Learn to Surf Holidays

Typically only considered somewhere for intermediate and advanced surfers - Sumatra has also evolved into a destination for complete surfing beginners. Until now there has been no learn to surf programs anywhere in South Sumatra or the Mentawai Islands. However "SCS" has teamed up with 3 surf camps to offer various levels of pricing and suitability for any would be surfer and is proud to offer the only surf school in South Sumatra! Experience the thrill of riding a wave with one of our surf lessons in remote Sumatra. Our surfing courses guarantee that you'll stand up on a board as well as benefit from an understanding of surf etiquette & surf safety. Our surf instructors use quality equipment & provide surfing tuition for all levels, including "learn to surf" beginner packages.

Sumatra Surf Resort SPECIAL OFFER

Sumatra Surf ResortKrui, South Sumatra

Sunset views and a short stroll from the areas main wave Ujung Bocur, the camp also offers surf lessons...

Surfers From: USD 45 38 pp / night
Beginners From: USD 38 pp / night

Aloita Resort

Aloita ResortNorth Sipora

Arguably the best value for money surf camp in the whole region, the resort also has a Dive Centre and Spa...

Surfers From: USD 195 pp / night
Non Surfers From: USD 140 pp / night

Macaronis Resort SPECIAL OFFER

Macaronis ResortPagai

The ultimate surf resort with direct access to what's been described as the funnest wave on the planet...

Surfers From: AUD 360 252 pp / night
Beginners From: AUD 195 pp / night

Item Krui Mentawai Telos Banyaks Simeulue Hinakos
Alcohol available Yes Yes Yes Yes Limited Yes
Beaches OK Great Good Great Good Great
Crowd Good Good Great Great Good Great
Date Flexibility Great OK Poor Poor Great Great
Diving No Yes No No No Yes
Family Friendly OK Great Good OK OK Great
Female Friendly OK Great Great Good OK Great
Fishing OK Good Good Good OK Good
For Couples OK Great Good OK OK Great
Learn to Surf Yes Yes No No No No
Snorkelling OK Great Good Great OK Great
Surf & Yoga Yes Yes No No No Yes
Surf Season April-Nov All Year All Year April-Nov All Year All Year
Surfer Daily Budget $30+ $130+ $225+ $200+ $50+ $160+
Surfing Ability Beginner+ Beginner+ Intermediate+ Intermediate+ Intermediate+ Intermediate+