A luxury private residence in the heart of the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia.
A luxury private residence in the heart of the Mentawi Island, Indonesia.
Information on Awera Mana
Set in 40 hectares of tropical island, this secluded luxary residance is one of a kind within the Mentawi Islands.
Air Conditioned Bedrooms
The property boasts five double bedrooms on two levels with twin queens or single king four poster beds, all fully air conditioned.
Outdoor Swimming Pool
After a hard day on the beach, or surfing those wonderful breaks, what better way is there than to relax and watch the sun go down in this glorious outdoor pool.
‘Western’ Style Kitchen
Everything you or your chef needs including a large gas range cooker, double fridge freezer, ice maker and seperate bar fridge.
A top quality pool table, table tennis table and dart board, all enclosed in a fully air conditioned room for when the competition gets a little hot.
Large Dining Room
Big enough to hosts all your guests or a quiet dinner for two, this room like all our others is fully air conditioned with views towards the ocean.
Two large shower rooms with WC and hot and cold running water, in Mentawi hot running water is a luxury!
Stroll along our private white sandy beaches and dip your toes into the crystal blue ocean as you go.
Our tropical gardens with their coconut palms surround the house giving shade through the day. For those who like to explore, trails lead off through the jungle.
Solar Power With Storage
The latest in Solar Panel and Battery Storage technology, gives power throughout the day and night, and if, just if, the sun dosen't shine we have a large diesel powered generator to keep the batteries topped up.
We have our own first class Indonesian chef so youi can simply enjoy your vacation rather than worry about cooking. Able to catering for all styles cusine this is one luxary not to be missed.
Professional Surf Guide
Having one of the best surf guides the Mentawis has to offer, our resident manager Cahn Mitchell has lived in the islands for over ten years. This Western Australian born surfer has extensive knowledge of the tides, currents, winds and breaks, if your looking for the ultimate surf holiday, Cahn will get you in the right spot every time.
Paddle Boards & Snorkelling
We have two large paddle boards for you to use and a selection of snorkling equipment for those of you who wish explore some of the many corel reefs around the island.
Being Indonesia the water is generally unsafe to drink, however for your comfort we have installeed a water purification system so that all the water within the site safe to drink and wash with.
Pay As You Go WiFi
As remote as Awera Mana is you can still connect to the outside world - if you wish! We have a 'Pay As You Go' WiFi system installed which will give you coverage around the house.
Aluminium Boat And Skipper
Our medium sized aluminum boat is ideal for getting around the islands, out to the surf breaks, into Tuapajet if you'd like to go shopping or just spend some time on the water. Skippered by an experienced Captain who knows every inch of the surrounding water ways you'll know your always be in safe hands.
For your comfort we have an active chemical free system for the elimination of Mosquitoes and Sand Flies, although all the bedrooms have nets the system is now so effective that they are rarely needed and sitting on our upper deck at night is now a bit free experiance.
Awera Mana Pricing
"This exclusive island retreat is only available for seven weeks every year"
Our private luxury residence is as follows:
Since each guest or group of guests may have different requirments the following pricing has been created in an À la carte style to allow them to choose whats most important during their stay:
Weekly rental price is $15,000.00 AUD, (any seven day period within any month) it includes the following:
Transfers from Padang airport to a hotel of your choice, we recommend the Mercure in Padang and to the Fast Ferry which takes 3 ½ hours to arrive into Tuapajet port. It is then only a ten minute boat ride to the Island where the property is situated.
Beer (Bintang), Soft Drinks and Juice - If your require mixers for any spirits you bring yourself please gives us prior notice so we can get them organised.
Our chef and food for the duration of your stay. The menu for the week will be dicussed with guests upon arrival, any special dietary needs can be catered for, but again with prior notice.
Our Surf Guide Cahn Mitchell - Fuel for the boat is inclusive unless guests wish to visit HT's or Play Grounds, the additional fuel charges will apply.
Cleaning of the house, laundry and linen which is done every 3 days.
Full use of the two Stand up Paddle Boards, boat with the captain and snorkeling equipment.
Your hotel accomodation in Padang is NOT included in the weekly rental price.
Additional options and costs.
Note: We can only accommodate a total of ten guests, this includes children (any person under the age of sixteen). We can only take FIVE surfers in any visiting group per week. The Islands have introduced a new 'Surfing Tourist Tax' which is $100AUD per person (1,000,000.00 IDR) per week and is payable on your arrival into Padang or Tuapajet.
Internet hotspot is available which is ‘pay as you’ go. Usually $50 to $100 AUD is plenty for the week as long as your not downloading large items like images and movies or live streaming video. Top up's can made at any time during your stay.
as mentioned above, additional fuel charges will apply for guest surfers wishing to visit HT', Play Grounds or other breaks outside of our normal surfing area. Fuel is around a $1.00 per litre.
If you wish to bring your own spirits, then we suggest you bring them duty free, however we can arrange purchase in Padang upon your arrival. Most mixers are available in Tuapajet but drinks like Tonic water must be pre-arranged.
We want guests to enjoy their time in this secluded paradise, but by its very nature not all 'western' items are available, if you have any particular requirments or requests please let us know well in advance so we can try to accomodate your needs.
"Some of the ways you can get to Padang and Awera Mana Islands"
Travel and Hotel Arrangements
Most International flights will arrive to Padang via;
Singapore (then by ferry to Batam Indonesia)
Upon arrival at Padang Airport you will be greeted by our driver and taken to your hotel, again we recommend the Mercure Padang Hotel due to its high standard and close proximity to the airport and ferry terminal.
It is important for us to know the number of surfers with boards so we can arrange the appropriate pick-up vehicle.
If you'd like us to book your accommodation then please fill out our booking form and add your request to the additional information area.
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Fast Ferry from Padang to Tuapajet which leaves every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week between 6.00 and 7.00am in the morning, be prepared for an early departure.
NOTE: The ferry normally takes 3 and half hours expect on Sundays where it has another additional stop so this will be a four and half hour trip. Upon arrival in Tuapajet our boat driver will pick you up from the ferry for the quick ten minute trip to the property.
On your return the ferry leaves at 3.00pm on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. We will get you to the Ferry by 2.00pm. The Fast Ferry takes 3 and half hours for all 4 days.
Since most flights leave before the ferry arrives in Padang you will need to overnight in a hotel once more. Our driver will take you from the ferry to your overnight hotel and collect you for your journey to the airport.