About Puri Asu Resort
 

PURI ASU RESORT is the ultimate Surfer’s Paradise.
Puri Asu Resort offers a peaceful sanctuary to those who are looking to escape the typical, mainstream, highly commercial holiday resort. Free from the stress and hassle of the typical vacation, Puri Asu Resort is a slice of paradise. It’s located on a pristine white sand beach, among coconut trees, crystal clear water and perfect waves and situated on a remote island only one degree above the equator. While staying at the Resort, you can enjoy the best in comfort and privacy along with easy access to some of the best and most consistent waves in the world.
Puri Asu Resort offers an unforgettable holiday experience, with high-quality facilities and a huge range of activities to keep you entertained.

We offer;

    •    Most consistent waves region in Indonesia.
    •    Beach front Yoga gazebo.
    •    Surf view private gazebo.
    •    Fitness and yoga gazebo.
    •    All rooms have air conditioning units.
    •    Unique Sunrise, beach front.
    •    Western standard bathrooms with hot water showers.
    •    Incredible snorkelling and light tackle fishing right in front of your room.
    •    Family-friendly and suitable for children.
    •    Flexible dining options from our internationally-trained chef.
    •    Full service transfers from airport arrival directly to your bed in Asu.
    •    SUP’s, fishing equipment, and snorkelling gear are free of charge.
    •    NO extra costs for boat service to other surf spots in the area.
    •    Jetski for Tow-in and water safety.
    •    Three boats for all guest needs.
    •    And so much more!
 

More than Amazing surf


The tropical paradise that surrounds Puri Asu Resort offers more than just amazing surfing. The resort offers plenty of recreational equipment to make exploring and enjoying the local environment easy for all guests.
Stand-up paddle boards, fishing equipment, snorkelling gear, and so much more are available for use, free of charge, so the whole family can get out and enjoy the surroundings.

We offer guided speed boat rides to:

• Explore different villages
• Go snorkelling
• Go out fishing
• And visit Crocodile Lake.

Puri Asu Resort has a private 40m long pier on our beach, straight into the water, directly in front of your bungalow where you can start your paradisiacal Indian Ocean experience.

Fishing / Snorkelling / Spearfishing / Yoga / Jungle Cruise / Cultural Tours / Board Games / Movies
 


FACILITIES

    •    Most consistent waves region in Indonesia.
    •    Beach front Yoga gazebo.
    •    Surf view private gazebo.
    •    Fitness and yoga gazebo.
    •    All rooms have air conditioning units.
    •    Unique Sunrise, beach front.
    •    Western standard bathrooms with hot water showers.
    •    Incredible snorkelling and light tackle fishing right in front of your room.
    •    Family-friendly and suitable for children.
    •    Flexible dining options from our internationally-trained chef.
    •    Full service transfers from airport arrival directly to your bed in Asu.
    •    SUP’s, fishing equipment, and snorkelling gear are free of charge.
    •    NO extra costs for boat service to other surf spots in the area.
    •    Jetski for Tow-in and water safety.
    •    Three boats for all guest needs.
    •    And so much more!



Where is Asu Island?

Asu Island is 1 of the 8 islands in the Hinako Archipelago, in Nias, North Sumatra, Indonesia. There are no roads on Asu, no electricity, and a local population its about 70 people.
Puri Resort Asu this in a very remote area, 15 km, the port and the Sirombo village, west side of Nias Island. Our private speed boat makes the transfer to the resort.



Location:

 

Climate:

The climate in Asu is hot and humid with rainfall occurring all year round. Seasons vary from year to year and El Nino conditions typically bring in Southerly trade winds during the Southern hemisphere winter time, while La Nina conditions typically produce more Northerly winds.

Powerful swells arrive from March through to November, while December to February produces smaller, long period swells, ideal for beginners and those who prefer quality medium sized waves with no crowds.

Average temperature:

Air 26° – 32° C / 80° – 90° F
Water 26° – 29° C / 80° – 85° F

 

How Do Whe Get To Puri Asu Resort?

Guests arrive at Medan International Airport (KNO) Sumatra. Medan is reachable from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Bali, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manilla, and other major Asian capitals.

We pick up guests at the airport in Medan and take them to a 3-4 star hotel close to the airport for the night.

In the morning around 6am, guests then fly 50 minutes to Nias Island Gunungsitoli, Binaka Airport (GNS).

Our driver picks guests up at the airport and drives across Nias Island (2 hours of beautiful tropical scenery) to Sirombu Harbor. Our speedboat takes guests from the harbor to Asu Island in 30 minutes.

