Anugerah Surf Dive Resort – Is a family owned business, which has been accommodating surfers since 1995. It has slowly grown into the most popular resort on Rote, due to the friendly atmosphere, impeccable service, unrivalled location and reasonable pricing. The word Anugerah means “Blessed” or “Grace” and the expression is highly appropriate, for both the guests and owners alike, who are blessed indeed to spend time in this truly beautiful corner of the world.
We provide a range of full service packages offering clean accommodation, exceptional food, a bar, beautiful swimming pool, and a range of other services including dive trips and courses, and boat transport to the reef and around the island. Our aim is to offer the best value resort experience in Indonesia, and for all our guests to leave completely satisfied
The resort is still owned and managed by the Frans family and staffed by friendly Nemberala locals. Erasmus (“Moose”) Frans is the eldest son of the family and the resort manager. He is an experienced local surfer with a degree in English and Economics, and works tirelessly to ensure the smooth running of the resort. His wife Elizabeth is the restaurant manager, and also does everything possible to keep the meal quality at a high standard.
Anugerah Surf Dive Resort
The food menu varies daily, with a standard breakfast of fruit salad followed by eggs, toast and a pancake, or nasi goreng for those that prefer a more traditional Indonesian breakfast. Lunch is usually a chicken or fish dish with rice and vegetables and a salad. Dinner is usually a similar style of meal with a different meat dish, followed by a simple desert. Vegetarians can be catered for. with a personal menu by arrangement. Servings are generous and customers never complain of going hungry. Meal times are fairly relaxed to accommodate surfing at odd hours. A rolling breakfast starts from 7.00-9.00am(ish), lunch is from midday, and dinner from 6.30 pm. Tea and coffee are available all day. Other snack foods like ice creams, soft drinks, crisps and chocolate are available from the restaurant at reasonable rates.
We have a range of differently priced packages to suit a range of budgets and group sizes. Below is a list of rates for the various rooms. All prices include accommodation, bedding and three meals per day, Boat trips to the main break here at Nemberala. All other services incur an extra charge at stated rates.
These are our simplest rooms with two or three beds, a fan, 1 mosquito net per bed, and en-suite bathroom, featuring a cold shower and flushing toilet. Despite the price, they are clean, well-appointed and popular with those on lower budgets.
These delightful units are tastefully designed in a fusion of traditional Indonesian and European style, with two beds, two mosquito nets, a fan and an en-suite bathroom featuring a shower and flushing toilet. They open out onto the pool and offer sea views as well. These are highly popular and it pays to reserve in advance.
We have 12 of these rooms, 6 rooms down stairs with A.C and then another 6 rooms on the second floor with a balcony and these room have a ceiling fan there is either 2 single beds or one double bed in the room.
All the rooms have a flushing toilet a sink and hot showers in the bath rooms.
Anugerah Surf & Dive Resort prides itself in offering the most complete range of services on Rote, to make our customers stay as hassle free as possible. If there is something specific you require that isn’t listed on this site, just ask and we will do our utmost to assist.
We have several scooters with board racks for our customers to rent for exploring the island or getting to Boa to surf. Price: 50,000 RP half day 75,000 RP per full day. Our Nissan 4wd is also available to rent, and comes with a driver for your safety.
Price: 750,000 RP per day
Specializing in the finest Surftech surfboards that paddle great, but more importantly, ride fantastic! Enjoy the waves of Nemberala with out the hassle and cost of traveling with your own surfboards.
Prices: Only 100,000 RP per day or 500,000 RP for a week.
Our local ding repair expert, can fix all issues from small dings to snaps, with either PU or epoxy boards, at local rates.
Small dings – 150,000 RP
Snaps – 500,000 RP
Our local photographers can be engaged to shoot either from the boat or from the reef.
He normally charges $10.00 per pic, or packages for groups or families by arrangement.
There is some good fishing in the surrounding waters, with small tuna, some GT’s, and even Marlin in the early and late season when the water temps rise. Our boats are fitted with rod holders and a fish-finder if our guests wish to drag some lures, we can make the boats available at an hourly rate. You will need to bring your own rods, reels and lures.
Visiting the paradise island of Rote, Anugerah Surf & Dive resort offers you multiple packages of activities and also now a dedicated Spa team of professional therapists for massages, reflexology and body treatments. Combining various international technics of massages, you can choose and appreciate among a list of different styles and duration. From Thai to traditional Balinese, hot stones to fusion massage, mixing traditional and modern influences, you will find the massage for you. A wide choice of reflexology sessions and body treatments is also available for your comfort and pleasure.
We can arrange visa extensions from the resort, through the immigration office in Kupang, should you wish to extend your stay. Standard visa prices apply.
Internet & Printing
We own the local internet shop, currently located 500 m from the resort. Be aware that download speed is generally slow to lack of bandwidth at Nembrala, though we are doing everything we can to change this in the future. We have a basic colour printer should you need to print travel tickets, work documents etc.
Travel connections and ticket service
We can arrange ferry connections to Kupang, flights to Denpassar and Jakarta, or even international flights according to your needs, with Indonesian speakers to assist if necessary. We don’t charge a fee for this. This is a free service for our guests.
For parents with young children who wish to either surf together, or perhaps enjoy a few hours time-out from the children, we can arrange babysitters from within our tight knit family of staff. You can introduce the children to the sitter in advance to ensure they are happy together, before you leave.
Price: By discussion depending on time
Getting to Kupang and Rote
Most travellers arrive from Kupang via Denpassar on daily flights with a number of airlines. Lion air is usually the cheapest but surfboards incur an overweight baggage fee at a “per kilo” rate. Garuda flights generally cost more. Prices vary between airlines and dates, with cost ranging from 800,000RP to 2,400,000RP. Then you can take The Lion/Wings Air flight Kupang to Rote island at 15.10 and arrive in Rote around 15.40. The price for a one way ticket is between 190,000 Rp and 250,000 Rp there is a extra charge of 200.000 Rp per surfboard. If you stay the night in Kupang you can take a taxi from the airport to the Kupang city cost around RP 60,000, and most travellers who take the fast ferry face at least one night in Kupang while waiting for a morning ferry service.