Bali is without a doubt one of the best surf destinations on the planet. The huge choice of surf breaks in Bali offers great waves both the beginner and experienced surfer. Click here to see what waves there are in Bali
The Balinese people are world re-known for their laid back and friendly lifestyle they are always ready to help you and will give you that huge Balinese smile wherever you go.
There are many Balinese surfers and as you paddle out into the surf you will be greeted with an Apa Kabar (how are you) and will have a chat with you in the surf. If you have any questions just ask the locals and they will always go out of their way to help you.
The Balinese culture is very vibrant and you will definitely see many ceremonies being performed as you travel through Bali it’s especially nice to see a ceremony being performed on the beach as you are having a surf. Bali has awesome beaches and the water is warm all year round.
So with all these factors put together and Bali being a cheap surfing destination you are guaranteed to have a great time.
Bali is also renowned for its bargains that being cheap clothes, watches, sunglasses but especially also surfing equipment.
In Kuta there are so many surf shops that you can definitely get a great bargain on a new surf board and also there are allot of second hand boards for sale at a very cheap price, the shops will negotiate the price but be nice and friendly if you get too pushy they won’t negotiate that well with you – plus they are just trying to make a living.
Also the nightlife in Bali is great everyone comes to Bali to relax and have a great time and if you go clubbing you will definitely have an awesome time and meet many people from all around the world.
You find good waves all year round in Bali. The West coast normally is better between the months of April through to October this is when the winds are predominately offshore this wind is ideal for surfing – Offshore means the wind blows from the land out to sea this creates clean faces on the waves for surfing.
Between November and March the east coast starts to work but many of the surf breaks normally break over reefs and it’s advised that you be an experienced surfer. Just keep in mind that the surf during this time of the year is a little unpredictable but if you click the 'Bali Surf Forecast’ link you can roughly workout where to go.
Water temperature varies between 21C – 25C perfect for surfing in board short.