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Awera Island Surf Camp

West Sumatra, Indonesia
Awera Island Surf Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second trip back to Awera, was even better than the first. If you are after the perfect surf trip this is it. Pete the host, makes sure that you are surfing most of the day in the best waves on offer. The food is good & plenty of it.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently had 10 days at Awera with 3 mates . We all agreed that we'd had a wonderful time.The surf was good,Ricci's food was delicious and our hosts,Pete and Ine,were gracious,funny and welcolming.Pete's surf knowledge and encouragement were second to none.Great waves,great people,great trip. ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an awesome week at the camp. Be ready for it, up early, eat, surf, eat, sleep, surf eat sleep... It doesn't get better. From pickup to drop off at the airport, Peter, Ine and the crew take great care of the guests and as a surf guide and host you won't be disappointed in Petes knowledge of the breaks... More 

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

spent a couple weeks here in march March. Pete and Ine do a great job running the place and taking care of you. the staff is friendly and the location close to many different breaks. though there are other camps in the area, they wont be taking care of you like they do here; the people here are what makes... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Second trip to Awera and I cannot wait to my 3rd.. Beautiful Island right in the heart of Central Mentawai's with more than a dozen world class waves at your door step. Transfers to the island are easily arranged depending on your budget, I have caught the over night ferry and the fast ferry, and believe me take the morning... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had a great time at Awera for a week. It was such a change from the winter rain and storms in Australia. And the water temperature is 29oC! Pete did a great job as our surf guide. He is full of enthusiasm for the job and took us to some great places. There were 4 brothers and 3 sons in... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Third trip to Awera for me. In fact if you go on their website youll see some of my pics from previous trips. That being said,this last was definitely the best. Fergus and Pete are working to improve what is already an amazing service for the money. The new staff is outstanding, food excellent but this time the waves really... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Thinking of a holiday location surf trip with couple of buddies, "AWERA indonesia " THATS RIGHT the place to be, so amazing the locals the scenery fishing diving and especially the gnarly Waves. Awera provides transportation to your amazing surf spots ( ice lands , scarecrow Tele"s and right in front of base camp , there are so many surfspots... More 

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Great place, very good value for money if compared to other Mentawais operations. Fergus the owner runs a very good operation and nothing is a problem, during our stay we shared the guest house with 4 other surfers (max of 6 Guests) and the day was planned to suit everybody. The food was outstanding with plenty of fresh fruit and... More 

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Kingscliff, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

We had a geriatric bucket trip to Awera, really enjoyed the location, the staff were awesome, so casual and unhasselled, always up for any request we made of them, food appeared whenever we were hungry, the boat was almost on hand whenever we wanted to go exploring, except when it broke down, which was only a slight problem, as another... More 

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