Paddle Boarding
at Eliana Resort & Spa, Rote Island

Experience the serene beauty of Rote Island from a unique perspective with paddle boarding. This peaceful yet engaging activity is perfect for all ages and skill levels, offering a blend of relaxation and adventure. Rote Island’s calm and clear waters provide an ideal setting for paddle boarding, whether you’re seeking a leisurely glide across the bay or an exciting ocean-side workout.

Paddle Boarding Adventures

Join us for a gentle 2-hour guided paddle board tour around the bay. This experience is perfect for beginners and offers a chance to enjoy Rote’s spectacular sunsets from the water.


We provide everything you need for an unforgettable paddle boarding experience. Choose from a variety of paddle boards available for rent, catering to different skill levels and preferences.

Best Times for Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding at Eliana Resort & Spa

Dry Season (May – September)
The dry season offers calm seas and clear skies, perfect for daytime paddle boarding excursions.

Wet Season (November – February)
The wet season provides a unique paddle boarding experience with the lush, green surroundings of the island.

The Best Spots In Rote Island For Paddle Boarding

Exploring Rote Island offers paddle boarders unique spots each with its distinct charm, from serene lagoons to vibrant coastal waves. Each of the following spots offers a unique set of conditions suited for different levels of paddle boarding experience. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a challenge, Rote Island’s diverse coastal landscape provides the perfect backdrop for your aquatic adventures.


Bo’a presents an exciting mix for paddle boarders, with conditions that can change from powerful barreling waves to fun and playful long walls, depending on the day’s swell, wind, and tide. The area around Bo’a Vida is renowned for offering one of the best surfs in Rote, making it a thrilling spot for those looking to combine paddle boarding with wave riding.


Nemberala is an inviting spot for beginners, offering soft rolling waves near the shore. The area is characterized by its less crowded waves, providing a pleasant and stress-free environment for first-timers or those less confident on the water. Its higher tide conditions make it perfect for mini mals and beginner boards, ensuring everyone can enjoy the paddle boarding experience​.

Sucky Mamas

For the more adventurous paddle boarder, Sucky Mamas offers a hollow right-hander with the potential for some great barrels. This spot, located in front of the village of Sukimon, about 2km north of Nemberala, is better on a rising midtide or a high tide going out. It’s ideal for those looking to challenge themselves against the waves, with boat hire from Nemberala harbor being the best option to reach this peak.

Eliana Resort & Spa is perfectly situated to offer an exceptional paddle boarding experience on Rote Island.

Eliana Resort & Spa: Joglo Ocean View

Ideal Location for Paddle Boarding

Our resort’s beachfront location provides direct access to some of the best paddle boarding spots on the island.

Tailored Paddle Boarding Experiences

Whether you’re looking for a guided tour or independent exploration, our paddle boarding experiences can be tailored to your preferences.

Paddle boarding at Eliana Resort & Spa offers a unique way to connect with the natural beauty of Rote Island. Whether you’re gliding through the bay at sunset or exploring the coastline, our paddle boarding adventures provide a tranquil yet invigorating experience for all.