A Mentawai Islands boat trip is recognized as one of the greatest surf adventures on Earth. There truly is nothing better than traveling, living, and surfing by boat through exotic, remote locations. A "boat trip" in the Mentawai Islands pushes surfing frontiers and offers what many consider the ultimate surfing experience. At Antidote Travel our goal is to partner with the safest and most affordable options and provide the finest surf charter experience for our guests, period.
Antidote Travel currently manages three local surf charter boats, the Star Koat, Oasis, and Melaleuca. Each one offers their own unique advantages and each one promises a one-of-a-kind surf adventure into the most fertile wave region in the entire world, the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia!
Mentawai Islands Boat Trip Information
Somewhere in the world right now a perfect wave is reeling down a point, feeling the contours of a reef, or splitting into an A-Frame peak over sand... Somewhere in the world right now Antidote Travel has a resort, residence, or surf charter boat awaiting your arrival to greet these waves head-on.
From the mind blowing consistency of Indonesia to the mind numbing black sand peaks of Iceland, Antidote Travel offers a one-of-a-kind experience from start to finish. Our core philosphy is to travel during each destination's prime swell and weather window to ensure the highest quality adventure possible. We offer a variety of proven destinations and a number of trips off the beaten path - Antidote Travel is ready to send you on the greatest adventure of your life!
2011 Travel Pack Now Available!
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Brad Gerlach Surf Academy: Kandui Resort, Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
Dates: October 18, 2011 - October 29, 2011
Expert: Brad Gerlach (Surf Guide)
Description: Brad Gerlach offers his first ever surf academy featuring coaching, photo and video analysis, and good times in the intimate resort setting at Kandui. Click here for more information.
Surf with Tropicsurf in the Maldives onboard the Four Seasons Explorer!
Dates: June 6, 2011 - July 21, 2011
Expert: Ross Phillips (Surf Instructor at Tropicsurf)
Description: Cruise the picturesque atolls of the Maldives in complete seclusion on the best charter boat in the Maldives and learn to surf with a team of qualified experts! Click here for more information.
Star Koat Mentawai Islands Yacht Charter - New to Antidote Travel!
Dates: 2011 trips now available!
Description: Travel back in time through the fabled Mentawai Islands with one of the best teams out there! This is the best surf experience on the planet! Click here for more information.
Dates: Available by Request
Description: Tavarua Resort is located on its own heart-shaped island, a quiet sanctuary hidden among the Fijian island chain. The island can accommodate an average of 36 guests each week and is typically reserved for whole group bookings. Antidote Travel has created this special "Events" section to help connect people interested in going to Tavarua with groups when there is a chance of availability. We look forward to greeting you with a friendly "Bula! Welcome to Tavarua!" Click here for more information.
Surf Sumba with Tropicsurf at the world famous Nihiwatu Resort!
Dates:October 20 - 27, 2011
Expert: Ross Phillips (Surf Instructor at Tropicsurf)
Description: Nihiwatu is a unique location.You've probably never been anywhere quite like it. The location is beautiful, remote and showcases a fascinating local culture. Sitting at the spectacular, hill-side bar and restaurant watching perfect waves peel off un-ridden is a sight to behold. Nihiwatu is a special place. There's just something about it. Click here for more information.
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Antidote Travel Video:
The following HD video is an inspirational peek into the destinations and events Antidote Travel offer to members of our network. Locations within this featured film include the clear, rippable waves of the Maldives, the relaxing island of Tavarua, Fiji and the secluded perfection of Kandui Resort in Indonesia.
Shot and edited by FTR Films, the Antidote Travel HD Video offers incredible scenery, surfing, and lifestyle that should get you fired up for your next surf holiday! Time: 4:20
Kandui Resort offers a world entirely beyond time and obligations. For adventurous surfers looking for a free spirited, relaxing surf holiday in the company of world class waves to everyday wanderers looking for a private paradise where time seemingly stands still – this is it! Hidden among the palms on this remote island are just 7 traditional Mentawai “umas” offering solitude and luxury.
Kandui Resort is located in one of the most sought after locations in the world and is surrounded by more than 2 dozen world class waves all within a 30 minute boat ride from the resort. Kandui's goal is to provide the average surfer the opportunity to score the best waves of their lives at the premiere surfing resort location on Earth!
Kandui Resort Information
Antidote Travel and Tropicsurf, based out of Australia, have partnered to offer a variety of unique surf experiences. Tropicsurf delivers the world's best surfing holidays... with an emphasis on service, luxury, water safety and improvement. Regardless of age or ability, with Tropicsurf everyone can enjoy surfing's ultimate thrills in style, comfort and safety. Their obvious starting point is to put you into primo, un-crowded surf; but, a 5-star vacation should be more than just quality surf. Over the years they've developed what they term 'Tropicsurf Style' - distinguishing features that make every Tropicsurf trip distinctive. Luxury. Safety. Expert guidance. Coaching. Alternative activities. Service. Check out some of their incredible destinations below!
