Bali represents a popular surfing destination for pros and beginners alike. It also offers the best variety of waves from reef to sandy beach breaks 365 days a year. You can make our camp the vantage point for your surf adventures.
Famous surf spots like Uluwatu, Balangan, and more are easily accessible from camp. Moreover, we offer surf lessons for beginners as well as surf guides for intermediate surfers.
Our Bali surf camp was built into the cliffside, and the villa features a delightful mix of Western and Javanese architecture. Of course, you can choose to stay in our shared dorms or treat yourself to a private suite. Relax on our terrace equipped with sofas and loungers and enjoy the perfect after-surf chill session. Likewise, take a dip in the infinity pool – the jewel of this location, overlooking both the rainforest and the Indian ocean.
Famous surf spots like Uluwatu, Balangan, and more are easily accessible from camp. Moreover, we offer surf lessons for beginners as well as surf guides for intermediate surfers. Our surf school is staffed by qualified and experienced surf instructors, and if you feel like some post-surf relaxation, you can participate in yoga sessions held daily or book yourself a massage. Whether you are traveling alone, with your better half, or with your gang, we offer a large variety of rooms in all shapes and price categories.
During the winter of 2003/2004, two very different people met whilst on holiday in North Africa. They had one thing in common — a love of surfing. Not just the sport, but the lifestyle; the travel and adventure involved in the search for new places to surf in far-off countries while experiencing diverse cultures.
One came from Australia, a stronghold of modern surfing. He was born and bred with the ocean on his doorstep and started surfing at a very young age, competing in contests and eventually becoming one of Sydney´s top surf photographers. Later, one of Portugal’s most respected big wave water photographers.
The other hailed from Austria, a country landlocked on all sides. Without the ocean nearby, from an early age, his afternoons and weekends were spent snowboarding in the winter. And, of course, wakeboarding in the summer. It was not until later in life that he was blessed with a love of surfing — the same love that consumes so many of us. He pursued his new passion at every opportunity.
Each an entrepreneur in his own right, a chance meeting while surfing and traveling in Morocco resulted in the two putting their heads together to find a way to pursue their dreams. To surf great waves for the rest of their lives is the dream of all surfers. And so Rapturecamps was born.
After that first season in Morocco (2004/2005) the pair journeyed to Bali and Portugal, starting two more camps: one at Padang Padang on the east coast of Bali’s legendary Bukit Peninsula. The other is at Ericeira, Europe’s first and only World Surfing Reserve.
Rapturecamps’ founders have had a lot of help along the way and we will never forget this. We would like to thank our friends and family from Australia and Austria who have assisted us in whatever way they could. Also, like all the others that we have met along the way. Big thanks to those who have helped (and still do) with the management of the camps. Also with sourcing vehicles, and of course teaching surf lessons.
Hopefully, after reading this you will see Rapturecamps the way that we see them: as the homes of these two friends and not just another surf camp.