Mentawai Surf Retreat

Location: Nyang Nyang Island, Northern Mentawai Islands

Mentawai Surf Retreat is located on Nyang Nyang island, in the pristine northern Mentawai Islands. This amazing tropical island get-away is designed to cater for the guests’ every need, in and out of the water.

The retreat consists of a spacious beach front lounge, restaurant/bar combined with 3 luxurious and private hillside bungalows. For surfers, the idyllic set-up of world class waves in every direction, including directly off the beach out front, means an abundance of choice for waves to suit all levels of surfing. With a maximum of 6-10 guests per stay, attention to detail is the focus, ensuring everyone has a unique and personalised experience in this lush tropical setting.

The retreat boasts 2 high speed boats and extremely knowledgeable surf guides, included in your trip, to get you into the perfect surf daily, suited to your ability…see what previous guests have said on TripAdvisor.

We spoke to the retreats General Manager Vere Dixon-Smith to find out more…

What’s the retreat all about? 

A surf trip at Mentawai Surf Retreat is not just about scoring some of the best waves of your life, it’s about rejuvenating your mind-body wellness. During your 10 days with us, you will detach from your usual life and invest in some quality “you” time. We’ll take care of your every need. If you’re into relaxing, fun surf trips and amazing sunsets, then you should book a trip with us.

Do the waves suit all surf abilities?
At your disposal are two Indonesian speedboats and experienced surf guides, ready to get you to any of the 25 waves in the region, that best suit your ability, whenever you want. We’ll find what’s perfect for you to surf.

Do you offer girls only trips?
Yes – if you’re after a girls only surf trip, we still have spots available for October 21st – October 31st and October 31st – November 8th.

Where is the retreat located?

Mentawai Surf Retreat is nestled on 20 acres of beach front land on Nyang Nyang Island in the Northern Mentawai region. This region is known as the “Playgrounds” area, and the name says it all. The Mentawai Islands are Mother Nature’s gift to the surfing world.

Where do guests stay?
In the comfortable, secure, and spacious hillside bungalows, locally handcrafted, combining the traditional Mentawai methods with the modern luxuries of the western world. Each has a en suite bath with tropical backdrop and a a private deck for you to relax and enjoy the surroundings.