Turtles Bungalows is a surfers refuge located within the Ujung Genteng National Park, in the southwest of the island of Java and in front of the emblematic wave ‘Turtles’. The camp is in a tropical environment where you can breathe tranquility and live with the local people, with all the necessary comforts to make your holidays unbeatable. Spacious wooden cabins with private bathrooms and a comfortable terrace overlooking the garden create an atmosphere of total relaxation. Meet other guests in our restaurant installed on the top floor of the main bungalow overlooking the sea, here you can enjoy unforgettable sunsets accompanied by a cold beer, is there anything better than that? You will also enjoy long walks through a paradisiacal and deserted beach of white sand near the camp which belongs to a giant turtle reserve where they come to spawn. The place offers several waves in the surroundings, which can be visited both by motorcycle and boat. Let us take care of everything. The fun wave of Turtles breaks about 150m from the surf camp walking along the beach, the little busy wave gives the sensation of surfing alone in front of the jungle, always accompanied by tremendous turtles. We also highlight the nocturnal barbecues of fish or meat and the variety of the weekly menu, designed for a proper diet to your long day of surfing, with typical local foods, made with fresh local products, in addition to very good breakfasts. We also offer the pick-up and return service to the Jakarta airport. We hope to meet the expectations of an unforgettable and repeatable trip. The hospitable family of Turtles Bungalows will be waiting for you at your arrival.
There are idyllic single bungalows with two double rooms, bathroom and terrace for each one, the bungalows are inside the camp around the garden. All of them has a water dispenser hot and cold just to drink it or make yourself a cup of tea.
At the camp entrance next to the beach we have the main bungalow divided it in two areas, down floor with double rooms, bathrooms to share and a big kitchen. On the top floor we have a clear space where you can find our Restaurant and relaxing area.
The whole construction has been built with Muhoney wood, famous for been one of the best quality woods in Indonesia.
You can meet other travelers in our restaurant adapted on the top floor of the main bungalow of this surf camp overlooking the sea, here you can contemplate unforgettable sunsets accompanied by a cold beer, what more could you want? All meals are made with local products in a traditional way mixed with our personal touch. We will start with a breakfast where we can choose between toast, eggs, pancakes with chocolote or bananas and fruit salad, all accompanied by tea and coffee. The lunches and dinner are carefully organized with the intention of not repeating the diet. We cite some of the dishes, such as the traditional nasi goreng, mie goreng, chicken satay, local fish barbecue, bintang chicken … and some western dishes such as hamburgers, potato tortillas, paellas, pastas, etc. Drinks such as soft drinks and beers are not included in the menu. Clients should inform about the meals they can not take in order to adapt to their needs. We have free Wi-Fi in the restaurant.
There are two waterfalls in the vicinity of the town of Surade which can be visited by renting motorcycles or car 1 hour or so from the surfcamp, it is worth going because they are huge, located in a thick nature environment. It is possible to take a bath in its pools.
You can relax by traveling in a traditional fishing boat along an Amazonian river with spectacular views of lush jungle and locals residing on its shores.
In the surfcamp resides a family which previously lived in rice fields in the middle of the jungle. Mamat (the guide) will invite anyone who would like to join him in a the excursion in the morning, walking from the camp to that area so that people can appreciate how families live in full self-sufficiency in these impressive places, the experience will give you a new prespective on life, you will be surprised!
The native green turtle comes to spawn to the beach where we are. It can measure up to 1.66 m in length and about 200 kg in weight, so seeing see it at night will be an unforgettable experience. The turtles are controlled by an organization for conservation of this species, which allows you to also witness these small creatures, as every afternoon they give way to around 50 dwarf turtles facing their own challenge as they head for the waves towards their new life, it’s spectacular.