Aloita Resort, a Private Island Heaven in Mentawai


Mentawai is one of the best destinations to visit in Indonesia, particularly if you are a surfer. The islands off the western coast of West Sumatra is a world-class surfing location. It has many great places to explore and surf. To enjoy them fully, you need to stay in a great resort that allows you to get to all the best waves. Aloita Resort is one of them.

The dock of Aloita. via Instagram/aloita_resort

Mentawai generally has two surfing seasons; the in-season and shoulder season. Each season provides different challenges and fun. Aloita Resort will help you enjoy the very best of Mentawai breaks so you can focus on having fun, riding the wave on your board.


Aloita is well located in Mentawai Islands. via Instagram/aloita_resort

Aloita is actually very close to the main port of the Mentawai Islands. This resort is located on a small island called Simakakang. This secluded island is tropical heaven on its own. The island is surrounded by white sandy beaches. If you are into diving and snorkeling, the coral reef around the island is also very interesting. The underwater life here is quite vibrant with a lot of creatures.

Rooms and bungalows

Nice beachfront Bungalows. via Instagram/aloita_resort

Generally, Aloita is an intimate resort with 10 beachfront bungalows. The backdoor of the resort is lush tropical vegetation. It also has a two kilometers private white sand beach. Each bungalow is constructed using only the highest quality material. It has a private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, minibar, terrace with sea view, beach chair, and mosquito nets. A daily cleaning service is also available.


Surfing is the most sought after activity. via Instagram/aloita_resort

The main activity in this resort is definitely surfing. Indeed, Mentawai is simply unmatched in terms of surfing location. There are at least five world-class surfing spots in Mentawai. In addition, 70% of renowned Mentawai surfing spots are accessible from this resort. You can also enjoy stand up paddle, trekking, snorkeling, and also yoga.


Nice location. via Instagram/aloita_resort

Checking in and checking out is only on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Furthermore, the rate at this resort starts at USD250 per night per person. The rate includes three meals per day. You can also rent a private bungalow that can accommodate up to three people. Another option is family bungalow that can accommodate up to six people.

Beautiful beach. via Instagram/aloita_resort

Aloita Resort is truly a great accommodation to pick in Mentawai. It is located in a small paradise island, near most of the bets Mentawai surfing spots. Even if you just want to escape without surfing, this resort is a great destination too.

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