Rote Island – Oenggaut Surf Bungalow

  • $290,000
Indonesia, Rote island, Rote Ndao Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Rote Island – Oenggaut Surf Bungalow

Indonesia, Rote island, Rote Ndao Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
  • $290,000


Tropical Surfers Dream

Enjoy your bungalows sitting on the white sand beach of Rote Island with the aqua clear lagoon in front and looking out to the famous T-land surf break. The lagoon has great boat access. The bungalow cluster includes a sleeping bungalow, kitchen, eating huts, storage garages and a bathroom.

It is a simplistic island life holiday house set up on a very large piece of land comprised of five lots. This ideal to step in and enjoy straight away with all infrastructure in place and ample room for an easy expansion into something larger and/or commercial if desired.

Property features rock walls, water well, electricity connection, garages, separate kitchen and eating huts, bathroom and septic, etc. All necessities already there with ample room to expand or start tourism project. Subdivided into 5 lots, each lot is actually about 7 meters wide, making a 36 meter beach frontage and then very long about 130 meters.

The bungalow house is on one block but the buildings are spread out in a pod hut system to maximize air flow, privacy, views and space. The outdoor bathroom is adjacent and separate. The kitchen bungalow is separate where the maid prepares meals. The day hut where we dine and relax and watch the waves is in front of the kitchen and house huts. The two garages/storage buildings for the boat and watercraft are also separate. All laundry is done for you by the maid.

We can assist you in all aspects of owning properties on Rote.  International Surf Properties’ partner, Felipe Pomar built and owns the Rote Surf House and is very versed on owning and developing on Rote.


Amazing waves have been attracting surfers of all levels for years and the pristine clear waters of the ocean truly are something incredible to see…

The ocean and land offers far more unique island beauty, from snorkeling and diving to seeing the vivid ancient coral reefs, stand up paddling to endless walks on diverse beaches that are also ideal for swimming with small kids.

Not to forget Asias oldest mangrove forest that can be explored by foot or kayak and all the wild animals that roam the streets and forests that give Rote its raw character.

Rote can fill the hearts of any adventurous traveler, solo, couple, family honeymooner, surfer, yogi & yogini.

Rote Island is a part of Kupang Regency and is the southernmost island of Indonesia. It is located in the west coast of Kupang. This exotic island can be reached only in four hours. From Kupang by inter-island ferry to dive and tour this untouched beautifully rugged land. Spectacular walls and caverns mirror the hills, valleys, and escarpments underwater. The marine life is so varied and profuse that is hard to believe from Fire-fish to Mantas. The architecture of Rote is unique, as is their exquisite ikat weaving. See the people is their traditional lifestyle, which has remained unchanged for centuries.

Rote has many historical relies including fine antique Chinese porcelains, as well as ancient arts and traditions. Many prominent Indonesia nationalist leaders were born here. A popular music instrument Sasando, which is made of palm leaves. According to legend, this island got its name accidentally when a lost Portuguese sailor arrived and asked a farmer where he was. The surprised farmer, who could not speaking Portuguese, introduced himself, “Rote”. Rote just off the southern tip of Timor Island consists of rolling hills, terraced plantations, and acacia palm, savanna and some forests. The rotinese depend, like the Savunese, on lontar palm for basic survival, but also as the supplement their income with fishing and jewelry making.

Before Indonesia’s Independence, Rote, boasted the highest density of kingdom in the East Indies. Even today the island, the Rotenese and their kingdoms are divided, following ancient tradition, into two domains, one known as Sunrise and one as Sunset. A “male” Lord, a “female” Lord and several advisers, representing the clans within that domain, rules the domain. Each clan that possesses ceremonial rights performs it’s own rituals during the annual HUS celebration, a traditional New Year festival. At the HUS, Rotenese men wearing their unique hats make offerings to the clan ancestors and the women dance accompanied by sasando, The Rotenese guitar.

Rote is particularly well know for its surfing, each year surfers flock to Namberala to ride the near perfect tubes formed by the shallow reefs and off-shore winds. Accommodation in Namberala includes a traditional beachfront bungalow resort and several home stays. The beach itself is one of the best examples of a palm fringed pure white sandy beach to be found anywhere. Diving in the area is also exceptional due to the large numbers of Manta and Dugong seen there. A boat trip to nearby Dana or Ndao Islands is also recommended.

If your looking to feed the heart of the explorer within or are in search for an off the beaten track destination – Rote will provide.

  • State/county Indonesia
  • Country Indonesia


Updated on March 1, 2021 at 7:58 pm
  • Property ID: ISP-3309
  • Price: $290,000
  • Property Size: 131 m²
  • Land Area: 4670 m²
  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Property Type: Villas
  • Property Status: For Sale

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