Located on Simuelue Island among the outer islands of Sumatra is the super unique and awesome Mahi-Mahi Bungalows and Boat Charter. Take a trip back in time to explore pristine jungle and marine environments. Witness what most of Indonesia was like 30 years ago. Stunning white sand beaches lead to clear blue and warm swimming holes and tide pools. Live coral reefs provide underwater wonderlands for snorkeling and spear fishing. Just inland you have rain forest hikes to gorgeous waterfalls. Right in front of the Mahi Mahi Resort is a perfect super consistent A-Frame peak left and right. Or, you can hire a motorbike with surf racks and explore the 10 empty surf spots within 20 minutes drive. There is something for everyone, with a variety of wave types for your preference and skill level, ranging from easy beach breaks to heaving barrels over coral reef.
The five bungalows are on a 10,000 square meter garden paradise in front of the white sand beach. Each are constructed in traditional and Eco-friendly form, with indoor-outdoor western style bathrooms, a a large terrace on the second story and luxurious chilled living space. The comfortable queen sized beds are covered with mosquito netting. Catering to a max of 28 guests at any one time, it is ideal for solo adventurers, couples, groups, and families with children.
The several communal spaces include a large open area made from a traditional teakwood ‘Joglo’ equipped with dvd projector, stereo and comfortable sofas. You have a number of outdoor dining options to choose from. There is a private terrace, BBQ area and two level viewing tower perfect for 360 degrees view of the lush jungle behind and the picture perfect surf spot out front.
Meals are always a delight starting with breakfast options including fresh fruit, muesli, fruit juice, coconuts and coconut milk, eggs, potatoes, banana pancakes, Nasi Goreng, baked beans, and fried tomatoes. Dinner and lunch options include Indonesian specialties such as chicken, fish, meat curries and vegetarian dishes ( Gado Gado, tempe, tofu, rice etc ) and western favorites like steak, pizza, spaghetti bolognaise, burgers and tacos. There is a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to choose from.
Proudly representing sustainability and maintaining a low impact footprint, the resort supports community and environmental initiatives on Simeulue and the Banyaks. They help to protect the two endangered turtle species, the Green Turtle and the Leatherback.
Last, but certainly not least, is the 12.5 meter (42ft) live-aboard speed boat. Outfitted with new engines, the vessel is able to transport small groups of up to 5 guests at a quick and stable 25 knots on explore and strike missions to other nearby spots. The couches in the main dining area can be converted into really comfortable beds and guests can also sleep at the bow of the boat. The charter starts with a minimum of 3 days up to a maximum of 10 days. You can combine your vacation with the resort and the charter, staying a couple of days at the Mahi Mahi Bungalows, do a charter for a few days then head back to the island again for a few more days or customize as you please. You may never want to leave! The charter is also used for fishing, snorkeling and dive excursions.
Packages include accommodation, all meals and drinking water, airport transfers and island travel, surf guide and use of fishing equipment, dive gear and SUP.