If you want to experience a simple slice of surfing paradise, then a stay at Kandui Resort might just be your next surf trip. The small Mentawaii Island small consists of eight traditional buildings called “umas.” The umas were built by Mentawaian craftsmen and fuse traditional living together with western comfort. Think: WiFi under a thatched roof. Nice, right? To top it all off, each offers a beautiful view of all the soft white sand, bright blue water and thick tropical flora that converge to make this place truly special.
The Mentawai Islands are widely regarded as one of the best surf zones in the world, often being referred to as the Disneyland of surfing. With a knowledgable surf guide on site and a speedboat always waiting to whirl you out to one of the amazing nearby spots, you’re all but guaranteed to score primetime sessions at Hideaways, Pitstops, Rifles, A-Frames, Pistols, Bank Vaults, Kandui Telescopes and more. Kandui Resort is a great option for someone who wants to surf some of the best waves in the region without having to live on a boat.