Mentawai Atmosphere

Endless journey to lost paradise...
Located in: Mentawai Islands / Indonesia / Asia

Overview

A glimpse of mentawai islands... The word Mentawai has come to senses of most adventurous surfer spreading around the globe. Some become myth, some become the endless story tell passes to every persons who has the interest in having the memorable memories, some become legend.

We has the mission to provide a full service through sustainable tourism and integration with the indigenous people of the island. We are running boat trip that have all the amenities and experience people to serve our guest. We also provide trekking trip through the jungle of siberut island and tailor made surf trip around siberut islands, spent the night with the native speaker of mentawai island.

It's about the endless journey to lost paradise.

Main features

  • Local home stay accommodation
  • Full catering on boat trips
  • surf and boat trip
  • spent the night with the native speaker

Room types

  • Surf Siberut island - tailormade package
  • Boat trip - Alyssa
  • Boat trip - Aileolita
  • Single traveler - boat trip - Aileolita
  • Single traveler - boat trip - Alyssa

Closest surf breaks

  • E-bay (220m)
  • Pit Stop (367m)
  • Nipussi (434m)
  • Beng Beng (882m)
  • Hideaways (6400m)

Description

Facilities

  • trekking trip
  • surf siberut islands packages
  • boat trip
  • Local home stay accommodation
  • Full catering, soft drinks, snacks, tropical fruit juices, and sodas on boat trips.
  • Use of onboard equipments
  • Use of tender / run boat for photography

Aeloita……( how are you ..?? )
These are the Mentawai words of welcoming you to the island.

Before world class wave were discovered by Australian surfers in the mid 1990’s, most of visitors came to the islands just to gather with the native speakers of Mentawai Island and for jungle treking. Today, visitors not just trekking or spend the days gathering with the indigenous, lot’s of boat trip serving them to explore all the world class wave in the region. Each one of them has their own unique characteristic, and attract more and more surfer around the globe just to taste the great feelings of the long and powerful swell spreading around the islands.

Like other archipelago spreading around the equator, Mentawai Islands has white sandy beaches, covering with tropical coconut trees as far as you eyes can see and origin hospitality shown by the local people of Mentawai Island. Some of the surfers feel like they already found the garden of eden. Mentawai atmosphere offering you the endless journey to the lost paradise with the taste of local atmosphere that only happen perhaps once in this life time….

Mentawai Atmosphere offers surf boat trips and unique surf packages

Surf Siberut islands - tailermade surf package

Surf Siberut islands is unlike any other packages, this package specially made for those who seek something different. Tailor made surf Siberut islands is the package that made especially according to your budget. Plenty of choices that suits to your style and budget are available. This package based on land accommodations. Numbers of local residents in Siberut island are the best place to be your accommodations during your stay in Mentawai islands. You’ll be totally guided by the hospitality and taste of local atmosphere from the local people of the Mentawai islands. You may surf the wave in playground area start from ebay, pitstop, bangbang, nipussy, rifles, bankvaults, hideaways, john candy, four bob, burger world, baby kandui up to telescope, suicide and scare crows area and some local secret spot, and you will stay in different places… sometimes the best nights are spent with the stars as your rooftop……

Itinerary:
Day 1 Thursday: Arriving in padang city. In the afternoon take ambu ambu ferry goes to Mentawai islands.
Day 2 Friday : Arriving at muara siberut, take boat to accommodation. Checking in and go to the surf spot. Start surfing.
Day 3 Saturday - Day 7 Thursday : Surf eat surf eat surf eat surf again and again ... sleep
Day 8 Friday : Breakfast, surf, lunch, take ambu ambu ferry to Padang…
Day 9 Saturday : Arrive in Padang city drop out to air port.

Boat Trips - THE ALYSSA

Built new in 2011 the Alyssa boat traditional Indonesian design with all the modern amenities and safety features of a western style boat. 29 meter of comfort and space at the best value in the Mentawais. More interior space under a/c and more exterior living space to spread out and take in the sights than any other local boat. Local surf guide and crew will make sure that you get to the waves you want and catch fish along the way.

Bring up to 10 passengers for 10 full days/11 nights and get ready to have the surf trip of a lifetime. The Alyssa is a specially designed surf charter boat with safety, comfort, and convenience standard that is one step above the other charter boats around Mentawai. The Alyssa is a formidable 29 meter x 6’10 meter Indonesian Hardwood boat built in Padang, West Sumatra in 2011. It has all safety, communications and navigational instruments including: EPIRB, Furuno Radar, Furuno GPS, Compass, VHF Radio, HF/SSB radio, Satelite telephone, Life Jackets, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blanket, First Aid kit and all necessary charts for the region.

