Is Lombok good for surfing?
The majority of the surf spots are suitable for beginners and intermediate surfers. And truth be told, Lombok is an excellent option if you’re looking to learn to surf. The waves are friendlier and less crowded. The surf spots on the south coast – Gerupuk, Ekas, and Selong Belanak – have great beginner waves.
Where is the cheapest place to surf?
Top 7 Cheap Surf Destinations for Your Next International…
- Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
- Phuket, Thailand.
- Puerto Rico (northwest coast)
- Agadir, Morocco.
- Baja California, Mexico.
- Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka.
Where is Desert Point surf break?
Best at 3-8 ft and located on the South West Coast of Lombok, on its day Desert Point is regarded as one of the best waves in the world. It’s been known to give surfers 20 second barrels that can only be rivaled by the cold waters of Skeleton bay in Namibia.
When can I surf in Lombok?
When to go More than any other island in Indonesia, Lombok is a year-round surf destination. Peak season is April to October as per the rest of Indonesia when consistent 4-12ft SSW – WSW swells and ESE trades are common. This is the best time to catch the mythical Desert Point.
Which country is famous for surfing?
The United States of America has tons of great surf spots. Oahu features some of the biggest waves in the world and California is a popular destination for surfers of all skill levels. Australia also has some of the world’s greatest breaks.
Is Desert Point hard to surf?
Desert Point is definitely for the most experienced surfers only! There are only a few very basic losmen on the beach. Previously hardcore guys would camp out here for months, but most surfers prefer to sleep aboard comfortable yachts chartered from Bali. See our Trip Planner pages for details.
Is Lombok nicer than Bali?
In short, Lombok is best if you want a relaxing stay with plenty of pristine nature, but Bali is best if you want top-quality hotels, easy travel, and vibrant bars and clubs.
How much is ferry from Bali to Lombok?
Ferry from Bali to Lombok: The Bali to Lombok ferry is definitely the cheapest way to get to Lombok. It will set you back only about 52k rp ($3.60ishUSD) for a one-way trip, and about 144k rp ($10.15ishUSD) for two people WITH a scooter (or one person – essentially for a scooter and whatever fits on it).