Have a look at some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) that customers ask DHM surf camp. Send us a message on our contact page if you have any other questions.
People who don’t take part in the surf camp may choose between many alternatives extra activities. Nevertheless, these activities are not included in the package.
Within the extra activities, there are:
- snorkeling at Gili’s
- waterfall tour
- tour to a traditional village
- fishing trip
- we offer rides to and from the beach for a chill session
Ask for fees and prices of extra services in advance.
This is a very common FAQ. The best surf spot for complete beginners is selong belanak as a beach break. Then, there are many favourable surf spots conditioned to the weather and season. Local guides can help you pick the right spots so you don’t risk choosing the wrong places. For instance, there are:
- Gerupuk offers various spots for all levels accessible by boat
- Mawi is a great spot from intermediate level.
- Double D for ripping waves when the swell is big.
- Tanjung Aan for 2nd level beginners and intermediates.
For more details and information regarding surf spots, check out our blog
Yes, you can stay longer at DHM at a nightly rate as long as there is availability. Thus, check in advance to reserve your place. Moreover, if you stay longer, we will give special rate.
Yes, we fit our packages to fit your surfing skill level. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, we’ll find spots to suit you.
We offer group discounts and special couple discounts. Please check our packages or contact us directly.
Usually we adopt the ‘You break, you pay’ policy. However, we offer optional equipment insurance to everyone who joins our camp. This insurance considers if a board gets damaged during a lesson beyond your control, DHM will take responsibility of the repairs or arrange responsibility of the respective 3rd party
On the other hand, if a customer chooses not to take the equipment insurance it’s totally fine. Nevertheless, if subsequently there’s any damage to the equipment during any surf session, the customer might be held responsible.
If you skip one surf session you can move the date as long as you extend your stay with us.
Yes, you can either extend your stay with DHM and hire surf lessons, or just get a surf lesson/guide or board separately. Approach us for special prolongation discounts.
Although we are not specialized in family surf camps, we receive positive feedback by numerous families. In fact, they like us for how we adapt our lessons to children’s needs. Also, our instructors know how to treat and have fun with kids.
Surf lesson is a professional lesson which includes an explanation of the basics and an extensive course in the water. Indeed, surf lessons are more suitable for beginners. Usually, students use soft-top surfboards and teachers give direct instructions in the water while pushing students in the waves.
As for surf guiding, teachers give a briefing about the surf spot matching the student’s abilities. Then, when in the water, the teacher provide technical feedback to the student. At the end, the main goal is to make sure the student catches as many waves as possible.
To summarize, whereas surf lessons are a more direct form of teaching, surf guiding involves the teacher to provide safety and insights before and after waves.
This is another popular FAQ. In fact, we also offer separate surf lessons where it includes transportation, instructor, surf gear, board and photos. This price is average in Lombok, with prices ranging between 30 – 40 euros.
To clarify, the lessons consist in 15 minutes of surf theory, followed by an extensive maximum of two hour surf lesson. Furthermore, you can pick a board from the vast range of quality surfboards we have.