The main salon is equipped with comfortable couches, a bar, a flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo plus internet. The separate dining area is a nice feature for large groups. Five individual cabins make for a more luxurious feel than the dorm style. The Alyssa has two, 3 person cabins, two, 2 person cabins and a single cabin all with their own a/c units for individual comfort. The boat handles large waves or rough seas very well.

It is a strong and well balanced boat. The boat is powered by 2 X 190 hp 2800 rpm diesel engines on the rear side and 1 x 380 hp 3200 rpm diesel engines on the middle with cruising speed of 10-12 knots , but is capable doing 14 knots if needed. It has 2 X 30 KVA 220 volt onboard electricity generators to power all the lights and equipment onboard. And of course in this boat you will get full catering throughout the trip, gourmet cuisine, soft drinks, tropical fruit juices, beer, and well stocked refrigerator and freezer.

Boat Trips - THE AILEOITA 02

The Aileoita 02 is going into its full season of surf charters with a fully seasoned veteran crew which have operating charter boats, mostly surf charter from and to Mentawai islands, Telo islands, Nias islands, Hinako islands, Banyak islands and Simeuelue islands for the past 10 years. They have lots of experience, and have extensive knowledge of the new surf spots formed by the uplifting of the seabeds and they knew several secret surf spots unknown by the others.

The Aileoita 02 is a specially designed surf charter boat with safety, comfort, and convenience standard that is one step above the other charter boats around Mentawai. The Aileoita 02 is a formidable 80' x 16' Indonesian Hardwood boat built in Padang, West Sumatra in 2006. It has all safety, communications and navigational instruments including: EPIRB, Furuno Radar, Furuno GPS, Compass, VHF Radio, HF/SSB radio, Satellite telephone, Life Jackets, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blanket, First Aid kit and all necessary charts for the region. It has a big 29" TV with DVD, VCD, CD, mp3 player, a powerful amplifier, and large concert size speakers system in the saloon, as well as outdoor speakers on the upper deck.

The beds are all very large, and comfortable. There are 10 beds in 5 cabins, and all of them are larger than the average bed on a charter boat, and well suited for you big guys. 8 of the beds are large enough to comfortably accommodate couples. Just ask other people who have been onboard this boat and they'll tell you how comfortable and big the bed was. The upper deck and the back deck have long wrap around benches, to hang out while you watch the waves or the surf. And it has a 17 foot aluminum tender with 25 HP engine, which runs you back and forth to the surf, to the beach, to see the scenes and to take you trolling.

The boat handles large waves or rough seas very well. It is a strong and well balanced boat. The boat is powered by 2 X 185 hp diesel engines with cruising speed ofs 9 knots , but is capable doing 10-12 knots if needed. It has 2 X 30 KVA 220 volt onboard electricity generators to power all the lights and equipment onboard . And of course in this boat you will get full catering throughout the trip, gourmet cuisine, soft drinks, tropical fruit juices, beer, and well stocked refrigerator and freezer.

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Rooms & packages

Surf Siberut island - tailormade package

Tailor made surf siberut islands is the package that made specially according to your budget. Plenty of choices that suits to your style and budget are available.
This package based on land accommodations. Numbers of local residents in Siberut island are the best place to be your accommodations during your stay in mentawai islands. You’ll be totally guided by the hospitality and taste of local atmosphere from the local people of the mentawai islands. You may surf the wave in play ground area start from ebay, pitstop, bangbang, nipussy, rifles, bankvaults, hideaways, john candy, four bob, burger world, baby kandui up to telescope, suicide and scare crows area and some local secret spot.

The package start from 108 $ / day / person.
5-6 person in 1 group
Length of stay : 8 days

Included in surf siberut islands package :

- Transportation: Air port pick up and drop off. Ambu ambu ferry’s ticket from padang to muara siberut. ( two ways ticket). Tail boat charter ( included gasoline and crew ) during your stay in mentawai islands.
- Accommodation: Local home stay accommodation based on twin sharing
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in Mentawai Islands;
- Fully guided to accomplished surf spot;
First Aid Medicines.

Not included in surf siberut islands package:

- Hotel, meals and transportation / all expenses in Padang
- Travel insurance.
- Documentations ( videotaping / photography )
- Airport departure taxes.
- Excess baggage.
- Passport, innoculation costs and personal spending money.

from
108.00 $
Boat trip - Alyssa

Boat trip along the coast lines of mentawai islands. Built new in 2011 the Alyssa boat traditional Indonesian design with all the modern amenities and safety features of a western style boat. 29 meter of comfort and space at the best value in the Mentawais. More interior space under a/c and more exterior living space to spread out and take in the sights than any other local boat. Local surf guide and crew will make sure that you get to the waves you want and catch fish along the way. Bring up to 10 passengers for 10 full days/11 nights and get ready to have the surf trip of a lifetime.

