Updated July 13th, 2020 – Latest News
Updated July 9th, 2020 – Latest News
All foreign visitors to Mentawai must undergo a PCR test, which remains valid for 14 days. This is best done at your point of departure to avoid any delays or complications during travel.
If running short of time before departure, PCR test results can be […]
This page is being updated regularly in accordance with information provided by the Mentawai Regional Government, West Sumatra Provincial Government, and Indonesia’s central government.
We are currently awaiting confirmation of COVID-19 testing protocols for domestic and international visitors and confirmation from the department of immigration regarding the recommencement of issuing Tourist […]
This is part three of our series filmed in late February / early March 2020, when we hosted a chilled group of girls and guys enjoying epic shoulder season perfection, just prior to the onset of COVID-19. Just 6 – 8 people surfing at a time, sharing long glassy walls […]
Updated Rescheduling Policy – 1 Month Extension, & Planned Re-opening of Mentawai Tourism, Issued May 27th, 2020
Dear Valued Guests,
Today we received a copy of the official guidelines from Indonesia’s Ministry of Health outlining the prevention of transmission of COVID-19 in the sector of services and trade in public areas to support the sustainable reopening of businesses. These guidelines were issued to the Governor, Bupati, City Mayor, […]
This is the second part of our series filmed in late Feb / Early March 2020, when we hosted some absolute legends enjoying perfect glassy sessions just prior to the onset of COVID-19. Our staff remain at the resort and are looking forward to hosting our guests once again, as […]
In late February / Early March 2020, we enjoyed perfect glassy waves in the 3-4 feet range with smackable sections and pockets to pull into. This is the first of a series of 3 movies filmed just after our surf coaching clinics up until March 27th when we were forced […]
Our favorite time of the year when it’s just us. Uncrowded glassy surf in mid-January, right before the commencement of our surf coaching clinics, left our guests frothing and stoked. At this time of the year, we get to move around more with very few charter boats in operation, and […]
Dear Valued Customers,
On April 5th after being notified by the Mentawai Government of the closure of tourism being extended from April 4th (originally closed on March 27th) to April 18th, we then relaxed our terms and conditions valid until April 30th, or until further notice.
As we have now been updated […]
Our staff remains vigilant and safe at Macaronis Resort, while there is still only one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Northern region of the Mentawai Islands. We have received a new notification letter from the Mentawai Regional Government dated April 17th, regarding the continuation of lockdown, and no surfing […]
Dear Valued Customers,
With the many travel restrictions currently in place globally, we have relaxed our Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy, also providing special conditions for those already booked in relation to Special Rates currently being advertised (point 6).
These changes are in […]
This clip was made over Christmas and New Years 2020, featuring perfect, empty surf with memorable family moments, including island exploring, cliff jumping, pool games, crab racing, and let’s not forget firework celebrations on new years eve! We still have 10 rooms available this Christmas if anybody would like to […]
We hope you are all doing fine, and your families are safe. We’re pleased to report our team at Macaronis Resort is safe and remaining positive.
After Indonesia closed its borders to tourist arrivals on Friday, March 20th, we were notified by the Mentawai Government […]
Highlights of Week 5 of our intermediate surf coaching clinics, Feb 14th – 21st, 2020. Thanks to everybody who took part this year, it was a blast and we look forward to seeing some of you again next year! Stay safe, and remain strong everyone. Thanks to Junior Garcia for […]