7 Best luxury Surf Resorts

A Dream Escape
Elisa Álvarez
Elisa Álvarez


Zen Wave Writer

Embark on a journey discovering exceptional surf destinations for both novice wave riders and seasoned daredevils. For those seeking a perfect blend of ocean thrills and pampered relaxation, a plethora of luxury surf resorts await, offering unparalleled comfort, exquisite dining, seclusion, and access to some of the globe's premier beach breaks. Whether you're sipping a drink on your private deck or chasing the adrenaline of the next barrel, these resorts promise an indulgent touch to your surf holiday.

Now, let's dive into the top luxury surf resorts around the world that elevate the surfing experience to new heights: 


Discover a slower pace of life on the southern tip of Bali. Away from the crowds, individuals can explore clifftop temples, hidden beaches, and some of the world’s best surf breaks.

Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort unfolds on a dramatic cliffside over the Indian Ocean. Terraced architecture ensures ocean views from every angle. Guests can dine, swim, and Jacuzzi against a panorama of sunset at the resort’s luxurious Suites. They can also ride the waves of the famous Impossible Beach below


Nestled just a 7-minute drive from Port Vila town in Vanuatu, Nasama Resort offers a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. Whether individuals are seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a group trip with friends, the resort provides everything needed for a comfortable, relaxing, and enjoyable stay.

From spacious and beautifully-appointed self-contained apartments to a stunning oceanfront location and exceptional amenities, Nasama Resort strives to provide guests with a truly exceptional experience. Guests can take a dip in the infinity pool or the blue hole, snorkel in the tropical reef, stroll along the white sandy beach, or enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant and bar, Café Vila. With breathtaking views of the turquoise waters of the South Pacific, guests will feel truly immersed in the beauty of Vanuatu.

At Nasama Resort, the commitment is to ensure that guests feel welcome, comfortable, and safe. The friendly and attentive staff are always on hand to help with anything guests may need, and the resort takes pride in offering exceptional service to each and every visitor.
Potential guests are invited to discover the beauty and tranquility of Nasama Resort for themselves. They can book their stay today and experience the best that Vanuatu has to offer!


Deeply rooted in the land, the history, and the layered richness of Oʻahu, Turtle Bay offers an authentic connection to a place of uncommon natural splendor and the warm, welcoming community within it. Guests at Turtle Bay experience days filled with constant discovery and moments that touch the soul, allowing them to explore the uncommon depths of this remarkable coast.

The natural beauty of the Oʻahu resort can be experienced in any setting—be it a private oceanfront bungalow, a lavish suite, or an ocean-view room. The hideaway on the North Shore is often described as perfect. It is a destination that engages the spirit and invites the discovery of more than just the surroundings—a place where powerful waves crash ashore, drawing visitors to explore beyond the surface.


Awera Resort presents guests with the choice of staying in the finest villas across the entire Mentawai Archipelago. Setting itself apart, it is the only resort offering actual private and secluded pools in each of their villas.

The villas feature different setups to cater to various needs, whether for families, couples, or groups, allowing guests to get in touch with nature without sacrificing luxury.

For surf enthusiasts, Awera Resort provides the opportunity to explore 12 different waves and discover secret spots. Quality surf is abundant throughout the Mentawai, with a wave suitable for every level of surfer. The surfer package at Awera Resort includes daily boat rides and surf guiding to find the perfect wave based on individual skill levels. If the idea of surfing uncrowded waves without getting on a boat appeals to you, there are three breaks just outside your door at the resort.


Playa Las Flores unfolds as a dramatic, natural cove, enclosed by rugged topography and dense tropical flora. This playful black sand beach sits alongside a cauldron of whitewater, with waves detonating in the background—a scene reminiscent of a prehistoric vision of Central America, where the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean meet the charcoal sands of ancient volcanic outflows.

Nestled within this primordial setting is the environmentally conscious Las Flores Surf Club, a hotel meticulously designed to have a minimal impact on the landscape and ecosystem. Crafted by Salvadorian architect Rodrigo Barraza Dominguez, the resort stands as a juxtaposition of the jungle and the sea—a harmonious blend that reconciles our primeval yearnings with modern addictions while adhering to sustainable development guidelines.


There's only one Kandui Resort, and it's where surf dreams come true. Kandui Island boasts a surf experience like no other. With over 15 waves right on the island, there's something for everyone.

From the world's top barreling waves like Kandui Left and Rifles to the playful breaks of 4Bobs and Karangbat Left, nothing compares to this surfer's paradise. Plus, within a 30-minute boat ride, there are 30 more waves waiting to be conquered. But it's not just about the waves; it's the Kandui vibe and atmosphere that make it unique.

There's an indescribable magic about this stretch of beach that keeps guests coming back for more.


Recognized as one of the most chilled and friendly surf resorts in South Sumatra, situated 30 kilometers from Krui at Tanjung Setia. Facing the longest and best left-handed reef break in the region, UJUNG BOCOR, on the point of Tanjung Setia in South Sumatra, the resort offers a diverse range of experiences. Ujung Bocur presents everything from heavy dredging barrels to long, carveable down-the-line performance walls, providing rides that exceed 200 meters.

Along the coast of the resort, guests have an endless choice of quality breaks. Beyond the captivating left out front, they can choose from barreling lefts and rights like Way Jambu just 15 minutes to the South or Jenny’s right about an hour to the North. For those who prefer softer reef breaks, Krui Left is a short 20-minute drive to the North, while endless beach breaks beckon at Mandiri Beach, a mere 15-minute journey away.

These gems scattered across the world's most exclusive surf destinations embody the perfect fusion of luxury and the thrill of the waves, each resort offers a unique experience that goes beyond the simple pleasure of surfing. Whether you seek the adrenaline of powerful waves, the serenity of deserted beaches, or the perfect balance between both, these luxury surf resorts offer a unique experience.

The next time you feel the call of the ocean, consider these jewels to elevate your surf trip to an unparalleled luxury experience.