Group Charter Price: USD 35,000 ( 8 - 10 persons).
10 days and 11 nights total trip, 10 surfing days.

The Alyssa is a specially designed surf charter boat with safety, comfort, and convienience standard that is one step above the other charter boats around Mentawai. The Alyssa is a formidable 29 meter x 6’10 meter Indonesian Hardwood boat built in Padang, West Sumatra in 2011. It has all safety, communications and navigational instruments including: EPIRB, Furuno Radar, Furuno GPS, Compass, VHF Radio, HF/SSB radio, Satelite telephone, Life Jackets, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blanket, First Aid kit and all neccessary charts for the region. The main salon is equipped with comfortable couches, a bar, a flat screen TV, DVD player and stereo plus internet. The separate dining area is a nice feature for large groups. Five individual cabins make for a more luxurious feel than the dorm style. The Alyssa has two, 3 person cabins, two, 2 person cabins and a single cabin all with their own a/c units for individual comfort.

The boat handles large waves or rough seas very well. It is a strong and well balanced boat. The boat is powered by 2 X 190 hp 2800 rpm diesel engines on the rear side and 1 x 380 hp 3200 rpm diesel engines on the middle with cruising speed ofs 10-12 knots , but is capable doing 14 knots if needed. It has 2 X 30 KVA 220 volt onboard electricity generators to power all the lights and equipment onboard .

And of course in this boat you will get full catering throughout the trip, gourmet cuisine, soft drinks, tropical fruit juices, beer, and well stocked refrigerator and freezer.

Since the Alyssa boat still in constructions progress, the boat will be serving the guest by the month of october 2012. For the guest who need to surf mentawai islands by the month of july until the end of this seasons, the boat Alyssa is ready to booked. Please booking your trip as soon as possible…

THE ALYSSA Boat Charter Includes :

- All transfers to and from Padang Airport.
- Transfers to and from the Mentawai Islands.
- Full catering, soft drinks, snacks, tropical fruit juices, and sodas onboard.
- Use of onboard equipments.
- Use of tender / run boat for photography.
- Two cases of beer per person - extra beer available upon request.

THE ALYSSA Boat Charter Not Includes :

- Hotel in Padang.
- Meals off boats.
- Photography / documentations.
- Travel insurance.
- Airport departure taxes.
- Excess baggage.
- Passport, innoculation costs and personal spending money.
- Harbor permits .
- Mentawai tax USD 5 per pax per day

from
35,000.00 $
Boat trip - Aileolita


The Aileoita 02 is going into its full season of surf charters with a fully seasoned veteran crew which have operating charter boats, mostly surf charter from and to Mentawai islands, Telo islands, Nias islands, Hinako islands, Banyak islands and Simeuelue islands for the past 10 years. They have lots of experience, and have extensive knowledge of the new surf spots formed by the uplifting of the seabeds and they knew several secret surf spots unknown by the others.

Group Charter Price: USD 26,000 ( 8 - 10 persons).
10 days and 11 nights total trip, 10 surfing days.

The Aileoita 02 is a specially designed surf charter boat with safety, comfort, and convienience standard that is one step above the other charter boats around Mentawai. The Aileoita 02 is a formidable 80' x 16' Indonesian Hardwood boat built in Padang, West Sumatra in 2006. It has all safety, communications and navigational instruments including: EPIRB, Furuno Radar, Furuno GPS, Compass, VHF Radio, HF/SSB radio, Satelite telephone, Life Jackets, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blanket, First Aid kit and all neccessary charts for the region. It has a big 29" TV with DVD, VCD, CD, mp3 player, a poweful amplifier, and large concert size speakers system in the saloon, as well as out door speakers on the upper deck.

The beds are all very large, and comfortable. There are 10 beds in 5 cabins, and all of them are larger than the average bed on a charter boat, and well suited for you big guys. 8 of the beds are large enough to comfortably accommodate couples. Just ask other people who have been onboard this boat and they'll tell you how comfortable and big the bed was. The upper deck and the back deck have long wrap around benches, to hang out while you watch the waves or the surf. And it has a 17 foot aluminum tender with 25 HP engine, which runs you back and forth to the surf, to the beach, to see the scenes and to take you trolling.

