Over 100 kilometres of surf potential 

The south west tip has consistent waves reached overnight on 10 night yacht charters from Bali, ideal if you want to surf all the best breaks quickly.

New roads and hotels make travelling overland a good option too for surfers with more time. You can stay in style at the absolute beach front Nomad Tropical Resort with a long, easy left pointbreak straight out front, just 10 minutes from Yoyo’s. You can find offshore winds here or nearby all year:

The team from Rantung Beach Hotel at Yoyo’s can organize your transport from Bali, and a choice of budget rooms at Yoyo’s, Supersuck or Scar Reef - But if you prefer to fly in, make sure you fly to West Sumbawa airport (not Bima airport central Sumbawa) and then head south to Taliwang, then to Maluk or Sekongkang. 

Please tell them "Indo Surf and Lingo recommended you" 

TIDE CHARTS are always available from us for Sumbawa 

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Our #1 Recommendation for Sumbawa

It's definitely worth the $5 a day for TRAVEL INSURANCE to avoid having to pay $50,000 for an Emergency Flight if you get badly injured on the sharp coral reefs or crazy roads.

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Top Travel Tips

Teach yourself Indonesian

Learning the Indonesian language can be a relatively easy affair. Compared with English, the structure of Indonesian is far simpler. However, deciding where to get started can be a problem, so here are a few hints:

Don’t try to learn too much all at once.  Just a few words and sentences each day, so it will be easier to remember.

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