Note: guests must arrange all transfer procedures with our booking agent.

Accommodation:

Puri Asu resort is beautifully positioned, facing a vast area of 8000m2 sea, surrounded by pristine sand and coconut and palm trees. Behind the resort, is an equally beautiful sight of a jungle and amazing Asu bay view.

Puri Asu can also boast of its unique private 40m pier on the island, directly into the sea which makes for easy loading and unloading of boats, jet ski’s, paddles etc offering convenience and safety in any weather condition.

We also have a fleet of three boats at our disposal to meet all of our guests’ needs.

A cell phone with 3G signal can be picked up from the resort.

 

SUPERIOR:

In 2017 we are proud to offer our brand new luxury accommodation. The three 2 bedroom two bathroom private villas are now available for our guests. We had a team of builders from Bali come all the way to Asu to construct these special units.
We guarantee this is the finest accommodation in North Sumatra.

Each unit has:

  • 2 private bedrooms
  • 2 private bathrooms
  • Ocean view
  • 1 king size bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot water shower
  • Surfboard rack
  • Fine ceramic throughout

dELUXE:

This unit is ideal for families with children or friends travelling together.
Only 15 meters from the waters edge, you will fall asleep to the sounds of the waves and even know when the swell is rising or dropping.

This unit has:

  • 1 private bathroom
  • 3 queen size beds
  • Ocean view
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot water shower
  • Surfboard racks
  • Terrace hammocks

standard:

Our original building, this house was built in Palembang South Sumatra and brought in pieces to Asu Island. Sitting 2 meters above the ground it stays cool and comfortable.
This is recommended for single travelers and groups of friends. It is our most economical accommodation.

This House has:

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Shared bathrooms
  • 6 Single bed 2 per room
  • Ocean view living room
  • One ocean view bedroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot water showers

Your accommodation includes:

  • Plugs with adapters to charge your electrical devices (Please note that we use a 220V current, so please take care when you connect anything).
  • Bedroom cupboards to store all your personal items such as clothes and toiletries.  Larger items, such as surfboards, are stored in a designated room or area where you can find surfboards, leashes, fins and other things you might like to borrow. Our staff are happy to help you find a safe place for all your belongings.
  • A private bathroom with sink, western toilet, mirror, coated shower floor and hot water.
  • Towels for bathroom use, but please bring your own towels for the beach.
  • A specific area to hang wet clothes, in and out of the bathroom.
  • A restaurant offering some of the tastiest food in Sumatra. 

 

The dinning experience:

Guests find our open air dining to be as much fun as it is delicious and varied. We offer full meals ranging from local Indonesian dishes to pasta, pizza, chicken and of course, fresh fish. We consider every meal extremely important to give you the energy you need to surf all day.

There is a set schedule for meals so you don’t have to wonder what time you eat. We also have as many BBQs as possible because nothing is as tastier as or more satisfying than having a bbq with your friends on a remote, tropical island with perfect waves lapping at your feet.

 Beer, hard alcohol, and mixed drinks are available for a standard fee.

Desserts are served after lunch and dinner and include chocolate cake, banana cake, coconut bread and fresh fruit.

Meal times

Breakfast: 6:30am – 09:30am

Please order with the bartender.

Lunch: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Dinner: 7:30pm – 9:30 pm

Our chefs can accommodate any dietary requirements or eating preferences, so please let us know in advance of your visit so we can prepare for you.

alcoholic beverages:

Beer, hard alcohol and soft drinks are available to purchase.

The Puri Asu Resort Restaurant offers our guests a relaxed atmosphere in the most idyllic setting with some of the tastiest food in the Sumatra.

Each day the resort’s chef prepares a variety of food and as often as possible, uses seafood caught by local fishermen and our guests.

Activities:

The tropical paradise that surrounds Puri Asu Resort offers more than just amazing surfing. The resort offers plenty of recreational equipment to make exploring and enjoying the local environment easy for all guests.

Stand-up paddle boards, fishing equipment, snorkelling gear, and so much more are available for use, free of charge, so the whole family can get out and enjoy the surroundings.

We offer guided speed boat rides to:

  • explore different villages
  • go snorkelling
  • go out fishing
  • and visit Crocodile Lake

Puri Asu Resort has a private 40m long pier on our beach, straight into the water, directly in front of your bungalow where you can start your paradisiacal Indian Ocean experience.

Amazing Surfing is what we’re famous for, but we offer so much more than that:

Fishing / Snorkelling / Spearfishing / Yoga / Jungle Cruise / Cultural Tours / Table Tennis / Board Games / Movies