A personal, boutique surf resort and surf school on Bali's Bukit Peninsula, a tropical paradise and world-class surfing destination. Moments from the legendary breaks that attract professional surfers from all over the world, our camp combines a comfortable, yet rustic holiday experience with first-class surf instruction and surf guiding. Absorb yourself in the breath-taking nature and culture of the Island of the Gods and become one with the sea. Choose from accommodation to suit a range of budgets and get ready for the surf holiday of a lifetime!
Guests have a range of accommodation options at a variety of price points. Traditional Balinese style and charm are combined with modern comfort and convenience in all options, whether you choose to stay in a room in the surf lodge or hire one of the camp's private surf shacks, air-conditioned Balinese bungalows or luxury villas. All guests have the run of the resort, which maintains an informal and friendly atmosphere. Socialize with other guests, lounge around by the pool, order something from the kitchen or bar or have a wander through traditional Balinese gardens. A member of Rapture Surfcamp Bali's staff is always on hand to help out and make sure your stay is one to remember.
The surf camp is situated on the Bukit, the southern peninsula of Bali, located around one-hour drive from the hectic shopping and party paradise of Kuta. Small shops, cafés and the home break Padang beach are a 10- to 15-minute walk away. You can reach the awesome surf spots such as Uluwatu, Bingin and Impossibles within a 5-to 10-minute drive tops. Nestled into a tropical garden with fruit trees, our camp offers a spacious sun lounge by the pool, its own yoga studio and a pool table.
You are allowed to bring 3 surfboards into Bali for personal use. Additional boards will be considered as imports and customs will charge a fee – usually $100 US per board, but this is negotiable. In Bali no wetsuit is required as the water temperature is warm all year round. You can bring your own surfboard or we can provide an appropriate sized board from the surf camp. We cater to all standards of surfer from beginner to advanced.
Rupiahs, foreign currencies and credit cards
The local currency is the Rupiah. The exchange rate varies from day to day – 1 Euro is currently about 12.300 Rupiah. You should bring cash in Euros or other major currencies and a Maestro (EC) or credit card. You can change cash at exchange offices at the airport and at banks. The airport, most banks and big hotels provide ATMs. Cash machines are widespread. The cheapest way is to change cash.
Visitors from most countries can get a 30-day tourist visa on arrival for $25 US. Other options are to apply to the Indonesian embassy in your country for a 60-day tourist visa. A 60-day visa is applicable if your nationality does not allow you to get a visa on arrival or if you want to stay for more than 30 days.
Bali is considered safe for malaria. All other Indonesian islands have a higher risk of malaria and precautions are necessary on dry land, although boats offshore are considered safe. If you leave Bali for other Indonesian islands – be prepared and be safe.
Appropriate travel insurance is an absolute necessity for traveling in Bali and to other Indonesian islands. To stay at the Camp you are required to have valid travel insurance.