BEST SURFING DESTINATIONS

Where are the best intermediate surf spots in Bali

In this article “best surfing destinations around the world”  we are going to explore some of the worlds best surfing destinations. Before we started Swell in the Caribbean in 2009 we operated a surf travel agency and that face us the chance to visit over 25+ countries to see what the surf conditions were like, […]

BINGIN SURF REPORT AUG 11

Bingin Surf report August 11, 2020 We had grreat back to backs Swell here in Bali in July and the start of August, now there’s another pulse coming up for the next 2-3 days which should bring some well overhead waves to Impossibles, Padang Padang and Uluwatu. This morning Bingin on low tide was a […]

TOP 10 SURFING TIPS FOR INTERMEDIATE SURFERS

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TOP 10 SURFING TIPS FOR INTERMEDIATE SURFERS There’s a phase of surfing that is endlessly frustrating for novice surfers who are no longer beginners, but not yet at the real intermediate surfing stage (we class intermediate surfers as catching green, unbroken waves easily, trimming, turning and doing top and bottom turns). SURFING TIPS FOR INTERMEDIATE […]

INTERMEDIATE SURF SPOTS IN BALI

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If you are considering Bali as a choice for your intermediate surf holiday, it’s a  wise one.    We will get into the detail of why Bali is such a great place if you are an intermediate surfer.  INTERMEDIATE SURF SPOTS IN BALI       But first, in order to give you good, reliable […]

ULUWATU & PADANG JULY 18

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Solid Swell on the Bukit   Pictures from July  18th 2020 at Uluwatu & Padang.   More and bigger Swell forecasted for Bali for tomorrow and the coming week, so more pics to follow.  

BALI SURF REPORT MID JULY

Bali Surf report Uluwatu – Padang – Impossible & Bingin Surf report July 11 to July 15 “The last week has seen non stop quality waves here on the west coast of the Bukit in Bali. Uluwatu has been solid 3-5 x overhead with not many people out. Padang Padang had solid barrels. Impossibles had […]

Learn to surf in Bali

Where are the best intermediate surf spots in Bali

Learn to surf in Bali; surf lessons for all levels.   Why  Bali is the ideal destination for a surf holiday If you are wondering about which country to choose for your surf holiday, this article might help you decide. We’ve tried to provide as much information as possible about why it should be a […]

IMPOSSIBLES & ULUWATU EARLY JULY

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Uluwatu & Impossibles Surf report July 1 to July 4, 2020 “The last few days had one of the first solid solids of the season. Uluwatu and Impossibles had solid 2-3 overhead waves. Bingin had lots of Barrels and lots of Balinese locals from out of the village came to get their share of quality […]

ULUWATU SURF REPORT JUNE 21

Uluwatu Surf report June 21, 2020 “Uluwatu and most of the Bukit’s surfing beaches are ‘open’ again for surfing. The last few days had a nice SSW Swell with double over head waves at Uluwatu and 1,5 overhead waves at Impossibles and plenty of barrels at Bingin. Strong offshore winds in the afternoon mixed with […]

Bingin & Impossibles Surf report

BinginSurf report June 16, 2020 Good waves here on the Bukit in Bali, most of the beaches are ‘open’ for surfing.  Strong southerly Swell brought overhead + waves to the west coast of Bali. Strong offshore winds make for tricky surf conditions today. Bingin had plenty of barrels. Dreamland had nice lefts and rights, and […]

SURFING PADANG PADANG

SURFING PADANG PADANG   A surfing guide to surfing one of Bali’s best waves: Padang Padang People have been coming to Bali for decades to surf Bali’s best waves. The surf scene started at Kuta beach and Kuta Reef, but surfing in Bali really took off with the discovery of Uluwatu in the 70’s. Uluwatu […]

SURFING IMPOSSIBLES

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SURFING IMPOSSIBLE A surfing guide to surfing one of Bali’s best waves: Impossibles People have been coming to Bali for decades to surf Bali’s best waves. The surf scene started at Kuta beach and Kuta Reef, but surfing in Bali really took off with the discovery of Uluwatu in the 70’s. Uluwatu is widely considered […]

Bali Surf Travel Guide

 Ultimate Bali Surf Travel Guide I. Intro To many travelers, Bali seems too far-flung, too remote, too expensive to get to, and frankly, quite intimidating. Those travelers are sorely mistaken. Bali is more than a mere travel or surf destination, it’s the epitome of surf travel, and the standard to which all tropical destinations are […]

Uluwatu Surf report Feb 13

Uluwatu Surf report February 13, 2020 We are in the middle of the ‘off-season’ / rainy season here in Bali, and there are still some very good surf conditions with favorable winds. Not much rain so far in this rainy season either here in the Bukit in Bali. Surf picked up yesterday solid overhead range […]

Bingin Surf Report January 24, 2020

Bingin Surf report January 24, 2020 Rainy season surf report for Bingin Beach, Dreamland, and Impossibles Not much of a rainy season here in Bali so far this year. Temperatures are warm and dry. Light winds today, should even swing offshore later today. Waves are in the head high range at Bingin and provide ideal […]