The boat handles large waves or rough seas very well. It is a strong and well balanced boat. The boat is powered by 2 X 185 hp diesel engines with cruising speed ofs 9 knots , but is capable doing 10-12 knots if needed. It has 2 X 30 KVA 220 volt onboard electricity generators to power all the lights and equipment onboard .

And of course in this boat you will get full catering throughout the trip, gourmet cuisine, soft drinks, tropical fruit juices, beer, and well stocked refrigerator and freezer.

THE AILEOITA 02 Boat Charter Includes :

- All transfers to and from Padang Airport.
- Transfers to and from the Mentawai Islands.
- Full catering, soft drinks, snacks, tropical fruit juices, and sodas onboard.
- Use of onboard equipments.
- Use of tender / run boat for photography.
- Two cases of beer per person - extra beer available upon request.

THE AILEOITA 02 Boat Charter Not Includes :

- Hotel in Padang.
- Meals off boats.
- Photography / documentations.
- Travel insurance.
- Airport departure taxes.
- Excess baggage.
- Passport, innoculation costs and personal spending money.
- Harbor permits .
- Mentawai tax USD 5 per pax per day

from
26,000.00 $
Single traveler - boat trip - Aileolita

This is an option for single travellers searching for a private boat trip. We will match you with an existing group reservation. You might need to be flexible on your travel dates.
(see full description of the trip at boat trip - Aileolita listing)

from
2,600.00 $
Single traveler - boat trip - Alyssa

This is an option for single travellers searching for a private boat trip. We will match you with an existing group reservation. You might need to be flexible on your travel dates.
(see full description of the trip at boat trip - Alyssa listing)

from
3,500.00 $

Location & surf

The Mentawai Islands are a chain of about seventy islands and islets off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. Siberut (4,030 km²) is the largest of the islands. The other major islands are Sipora, North Pagai (Pagai Utara) and South Pagai (Pagai Selatan). The islands lie approximately 150 km off the Sumatran coast, across the Mentawai Strait.

These islands attracts swells all year round with the most consistent season generally being between March and November. Waves vary in size from 2 to 12 foot with the average wave height being about 6 foot. This region can also get big swells with up to 16 feet. These islands are blessed with some of the most consistent, user friendly surf in the world.

Nearby surf spots:

Wave Type:Reef Break
Wave Quality:World Class
Bottom:Sharp Reef
Direction:Left
Best Tide:High
Experience Level:Intermediate
Starts working at (ft):4
Holds up to (ft):15

E-bay (Distance: 220m)

E-bay is a hollow lefthander. It starts to barrel right after the take-off and builds a short wall. E-bay holds al lot of swell and is a good choice on these days.

Wave Type:Reef Break
Wave Quality:Regional Class
Bottom:Reef
Direction:Right
Best Tide:Mid, High
Experience Level:Intermediate
Starts working at (ft):2
Holds up to (ft):9

Pit Stop (Distance: 367m)

Pit Stop is the right-hander next to the peak of E-Bay. It is a very playful right with little but fun barrels with nice wall sections. Ends in a sandy channel.

Wave Type:Reef Break
Wave Quality:Regional Class
Bottom:Sharp Reef
Direction:Right
Best Tide:Mid
Experience Level:Intermediate
Starts working at (ft):
Holds up to (ft):

Nipussi (Distance: 434m)

Nipussi is a right-hander reef break located close by the shore and within a corner the spot features two sections. The wave´s characteristics change depending to the conditions which makes it a very flexible spot that produces barrels on some days. On good days the wave actually lets you out of the barrel from time to time. Nipussi is at it's best when it is medium tide and the barrels will make you feel so good...

Wave Type:Reef Break
Wave Quality:World Class
Bottom:Reef, Sharp Reef
Direction:Left
Best Tide:High
Experience Level:Intermediate
Starts working at (ft):2
Holds up to (ft):8

Beng Beng (Distance: 882m)

The Beng beng surf spot is located just around 15 minutes walking from ebay, this rippable left reef is better when it's fun and probably it's the easiest wave to surf in Mentawai Islands. The scenery surrounding Beng Beng is breathtaking. The best size to surf Beng Beng is anything over shoulder high.

Wave Type:Reef Break
Wave Quality:World Class
Bottom:Reef
Direction:Left
Best Tide:High
Experience Level:Pros only
Starts working at (ft):3
Holds up to (ft):12

Hideaways (Distance: 6400m)

Hideways is a very hollow left-hander that barrals over a very shalow reef. It rises right out of the deep waters and barrels towards the channel.

