Siripala Place Surf Cafe
A Frame Surf Shop
For a range of bashed-up boards, including some better suited to more experienced surfers, and not-helpful service.
A-Bay Surf Shop
A good selection of old boards suitable for learners, plus expert ding-repair service, wax and sunscreen.
Sam has about 100 boards and runs all-inclusive trips to Elephant Rock (Rs 7000) Peanut Farm (Rs 8000) and Okanda (Rs 10,000).
Siam View Hotel
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Siripala Place Surf Cafe information
This cafe is next to the spot where the fish are first hauled out of the deep blue, so the seafood is surf-fresh. The views and breezes are the perfect backdrop.