Aura Surf is situated on the beach close to a very quiet and tiny village. The island has amazing mountains, with waterfalls, rain-forest, rivers, abundant wildlife, beaches, islands, 4wd tracks, fishing and snorkeling.
The island is located off Northern Sumatra, approximately 80 miles off the coast. There are 2 flights there daily and need to be booked and paid for with us at time of booking. Aura Surf Resort provide airport pick up and drop off to and from the resort - it takes 15mins by car on a sealed road.
All3 bungalows are very spacious with external decking. 2 of the bungalows sleep 2 people on each side, with the other larger bungalow sleeping 3on each side of the bungalow. The rooms can be separated for privacy or connected for bigger groups and families. There are queen size beds available for couples, too. There is plenty of wardrobe space in each,plus a sink and bathroom cabinet. Western-style bathroom facilities are attached to the rear of the bungalows. Each room contains electricity power points and fans. There is a spacious verandah with relaxing chairs and coffee table so you can watch your friends getting barreled from the comfort of your bungalow. The resort staff includes a mechanic, chef,experienced surf guides, security staff and grounds people.
Arrangements can be made to rent a whole bungalow and have one side as private lounge room at additional cost.
Each bungalow is elevated 1 meter above lush grass, sand and lemon grass toward of the mosquitoes. Each bungalow is equipped with fans, mosquito nets, a shared vanity with running water, shelves for clothes and locked bedside tables to keep your valuables in. There is a connecting shared bathroom with a toilet and shower with running water. Fresh towels can be arranged daily and they also offer housekeeping services for the duration of your stay.
Laundry services can be arranged at an additional cost. Transport to and from local breaks around the island are included in the packages (please see Pricing/Packages tab for more details). If you require additional transport including motorbikes and extra car trips, this will be an additional cost of $10 USD a day. Cars seat 6 guests at a time only.
Surf & Other Activities
The Surf Breaks:
The Peak is situated directly out the front of Aura Surf Resort and is visible from all bungalows and main building. This wave holds from 2 to 10+feet, barrels at takeoff and down the line. Up to approximately 80mrides in both directions are common. Easy paddle out from beach; swell magnet, suitable for all surfer levels.
The Beach offers excellent right and left barrels. Swell magnet, suitable for all levels.
K-Hole is located approximately 15 mins out the front by speed boat, offers a world-class 150m-long heavy right harden which barrels the whole way.Swell magnet, 4 to 15+ ft. This wave is suitable for intermediate surfers and the more experienced. Booties are recommended.
Tou Tous - 100+ m long left, from reef to sand, all sizes and likes it big. Excellent fast wave with barreling takeoff and sections.
Dylans has a fast perfect right-hand barrel, works with solid swells. 20 min travel. Booties recommended, 1 to 5 ft, intermediate+.
Other Surf Experiences
Nigel Dobson (October 2017)
This is my second trip with TPW. I like the assurance we I have organising thru a dedicated travel company rather than gambling on doing it myself.
Matt (September 2016)
One of the best selections of breaks! Awesome surf, fantastic staff second to none and accommodation was really like home!! COMFORTABLE AS!!! Will be back again very soon!! No other choice!! This place is IT!!😀😀😀 Thanks to our great host ANDY!!😊😊😊