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Surf in Mentawai

With Mentawai Adventure, surf for 125 USD per day !

Mentawai Surf Adventure is one of the first surf resorts established near Siberut, the largest of the Mentawai islands. Our resort is established on a small private island, owned by Mentawai Surf Adventure, Mentawai Trek Adventure and Mentawai Surf Charters. This resort has been entirely build of tropical wood using the ancestral traditionnal technics.

As you probably already know, surfing the Mentawai will be one of your best surf experiences, due to the consistency of the Indian Ocean swell. You will surf the most waves rich spots in the world : we have 12 world class waves and 18 secondary, in a radius of 15 minutes by speed-boat.

Surfing the Mentawai has never been so cheap : our prices start at 125 USD per day !

Yes, 125 USD, all included, with one speed boat for 6 surfers maximum !

And a superb resort !

And one large bungalow with verandah for two guests ! And bungalows for singles are available ! All that, with lots of space, privacy and comfort unthinkable onboard surf charter boats!

Mentawai Surf Adventure is also an ecotourism and sustainable development foundation that works to protect the Mentawai culture and environment.

Mentawai surf charters

We also can study with you the rental of a mentawai surf charter boat for a surf trip further south of our Mentawia islands Surf Adventure Resort, just contact us and we will look for the best surf charter boat available at the requested time and come back to you with some prices offers.


   


The 10 day Stay










Located off the west coasts of Sumatra , Siloïnak Resort is built on a 8 hectares deserted island, with 900 meters of coconut palms fringed beaches and a wonderful lagoon, ideal for swimming among tropical fishes.

Built in an authentic Mentawai spirit, the Resort is composed of a large restaurant and twenty bungalows hosting one or two persons. Roofs are made of palm leaves and the complex is entirely built with local tropical red wood. Be aware that services are extremely simple. Showers and toilets are shared. The sojourn’ interest is the possibility to discover, during day-trips in Siberut island, a civilization which managed to keep its traditions and also to do a lot of snorkelling.

If you have ever dreamt being Indiana Jones, you have found the right place!

Your stay in Siloïnak island takes place from Tuesday morning to Tuesday noon. During the day, the island is quite and deserted. In the evening, surfers make it a little more lively. They leave each day at dawn and come back at sunset.

Our offer includes :
- Full Board Accommodation
- One day-tour by boat to discover Siberut island. Magnificant mangrove.
- One “Surf day-tour” that will allow you to discover the most beautiful waves of the planet. You will stay in the boat... You will also have a meal on a desert island with 3 palm trees, like Robinson Crusoe!
- One massage per day (one hour).
- An aquagym session per day (one hour).
- The visit of a small Mentawai harbour and fishermen village.

Day 1 : Welcoming of the group at the airport.
Transfer to the hotel for a Welcoming Drink. Lunch. Visit of the city on foot, possibility to buy gifts. Transfer to the harbor at 7 pm. Departure of the ferry between 8 and 10 pm.

In case there is no ferry: departure by speedboat on Day1 at 11 am and arrival at Siloinak at about 4 pm. According to the weather conditions, you may spend one night at the hotel and depart on Day 2 at 5 am, arriving at Siloinak at about 10 am.

Day 2 to 8 : Siloinak.
Enjoy your stay on our private island: the water in the lagoon is 28° Celsius, sometimes 32°!

Visit of the tropical forest on Siberut island
Departure on a speed boat at 6 am. Beautiful mangrove crossing... Meal on a beach. Return to Siloinak in the afternoon.

Visit of a Mentawai village
Departure at 8 am. ; arrival in the village after 1 hour crossing.
Activities of the day : sharing the Mentawai life : fishing with women, making sagou, a kind of flour which is extracted from saw dust ; making of rotang baskets, fabrication of Sagou, making a bow and poisoned arrows. You can buy authentic bow and arrows, several kind of baskets, sometimes traditional collars.

« Surf » day
You will join a surfers' group on the waves.

After 1 to 2 hours in the speed boat watching the surfers, you will be abandoned with your lunch and water on a small islet! The speed boat will pick you up at the end of the afternoon. A splendid solitude experience!

