by Lynne Tyson

Drop In Lombok

A laid-back surf lodge with a focus on the surf.

Absolute Highlight

I had the best surf experience and surfed my longest waves ever!

In a nutshell

No. of rooms
6 Bungalows and 2 Dorms with 3 beds each
The design aesthetic is...
western standard meets local architecture
The typical guest is...
25+, couples and laid-back surfers that focus on surf and skill improvement
The sustainability features (ie. plastic free, recycling, green wall, garden) are...
a tropical garden, plastic free lodge and recycling
The location is...
surrounded by nature, conveniently located a short drive to the local surf spots and the capital city
Interaction is encouraged by....
shared surf lessons, meals, trips to go exploring together, positive vibes, openness, sunsets, beach time and happy hour!
You should stay here because
the lodge offers the perfect balance of serious surf and chilled vibes if you need some zen time, as well as offering fun activities to socialise with the other guests.
What took you there?

Drop In Lombok was suggested to me by some friends that have been to Lombok before. Whenever I go to Indonesia I usually get stuck in Bali… but I finally decided to travel a little further and gave Lombok a chance – and am absolutely grateful that I did! The Drop In Lombok made my first Lombok experience so special and amazing, I can’t wait to go back soon and will definitely stay there again.

What was your room like?

I stayed in one of the Bungalows and totally enjoyed it. The room was designed in a local, natural, wooden style with a beautiful aling aling roof. The little decorative details made me feel really comfortable. The bright, natural light bathroom with an outdoor shower was one of the highlights – what’s better than having a shower under some palm trees and blue sky?

What about the venue

Drop In boasts a large common area where guests enjoy breakfast, dinner, and movie nights. You’ll also find people hanging out here playing cards, and using the space for theoretical surf lessons / video analysis. By the main house and the common area you can take a dip in the pool and chill out on the comfy daybeds after your surf lesson. To get to your bungalow you have to walk through a lush, vibrant garden, tucked away in a quiet space at the back of the lodge. The lodge is designed and decorated with attention to detail, staying true to a western standard and the local culture.

Tell us about the destination

The lodge is located on a peaceful street, a short drive to the capital of Lombok, Kuta. It’s a cruisey five-minute bike ride to several beaches and surf spots like Tan Jun Aan or Gerupuk – all in all, the perfect location, in the middle of nature and a quick trip away from the beach and city.

Who did you meet there?

Everyone was super friendly, and most of the guests I met were couples on holiday or groups of friends travelling together. We surfed together, explored Lombok, and finished the days off with sunset drinks. We’re planning a reunion by visiting the lodge again next summer as we had the greatest time and can’t wait to do it all over again!

Indonesia, Lombok
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Surrounding Activities

Shipwreck Bar

A sunset bar in a pink VW van located beachfront in Seger Beach (5 minutes bike ride away from the lodge) and hosted by the surfcoach of the surflodge

Shipwreck Bar Lombok

Milk Espresso

A super stylish cafe/bar/restaurant that Drop In guests often visit for happy hours or a delicious dinner.

Milk Espresso - Kuta Lombok

Enud Village tour

Visit the neighbouring village where most of the employees of the lodge come from and delve into local life and culture. Tour bookings are available upon request in the lodge.

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