Mentawai Islands

Welcome to the Mentawai Islands – a world-renowned surfing destination.

Welcome to the Mentawai Islands, a Disneyland for surfers! This world-renowned surfing destination in West Sumatra Indonesia has consistent swells, warm water and some of the best beaches you’ve ever laid eyes on.

Since the 1990s, surfers from all corners of the globe have been flocking to this stunning archipelago in search of the most epic waves. But, even if surfing isn’t your thing, there’s no shortage of exciting activities and tropical scenes. From snorkeling in the crystal clear waters teeming with sea life to lounging on the white sandy beaches, surfers and non-surfers alike will have the time of their lives exploring the beautiful Mentawai Islands.

This region offers a unique cultural experience, a tropical paradise with a rich and diverse ecosystem, from lush jungles to coral reefs and secluded beaches. There’s plenty to explore and discover in the Mentawai Islands.

Mentawai Islands Surf Resorts and Surf Charters

If you’re planning a trip to the Mentawai Islands, contact one of our World Surfaris Indo Specialists to help you create an unforgettable surf trip experience. Whether you’d prefer to join a Mentawai Islands surf charter and explore the waves from the deck of a boat, or want to unwind in an island bungalow with breathtaking views of the surf, we can tailor a surfing holiday to meet all of your needs.

World Surfaris offers the best surf trips in the Mentawai Islands, from budget to absolute luxury. We’ve handpicked several unique surf resorts and surf charters in different regions to ensure your next surfing holiday is one to remember.

Surfing in the Mentawai Islands.

World Surfaris will help you score epic waves with fewer crowds. Our surf guides have been surfing this region for years and have the local knowledge to hunt down the best waves. Your expert hosts and surf guides will know exactly where to surf in every swell and wind direction.

One of the world’s natural surfing wonders, the Mentawai Islands’ idyllic location, crystal clear waters and palm-fringed coastline provides the perfect backdrop for a surfing holiday of a lifetime. Contact the World Surfaris team to tailor a surf trip to your individual needs; we’ll ensure your holiday in the Mentawai Islands will be remembered.

Mentawai

Islands

Surfers of all levels can enjoy a vast array of waves in the Mentawai Islands. From the Playgrounds area to Pagai in the South, the waves in this region will satisfy even the most hungry surfer’s appetite. From mechanical left-handers to barreling rights, the consistent swell in the Mentawai Islands makes this the ultimate surf destination.

From March through to October the Mentawai Islands’ surf is pumping, and cyclone swells bring the waves throughout the remainder of the year. Surfing the Mentawai Islands is on the bucket list for many surfers, with dozens of world-class reef breaks spanning from the northern Mentawai Islands all the way to the south. Some well-known Mentawai Islands surf breaks include Lances Left, No Kandui, Rifles, Telescopes, Macaronis, Greenbush, HTs, Thunders, Rags and The Hole. 

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Nomad Surf Charters
Nomad Surf Charters
Mentawai Islands - Telo Islands - Indonesia
Classic
All Levels

The classic Indo surf charter experience, complete with a legendary Aussie skipper, an unbeatable reputation and endless cold beers!

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Kandui Villas
Kandui Villas
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Kandui Villas is a standout eco-friendly surf resort located in the Mentawai Islands, a renowned surf region known for its density of diverse, quality waves....

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Togat Nusa Retreat
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Togat Nusa Retreat
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Nestled amongst the palm trees on it's own private Mentawai island, Togat Nusa Retreat is a tropical sanctuary perfect for surfers looking to escape, relax and unwind.

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Switchfoot Surf Charters
Switchfoot Surf Charters
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
Signature
All Levels

Gaining a reputation as one of the best surf charters in the Mentawais, Switchfoot Surf Charters is the ultimate surf adventure for small groups.

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Awera Resort
Awera Resort
Mentawai Islands
Luxury
All Levels

Welcome to one of the most exclusive destinations in the Mentawai Islands, the beautiful Awera Resort.

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Kingfisher Resort Mentawais
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Kingfisher Resort Mentawais
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

This beachfront resort offers four private bungalows overlooking one of the best left-hand surf breaks in the world, Lances Left. For surfers, families and adventure-seekers alike, Kingfisher Resort will feel like your tropical home away from home.

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Macaronis Surf Resort
Macaronis Surf Resort
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

The all-inclusive Macaronis Surf Resort offers unparalleled access to one of the funnest waves in the Mentawai Islands.

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John’s Place Mentawais
John’s Place Mentawais
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

John's Place is a meticulously crafted beachfront guesthouse initially designed for private use. Now welcoming small groups and families, this secluded retreat in the heart...

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WavePark Mentawai
WavePark Mentawai
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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Advanced

WavePark Mentawai is a family-friendly, tropical island resort that has something for everyone. Located in the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra, Indonesia, this all inclusive...

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Mangalui Charters
Mangalui Charters
Mentawai Islands - Telo Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

From the moment you step on board the 84 ft Mangalui Charters, you’ll know you’re in the right place for an epic surf trip. Purpose-built...

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Mentawai Surf Retreat
Mentawai Surf Retreat
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Mentawai Surf Retreat is the perfect choice for your next surf trip destination. This boutique resort is located right in front of the super fun,...

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Saraina Charters
Saraina Charters
Mentawai Islands
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All Levels

If you're looking for a unique and affordable way to explore the world-renowned surf breaks of the Mentawai Islands, Saraina Charters might be just what...

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Nusa Dewata Surf Charters
Nusa Dewata Surf Charters
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
Classic
All Levels

On board Nusa Dewata Surf Charters, guests can experience everything the gorgeous Mentawai Islands have to offer. Get ready to score perfect waves, indulge in...

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Crystal Clear Surf Charter
Crystal Clear Surf Charter
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Newly built, Crystal Clear Surf Charter offers a top-tier surf experience in the Mentawai, Telo and Banyak Islands, appealing to surfers looking for extra comfort and world-class surf.

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Villa Mentawai
Villa Mentawai
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Welcome to Villa Mentawai, your private surf sanctuary nestled in the wave-rich Mentawai Islands.

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Wave Hunter Mentawai
Wave Hunter Mentawai
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Embark on a surf trip like no other with Wave Hunter Mentawai, an exceptional surf charter navigating the pristine waters of the Mentawai Islands.

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Sibon Jaya Charters
Sibon Jaya Charters
Mentawai Islands - Indonesia
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All Levels

Sibon Jaya is a custom-designed 70 ft power catamaran delivering premium, unforgettable surf trips in Indonesia.

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Seriti Surf Charter
Seriti Surf Charter
Mentawai Islands - North Sumatra & Simeulue - Indonesia
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All Levels

Part of Praya Charters esteemed fleet, Seriti is equipped with advanced equipment and experienced surf guides who pride themselves on finding the best waves in the region.

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