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Ricky's Beach House - Authentic Sumatra

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Jalan RBH, Nagari Sungai Pinang 25131, Indonesia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at Ricky's and from the moment you arrive you are introduced to everyone and catered for! The young guys that help with all the cooking and cleaning also enjoy their jobs so much as they get to hang out with travellers, learn English and show everyone how awesome they play music and sing. The location... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

I spent 4 days at Ricky's place and if my time would be unlimited, I would stay there for ages. Besides live music in the evenings (all the boys are very good singers) and one of the most delicious food I have eaten in all Indonesia, the RBH crew makes you feel like you are a part of one big... More

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Basel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We spent 6 nights at Ricky's Beach House and felt very comfortable. Ricky or his crew were always around for guiding, cooking, talking and helping if needed. The bungalows are cosy, clean and in front of the ocean. Thank's to all of you for this great stay.

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Portsmouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Had an amazing time at Ricky's. Everyone was soo friendly and helpful. Set in a beautiful villiage, this is truly a gem for backpackers, travellers or couples/ families. The food was great, even though I didn't like fish, Ricky made sure that I had a yummy alternative. This is a real authentic experience and a chance to get to know... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

On of the best places I have been in Indonesia, great people, real life of a community and you feel part of it, everyone is really welcoming. I was travelling alone and suddenly I found so many friends/family! So grateful for my experience there and everyone I met. Thank you!

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Geneve
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

a fantastic place where we stayed for 1 week with the family (girls of 14 and 11), after 1 week in the jungle with the Mentawai organized by the Ricky Beach House. this is not a classic touristic place, this is a real fishermen village with families having their own duties, growing rice crops, fishing... and you are welcomed in... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I regret we could only spend two nights at this amazing place. It's beautifully located, authentic, isolated and low key but what matters most are the people there. I feel like I have to go back one day which doesn't happen to me that often. I really really hope it won't develop into some bigger and classier touristic affair one... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

For those who travel in search of real places, with real people, look no further. Ricky, Anne and the crew have created a very special place that allows the traveler to drop into a world outside of the typical backpacker experience. With an honest, open desire to help the village and encourage meaningful exchange between visitors and locals, Authentic Sumatra... More

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Bordeaux, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The thing that I like the most about the Ricky's Beach House is probably the fact that it is easy to get in touch with the locals. I like to travel to beautiful places but for me it is more important to SHARE with the people. Landscapes don't teach you the culture. The local people do. I already came few... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great hospitallity, easy contact with local village people and other travellers, good food, just in front of the sea, lots of opportunities, like;- snorkling to see coral and turtles,-jungle hiking to waterfall,- -paddi field trip,- woodcarving,-traditional cooking lessons,-football - learning wave surfing. Value for you money. Just been there begin july '2014 and we loved it . Henk&Femmie

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Address: Jalan RBH, Nagari Sungai Pinang 25131, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > West Sumatra > Nagari Sungai Pinang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6

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