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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Despite there being no confirmed cases of Coronavirus in West Sumatra as at March 18th, at Macaronis Resort we are taking preventative measures very seriously to minimize the threat of the virus, as the safety of our guests, staff members, and the local community is our main priority.
We are so proud to support the Pagai Foundation in its first year of operation. We will now begin building a website and updating all of our resources as the foundation has been a great success. Thank you to Dr. Eghardt Brand, his wife Hayley, and the 11 International doctors […]
This article in Magic Seaweed about sums up our summer months.
Macas works on all tides, so 4-5 people surfing at a time, or nobody out at all, is common over Christmas and New Years’. January – March, we […]
What to expect at Intermediate Surf Coaching Clincs held in January and February annually. This is our favorite time of the year with low or no crowds and perfect conditions. It’s an ideal time for intermediate surfers to hone their skills surfing the world’s best waves completely uncrowded with quality […]
A couple of major upgrades at Macaronis Resort! We’ve just installed new twin Yamaha 250 hp V6 4.2L outboard engines on Surfalot and we’ve also just installed a new Vsat C-band 2Mbps dedicated internet connection. The 1.8m dish is so far working great, soon to be upgraded to 2.4m dish, […]
Here is last years article by Swellnet featuring our January ad February Year 2018 Surf Coaching Clinics. Get in touch if you would like to join us in paradise in Jan or Feb 2019, to enjoy low crowds and perfect waves, while quickly improving your surfing skills, technique and knowledge […]