Mawi Beach: Surfer’s Paradise in Lombok

Mawi Beach, Lombok
Surfing in Mawi Beach, Lombok

Mawi Beach, Lombok. There is a beach in Lombok that popular for surfing, especially for intermediate/experienced surfer. This beach is called Mawi Beach. Maybe some people misspell it to Maui Beach. No it’s different. Mawi Beach is located in Lombok Island, Indonesia.

The wave quality is regional classic with the wave type of reef-coral. There are reefs, corals, sharp rocks, sands at the bottom of the sea. The wave power is hollow and fast with short normal length (50m) and good day length between 50 to 150m.

Beside its popularity as a surfing beach, Mawi Beach has stunning scenery as well. The bay has white sand beach surrounded by hilly landscpae. The best time to visit Mawi Beach is between May-Oct, during dry season.

Mawi Beach, Lombok
Mawi Beach, Lombok

There is no facility at this beach but a small shelter. Most people stay at Kuta Beach Lombok since there are many hotels, restaurant, and other facilities built over there. Keep your important belonging at the hotel or ask trusted local people to accompany you and keep your belonging while you are surfing.

How to get there

Mawi Beach location is around coordinates -8.887723, 116.161088. Make sure you dont use Google Maps to get here since there is no cellular signal at all. Save Mawi Beach map while you are in good cell reception (such as in Kuta, Senggigi, airport, etc), and use it when there is no signal during the trip to Mawi Beach.

Mawi Beach is located between Selong Belanak Beach and Mawun Beach. From Kuta Beach, we need to go to the west about 45 minutes to Selong Belanak Beach direction. It’s not that easy to get here compared to other beaches in Lombok since this beach is not that close to the main road. I have to cross a dirty road to get here. There is no public transportation to Mawi Beach. We need to rent a motorcycle or car instead.

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Mawi Beach Map
Mawi Beach Map
Mawi Beach Map
Mawi Beach Map

 

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