Nurda’s Cimaja Point

Nurda’s Cimaja Point

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If you can’t get enough of the barrels that when not riding them, you want to stare at them, Nurda’s Cimaja Point is the place for you.

Travelfish says:

Down a dirt track from the main road, directly in front of the famous point break, Nurda’s offers a range of rooms in a large double-storey building overlooking an expansive grassy garden to the beach, adjacent to their popular restaurant. For the full eyeball experience, go for one of the two top rooms with a wide shared balcony to enjoy the view.

Relax here while you wait for the tide to get just right. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Relax here while you wait for the tide to get just right. Photo: Sally Arnold

Not all of the ground floor rooms have views of the sea, but you can always hang (literally in a hammock if you desire) in the communal open lounge or in the restaurant itself. As well as scoring the best view, the upstairs rooms are, well, the best rooms and therefore the priciest, as well as the most likely to be booked out. Both feature polished hardwood floors, are spacious, light-filled and airy, with windows along the side, fronted by glass doors. One offers air-con, the other is fan-cooled and both provide clean modern-styled hot-water ensuite bathrooms. Rooms are tastefully decorated with solid wooden furnishings which include four-poster beds and comfortable seating. Although they are both doubles, they are large enough for extra beds, making them a decent option for a small group or family.

For less of a spend, options range from a mattress on the floor in a fan-cooled room with a share cold shower to something a little more comfortable with air-con and a private hot shower. Ground floor rooms are a more compact than those on top, but nevertheless are bright and comfortable with cool tiles underfoot.

Comfy lodgings. Photo by: Sally Arnold.
Comfy lodgings. Photo: Sally Arnold

The vibe at Nurda’s is very much “surf camp”, and though much of the conversation is about the waves, non-surfers won’t feel left out, as it generally attracts a fairly friendly crowd.

Nurda’s restaurant is possibly the most popular in town, and with decent food and a terrific view of the sea, we can see why. It’s particularly pumping on Saturday nights when a live band draws the crowds, so don’t expect an early night.

Nurda’s Cimaja Point offers discounts for long stays and larger groups. If you would prefer more privacy, and we think better value rooms in general, check out Cimaja Square or if you still want to see the sea from your room (but not necessarily the break), simple bamboo huts with share bathrooms on the beach are on offer at BW Beach Cafe and Villas, or for more comfort with a stylish salt-worn boho ambience, Sea Vibes is a more upmarket option.

Contact details for Nurda’s Cimaja Point

Address: Jalan Raya Cisolok, RT 01/08 KP Bojong Asih, Cimaja
T: (0812) 8892 9475; (0858) 6326 3294; (0266) 431 495;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 106º29'16.03" E, 6º57'34.14" S
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Room rates: 150,000 to 400,000 Rp

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dbl fan share bathroom
Mattress on floor, up to 250,000 rupiah
200,000 rupiah 200,000 rupiah
Dbl fan private bathroom 350,000 rupiah 400,000 rupiah
Deluxe double room
Fan-cooled, add 100,000 for air-con
400,000 rupiah 450,000 rupiah
Dbl air-con private bathroom 400,000 rupiah 450,000 rupiah

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Sally spent twelve years leading tourists around Indonesia and Malaysia where she collected a lot of stuff. She once carried a 40kg rug overland across Java. Her house has been described as a cross between a museum and a library. Fuelled by coffee, she can often be found riding her bike or petting stray cats. Sally believes travel is the key to world peace.

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