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WHERE TO SURF IN THE HINAKO ISLANDS
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Is there accommodation in the Hinako Islands?
You won’t find any homestays or hotels in the Hinako Islands, and with only a tiny number of surf camps available, it won’t take you long to decide where to rest your head. If you want beachfront and interrupted views of the spectacular ‘Asu,’ check out Sozinhos Surf Lodge.
Did the 2005 earthquake affect the waves in the Hinakos?
How to get to the Hinako Islands?
Step 1. From Bali, you’ll fly to Jakarta (CGK) in Java (1 hour 55 mins) then Medan (KNO) in Sumatra (2 hours 50 mins).
Step 2. From Medan, you’ll fly to Binaka Airport (GNS) in Nias (1 hour) and take a taxi to Sirombu Port on the west coast of Nias (taxi 2 hours).
Step 3. From Sirombu a quick 30-minute trip by speed boat will get you to the Hinako Islands.