Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Rote Island, where pristine white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and epic waves await. Indulge in a tropical island escape that will leave a lasting impression, while also embracing the rich cultural heritage and traditions that make this destination truly unique.
Make your way to the most southern tip of Indonesia for a unique surf experience at Seed Resort Rote. It’s the ultimate getaway for travellers looking for an incredible balance of luxury and affordability.
Seed Resort Rote is the perfect home-away-from-home experience with nine exclusive boutique bungalows in a private setting and beachfront location. With modern amenities and unique features, they provide everything you need for an incredible Rote Island surf trip.
Surfing Rote Island
This Indonesian surf resort is the perfect destination for anyone wanting to surf Rote Island. The surf season runs from March to November and the winter months of June to September offer the best surfing conditions and most consistent swell.
Seed Resort Rote offers a range of accommodation options to suit every traveller. Each bungalow is constructed from reclaimed teak wood and built with traditional craftsmanship to capture the beautiful Indonesian aesthetics, with a twist of modern comfort. Each bungalow features spacious double rooms, air-conditioning, a private verandah with a daybed, a small garden, hammocks and an Indonesian-style open-air bathroom.
Boutique Beachfront Bungalow
Ideal for couples looking for a cosy, romantic getaway, or friends travelling together, these rooms have panoramic views of the T-Land surf break.
Boutique Oceanview Bungalow
Traditional thatched-roofing bungalows are set amongst the banana palms, perfect for guests travelling in pairs.
Boutique Yoga Garden Bungalow
These cater to those on a group trip whether that be surf, yoga or simply exploring the island. The yoga garden Bungalows feature a large sleeping suite and accommodate up to four guests
Boutique Family Garden Bungalow
A larger version of the oceanview bungalow, the family garden bungalow can accommodate up to four guests, great for a family wanting to stay under the same roof.
Boutique Surfer Loft
The boutique surfer loft is perfectly designed for maximum comfort and functionality. It can accommodate up to 2 guests, a couple or friends.
Kick back, relax and enjoy the fresh sea breeze and expansive ocean views from the comfort of the poolside restaurant at Seed Resort Rote.
All produce is home grown and sourced from local village markets and families. Three meals a day are served from the restaurant with specialty jams, yoghurts, bread, granola and the best home-brewed kombucha. A delicious variety of cuisines is available, with regular open BBQs, pizza nights and much more. The restaurant is also a great place to enjoy a sunset cocktail or cold beer.
Surf Seed Resort Rote
If you’re looking for perfect waves, Rote Island is your dream destination. Here you’ll find world-class waves with fewer crowds than other neighbouring Indonesian Islands. When you surf Rote Island, you’re accessing high-quality waves and stunning scenery that make this region one of the best surfing holiday destinations in the world.
March to November is the ideal surf season for Rote Island, with offshore winds and perfect conditions. The quality and consistency of the waves is incredible and it’s the perfect location for a surf trip to remember.
T-Land is one of the longest waves (600 to 1200 ft) in Indonesia and thanks to its three sections, it can be ridden by surfers of all abilities. It’s consistent and breaks from 2 to 15 ft.
This wave is often compared to G-Land, but it’s more accessible and manoeuvrable. It’s offshore in the dry season March to November. Local surf transfers are available to T-Land.
Located in Nemberala Bay, this is a shorter and more intense right. It has a fast take-off and breaks on the reef that ends in a deep water canal. It is at its best at low tide, but it can break at high tide with a swell.
A powerful wave with a fast takeoff and a good tube section. It breaks at mid-tide and is best with mild wind, early in the morning and just after sunset. It’s rare to find people riding it.
Also known as Sucky Mamas or Peanuts, it’s located in Fedok Village. Suckies is a short, intense and powerful right-hander, with fun barrels breaking at half and high tide. With few crowds, there’s a big chance you’ll get this wave to yourself.
At Nemberala Beach, you’ll find this fun wave, perfect for beginners. It’s a right and left-hander that breaks at half and high tide.
Don’t be surprised to stumble upon a variety of secret left and right-handers dotted along the coast where you’ll experience Rote Island surf perfection and waves you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Over the years, Rote Island has gained a strong reputation for being extremely accommodating to couples and families with plenty of amazing experiences, besides surfing.
Seed Resort features a day spa with a range of indulgent treatments available at very affordable prices. There is also a fully-contained yoga studio with daily yoga sessions led by an in-house yoga instructor at Seed Resort.
You can hire a bicycle or scooter to get around the island and explore the local village markets, as well as cafes and bars that are starting to appear on the main trails around Rote.
Stand-up paddleboards are available directly out the front of Seed Resort and offer the perfect way to explore the water on high tide.