Written by Matin Firas Haharap
Co-written by Beverley Lennon
The hype roots back to 1936 when an American surfer, Bob Koke moved from Hawaii to Kuta in search of greener pastures. Not long after, locals started to pick up surfing and the word eventually spread worldwide.
Without a doubt, surfing is one of the most fun activities you can have on water, and certainly the grooviest!
Besides being physically fit, surfing involves knowledge of the waves, as well as concentrating on timing every movement just right. It requires a great deal of understanding and ‘feeling’ of the waves to carve up a perfect break.
To avoid getting hurt, it might take a few sessions with a coach before you can head out to the open waters for yourself.
Don’t ruin your vacation by settling for the wrong surf school – here are the 10 best places to learn how to surf in Bali.
PS: We’ve made sure to provide both surf schools where you may pick up surfing, and surf camps which provides accommodation for you to stay with your surfer buddies.