“Really loved the experience. You guys simply get it 100% right. The entire stay from arrival to departure was amazing. Definitely the best surf trip of my life.”
“2nd Trip – Just as good as the 1st.”
“Definitely the ultimate surfing experiences. Plenty of waves, relaxation, and fun was had. Supported by a world class crew, food, and facilities.”
Just a short note for the fabulous week last week. The Melrose group that I joined as a last minute were a fantastic bunch of blokes that included me in this opportunity to stay at RLZ.
The hospitality and detail from the local staff was just spot on, feeling like I had been to the island many times before. The massages were of very high quality and the food was at 5-star for a surfer who is going to spend, or has spent, the entire day in the water.
The resort is well maintained and the quality of furnishings is very good. The only negative, yet constructive feedback, would be to change the bedside light bulbs from Energy Saver to Soft Glow as they are brutal in the mornings!!!
Jack, our surf guide did a fantastic job in finding quality waves when the swell was intermittent and he went above what could have been expected of a guide. He and the boys working on the boats would detail the boat when we were out surfing (although not to a Superyacht standard 😀 ) and welcome us with smiles and food/drink.
Chad, Budgie, Chris and Ads were all very welcoming and frankly, I felt at home.
Thank you for hosting myself (special thanks to Matt for the Maroon cocktail..) and both Jamie and I are already looking at dates for next May.
What an amazing week!!!
“I just wanted to give you some feedback. Had an awesome trip. Venue was stunning, food was sensational and the staff and service were friendly and attentive. The surf was great and special thanks to Adam and the boat boys for their surf tips, sense of humour and efforts to put us on good waves. Everyone in the group had a great time, and for my boys the call was the best holiday they have ever had. Thanks heaps to everyone. Currently suffering depression looking at crap cold surf! Already planning our next trip.”
“Resort and ALL staff were amazing. Adam, Billy, Wal, Yeyen, Gemma and Ampuni especially were fantastic! The surf was great! Food was beautiful, we will be back guaranteed! We all loved it ! Thanks Guys!!!” – Hilly, Davo, Frase & Keebs
“Would like to say a big thanks for a awesome trip for this August…..Cheers and see you again next year…”
“Been back to Adelaide a month now and not a day has gone by without reminiscing about our great times at RLZ We just wanted to thank you all again for a great Christmas, was FANTASTIC. We all enjoyed ourselves so much and to have uncrowded waves with friends old and new a real treat.”
“All round excellent. Sman and Adam were great guides. Swilly was an awesome addition. It was extremely well organized and professional.” – Ben Jeffcote
Just a short note to thank Wally and the entire staff at RLZ during my recent holiday! You have a first class resort and it is a pleasure to be on the island. The accommodations, food, staff, not to mention the waves is unreal. I will diffidently be back to RLZ!!
“Your partners and crew are second to non mate it made my 40th one of the most memorable weeks i have ever had we all had the time of our lives with some of the best waves i have ever ridden. Adam and Gemma rock and the staff couldnt do enough for us thanks again.”
– Jason Mercer
“Thanks again for the opportunity to stay at your Resort. We had an awesome time again and are amazed at how well you guys operate the place. It’s one of life’s genuine treasures to be able to stay there and we reckon that every surfer worth his salt should experience Resort Latitude Zero. Please also thank Sman again for as he provided a hell of a lot of laughs for us and got us onto great waves. Nath has stated that the food was as good as he as experienced which when you consider he eats for a living that’s not a bad compliment. Also like to thank you for having Mis look after during our stop over on the way home. That was bloody impressive and greatly appreciated by the boys, particularly the restaurant she took us to, which the boys were amazed at. Have a great remainder of the season and we look for to cranking another trip up next year. Cheers” – Michael Sidebottom
“3 trips here. Always the best. Best accommodations, staff, surf areas, surf. Matt has a terrific thing going for folks like us. We should be back again.”
“Absolutely fantastic… Staff, food, accommodation and surfing all exceeded expectations. Loved it!” – Craig Smith
“Fantastic” – Toni Duncan
“I just thought I would give you some feedback. The new plane service is excellent. According to Tim Cooper (who is also a pilot) the pilots were professional and thorough/no shortcuts.
The staff and management were great! Wal runs things very smoothly and Indo staff always happy and helpful. A good vibe. Special mention goes to Andrew our surf guide. He is a great guy, always enthusiastic, always willing to help us or the Indos in order to give us a good experience. Shared his knowledge on the winds and islands and even gave tips to some of the boys on ideas for surfboards that might benefit them in the future. Keep him!
Only one improvement that I can think of and that would be some specially designed back support cushioning for the boats. And by the way Room 1 was great. Cheers.”
“Sensational!! Excellent place, people, waves & food. Living the dream!”
“Thanks guys for a sick trip yewwwwww.”
“Thanks for everything. To the staff, awesome work and the best place to spend our 40th B Day. The food, drinks, accommodation, staff are second to none and the waves were just as good. See you in another 10 years for the 50th.”
“Another awesome time at RLZ to all the staff. A big thanks from us for the entire trip.”
“2nd trip here and so happy to have come back. Best surf Resort we have ever been to. Amazing food, guides, staff. Can’t fault it. We’ll be back.”
