Surf’s up – Luxury Surfing Hotels

- Bradley Cocks, our SVP of Business Development for the Asia and Pacific region, has been part of the Kiwi Collection team for over seven years. Originally from Canada, he relocated to Sydney, Australia in 2004 and still resides there today.

Luxury Surfing Hotels

1/ Nihiwatu, Sumba Island, Indonesia
This small hideaway actually limits the number of ‘surfing guests’ to avoid crowding their amazing left handed break.

2/ The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, Byron Bay, Australia
Set within a magnificent rainforest and only a five minute walk to Tallow’s Beach, which provides consistent waves throughout the year.

3/ Naladhu, Maldives
Modern surfing arrived here in the 1970s and today it is quickly becoming a surf mecca.

4/ Las Ventanas al Paraíso, Baja Mexico A super-chic world class resort only 10 minutes from Costa Azul.

5/ Amanwella, Tangalle, Sri Lanka You will need to bring your own board and hire a local, which the GM can assist with, to find the best breaks. The resort feels out of place, as if it should be perched high amongst the hills in Los Angeles – very modern.

6/ Royal Davui Island Resort, Fiji
Exclusive access to Frigate Passage is only a 25 minute boat ride away.

7/ The Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, Canada
This is surfing lumberjack style, eh. Not bad for Canada but beware you contend with very cold water conditions.

8/ Ponta Dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort, Santa Catarina, Brazil
One of the countries best resorts.

9/ Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort, Hawaii
You have to love the cheesiness of Hawaii and Waikiki does it best. Right out front are long board rentals and multiple breaks.

10/ The Spire Queenstown, New Zealand
Consult Exclusively NZ for a heli-surfing experience where you can jump off a helicopter into Big Bay – a secret surfing spot in the middle of nowhere.

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  1. Cabo Hotel says:

    Awesome! You don’t think to pair luxury Cabo hotels and surfing together but surfing is one of the best activities for a Cabo vacation. Thanks for putting this together. Keep up the great work!