I have stayed at Wave Guru Bali a total of 18 days on two occasions, and this was a great experience. It did however only take me about a day to realize that I would be returning. When I arrived at Bali my flight landed at around 2pm, less than two hours later I scored several pretty decent wave. And a week later I had gotten possibly the 20 best waves of my life, all thanks to Nick and the Wave Guru crew.
During my stay in Indonesia I visited different islands trying to escape the crowd that the famous Bali breaks draw to them. What I now know is that the uncrowded waves are to be found in Bali if you put a Wave Guru behind the wheel.
This place is THE place to go if you're in Bali for surf. At least two sessions a day, and the food is great. It truely is eat, sleep, surf, and I loved it. Nick and everyone at Wave Guru are great people that are easy to connect with. Staying at a place where the crew is just as stoked to surf tip they drop as you are is truely something special. It feels like you're surfing with friends, and I guess that's what you are.
Even though the number of "excellent" reviews greatly outnumbers the bad ones and you probably can tell for yourself that this place is excellent, I would like to put any doubts to rest. The bad reviews are focused on small non-issues that you will not care about if you are stoked to surf. The villa is a bit from downtown Kuta, but the guys in the crew are happy to go for a drive.
If you're on this page now looking for a place to stay when you go to Bali, relax, you've found it. Just make sure to book a few more days that you initially plan to, you'll be happy for it when you're there. I went back for one more day before I had to go home from Bali, result; Wave Guru sent me packing with a great session that had me smiling the whole flight home. And seriously, I got the best waves of my life with these guys.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Awesome surf guiding and surf homestay! We have 11 years finding the best waves in Bali. Don't come all the way to Bali and get dropped!! We introduce you to the locals so they won't drop in! We will also find you the best suited waves to your ability. We will block, snake, drop (other people) and we will even push you on waves. Anything to make your Bali surf holiday awesome..Surf guiding now..Wave Guru Bali Surf Camp Villa is open for the complete surf holiday . ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Wave Guru Bali Surf Camp Jimbaran