Challenging waves, 6 beaches in Indonesia Become International Surfing Destinations
Indonesia has a lot seashore with amazing natural beauty. It is no secret that most of the beaches in Indonesia are dirty surf for foreign surfers.
In fact, Indonesia has many coastal areas that are suitable for international surfing, because the areas are challenging for surfers to win.
The waves on the beaches of Indonesia are the main attraction for many surfers in the world. Therefore, Indonesia is often included in the main surfing calendar of the world. So, which beaches are the world’s best places to surf?
These lists are as reported on the Kemenparekraf website.
Nihiwatu Island, West Sumba
Nihiwatu Island, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, has a mix of beautiful scenery, unique culture, friendly locals, and challenging surfing spots. According to surfers, the feeling of surfing at Nihiwatu Island is very exciting.
This island is also nicknamed Waves God Left because of the high waves that challenge surfers. The best waves on Nihiwatu Island usually occur in July-August.
Mentawai Island, West Sumatra
Hiking conditions in Mentawai Island, West Sumatra. (Photo: CNN Indonesia/Adi Prima)
There are at least 400 surf spots in the Mentawai Islands. No wonder, the Mentawai Islands are known as the surfers paradise of the world.
Spot surf The best and world class in the Mentawai Islands is on Sipora Island, which can be included in the 20 best surfing spots in the world. Travel CNN. The waves at Sipora Island are known to be as high as 7 meters.
The best time to surf on Sipora Island is from April to October, when the big waves tend to form a hole, which for surfers is a difficult time.
Sorake Beach, Nias
Surfers work at a surf spot in Nias Island, North Sumatra. (Photo: AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD)
Nias, North Sumatra has many places to surf, but the best is at Panta Sorake. On 23-29 June 2022, Sorake Beach will host the Surf League (WSL) Nias Pro 2022 event.
At this event, surfers from all over the world come down to compete with the waves of Sorake Beach which are up to 5 meters high. In particular, the waves of Sorake Beach can almost reach the shore or about 200 meters, a phenomenon that rarely happens in other beaches.
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