Massages
A profesional masseur gives you a session per day . The Balinese massage is a synthesis of the Thaï massage and Chinese techniques of acupressure. Series of stretching and slowly and deeper massages are made, using essential oils as clove, cinamon, coco, ginger.
Duration of the daily massage session: 1 hour.

Aquagym
The morning or the evening, according to other activities, aquagym session in the lagoon.
Duration : 1 hour.

Day 9 Transfer to Padang.
After lunch, transfer to Muara Siberut. The ferry leaves between 8 and 10 pm. In case there is no ferry, departure by speedboat at 5 am, to make sure you arrive at Padang in time. In this case, night at Padang or Bungus.

Day 10 End of trip.
Breakfast at Padang and transfer to the airport for the travelers departing the same day. End of our services at 2 pm.
 


The 17 day Stay






Located off the west coasts of Sumatra , Siloïnak Resort is built on a 8 hectares deserted island, with 900 meters of coconut palms fringed beaches and a wonderful lagoon, ideal for swimming among tropical fishes.

Built in an authentic Mentawai spirit, the Resort is composed of a large restaurant and twenty bungalows hosting one or two persons. Roofs are made of palm leaves and the complex is entirely built with local tropical red wood. Be aware that services are extremely simple. Showers and toilets are shared. The sojourn’ interest is the possibility to discover, during day-trips in Siberut island, a civilization which managed to keep its traditions and also to do a lot of snorkelling.

If you have ever dreamt being Indiana Jones, you have found the right place!

Your stay in Siloïnak island takes place from Tuesday morning to Tuesday noon. During the day, the island is quite and deserted. In the evening, surfers make it a little more lively. They leave each day at dawn and come back at sunset.

Our offer includes :
- Full Board Accommodation
- One day-tour by boat to discover Siberut island. Magnificant mangrove.
- One “Surf day-tour” that will allow you to discover the most beautiful waves of the planet. You will stay in the boat... You will also have a meal on a desert island with 3 palm trees, like Robinson Crusoe!
- One massage per day (one hour).
- An aquagym session per day (one hour).
- The visit of a small Mentawai harbour and fishermen village.

Day 1 : Welcoming of the group at the airport.
Transfer to the hotel for a Welcoming Drink. Lunch. Visit of the city on foot, possibility to buy gifts. Transfer to the harbor at 7 pm. Departure of the ferry between 8 and 10 pm.

In case there is no ferry: departure by speedboat on Day1 at 11 am and arrival at Siloinak at about 4 pm. According to the weather conditions, you may spend one night at the hotel and depart on Day 2 at 5 am, arriving at Siloinak at about 10 am.

Day 2 to 8 : Siloinak.
Enjoy your stay on our private island: the water in the lagoon is 28° Celsius, sometimes 32°!

Visit of the tropical forest on Siberut island
Departure on a speed boat at 6 am. Beautiful mangrove crossing... Meal on a beach. Return to Siloinak in the afternoon.

Visit of a Mentawai village
Departure at 8 am. ; arrival in the village after 1 hour crossing.
Activities of the day : sharing the Mentawai life : fishing with women, making sagou, a kind of flour which is extracted from saw dust ; making of rotang baskets, fabrication of Sagou, making a bow and poisoned arrows. You can buy authentic bow and arrows, several kind of baskets, sometimes traditional collars.

« Surf » day
You will join a surfers' group on the waves.

After 1 to 2 hours in the speed boat watching the surfers, you will be abandoned with your lunch and water on a small islet! The speed boat will pick you up at the end of the afternoon. A splendid solitude experience!

Massages
A profesional masseur gives you a session per day . The Balinese massage is a synthesis of the Thaï massage and Chinese techniques of acupressure. Series of stretching and slowly and deeper massages are made, using essential oils as clove, cinamon, coco, ginger.
Duration of the daily massage session: 1 hour.

Aquagym
The morning or the evening, according to other activities, aquagym session in the lagoon.
Duration : 1 hour.

Day 9 Transfer to Padang.
After lunch, transfer to Muara Siberut. The ferry leaves between 8 and 10 pm. In case there is no ferry, departure by speedboat at 5 am, to make sure you arrive at Padang in time. In this case, night at Padang or Bungus.

Day 10 End of trip.
Breakfast at Padang and transfer to the airport for the travelers departing the same day. End of our services at 2 pm.
 


