Known as a world-class surfing spot, the Mentawai Islands are also ideal place for anyone chasing crystal-clear waters, dreamy soft-sand beaches and peace of mind.
WHERE ARE THE MENTAWAI ISLANDS?
Secluded slice of paradise
Located in West Sumatra, Indonesia, the Mentawai Island chain is formed by around 70 different islands and islets, covering approximately 150 kilometres of the paradisiacal Western Indonesian Coast.
Aloita Resort is located in Simakakang, an island surrounded by white sand beaches, magnificent coral reefs, turquoise water and lush tropical vegetation, that is only 15 minutes away from the main port of Tua Pejat.
A wonderful taste of heaven on Earth
WHEN TO VISIT MENTAWAI ISLANDS
What is the ideal season for your dream vacation?
Indonesia is split by the Equator and has a tropical weather all year long.
From May to September
During this time of the year we enjoy sunny days with little to no wind, and occasional rain – just your standard tropical weather!
These months bring the best waves of the year with them, definitely the best season if you want to hit unforgettable waves! Swells are frequent with more waves in the area to choose from, allowing you to enjoy an ideal surfing vacation.
March-April & October-November
With drier weather and light variable winds, during these months sky is mainly clear and you can enjoy amazing sunny days.
When it comes to waves, this period marks the start and end of the surfing season, which means shoulder season where the ocean still gifts us with amazing smaller waves – making it the perfect season for beginner and intermediate surfers!
Weather can be a bit unpredictable during this season, still on average you will get mostly sunny days, and refreshing nights.
With changing winds, swells arrive less frequently during the Christmas period and it’s the perfect season if you want to enjoy Indonesian waves with little to no surfers around.