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Known as a world-class surfing spot, the Mentawai Islands are the ideal place for anyone chasing crystal-clear waters, dreamy soft-sand beaches and peace of mind.

WHERE ARE THE MENTAWAI ISLANDS?

A little taste 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.

Where Are The Mentawai Islands Located?
Where Are The Mentawai Islands Located?

A wonderful taste of heaven on Earth

Where To Stay In Mentawai Islands
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HOW TO GET HERE

All treasures are hard to find – but lucky to have

Our beachfront Mentawai resort is minutes away from world class surf breaks and offers much more than surfing.

FIND YOUR WAY TO ALOITA

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.

When To Visit Mentawai Islands
When To Visit Mentawai Islands

From May to September

Are you considering to spend your holidays in paradise? Well, who wouldn’t!

Weather

During this time of the year we enjoy sunny days with little to no wind, and occasional rain – just your standard tropical weather!

Waves

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

These two periods are to be kept in mind if you want to score the best intermediate waves of your life in a relaxed lineup.

Weather

With drier weather and offshore winds, during these months crowds have already thinned out and you can enjoy amazing weather.

Waves

When it comes to waves, this period marks the start and end of the surfing season, which means the ocean still gifts us with amazing smaller and less frequent waves – making it the perfect season for beginner and intermediate surfers!

Christmas

Ho, ho, ho! It’s the most wonderful time… to enjoy paradise with your partner or the whole family. Our special dinner celebrations and activities will make this experience unforgettable!

Weather

Weather can be a bit unpredictable during this season, but our experience tells us you will still get mostly sunny days, and refreshing nights.

Waves

With changing winds, swells arrive occasionally during the Christmas period but it’s the perfect season if you want to enjoy Indonesian waves with little to no surfers around.

Mentawai Islands Travel Questions

BEFORE YOUR JOURNEY

Make sure you’re ready for your vacation

Head to our FAQs Page to answer any questions you may have before your trip and gather all necessary information.

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