12 Day Trek











Our 12-day Trek represents to this day the most comfortable and authentic way to discover the Mentawai culture and the tropical forest. The journey starts at the airport of Padang. We will reach Siberut Island by a local ferry. The next day, the pirogues will take us up a large river to our Atabai camp set up on the lands of the Sakekele clan. We will share the life of the clan for four days and return by ferry to Bungus Beach, exploring West Sumatra shores during 2 days before the flight back home.

Day 1 Welcoming of the group at the airport.
Transfer to Padang. Possibility to buy gifts for the Mentawai people. Transfer to the harbor. Departure of the ferry between 8 and 11 pm. In case there is no ferry, or the ferry is delayed for several days, we will organize a transfer by speedboat. According to the weather conditions, you may spend one night at the hotel and depart on Day 2, arriving at Muara Siberut on Day 2. In this case, the cost of the hotel is included in our prices.

Day 2 Visit of Muara Siberut.
Visit of the small coastal village of Muara Siberut. We may go to the beach, visit a mangrove, take the time to adapt to the slow paced tropical life style.

Day 3 Departure for Atabai.
The third day, departure by speedboat (light motor pirogues) to Atabai. We venture through a mangrove until reaching a river. The river's water draught is quite limited. When the water level is very low, we may ask our guests to get off and walk up the riverbed. About noon, we arrive at the departure point of the trek, where we meet our porters. According the time of arrival, we may take a rather easy path, but usually very muddy, for a 4 to 6 -hour walk or sleep in Madobag. There is only one difficult passage: about 300 meters of a slippery uphill path. Arrival at the end of the day. Setting up camp. To not disturb the Mentawaians and for the comfort of our guests, we have built a camp about 200 meters away from the uma, the main house of the Mentawai clan that welcomes us. This camp is made of platforms sheltered by palm leaf roofs, where we set up large Coleman "dome" tents. We provide each hiker with a comfortable camping mattress. There are two people per tent. Individual tents are available for an extra cost.

Day 4 to day 7 Stay at Atabai.
Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast: Indonesian tea and coffee, bread, sago, jam, eggs. Daily activities: fishing with the women; sago processing, manufacturing a rattan basket, manufacturing a basket for transporting the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), making the sago, and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows, and making the poison for the arrows; bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky, we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings and visit other clans. At dusk, dinner at our camp, the food is a mixture of Indonesian classics and Western favorites .

Day 8 Back to Muara Siberut .
Hike back to the river and the pirogues (4 to 6 hours). Then a pirogue ride back to Muara Siberut in 4 to 6 hours. Arrival at the end of the day. Dinner and night in a simple guest house, with shared bathroom, at Muara Siberut.

Day 9 Transfer to Padang.
After breakfast or lunch, according the ferry time, we will depart to Padang. In case there is no ferry, transfer by speed boat. Day 10 Bungus Beach Arrival early morning at Padang. Transfer by minibus to a small beach, 20 km. south of Padang. We will discover Bungus area during a 4 to 6 hours stroll: rice fields, visit to farmers, bath at a cascade, and share a nice evening with good music in a cool restaurant on the beach. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom). .

Day 10 Bungus Beach.
Arrival early morning at Padang. Transfer by minibus to a small beach, 20 km. south of Padang. We will discover Bungus area during a 4 to 6 hours stroll: rice fields, visit to farmers, bath at a cascade, and share a nice evening with good music in a cool restaurant on the beach. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom).

Day 11 Bungus Beach.
We visit some small islands by canoe: snorkeling, lunch on the beach, nap under the coconut trees, and in the evening, we will go fishing onboard a large wooden traditional boat. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom)

Day 12 End of the trip.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for the travellers departing the same day. Transfer to Padang town centre for the others.
 


19 Day Trek







This program offers our most complete experience of Siberut Island. It begins like our 12-day program, with the discovery of the life of a Mentawai clan and the sharing of their everyday tasks. Then the participants will venture deeper into the forest where they will share with the tribe a deep and genuine experience of the lives of the Mentawai hunters. This trip is suitable for nature lovers with a former trekking experience, who are able to adapt to the life conditions of the tropical forest and have a strong taste for adventure (and a good sense of humor).

