A big family, organizing pool games and sharing some beers.

Indonesia ➝ Sumatra ➝ Krui

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Paradise Surf Camp is strategically situated in the wave-rich Krui region of mainland Southern Sumatra, offering a genuine Indonesian surf experience away from the crowds and bustling tourist spots. Nestled between consistently varied coastlines, the camp is positioned right in front of an epic left-hander, providing an ideal haven for traveling surfers seeking the authentic essence of Indonesia. The Krui area boasts some of the most diverse and consistent waves, making it an attractive destination for surfers since the 1960s.

Surf possibilities around Krui are abundant and cater to surfers of all skill levels. From top-to-bottom left barrels at Way Jambu to world-class beach breaks at Mandiri, and the convenience of 200-meter lefts at Karang Nyimbor/Ujung Bocur just in front of the camp, the region offers a rich tapestry of surf breaks. Whether you're a novice looking to catch your first wave or an experienced surfer seeking challenging breaks, Krui provides an array of options to suit every preference.

Accommodations at Paradise Surf Camp complement the laid-back and basic atmosphere of South Sumatra. Private budget bungalows offer clean and comfortable lodging with picturesque views of the renowned Ujung Bocur (Karang Nyimbor) wave. Each self-contained bungalow features beds, a fan, electrical outlets, locks, and a small porch overlooking the ocean. The camp's facilities include Western bathrooms and showers, Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, lookout areas for wave checking, and various recreational amenities like a pool table and ping-pong table. With an on-site kitchen providing freshly cooked local and Western food, Paradise Surf Camp ensures a memorable and affordable surf retreat experience in South Sumatra.


  • Beachfront accommodation
  • Wi-Fi & cell connectivity
  • Western Bathrooms & Showers
  • Wi-Fi & Cell connectivity
  • 24-hour security
  • Lookout areas for checking the waves and relaxing
  • Chill out area with surf mags, book exchange, chess boards…
  • Pool Table
  • Ping-Pong Table
  • Small store that sells beers, sodas, waters, cookies, cigarettes
  • Fruit juices and smoothies from the juice bar
  • Fully equipped kitchen for staff to cook meals

  • Motorbike rental  and car rental, as well as airport transfers can be arranged.