Aungrah Homestay - Nembrala Beach Rote
There is a variety of waves to suit all standards, including some quality rights when E-SE trades back off (Pic by Heri)
Aungrah Homestay - Nembrala Beach Rote
Aungrah Homestay - Nembrala Beach Rote
  Aungrah Homestay - Nembrala Beach Rote
  Nembrala sunset



Land based package to Rote staying at Anugrah Homestay



Typically 13days (12nights with approx 10 days surfing)

Group Size

No restrictions

Start & End In

Bali (domestic flights to Kupang & back included)


Anugrah Homestay offers a comfortable, budget priced surfing holiday to the beautiful island of Rote, home of Nembrala (T-land),one of the longest and most consistent best lefts in Indonesia.
There's about 10 waves, lefts and rights, to suit all levels of surfing from beginners to intermediates. Swells range between 4-8ft faces rising to over 15ft on occasions.
The trade winds are very consistent, making every day offshore. Rote is surrounded by pristine white sandy beaches and bays shaded by coconuts trees. It is compared to Bali 30 years ago. Rote is a great place to just chill out, surf, sun and swim.


Day 1

Late morning pickup from Bali hotel (in Kuta area) and transfer to airport for 1.5 hour flight to Kupang, West Timor (PLEASE NOTE there is a board tax of around US$2/kg and no restriction on board size).
Pickup in Kupang and transfer to hotel (about 40 minutes away) for 1 night. Kupang is fairly untouched by tourism but is safe and people are very friendly.

Day 2 +

7.30am pickup and transfer to Kupang harbour for 2.0 hour, fast ferry to Rote Island, departing at 9.00am. Pickup in Baa then transfer by AC mini-bus to Anugrah Homestay, arriving in time for lunch.

From here, you are free to enjoy the beautiful area and servies of Anugrah. Other activities include fishing, snorkeling, swimming, village visits or just kicking back and relaxing.

Two boat transfers each day to Nembrala are included.

Final day

After breakfast pickup and transfer to Baa for the the ferry ride back to Kupang, departing 11.30am. Transfer to Kupang Airport for late afternoon flight back to Bali. Pickup and transfer to hotel (Kuta area) or end of services.


(US$ per person current for 2014)

Goups size





12 nights


Extra nights




- 1 night at hotel in Kupang (air-con, breakfast included)
- 11 nights at Anugrah Homestay, Nembrala

Meals & Drinks

- Breakfast at Kupang hotel
- At Anugrah Homestay, 3 excellent meals per day, 1 large Aqua (bottled water) & 1 large Bintang beer
- Additional water, beer, soft drinks, juices can be purchased from the bar at Anugrah.

Surf Transfers

- 2 boat transfers to Nembrala (T-land) each day
- 1 trip to the righ-hander Boa (20 minutes drive)
- 1 boat trip to a right north of Nembrala


- All forward and return hotel-aiport-harbour transfers starting and finishing at your hotel in Bali, by AC car or mini-van
- Return Kupang-Rote tickets by fast ferry


Bali-Kupang return flights (Rp30,000 one-way departure taxes not included).


Operates all year round. Contact us to confirm availability


Your Hosts

Aungrah Homestay is owned by Mus and his family. Mus a local Rotinese and has helped develop surfing and tourism on Rote for the past 20 years. Mus gets out for a surf whenever his work load lets him. He is an active member of the local village organization and church.

He ensures guests are looked after and most guests feel like part of his family by the time they have to depart. Mus has explored Rote Island and is in the know when it comes to best conditions for surf.


Anugrah is located right on Nembrala Beach. You can see T-land from your veranda past the coconut trees. There are 9 bungalows that all face south which allows all rooms to get a nice breeze.

The rooms are wooden huts with traditional Lontar palm thached rooves. All rooms are a separate building, complete with fans, mosquito nets and comfortable beds. Each room has a large veranda with seats to relax. Bathroom is basic with shower and toilet. Rooms are well ventilated and cool.

There is an outdoor shower, 1 outdoor bar and seating area, and one indoor restaurant. DVD and television and stereo to watch in restaurant after a full day of surfing.


The best local sim card SIMPATI. There is a strong signal 24hours a day with email access on smart phones. Guests can purchase a sim card in Bali or at Rote.  Or guests can use the mobile phone at the camp for a small charge.

Health Information

Bring mosquito repellant and always take precautions to prevent being bitten repellent as there is malaria in the area (although few mosquitoes during the dry season). Mosquito nets are provided.  Anti-malarial medication is recommended (consult your doctor).
There has been cases of Typhoid in this region.
There is a Doctor on call in the Nembrala village
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