Bingin Surf Report

Bingin Surf report December 13, 2019 Small but fun surf conditions today here in the west coast of the Bukit in Bali. Bingin had small fun waves at 9 in the morning,  very light breeze and waves in the chest to shoulder high conditions made it ideal surfing conditions to learn to surf in Bingin. […]

Uluwatu Surf Report

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Uluwatu Surf report December 8, 2019 “Small surf conditions here on the Bukit of Bali, But there was hardly a breath of wind, so Uluwatu had very nice surf conditions in the morning. Super glassy and head high waves. Still very dry here in Bali, with only little bits of rain here so far.“ Swell […]

Your First Indo Surf trip

An Indo Surf Trip 8 Things to Know Before Your First Indo Surf Trip If you’ve just clicked through your purchase of a flight to Bali, Indonesia than congratulations are in order. You are about to join an ever-growing population of traveling surfers and adventurers. The first of which came to Indonesia in the early […]

Surfing Uluwatu

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SURFING ULUWATU Everything You Need to Know About Surfing Uluwatu For decades, surfers have been traveling by air and sea to reach the world-famous waves of Indonesia. What started as an undeveloped, wild surfer’s paradise, now exists as a populated retreat mecca where surfers and wellness travelers venture to from all over the world. Ulu’s, […]

SURFING BINGIN

SURFING BINGIN Bingin is not the most famous wave in Bali, that honor is reserved for Uluwatu, followed by Padang Padang and Bingin. All 3 waves are top quality lefts, all 3 are located on the Bukit with 2 km of each other and all 3 have different characteristics. Uluwatu is known for being the […]

BALI TOP OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

BALI TOP OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES It’s no secret that Bali is the surf trip capital of the world, but in recent year’s tourism to Bali has expanded far past just traveling surfers. Today Bali is a health and wellness hub, a party destination, an exotic retreat, and of course an immensely popular surf destination. But what […]

PADANG SURF REPORT- AUGUST 23

Padang Padang Surf report August 13, 2019 “Very solid Swell running in Bali at the moment. Great surfing conditions at Uluwatu ( bring a big board), Padang Padang (bring a barrel shooter), Impossibles ( bring something with volume) and Bingin (small barrel shooter). Padang Padang had solid double overhead barrels and most tides , and […]

ULUWATU SINGLE FIN COMP- AUGUST 17

Uluwatu Single Fin Classic Competition August 17, 2019 “Small-ish Swell on the Bukit at the moment. Waves in the head high to a little overhead at Uluwatu. Single Fin Competition is on. Single fin boards from pre mid 80’s era only. Nice vibes and some stylish surfing going on from expat and local Indo legends. […]

IMPOSSIBLES SURF REPORT – AUGUST 15

Impossibles Surf report August 15, 2019 “A little pulse of new Swell coming into Bali. Tides were high at 11am. Still some decent head high peeling waves at Impossibles. Ideal conditions for learning to surf at Bingin, and good for intermediates. Low tide at Bingin later today should see some good barrels at Bingin, and […]

BINGIN SURF REPORT – AUGUST 10

Bingin Surf report August 10, 2019 “Yesterday evening a new swell started coming in, and today there have been good waves on the west coast of the bukit in Bali. Bingin had overhead barreling waves this morning in very glassy surf conditions. Impossibles was good early in the morning with 1,5 overhead waves in glassy […]

ULUWATU SURF REPORT – AUGUST 2

UluwatuSurf report August 2, 2019 “New Swell hasn’t arrived yet in Bali. MagicSeaweed said it would arrive today. Surfline is forecasting a pulse starting tomorrow afternoon at spots like Uluwatu, Padang Padang , Bingin and Impossibles. Today was headhigh at Uluwatu, Good barrels at Ultra Low tide Racetrack” Swell Bali Bali Bukit Surf Report -“ […]

ULUWATU SURF REPORT – JUNE 21

UluwatuSurf report June 21, 2019 “Swell dropped a bit today. Slightly overhead waves at Uluwatu, head high at baby padang. Ideal conditions for learning to surf at Padang Padang on the mid to high tide. New Swell coming in a few days should bring good waves to Impossibles, balangan, Bingin and Dreamland.” Swell Bali Bali […]

IMPOSSIBLES SURF REPORT – JUNE 11

Impossibles Surf report June 2, 2019 “We had some fun waves here the last few days in Bali. Impossibles, Uluwatu and Bingin had some very good waves. Today starts the arrival of a new solid Swell that should stick around for the next 6-8 days with double over head waves at most of the SW […]

MAKE BALI YOUR NEXT SURF TRIP DESTINATION

13 REASONS TO MAKE BALI YOUR NEXT SURF TRIP DESTINATION Bali, Indonesia was once the pinnacle of surf travel. It was exotic, untouched, and for the most part, unknown. When images of the now famed waves of Uluwatu, Padang Padang, and Impossibles first graced the pages of surf magazines, surfers around the world were stunned. […]

RAINY SEASON SURF SPOTS IN BALI

The Best Rainy Season Waves in Bali The surfing mecca of Bali, Indonesia lies on approximately 8 degrees south of the equator, meaning that the climate on the island is warm, tropical, and inviting 365 days a year. That close proximity to the equator, however, also means that Bali does not have traditional seasons. Rather […]