Surf update

Great conditions this morning in Nemberala. 3-5ft mild offshore winds and excellent swell direction. This is typical this time of the year, consistent swell and good direction. Numbers in the water this morning 19 surfers. Looking like another day in paradise for those that are here.

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The fish just keep coming

The great run of wahoo and Spanish mackerel continues. Each fishing trip it seems the pelagics just keep getting bigger. This morning produced the biggest fish boated at villa Santai so far this year. This magnificent wahoo put up a great fight for about 8 minutes,with numerous runs every time we got him close to […]

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Another beautiful day here in Nemberala

Super fun size waves here today, wave heights around shoulder to head high at T-Land with the point doing its thing with some really long rides. The weekend is looking promising according to the swell charts. With a mid sized sw swell forecast. Surfer numbers currently in the village is moderate and the vibe as […]

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One for the fishermen

The big pelagic fish Wahoo and Spanish Mackerel have been around in abundance the past two months maybe due to the fact tonnes of baby squid are congregating around the near shore reefs on Rote and nearby off shore islands. This magnificent Spanish mackerel tipped the scales at 16kg.

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New ground swell

Beautiful conditions this afternoon here in Nemberala. As was forecast a sw long period ground swell has started to fill in. With the tide starting to push, waves are now running at head high plus from the point right through to inside the mountain. The wind is blowing constantly light offshore making for some nice […]

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Relax, culture and snorkelling

After a great run of swell for the past 5 weeks, the Indian Ocean has calmed down. With wave heights here in Nemberala averaging the waist high mark for the past few days. Our guests were in need of a few other activities, so the call was made to hop in the boat do some […]

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When only the best will do.

Here at villa Santai we pride ourselves in providing our guests with only the freshest sea food and organic produce available. Our top notch chefs will tantalise your taste buds with dishes such as chilli mud crab garlic king or tiger prawns and numerous other seafood delights. We still have a few vacancies available for […]

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Big Friday

Nice surprise this morning in Nemberala. Triple over head with the tide pushing in. Quite a few broken boards and leg ropes for the guys who were under gunned or caught by the bombs which are coming through every 15 mins. The surf forcast was only showing 3-5ft but it is easily 8-10 with bigger […]

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Island style

The west swell opened up options on where to surf today. T -Land was easily handling the 6-8ft swell with moderate Tradewinds fanning the waves hitting the reef. Many surfers were enjoying waves that were pouring into the mountain section, with open dry barrels the order of the day. Our surf guide suggested a trip […]

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T- Land pumping

Pumping waves this morning. T-Land solid 6 ft, breaking from the top of the point all the way past inside mountain. Rides over 250 metres. It’s going to be a great day for all surfers today in Nemberala.

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