Surfing has been part of the culture in Canggu, Bali. Nestled comfortably between the hip Seminyak and the religious Tanah Lot, this relaxed neighbourhood is now brimming into one of the most popular surf breaks for international surfers. It’s easy to see why. The swells are constantly pumping, the waves are fat, and the shoreline, consisting of 4 main breaks, could cater to all level of surfers. Naturally, surf school started to sprung in Canggu. You will lapped with joy to find awesome accommodation with professional surf instructor and choices of equipment rental ready to hone your surfing skill. Whether this is your first time or twentieth to hit the breaks, here’s our selection of four best surf school in Canggu to choose from.
Echo Beach Surf Camp
Comfortably tucked between Echo beach and vast rice fields, the Echo beach surf camp offers a perfect balance between slow living and the fun of surfing. Staying at the camp means enjoying blends of rich local architecture with a touch of international taste on the decors. All rooms on the surf camp is named after mountains in Indonesia—something exciting to learn on your stay. Their surf package, which ideal for total newcomers, includes breakfast, surf safari, surf video analysis of your learning session, and daily yoga session for seven days. If yoga is not your thing, they have couples other packages to choose form. Take a look at the Martial Arts & Surf Package, Surf & Photo Package, Aerial Yoga & Surf Package, or Bungee Fitness & Surf Package. Their unique package is one of a kind—not something you’ll find in other Canggu surf school.
Batu Bolong Surf Camp
It’s easy to find this Canggu surf school — it’s located right on the Batu Bolong main road. Accommodation is available for private and shared rooms, so it depends on your budget and preference, really. Backpack surfers love to hang out on this camp to meet new likeminded people and sharing their skills. Maybe a little party at the end of the week. And if you are a total newbie, their staffs will be more than happy to pass their surfing knowledge to you. For those who need more surfing experience, hit one of its three surf adventure. The Red Island Escape Surf Adventure will take you to uncrowded waves in Red Island near Java. Looking for an ultimate surfing gateway? Take the Island Hopper Adventure, where you will be hitting Canggu, Bali, Lombok, and Nusa Lembongan all in one surfing trip before heading back to Canggu.
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Berawa Beach Surf Hotel
The Berawa beach surf hotel is just 400meters away from the famous Berawa Beach. It’s practically just a five minute scooter ride! Rooms are variable, from suite room for surfers who long for spacious room to wooden themed superior room.
Canggu Surf & Yoga Camp
The Canggu Surf School and Yoga Camp is so full of energy! A brand new surf rider could comfortably choose the beginner package. Their fully-licensed surf instructors will introduce you to the basic of surfings and catching your first waves! Seasoned surfers will be happy having surf guides teach the tricks of catching the green waves and honing their wave-riding skills in the intermediate package. And when you are not busy spotting the pumping swells, you could enjoy yoga, fitness, latino salsa session, and movie night at the camp!