Day 1 Welcoming of the group at the airport.
Transfer to Padang. Possibility to buy gifts for the Mentawai people. Transfer to the harbor. Departure of the ferry between 8 and 11 pm. In case there is no ferry, or the ferry is delayed for several days, we will organize a transfer by speedboat. According to the weather conditions, you may spend one night at the hotel and depart on Day 2, arriving at Muara Siberut on Day 2. In this case, the cost of the hotel is included in our prices.

Day 2 Visit of Muara Siberut.
Visit of the small coastal village of Muara Siberut. We may go to the beach, visit a mangrove, take the time to adapt to the slow paced tropical life style

Day 3 Departure for Atabai.
The third day, departure by speedboat (light motor pirogues) to Atabai. We venture through a mangrove until reaching a river. The river's water draught is quite limited. When the water level is very low, we may ask our guests to get off and walk up the riverbed. About noon, we arrive at the departure point of the trek, where we meet our porters. According the time of arrival, we may take a rather easy path, but usually very muddy, for a 4 to 6 -hour walk or sleep in Madobag. There is only one difficult passage: about 300 meters of a slippery uphill path. Arrival at the end of the day. Setting up camp. To not disturb the Mentawaians and for the comfort of our guests, we have built a camp about 200 meters away from the uma, the main house of the Mentawai clan that welcomes us. This camp is made of platforms sheltered by palm leaf roofs, where we set up large Coleman "dome" tents. We provide each hiker with a comfortable camping mattress. There are two people per tent. Individual tents are available for an extra cost.

Day 4 to day 8 Stay at Atabai.
Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast: Indonesian tea and coffee, bread, sago, jam, eggs.
Daily activities: fishing with the women; sago processing, manufacturing a rattan basket, manufacturing a basket for transporting the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), making the sago, and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows, and making the poison for the arrows; bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky, we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings and visit other clans. At dusk, dinner at our camp, the food is a mixture of Indonesian classics and Western favorites.

Day 9 Trek to Forest Camp
A 4 to 6 hour trek through the equatorial forest among superb trees. The path narrows down to a light hunter's track that goes through sloping passes on frayed crests and you will discover beautiful landscapes. Arrival at the camp in the afternoon. Our camp in the forest looks just like a real Mentawai hunting camp. The tents will be set up on simple platforms protected by palm leaf roofs. Life conditions are more precarious and the food simpler than in Atabai.

Day 10 to Day 13 Stay in the forest.
Learn how to approach and observe monkeys and collect wild honey; participate in the construction of a canoe, gather rattan or get a closer look at the mussang; go fishing in a creek…and much more: you will learn how to live in the equatorial forest!

Day 14 Trek Back to Atabai.
A 4 to 6 hour trek through the equatorial forest among superb trees. The path narrows down to a light hunter's track that goes through sloping passes on frayed crests and you will discover beautiful landscapes. Arrival at Atabai in the afternoon.

Day 15 Trek Back to Muara Siberut .
Hike back to the river and the pirogues (4 to 6 hours). Then a pirogue ride back to Muara Siberut in 4 to 6 hours. Arrival at the end of the day. Dinner and night in a simple guest house, with shared bathroom, at Muara Siberut.

Day 16 Transfer to Padang.
After breakfast or lunch, according the ferry time, we will depart to Padang. In case there is no ferry, transfer by speed boat. Day 10 Bungus Beach Arrival early morning at Padang. Transfer by minibus to a small beach, 20 km. south of Padang. We will discover Bungus area during a 4 to 6 hours stroll: rice fields, visit to farmers, bath at a cascade, and share a nice evening with good music in a cool restaurant on the beach. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom).

Day 17 Bungus Beach.
Arrival early morning at Padang. Transfer by minibus to a small beach, 20 km. south of Padang. We will discover Bungus area during a 4 to 6 hours stroll: rice fields, visit to farmers, bath at a cascade, and share a nice evening with good music in a cool restaurant on the beach. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom).

Day 18 Bungus Beach.
We visit some small islands by canoe: snorkeling, lunch on the beach, nap under the coconut trees, and in the evening, we will go fishing onboard a large wooden traditional boat. Night in a simple hotel (double or single rooms with attached bathroom)

Day 19 End of the trip.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for the travellers departing the same day. Transfer to Padang town centre for the others.