Surftrip Mentawai

Tips to travel to mentawai

What to bring to the surfcamp

Our recommendations you should not forget

  • Travel medical insurance. Required.
  • Solar protection
  • At least two boards, one of them for large waves.
  • Wax
  • At least 2 leash
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Raincoat jacket.
  • We recommend bringing a vitamin supplement or
  • supplements such as protein shakes to regain strength for the next day
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Cash in rupees for eventual expenses such as beer, soft drinks or photos. Last ATM in Padang.
  • Some medicines you may need occasionally such as ibuprofen, paracetamol, etc …

Frequent questions

These are the frequent questions that our guests have

I need travel insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory

Before buying your plane ticket

Check out the Mentawai fast Ferry departures to avoid waiting days in Padang and thus optimize your surf days.
See schedules

How many tables do I have to carry?

At least two boards, one of them for large waves.

Can I pay with card

There are no ATMs in Mentawai, we recommend you to bring extra money for eventual expenses, beers, gifts, photos.

Where is Sabbit Mentawai Surfcamp?

It is located on the island of Nyan-Nyan (Pulau Masokut).

It is safe?

Each room has its key and safe boxes to store your belongings.

There is WIFI?

We do not have wifi in the surfcamp, so that the disconnection is total.
But if you need it, we have a wifi point 50 meters from the camp.

What happens in case of an accident?

For minor accidents, there is a health center 15 minutes away by boat.

In case of serious injury transfer by speedboat to Padang 4 hours (+ € 1000).
Reason why you should have travel insurance.

How many people are at the spot?

It depends on how many waves work the same day.
From you alone with your friends to 30 people.

What's the weather like in Mentawai?

The weather is unpredictable, the temperature is around 25º to 30º
You still have 2 weeks of sun to rain heavily.

Is there a hospital nearby?

There is a primary care hospital 15 minutes away by boat

* Cash payments only.

Do you have any more questions?

Contact us and we will be happy to help you

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