In the shadow of the islands most famous tourist destination – Uluwatu Temple, are the Uluwatu Surf Camps. This stretch of Bali’s West coast is peppered with world class surf spots and hotels. So if you’re looking for huge choice, breathtaking scenery and daily surfing then you must visit Uluwatu!
After the 1970s film ‘Morning Of The Earth’ put Uluwatu on the map, the small village grew into an international hot spot for surfing. CNN Travel ranked it in the top five World’s 50 best surf spots, and it consistently finds a place in the top 10 amongst other rankings.
|Number of surf spots||7|
|Water Temperature||May-November: 25 to 28°C (77 to 82°F)
December-April: 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F)
|Swell||Consistent swells. The wide reef can handle any size of swell, good for surfing all year round!|
|Nearest Airports||Ngurah Rai International Airport is
just 10km away (under 10 minutes to drive).
Bali Surf Camp, Padang Padang
Trip Advisor’s ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Winner 2018 – an achievement that celebrates businesses who have consistently achieved glowing traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. The most specialised in beginner lessons of all Uluwatu surf camps, this company takes students to the world famous waves and the hidden gems.
Fresh, locally sourced meals, world class instructors and luxury accommodation gives this resort the edge over competitors. Here you will find all you want in a surfing vacation, and more. The surf camp offers a tennis court, ping pong table, yoga studio, swimming pool, even on site massages!
A one bedroom guest house that sleeps two is available for just £75 a night. Alternatively a three bedroom villa that sleeps six can be hired for larger groups at £220 a night. Individual bedrooms can be booked as an alternative. For example, standard, premium, deluxe and superior rooms were available with either single and double beds and extra amenities.
Duke’s Bingin Villas
This property provides a plethora of activities for guests. Not only is it just 12 minutes from the beach for surfing, but staff will also assist guests with windsurfing, cycling or even a massage. For guests seeking activites further afoot, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park is a 20-minute drive away and the Jimbaran Bay area is just 30-minute drive.
Guests consistently comment on the intimate atmosphere each villa brings to their trip, with the private pool being a huge highlight. Breakfast is made from fresh, delicious, local ingredients that consistently leaves visitors happy and ready for a day of surfing.
Each villa is spacious, with it’s own private pool and fully equipped kitchen. Every room has modern Balinese décor, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and both indoor and outdoor living spaces.
Included in all units are a sofa seating area, TV and DVD player. Free wifi and parking can also be expected. Two and three bedroom villas that sleep five and six people respectively can be booked. Alternatively a basic double room can be booked for a smaller price.
Sal Secret Spot
All rooms are within 5 minutes from the well known surf spots. Guests can watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean from this West-facing beachfront property, letting them unwind after a day of surfing on Bingin Beach. Free wifi is accessible all over the site for guests to relax and browse at their own leisure, whether that be around the cabana at the pool, the snack bar, or the privacy of your own bedroom.
Let your tastebuds be stimulated by the fresh fusion of Asian and Western meals served at the onsite restaurant. Unlike other Uluwatu Surf Camps, Sal’s provides guests with baby sitting, laundry and dry-cleaning services at an additional charge. Staff are also more than happy to assist with car hire and shuttle services.
For those who crave the sound of waves crashing outside their window, standard and superior beachfront properties can be booked with a large double bed. Standard, superior and deluxe double rooms which face the sea can also be booked. Alternatively, a two person suite or a 6 person deluxe apartment can be booked for a greater amount.
Rapture Bali Surfcamp
This company is a globally recognised for it’s excellence, and is perhaps the most well known of all the surf camps in Uluwatu. It is also the most centrally located for accessing the huge variety of surf spots that Uluwatu has to offer. Rapture is open all-year-round, making it easier than ever for beginners to start lessons when suits their calendars.
The camp itself takes on a layout of a traditional Balinese gardens. Grass huts are dotted around the property to doze in, and there are endless lounges and hammocks to relax in. Meanwhile the resort is run by surf lovers, who welcome those who wish to learn with open arms.
Rapture offers it’s guests a range of rooms for a variety of budgets. For the lowest price is the deluxe dorm, followed by the surf shack, the private surf shed, and finally a private villa for the highest price.
Uluwatu Breeze Village
This property is perfectly situated between white sandy beaches with ideal surfing conditions. Unlike many Uluwatu Surf Camps, several beaches are within walking distance, whilst others are only minutes away by car. Alternatively, bicycles can be hired from reception. Guests who don’t feel like swimming on the beach can retire to the resort to swim in the large outdoor pool in peace.
Breeze Village makes every effort to make guests feel at comfortable during their stay. The breakfast is typically continental, à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast. Visitors also enjoy eating at the highly-rated restaurant in the holiday park that serves European cuisine. Gluten-free, Halal and Vegetarian options can also be requested, keeping every guest happy and feeling at home!
Deluxe double and twin rooms can be booked for those travelling in pairs. Alternatively a bungalow or junior suite with an extra large double bed can be booked for a higher price. All properties have a beautiful garden view.
Rooms at Uluwatu Breeze Village are fitted with air conditioning, mosquito nets and a personal safe. Every room has a terrace with views of the landscaped garden and a private bathroom with free toiletries.