Indonesia is home to many surf spots with many wave choices. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced surfer, Indonesia will always offer you a place to enjoy water. Many tourists travell to this country to enjoy its white sand beaches, sunny and warm weather, perfect surf breaks, and the friendliness of the local people. Since the swells here come from the country’s southwest and south regions, all the Indonesia’s coastlines that face these directions receive great waves for surfing. Places like Flores, Timo, Sumba, Nias Island, Banyuwangi, Java, Sumbawa, Sumatra, Java, Lombok, and Bali all get good waves. Some of the perfect spots to surf in the mentioned places include:
Mentawai Islands: Located in West Sumatra, these islands have close to 400 spots for surfing, which makes them a heaven on earth for surfing enthusiasts.
Plengkung Beach: Also known as G-Land, this surf location is located in Banyuwangi, and it is a must-visit for surfing lovers. The beach is home to 6 to 8-meter high swells and is considered to be home to the world’s best swells, after the famous Hawaii.
Uluwatu: This surf spot is located in Bali, and it’s among the top surf spots in the world. The 5 to 8-meter swells are the highlight of Uluwatu beach. The waves here are known to be extremely strong, and the intervals between them are short. There is an amazing cliff scenery to enjoy while surfing at Uluwatu beach.
Desert Point: Besides its gorgeous scenery, Lombok has one of the best secret surf spots in the world in the name of Desert Point, which derives its name from waves whose shape are like a desert. The waves are extremely huge, and that’s why this spot is recommended for experienced surfers.