Surf classes

Quick facts:

  • Equipment included
    Use of onboard equipments.
Surf boat trips
Local surf guide and crew will make sure that you get to the waves you want and catch fish along the way. They have lots of experience, and have extensive knowledge of the new surf spots formed by the uplifting of the seabeds and they knew several secret surf spots unknown by the others.

General information

Property Information:

  • Address
    siberut island

Other activities:

  • Fishing
  • Snorkling
  • Information on how to get to Siberut
    We suggest to all of our guests to be careful with the schedule of your arriving in Padang
    city. We are fully reminding that the schedule of Surf Siberut islands package is made according
    to the schedule of public ferry named ambu ambu. Currently this ferry leaving from Padang to
    muara siberut only every Thursday afternoon. On the other day, the ferry leaving for another place
    in mentawai islands such as tua pejat and sikakap. (if there is a changes in ambu ambu ferry
    schedule, we will notify our guests instantly ) Please check the schedule of your airline ticket first
    to make sure you’ll be arriving in padang city by Thursday. Otherwise you’ll be spending more
    nights in padang waiting for the ferry, but if you have more budget to spent for transportation,
    then you may rent a speed boat from padang to muara siberut.

    Ambu Ambu Ferry Transfer Travel times from
    Padang to Maura Siberut :
    The Ambu Ambu Ferry is actually the most
    reliable ferry running in the Mentawai Islands. It's
    actually rarely delayed and guests can relax and
    have a nice sleep during the crossing.
    Journey time: Total Journey 15-16hrs
    (Main Ferry 10-11hrs)
    Padang-Maura Siberut:
    Day/Week: Each Thursday
    Depart: 7-8pm Arrive: 6-7am Friday
    Maura Siberut-Padang:
    Day/Week: Each Friday
    Depart: 5-6pm Arrive: 4-6am Saturday
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Booking policy

After confirmation of availability from us on the selected surf charter boat and trip time table, booking and information (with international flights details booked by guest(s)) will be confirmed by guest(s) to us

For boat trip  500 USD / pax deposit is required at the time of booking. deposit are non refundable but may used towards another trip. we will not closed the date for selected group until booking deposit received.

All costs for your surf boat charter must be paid 30 days prior to your departure date.

Failure to pay balance as specified can result in loss of booking dates and/or deposit.

Cancellation policy :

Any cancellation made by the guests must charge as follows :

- 50% penalty from total payment if cancelled between 30-20 days

- 80% penalty from total payment if cancelled between 19-10 days

- 100% penalty from total payment if cancelled less than 9 days

Should you need to cancel for emergency reasons, you will be able to use your money toward another trip in the future.

Balance of net tour cost due to 30 days before commencement date of the cruise.

Failure to pay balance as specified can result in loss of booking dates and/or deposit.

Note :

Travel Insurance

We require that all persons have travelers medical insurance.

We strongly recommend trip cancellation and baggage insurance. We do not reschedule or reimburse travelers if they miss departure for any reason including injury, trip delay or other reason. Insurance covers you for these unexpected events.

Baggage

Personal baggage is the owner's responsibility throughout the trip. we assume no liability for loss or damage to baggage in transit to and from surf charter trip or while on surf charter trip, in transit to and from trekking trip or while on trekking trip.

 

General Terms

We have a commitment to do our best to ensure your arrangements are satisfactory. We aim to portray a realistic vision of conditions on our charters and we accept no liability for any loss or damage sustained by as result of another paying passenger. we reserve the right to disembark passengers not complying with instructions and those whose mental or physical condition is objectionable to other passengers or become a hazard to themselves or other passengers, we will not be responsible for costs incurred by persons precluded from completing the journey for these reasons.

Medical and Health

It is vital that persons with a medical condition make them known to us well before departure, This will enable us to assess personal and group risk that may result from any event caused by a known medical condition. It is highly recommended to obtain medical insurance with a reputable insurance company prior to departure. Vaccinations for typhoid and hepatitis is advised as is malaria medication for precautionary measures.

Surf Conditions

We always hope for great surf, Unfortunately, there may be times when surf conditions are less than desirable and perhaps unsuitable for the less experienced surfer. we shall not be liable in the event, due to climatic or other reasons, that satisfactory surf is unavailable.

Limitations of Liability

we give notice that we act only as agent for the clients in making arrangements for hotels, transportation, restaurants, or any other service and do not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay due to sickness, pilferage, labor disputes, mechanical breakdown, quarantine, government restraints, act of wars, weather or other circumstances beyond their control. Participation in our tours implies the travelers' agreement to the above conditions.

 

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