Thanks for such a wonderful holiday!
The new bungalows have taken the whole Resort Latitude Zero experience to a new level: they’re beautiful and luxurious. We loved the privacy, the views and the little touches like the essential oils.
Keep up the good work!
Hi Deb, Hi MattWe finally are starting to get over the jet lag and adjust to being back home in what is our winter.I was going to send a note anyway just to say thanks for a wonderful time. We had a blast sharing our trip with our friends from last years visit and having Greg in the boat was a bonus. So much fun.Everything was great. The staff, the guides, it all was all good. And it’s comforting to see the continuous ongoing maintenance that reflects your attention to detail. The entire resort was immaculate. And the new spa area is so beautifully done.So, just fond memories and looking forward to our next visit which hopefully will be sooner than later.Many thanksSteve and ShariPS: Matt, I’m in a similar business and always strive to get the facts from my tenants. I would tell you if we thought something was off. On the contrary, it was just as good as we could hope for. Amazing job you have done there!
“Just a quick email thanking you for arranging the best surf trip Paul and I have ever had, and we have been on many.
From the initial contact with Missy at Padang (she goes over and beyond with looking after the guests) to Joel, Adam and Chad (who have got the resort and waves wired) to the deckies and all staff at the resort including Larry.We had a trip to remember but not to last a lifetime because we will be coming back for sure.
The waves were super fun and we still have tons of waves to explore so we have to come back.”
“This was one of the best experiences of my life. Both the surfing and Resort + Staff. The only improvement I can think of is my part, I will stay longer next time.”
“Great waves again 2013, 2014. See you in 2015.”
“Thank you to you and your workers for another great stay. I really enjoyed my holiday and I will be back again in January with some friends. Albert and Furry were absolutely fantastic on the boat. They contributed a lot to the very friendly atmosphere on our days out surfing. It would be a very long holiday on the boat if you didn’t have 2 very positive catalysts for a good and relaxing time like these guys. And the shore crew were equally as good. I don’t know how you do your employing but you definitely seem to have a “no dickheads policy”.
The boat trip over to Telo was very memorable. So much so that I bought the Nomad tee shirt as a souvenir. Captain Will’s cool head did a great job in giving us novice sailors a lot of confidence during some pretty rough weather and sea sickness. In addition he was a very attentive host. See you in Jan.”
“Just got back from my 5th trip today, Matt & Jen never disappoint.”
“Outstanding. Thanks for adapting to high numbers & conference demands.” – Ywain Lawrey
“Thanks guys… we had a great time. You are top shelf with everything you do. Everyday different. Thanks for the cake on my 50th. Perfect.”
“Thank you for your wonderful hospitality at RLZ it truly was a trip of a lifetime.”
“All ready booked next year! Sick waves and amazing crew / food / accommodation. Out of everywhere worldwide surfing this has been the best / most consistent quality yet.”
“Back home after an awesome trip to RLZ and back into the Aussie winter. Had a great time though and was super impressed with the setup you’ve got there. Everything was bang on.
So time to start planning the next visit. Once again, thanks to you and all your crew for making it such a great experience. Had a an absolute blast!”
“I’m attaching two photos for you..…the first one is from our first surf/day at Lance’s Left……& it was taken in the afternoon session and we reckon it was bigger in the morning…I know now why I was shaking after surfng a few of them ! As big a waves as we’ve surfed in a long time…
The other photo is me on a relatively smaller day at Scarecrows I think bit it was quality stuff…
Anyway, thanks again….the Nomad trip was the real surprsie winner for us…..(Skipper Eric fabulous) …& never having done a boat trip…it was sensational..…surf thru. the Mentawis for 6 days straight was unbelievable… we avoided crowds ….and food excellent……and to cap it off …waves at RLZ to follow as good too….thankfully smaller !
Only issues was seven very tired and sorry 50 + year old men trying to have enough energy to surf for 10 intense straight days…..we’re still recovering”
“We are back home after a very fun trip. Your Resort is very well run. The staff seemed very eager to accomodate us and make our stay a good one. The surf was fun every day. We had plenty of time in the water. We enjoyed the other guests on the island. Larry is a great dog. The only complaint(?) is that the staff served too much food for dinner. Anyway, we are grateful for the experience.”
Thank you all so much for EVERYTHING !!
Arlo, Tully, Eva, Simon & I had the most amazing time & we will miss you all.
The way you connect with the guests make it feel like we belong to your family.
We will be forever grateful.
Dear Rlz, thank you for what was one of the most memorable holidays of my life, your staff, accommodation, amenities, food and level of commitment to providing the best possible customer experience was second to none. I’m already saving for next year and can’t wait to see you all again.
All the best,
Our surf guide went over and above to make sure we had an awesome experience. We all appreciate the extra effort he showed in the evening to make sure we had wheat we needed for the next day. He also prepped us on conditions each morning. We all noticed and appreciated the extra effort. The best surf trip ever!
“Top trip. Cheers lat zero!”
Come on a journey aboard the fully-equipped 60’ timber sloop Nomad which frequents some of the finest lefts and rights Indonesia has to offer. The Nomad is all about surfing, adventure and sharing the stoke.
She is a magnificent 84 foot timber sloop, custom built for the sole purpose of searching for waves.