Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Articles Jul 25, 2020 00:08

Surfing is the favorite sport of many thrill seekers. If you are looking for a place to challenge, do not miss the 5 surfing locations in Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia has many countries with long, beautiful coastline. With the advantage of strong waves, surfing has become a popular leisure activity for tourists in this area.

5 best places to go surfing when traveling in Southeast Asia 

Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Speaking of surfing spots in the tourist paradise of Bali, we must mention Kuta beach. This is a famous beach that has had surfing culture since the 1930s.

Among all the famous surf spots in Southeast Asia, Kuta Beach stands out for its diverse waveform and becomes an attractive destination for many surfers around the world, from Join the amateurs.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

To be able to experience the most 'surfing' moments, visitors should come to Kuta, Bali from May to October. This is the time when the strongest wave. In particular, there are also surfing classes for beginners. Because Kuta Beach is a prominent surfing spot in Bali, it can be helpful to remind yourself that it can be quite crowded during the peak season.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Uluwatu Beach, Bali, Indonesia

Not as noisy and bustling as Kuta beach, Uluwatu beach is really the jewel of Bali. With cleanliness, strong waves and extremely good photo views, visitors are convinced that this will be the best surfing spot in Southeast Asia.

The Uluwatu coastline extends as far west as the Bukit peninsula. Because most of the beaches are located under a rocky shore, it will be very easy for you to encounter fast, strong surfing waves. This is also where you will have the opportunity to surf with professionals. April to August is considered the best time to surf in Uluwatu.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Cloud Nine, Siargao Island, Philippines

Cloud Nine is often selected as the world's leading surfing site on the voting sites. Cloud Nine has caused many international and local surfers to 'fall in love' with the waves.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Home to the annual dramatic surfing competition - Siargao Cup, Siargao Island is the most visited by tourists in September. This is also coinciding with the time the surfing competition takes place. If you have the opportunity to travel to the Philippines at this time, whether you are a novice or a professional surfer, you will find your water paradise on Siargao Island.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Nihi Sumba Island, Indonesia

Nihi Sumba Island is the home of the big waves. The island is one of the most desirable surfing destinations in Southeast Asia and in the world. Waves larger than 300m with beautiful stretching coral reefs make this place not only a great surfing spot in Southeast Asia but also a great place for photographing

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

With only 10 people at a time, making surfing becomes a private experience for visitors. However, for experienced surfers, the waves here can still pose some challenges under certain conditions depending on the tide, size, intensity and direction. It may be difficult to start a surfing trip but once you get past it, you will enjoy a thrilling adventure 200 to 300 meters down the rippling walls. The southeastern part of the island is also ideal for both amateur and professional surfers.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

Pansea Beach, Phuket, Thailand

For those who choose Thailand as a surfing spot when traveling to Southeast Asia, Pansea beach in Phuket should be at the top of that list. Pansea Beach stretches nearly 400 meters on the west coast of Phuket. Located north from the spectacular Surin beach, Pansea is separated from Surin with a small rocky headland. The beach is surrounded by coconut trees that line the headlines as well as a rich variety of plants.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

With regular frequency, Pansea has strong waves and many difficult breakpoints. The dry season (from May to October) is usually the best time to surf on the Pansea beach. Usually when surfing here, visitors will encounter local winds, optimal wave direction is from the southwest.

Top 5 surfing spots in Southeast Asia for thrill seekers

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