Mentawai Island, the diving and surfing hidden paradise

Mentawai Island, the diving and surfing hidden paradise

MentawaiThis time were going to do Travel Adventure by enjoying one of many best places for diving dan surfing in Indonesia. Mentawai Island Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean and takes 9 hours trip from Padang, West Sumatra. Mentawai glowing with all the nature spirits and make it a great place to escape from a hectic life. Mentawai is the natural habitat for 16 endemic species, and some of them such as endangered species e.g. monkey Simakobu.

The present life of Mentawai people categorized as heritage from the Neolithic period, and they have a strong spirit to believe in nature, their life strongly affected by nature. They believe that nature is at the center of life. All the attributes of real Mentawai a perfect place to gain cultural experience, here you will notice a very fascinating and culture, like traditional cloths, art, music and lifestyle. The culture reflects the attributes of their respect for nature.

Mentawai People in traditional dress

Tattoo is one of the most important symbol for Mentawai people, its reflect maturity, manhood and status. The art of body painting inherit their ancestor. The tattoos ink naturally from the leaf.

Among the surfers, Mentawai is the best place to fulfill their demand for beauty and nature of challenges. The beaches offer one of the highest waves in the world, 3 to 4 meters, totally challenge your gut. Once you have land in this hidden paradise Island, next, you paddle for better surfing on the world. Do your self if you havent ride Mentawais Surfer said that most of the waves of the Internet to express their experiences of surfing Mentawai

Surfing at Mentawai

There are four ultimate diving here in Mentawai, Siberut, Sipora, Paddle Utara (North Paddle) and Paddle Selatan (South Paddle).

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