:55 (Flight# JT1241)
Arrive: Medan (KNO) 15:35

Important: single, double & triple board bags are paid at check in CASH in IDR. Maximum 2.1m in length. Board bags are approx 200,000 IDR “per board”. You must ensure you have enough CASH in “IDR” to pay for excess board bags or baggage at check in at both Medan ‎and Simeulue airports, or risk not being allowed on the flight.

Land in Medan before 10:30am to fly Wings Air to Simeulue on the same day. Return flight depart Medan after 7pm then you get the last day surfing.
It’s very common for 2-3 hr delays with internal flights. Please book the last flight out of Medan (8pm or later) if planning on departing the same day.

Hotels in Medan

For those needing to overnight in Medan there are a number of affordable hotels available. Many hotels in Medan are approx 45 mins from airport.

Marriott: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mesmc-jw-marriott-hotel-medan/
Hotel Aryaduta - http://www.aryaduta.com/hotels_home_medan.php
Travel agent for taxis and hotels: www.boraspati.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 to Camp

All guests will be collected from Simeulue Airport on arrival and taken to Salt. 
This service is free of charge (Its around a 30 minute drive).
The same service will be provided at the end of your trip.

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.

Special Offers

37% discount on twin share bungalows between November and April
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2019 Prices

Private Bungalow (triple)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

Price per person per night: USD 75

Private Bungalow (double or twin)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

Price per person per night: USD 80

Private Bungalow (single use)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

Price per person per night: USD 120

Booking Notes

Trips between: 1st Nov - 1st April **special offer** (Book before 1st July and recieve last seasons off season mega deal):

* USD 50 per person per night twin/double share
* USD 80 for single occupancy

Available accommodation: 5 bungalows (5-15 guests)

Children 12+ usd 80 / night
7-11 usd 55 / night
4-6 usd 45 / night
0-3 FREE

Scooter is $4 or $5 / day
1st Nov - 1st April excludes surf guide

Deposit & Payment

A 30% 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 60 days prior to departure and is 100% non-refundable.

Payment Options

Payment only 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 a lot of $$$ 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. 

Terms & 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 Salt Simeulue & Surf Camp Sumatra’s Terms & Conditions.

Both links can be found below;

Salt Simeulue: http://www.saltsimeuluesurfresort.com/

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.
The short walk to the keyhole Locals mowing the lawn Double bed in each bungalow Comfy couches at the resort Your accommodation Ping pong The grounds at Salt Majestic sunset from Salt Your private a/c accommodation A 40 minute speed boat ride away Private deck with ocean view Salt Resort bungalow Private bathroom This is Salt Surf Resort The view from your balcony of Dylans right One of the private bungalows at Salt Surf Resort Sunset views Open plan dining area Sofa bed for triple share guests Local beach to load and unload for trips to Tea Bags Lounge area at Salt Resort Dylans right doing its thing Somewhere in Simeulue One of the many no named surf spots on Simeulue

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37% discount on twin share bungalows between November and April
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salt simeulue

Camp Size: 15 guests
Accommodation: 5 x a/c private bungalows
Daily Meals: Included
Daily Transport: $4 / day
Located in front of surf break: Yes Dylan's Right
Destination: Simeulue
Surfing Ability: Intermediate to advanced
Budget: 3/5
Surf School: No
Surfboard Rental: Possible
Yoga: No
Ideal for: The tube hungry

dylans right

Salt Simeulue
overlooks Dylan’s Right, one of Simeulue’s best waves. If you’re looking to surf a fantastic mechanical and perfect right hander then there’s no better accommodation than Salt.

Five a/c bungalows
sit along 1.5 hectares with ocean front panoramic views and directly overlook this magical wave. Sit back relax and watch the waves roll by as you choose the perfect time to surf and at the end of a hard days surfing, enjoy one of Pulau Simeulues world famous sunsets.

The areas other 10+ waves can be easily accessed by motorbike.

