For many of us, when we’re on a surf trip to an island resort or on a boat charter, the idea of owning and operating the resort or skippering the boat is appealing. A simple life of surfing, fishing and swimming in azure tropical waters and watching sunsets under palm trees sounds pretty good. Bilou beach villas is a
The early season (March/April) is a magical time to be here, the waves aren’t huge but they are super consistent and the weather is amazing. It’s now mid April and we have had fun, ride-able waves every day since the start of March and just one day of rain. It really is a great time for
Anthony Walsh joins the Oasis team this season on the perfect barrel riding adventure throughout the Mentawai islands. Join Anthony as we track and chase down the biggest and best waves available throughout our swell window. Sit back and let Walshy fine tune your surfing, learn tips on capturing video and photos of you
Having now travelled to the Maldives North, Central and Southern Atolls multiple times I’m yet to be disappointed. In my view the Maldives is a “bucket list” destination in terms of the overall experience. The quality and variety of waves, pristine diving, excellent fishing, kiting, SUP’ing, foiling and postcard sce
The Maldives, a chain of deserted tropical islands surrounded by pristine reefs with world-class waves created by long period Indian Ocean swells, are still very untouched and isolated when it comes to surf exploration. But where should you go?
The southern atolls of the Maldives is still a very untouched and isolated area when it comes to surf exploration, deserted islands surrounded by pristine reefs, and long period Indian Ocean swells unleashing endless amounts of energy everyday. Sean Holmes and his crew of South African frothers were more than ready
The Australian surfing community gathered on the Gold Coast to honour 1993 Women’s World Champion Pauline Menczer who was inducted into the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame. Menczer became the 40th inductee into the Hall of Fame and cements herself as one of surfing’s great individuals. She overcame enormous odds, including lack of sponsorship andread more
Pam Burridge was pretty much the face of women’s surfing in Australia in the 80’s and 90’s paving the way for the likes of Layne Beachley, Steph Gilmore and more recently Tyler Wright to go on their amazing multiple world title runs. Pam along with her peers Jodie Cooper, Pauline Menczer, Frieda Zamba, Kim Mearig, Wend
North Shore Hawaii's 7 mile miracle delivered some truly epic moments throughout January 2018, and Pipeline/Backdoor certainly didn't disappoint! Strong trades and localised systems caused some havoc throughout the month. January 11th was the standout, Pipeline’s best charges gathered to take on the worlds most perfect
Anyone south of Tweed pretty much wished they were on the Gold Coast. The leading surf forecasting sites had the entire East Coast surfing fraternity pumped on the prospects, and to their credit most of the time both Ben’s get it so right, but in the case of Cyclone Gita, it was definitely Gold Coast or bust.
In the Mentawai Islands, from boat trips to land camps, one place truly stands out from the rest. Located directly in front of Kandui Left with dozens of other great waves for all levels easily accessible, the incredible hospitality and an unbeatable level of comfort, accommodation and amenities make Kandui Villas...
Portugal, Morocco and the Canary Islands are fantastic options for a quick weekend or weeklong springtime surf getaway from the UK and the colder, less wave-rich regions of Europe. The weather is mild, not too hot, nor too cold. There are still plenty of swells from end of season low-pressure systems in the North Atla