Getting to Mentawai Surf Retreat

Speedboat Transfer to Mentawai Surf Retreat: Upon arrival in Padang you will be transported to Nyang Nyang Island via comfortable speedboat. The island lies 135 kilometers (70 miles) off the coast of Padang. Transfers typically take 4.5 hours, however they are weather dependent and can take longer.


Travel Arrangements

Getting to Mentawai Surf Retreat is a combination of air, land, and sea transportation.

Once you land in Padang, our helpful crew will pick you up and take you to your overnight accommodation in the city, or directly to the speedboat out to the retreat.

Destination Airport: Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia | Minangkabau International Airport (PDG)

Don’t hesitate to contact us for assistance on booking your flights!

Flight Route 1 (via Kuala Lumpur)

“Your Country Here” -> Kuala Lumpur -> Padang
Suggested Airlines: Air Asia

Route 1 is the most popular option for transit to Padang. Air Asia offers flights twice daily to Padang typically in the morning and evening. Also, be aware that you may have to change airports in Kuala Lumpur, so leave time for transfer.(Note: Kuala Lumpur Airport is very strict on weight limits for baggage. If flying Air Asia please ensure that you declare baggage prior to booking your flight. Overweight fees can be as much as $17 USD/kilo overweight.)

Flight Route 2 (via Singapore/Jakarta)

“Your Country Here” -> Singapore -> Jakarta -> Padang

Suggested Airlines: Air Asia, Garuda, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Citilink

Transfer directly from Singapore to Padang is no longer an option. Guests must transit through Jakarta.

Flight Route 3 (Via Bali/Jakarta)

“Your Country Here” -> Bali, Denpasar -> Jakarta -> Padang

Suggested Airlines: Air Asia, Garuda, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Citilink

Travel Accommodation Suggestions

Please reference below for suggested accommodation if your flight plan requires an overnight stay in Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Padang.

Padang Accommodation:

Mercure Padang
One of Padang’s finest beach front hotels. Luxurious rooms equipped with first class amenities and services. Visit Their Site

Axana Hotel
A four star luxury resort in the heart of Padang. Spacious and contemporary rooms coupled with state of the art features. Visit Their Site

Plan B
A fresh alternative to traditional hotels, reflecting a contemporary lifestyle at an unbeatable value and includes a Playstation 3 lounge in the bar. Visit Their Site

Kuala Lumpur Accommodation:

Sama Sama Hotel
Located 10 minutes away from the KLLCT terminal. This hotel offers a resort-style five star experience. Visit Their Site

Concord Inn
Located 15 minutes away from the KLLCT terminal. This is a mid range option with plenty of amenities. Visit Their Site

Tune Hotel
Located 5 minutes away from the KLLCT terminal. Convenient and economic option for an overnight stay in KL. Visit Their Site

Singapore Accommodation:

Transit Hotel
Located inside of the Singapore airport. Affordable cost and convenient location. More info here

The Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel
Located 10 minutes away from Singapore city center. More info here

Jakarta Accommodation:

Sheraton Bandara Hotel
Located three kilometers from the airport. Offers a unique, five-star, resort-style experience in Jakarta. More info here

MSR can assist with booking accommodation in Padang. Please do not hesitate to contact with questions.