Salt is best suited for the tube hungry that want the best view of the best wave in Simeulue.

simeulue surf camp

Salt Simeulue offers the following accommodation;

Twin & Triple Bungalow (2-3 guests per bungalow)

* Twin single beds & sofa bed
* Air-Conditioned bungalow
* Private Bathroom
* Private Balcony
* Uninterrupted views of Dylan’s Right 

Double Bungalow (1-2 guests per bungalow)

* 1 x double bed & sofa bed
* Air-Conditioned bungalow
* Private Bathroom
* Private Balcony
* Uninterrupted views of Dylan’s Right 

Also includes:

* Three Meals A Day
* Water, Tea and Coffee
* Pick Up and Drop Off From Simeulue Airport
* Surfboard Racks
* Surf Guides (April-October)

surf sumatra

surfing

The restaurant is ideally located in front of the take off zone so you can watch the waves all day long.  Large healthy portions will be served for each meal and will consist of mainly local fresh produce (fish, rice and vegetables) as well a twist of first world flavours.

Included in the price:

- 3 large, healthy delicious meals are served each day
- Unlimited purified Water, tea and coffee.

Not included in the price:

- Alcoholic beverages (limited availability)
- Soft drinks
- Additional snack bar menu

north sumatra

Guests staying at Salt Simeulue will have direct access to Dylans right which breaks directly in front of the bungalows and restaurant. No other camp can compete with these views or the accessibility to Dylan’s Right. For those looking to explore the coastline, guests can rent a scooter (with surfboard racks) during their stay (approx. $4/day). The surf guides (available April-October) will be happy to direct you to the majority of the other waves that can be reached by using the coastal road. There are around a dozen named waves within a 60 minute drive and a few other waves do require a boat trip that can also be arranged when staying at the camp. 

Simeulue is technically part of Aceh with nearly all of its population being Sunni Muslims. Although extremely friendly, they do expect their beliefs to be considered. The main things to know prior to travel is that women are recommended to dress modestly, and to avoid wearing low plunge tops, bikinis, mini shorts or mini skirts. Most women who visit simply wear t-shirts with sarongs or t-shirts and casual loose summer pants/knee length shorts/knee length dresses and wear a t-shirt/rash with board shorts when they go for a surf. Girls can wear bikinis within the camps grounds as well as the outer islands when they surf but be prepared for a lot of staring by the boat men. That said, the people are very relaxed in Simeulue and girls are free to ride around alone without feeling intimidated. The second thing to consider is that alcohol is generally not sold on the islands other than at the camps where beer is available. Overall, its a very warm and welcoming island much like the rest of Sumatra.

Surf Photographer Simeulue

Surf Photographer Simeulue


For those interested in surf photos or some video of their trip, Surf Camp Sumatra have teamed up with a local photographer who can shoot from the land (or in the water at a small extra cost) - and take photo or video.

IDR 300,000 for 1 person (all day) - approx $25 USD
IDR 500,000 for 3 people (all day) - approx $37 USD

Get in touch with us for more information!

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

Check them out here: Simeulue Surf Breaks


Dylan's Right, slap bang in front of Salt's bungalows.

Guests staying at Salt Simeulue will have unprecedented access to Simeulue's best wave, Dylans Right.

Each of the bungalows has excellent views of Dylan's Right being located directly in front of the wave. Salt has without question the best views and access of any of the local camps, most of which are set inland a little or not in front of the wave, so you'll never miss a beat.

Once you're checked in, you're free to go for a surf out the front or to explore on one of the scooters available at the camp.

medan to simeulue

Guests need to fly into Medan Airport (KNO) - Kuala Namu International Airport West Sumatra 

We recommend using https://www.skyscanner.net/ and flying into Jakarta, Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) or Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). From KL, there is usually one morning flight (1hr) with Air Asia as well as a lunchtime flight to Medan.  From Jakarta, there are plenty of flights each day that fly into Medan, from airlines such as Garuda Airlines, Sriwijaya, Citilink  & Lion Air. We recommend https://www.traveloka.com/

Medan to Simeulue (same terminal as international flights)

From Medan, you will need to take an extra flight to Simeulue with Wings Air (part of Lion Air). There is only 1 flight each day.