Part of the Mentawai Island chain, Pitojat lies off the North Western corner of Sipora Island, approximately 80 kms off the West coast of mainland Sumatra, Indonesia.
Nestled amongst the palm trees on Pitojat Island, Togat Nusa Retreat truly is a magical place. A private, tropical island sanctuary perfect for those looking to escape, relax and unwind. Our position in the surf rich Mentawai Islands chain has us surrounded by some epic scenery and waves. They are a small retreat, catering for only 6 guests at a time. They focus on providing you with the most uniquely relaxing holiday experience available.
Togat Nusa Retreat Information
Mark and Dave's Place is located on Iguana Beach in the heart of the Nicaraguan Riviera. During your stay, home will be in one of four private cabanas, each one clean, simple, and built by a team of Nicaraguan craftsmen in the traditional style. The house sits on two acres of immaculate beach front property and offers three incredible waves, and two swimming pools!
Mark and Dave's Place is located in a private community that offers instant access to one of the the best beach breaks in Central America, Colorado's, and our own reef break, Ponga Drops. While other surfers can only access these waves by an arduous boat ride you are already there!
Mark and Dave's Information
Hosting guests since 1998, WavePark Mentawai Surf Resort is the original full service land-based surfing resort in the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Their all inclusive price includes a private chartered speedboat transport from mainland Sumatra to Mentawai and return, guided surfing and fishing speedboat service, 3 meals a day, drinks, snacks and accommodation on the island. With a maximum capacity of 14 surfers, the WavePark Mentawai surf resort guests have the entire island for their exclusive use.
Wavepark is standing by to make your dreams a reality!
Las Flores Surf Club is a surfers' resort. Its signature break "Las Flores" is a world class break with 300 meter rides when on, the waves forming way out off the point and peeling across the cove, right up onto the sand just meters from the front of the hotel!
Las Flores is also known as the premiere surf resort in
Central America. If you are looking for a hassle free experience, warm water, rippable pointbreaks, great food, unreal lodging, and a knowledgable and friendly staff book a 6 or 7 day package to Las Flores and enjoy the best of what El Salvador has to offer!
Las Flores Surf Club Information
The Salina Cruz area has something for everyone with a great variety of waves to choose from. One of the best attributes of this area is the array of points on offer - as you move north up the coast, the points get hollower and more powerful. There is also a fun beach break in the area, and due to constant exploration, we are finding new spots to the north and south. If you like right hand points that peel for hundreds of yards this is the best spot on Earth to explore!
Las Palmeras Surf Resort, headed by Salina Cruz local, David Ramirez, offers a full service alternative that encompasses your entire surfing experience. Your trip covers accommodation, transport to waves in 4 wheel drive vehicles, and food so the only thing you have to worry about is catching 1/2 mile long rights with just you and your friends!
Las Palmeras Information
Aura Surf Resort is an exclusive surfing resort on a large unexplored island in Northern Sumatra called Simeulue. No crowds and ease of access make this one of the most attractive surf destinations in the world that you have probably never heard of! With over 10 secret spots catering to surfers of all levels, hundreds of untouched beaches, and stunning remote outer islands, this pristine location offers something unique for every type of tropical surf traveler.
Aura Surf Resort is situated on the beach close to a very quiet and tiny village.
The island has amazing mountains, with water falls, rain-forest, rivers, abundant wildlife, beaches, islands, 4wd tracks, fishing, snorkeling.
Aura Surf Resort Information
Tavarua Resort is the most recognized and well known surf resort in the world! It is located on its own heart-shaped island, a quiet sanctuary hidden among the Fijian island chain. The island can accommodate an average of 36 guests each week and is typically reserved for whole group bookings. Antidote Travel has created a special "Events" section to help connect people interested in going to Tavarua with groups when there is a chance of availability.
Tavarua boasts two world-class lefts, Cloudbreak and Restaurants - both waves are managed by Tavarua and available to resort guests. Tavarua looks forward to greeting you with a friendly "Bula! Welcome to Tavarua!"
Tavarua Resort Information
Antidote Travel sends hundreds upon hundreds of guests all over the world every year on the surf adventures of their lives... We specialize in trips on Singapore Airlines to our core list of destinations in Indonesia but we are also capable of setting up the best airline arrangements in conjunction with our travel partner, Jeff Samuelson to any location in the world! To reserve a spot on one of our trips or if you are looking for the right person to talk to feel free contact us anytime:
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