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Ricky's Beach House - Authentic Sumatra

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Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the perfect relaxing end to our time in Sumatra. The private beach shared with the few other guests is lovely, the bungalow was just the job - a big comfy bed with a mosquito net, a fan next to the bed, the outdoor bathroom with western toilet, shower and sink was great, and the porch with chairs, table... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a little paradise with wonderful, friendly young professionally serving people! Excellent conditions and delicious local food. Good to relax and for those who want entertainment - surfing, snorkeling and village life :)

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Thank Anula W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

RBH offers something quite rare: a wonderful combination of a relaxing, fun beach holiday and the possibility to get a taste of local life. I stayed here for three days and had a great time. Enjoyed the private beach, made a boat trip to stunning islands nearby, drank coffee with locals and even taught a bit of English at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted some last days on the beach before leaving Sumatra from Padang and found this fantastic place. Ricky and his team are great. I had the best time at Ricky's beach house. The village is remotes but that makes it even better. The projects Ricky set up to support local village and people are great. I'll definitely come back... More 

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Thank Stefan H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

the atmosphere is great, the views from the hut unforgettable. Maybe the food could be better but it is ok, and you can taste local traditional dishes. It is not super cheap but the owner is helping to sustain the local young people and supporting their education. Worth visit and stay.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

RBH was set up by Ricky to provide a sustainable and authentic way for tourists to see rural Indonesia, and to help and support young people and workers in the local community. Expect a chilled out atmosphere, where you can enjoy the stunning landscape and immerse yourself in the local culture. During the days you will be offered activities such... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I heard there is Wi-Fi and 3 times meal and AC. But no AC no Wi-Fi. The meal cheap. And I heard 1night 250,000IDR. But I paid 500,000IDR per night. If you pay 500,000 IDR per night, You can add 100,000 more and stay resort in Sungai Pinang.

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Authenticsumatra, Propriétaire at Ricky's Beach House - Authentic Sumatra, responded to this review

Sorry about what your heard, but if you would have called us before or wrote us an email you would have known that there is nor wifi neither AC. At this period of the year, we don't even use fan during the night, the nights are fresh. About the price, its clearly written 250.000 rp / person / day. As... More 

Nantes, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

What an amazing time we had at RBH! Bungalows were really nice and cosy, with a really nice view. We really felt well there. All members of the crew are really nice and friendly, always here for us, we really had a good time with them, lots of fun and songs! And the food is really good!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

That place, is an escape from the reality for sometimes. In front of you, the ocean... on your back the forest and the nice walk to the waterfall... not the colourful paradise like Maldives, but much more genuine... You have to relate with the local people, which are very simple end not habit to make tourist business... The only accommodation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Ricky and his team were lovely to be around. We hadn't booked but Ricky found us temporary rooms in his sisters family home in the village until rooms came free in the beach hut. We loved our stay. The communal eating drinking music & singing and the chilled people this place attracts helped make this our favourite place in Sumatra.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family atmosphere, meals taken all together, you will live in the village and our community moments of sharing and exchange with our team, with the local people that you will meet, always curious and happy to get to know newcomers. Ricky's Beach House - Authentic Sumatra offers cozy accommodation in one of our five beautiful bungalows. In front of the Indian Ocean, you will fall asleep lulled by the sound of the waves. Each bungalow has a queen size bed and a terrace. You have a private bathroom with Europeean toilet and shower. We have also 3 bungalows, in the village, more basic. Rates 1 night + 3 meals Bungalows : 250.000 IDR/ night / person Ricky's Beach House : 200.000 IDR / night / person (+ tea, coffee and mineral water as much as you want + surfboards, snorkelling gears + free guide if you want to go for a walk and also all activities in the village) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ricky's Beach House - Authentic Sumatra

Address: Jalan RBH, Nagari Sungai Pinang 25131, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sumatra > West Sumatra > Nagari Sungai Pinang
Price Range: $14 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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