Wings Air (Medan-Simeulue)
Flights: (approx) 500,000 IDR / $50 pp each way
Boards Fee: (approx) 200,000 IDR per board 
Board Length: 2.3m
Max board bag per flight: 8 (2 boards per bag)

Wings: www.lionair.co.id
Traveloka: www.traveloka.com/en/flight/route/Medan-Simeulue.KNO.SMG

Depart Medan (KNO): 13:20 (Flight# JT1240)
Arrive: Simeulue (SMG): 14:15

Depart Simeulue (SMG): 14:55 (Flight# JT1241)
Arrive: Medan (KNO) 15:35

Important: single, double & triple board bags are paid at check in CASH in IDR. Maximum 2.1m in length. Board bags are approx 200,000 IDR “per board”. You must ensure you have enough CASH in “IDR” to pay for excess board bags or baggage at check in at both Medan ‎and Simeulue airports, or risk not being allowed on the flight.

Land in Medan before 10:30am to fly Wings Air to Simeulue on the same day. Return flight depart Medan after 7pm then you get the last day surfing.
It’s very common for 2-3 hr delays with internal flights. Please book the last flight out of Medan (8pm or later) if planning on departing the same day.

Hotels in Medan

For those needing to overnight in Medan there are a number of affordable hotels available. Many hotels in Medan are approx 45 mins from airport.

Marriott: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mesmc-jw-marriott-hotel-medan/
Hotel Aryaduta - http://www.aryaduta.com/hotels_home_medan.php
Travel agent for taxis and hotels: www.boraspati.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. 

All guests will be collected from Simeulue Airport on arrival and taken to Salt. 
This service is free of charge (Its around a 30 minute drive).
The same service will be provided at the end of your trip.

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 Bungalow (triple)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

USD 75

Private Bungalow (double or twin)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

USD 80

Private Bungalow (single use)

01 APR 19 to 31 OCT 19

USD 120

Booking Notes

Trips between: 1st Nov - 1st April **special offer** (Book before 1st July and recieve last seasons off season mega deal):

* USD 50 per person per night twin/double share
* USD 80 for single occupancy

Available accommodation: 5 bungalows (5-15 guests)

Children 12+ usd 80 / night
7-11 usd 55 / night
4-6 usd 45 / night
0-3 FREE

Scooter is $4 or $5 / day
1st Nov - 1st April excludes surf guide

A 30% 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 60 days prior to departure and is 100% non-refundable.

Payment only 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 a lot of $$$ 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. 

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 Salt Simeulue & Surf Camp Sumatra’s Terms & Conditions.

Both links can be found below;

Salt Simeulue: http://www.saltsimeuluesurfresort.com/

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
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Take me back!

By Pete Davidson, 9th August 2016
Thanks to Bunga and Dave for a great trip. Heard mixed reviews on the wave quality but overall the surf was very good and generally uncrowded. Sometimes there’s a little pack out at Dylan’s but it’s pretty cruisey in general. Accommodation & food was great and the staff always had a smile. Location was on the money. Thanks again, Pete.

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Great waves

By Simon Wicks, 12th June 2017
Overall a great trip. There was a few crew about at Dylans but super mellow line up. If you want to find zero crowds just hit the road and go explore, this place is a go-er, yeew.

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Best camp in Simeulue!

By Jack Davies, 6th May 2016
First time in Simeulue and won’t be the last. The waves are super fun and Dylan’s is a cracker! The camps location is ideal; it’s the best on the point by far. The food and accommodation is good too. Totally stoked, Jack.

Reasons to book!

  • Overlooks Dylan's Right
  • Air Conditioned bungalows
  • 10+ waves within a 5-60 minute drive
  • Intermediate to advanced surfers
  • Includes daily meals & purified water
  • Includes Surf guide (April-October)
  • Includes Airport collection

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