The reality is rather different. Since 2001 Nihiwatu (Sumba Island, Indo) has in fact been the site of a luxury resort, where these days a room for the night will cost you $900 USD — a price which includes food but not non-alcoholic drinks, nor the 21% government tax and service charge, nor your reservation for one of the day’s ten available “surf slots”. If you’re not staying at the resort and have not paid for a “surf slot”, you can’t surf the break; if you try to, you will be kindly asked to leave, possibly by a local wielding a machete.
Ever wonder how good the surf can get in one day at Kandui? Sit back and press the play button.
Green bush, Rags , Thunders, Macaronis, Mentawai is on fire. From the Gold Coast to Victoria, a trip in Australia is always Magic and when you have finished your trip at Cokes in Maldives islands , you just think that it was one of the best spring of your young life. Kyllian Guerin, 12 years old , Living swell.
Our friend Sebastian Imizcoz, just got back from his second trip of 2015 on board of Aileoita 1 and he sent us the report.
We checked the prices for the most commum surf destinations in Indonesia based in a 12 days trip. Here goes what we found out:
Harry flexes his repertoire hard for five minutes here, and you’re gonna want to watch every second of it. From insane barrels to ridiculous above-the-lip surfing, young Harry has got a bag full of tricks that we hope to see more of in the future. Here’s to another cover someday, one where he’s maybe even riding a wave.
Here I was again in Padang, getting ready to start my 11 th season on the Aileoita 1, frothing to try my new camera and go search for some new spots. My guests were returning guest, so they know what there were looking for, no crowds.
Mentawai regency and legislative council are preparing three new bylaws aimed at tapping revenue from its world famous surfing and tourism players, which the administration claims has created zero income for the regency.
It’s been more than two months since Ricardo Dos Santos was shot and killed outside his house in Brazil. This is one of the best, and the way we should (and will) all remember Ricardo: Standing tall in the blue Mentawai tubes.
You might have seen that IndoSurfLife.com had a few spots in a recent trip to Mentawai on board of Moon Palikir.
We had 11 days of real good surf and no crowds. We even scored the rare “The Hole” mostly by ourselves. Check the photos here and book your trip with us.