Aileoita - Mentawai

From US$2,500

for 12 nights

IDEAL FOR

Group - Surf Charter
Solo Travellers
Longboarders

Bodyboarders
Intermediate Waves

Surf Skill

Intermediate - Pro

Star Rating

Mid-Range

Price Range

US$208 - US$208 per night

Season

March, April, June, July, August, September, October, May

Board Type

Shortboarders, Longboarders

AVERAGE REVIEW RATING
(11 REVIEWS)

Summary
The Aileoita is a beautifully crafted surf charter boat, designed by surfers for surfers, with high safety & comfort standards. Typical trip gives you 11 days of surfing and the boat has a professional photographer on board to snap all your best moments. In 2018, the photography package is included in the trip price.
Quick Facts
      • Photo package included in the price in 2018 
      • 5 large a/c cabins
      • Max 10 surfers
      • Option of surfing in Telos
      • Great crew
      • High safety standards
      • Boat/resort combo available
      • Big, comfy beds

The Aileoita is a beautifully crafted surf charter boat, designed from the ground up by surfers for surfers with high safety and comfort standards - it is a step above the rest. Recently rebuilt and overhauled from the ground up, Aileoita is back, better than ever. Aileoita and Jordan (the owner) have been featured prominently in a number of Mentawai Islands related articles and features in a variety of publications and web sites all over the world. Aileoita's crew are one of the most experienced crews available with a track record that is second to none, and consistently deliver their guests the trip of a life time. By request, the Aileoita is also available to take trips up to North Sumatra.


The standard trip duration includes 11 days of surfing - 12 nights on the boat overall, but longer or shorter packages are available upon request, as well as Surf Charter Boat/Kandui Resort custom combo packages.


Aileoita is a 70' x 15' Hardwood boat, custom-built in 2002. It is fitted with all the amenities of home, including full air conditioning, TV, VCR, VCD, stereo, fridge, freezer, radar, depth sounder, GPS, VHF/HF radio, 220V generator, life jackets, flares, EPIRB, first-aid kit, tender and outboard, and a generous living room.


She has a cruising speed of 9 - 11 knots and is powered by two 180 HP engines perfectly suited to attain its optimal hull speed. 2 engines = much greater safety at sea, as well as increased speed, but also higher fuel costs. When looking into different boats for your next Mentawai Islands vacation and how they are priced, please keep this in mind. Aileoita is competitively priced comparing to several single-engine boats, despite its higher fuel consumption.


The Aileoita has an immense back deck with wrap-around benches and a roof, which is great for hanging out, and waiting for a bite on the trolling gear.


The staff on the Aileoita includes the captain, a mechanic, a chef, two deck hands, and a highly qualified surf guide Iuri, trained by long time surf guide guru, Jordan Heuer.


Iuri is also a good photographer who will be taking quality shots of you and your group during the trip.

Accommodation

Accommodation on board is in five private twin share cabins. Six of the ten large beds are wide enough to comfortably accommodate a couple, and the other four beds are large enough to accommodate even larger surfers. The maximum number of surfers allowed on board is 10.


The runabout is a 14-foot fiberglass tender with a 25 HP outboard engine, and backup 15 HP engine.


  • 10 spacious berths in five private double cabins. 
  • Generous living room with big comfortable sofas, dining table, and entertainment system. 
  • Two bathrooms with showers. 
  • Outdoor shower on back deck. 
  • Length: 70 ft. 
  • Cruising speed: 9-11 knots. 
  • Engines: 2 x 180 HP Mitsubishi 6D15. 
  • Generators: 20 KvA x 2 Yanmar. 
  • Radio: Icom HF and VHF. 
  • Radar: Furuno 24 mile. 
  • GPS: Garmin. 
  • Sounder: Garmin. 
  • 20 person life raft. 
  • Satellite telephone. 
  • Flares. 
  • Life jackets. 
  • Fire extinguishers. 
  • LCD TV, DVD player, amplified stereo system with I-pod jack. 
  • Indoor & outdoor stereo speakers. 
  • Large shaded top deck area with large dining table wraparound bench seating.
  • 14 foot fiberglass tender with 25 HP engine, and 15 HP backup engine.
 
Inclusions
  • Airport transfers to/from Padang Airport with boards.
  • Full catering, soft drinks, snacks, juices, and sodas.
  • Use of onboard equipment.
  • 1 case of beer per person - extra beer available upon request.
  • Access to the best waves in the world with an accomplished surf guide. 
  • Surf photography for the full charter. Each guest will receive 2 CDs of photos (1 CD of their surfing photos, and 1 CD of scenic, and local Mentawai lifestyle photos) at the end of your trip from the surf guide who is a professional photographer. 

  

 

Extra costs

  • US$2,000 fuel surcharge for North Sumatra trips
  • Every surfer visiting the Mentawai is required to pay the Mentawai Regional Government Surfer Tax of IDR 1,000,000 for 15 days surfing in the region. This is normally paid on arrival in cash (Indonesian Rupiah) and collected by the local operator before departing Padang. You will be issued a wristband with dates. Please ensure you have this for your entire stay in the Mentawai.

 

Not included: 

  • Wine and spirits are available at an additional cost upon request at the time you pay for your trip.
  • Tipping the crew is not mandatory but appreciated – the suggested tip is 10% of the cost of each persons charter prices and is distributed evenly among the crew members.

 

Departure
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Duration
Spots
Price
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Availability
24 Jan 2018 05 Feb 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

07 Feb 2018 19 Feb 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

21 Feb 2018 05 Mar 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

07 Mar 2018 19 Mar 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

21 Mar 2018 02 Apr 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

04 Apr 2018 16 Apr 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

20 Apr 2018 02 May 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

03 May 2018 15 May 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

16 May 2018 28 May 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

30 May 2018 11 Jun 2018 12 nights 0 -

FREE photo package

13 Jun 2018 24 Jun 2018 11 nights 0 -

FREE photo package

02 Jul 2018 14 Jul 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

16 Jul 2018 28 Jul 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

30 Jul 2018 11 Aug 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

13 Aug 2018 25 Aug 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

27 Aug 2018 08 Sep 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

10 Sep 2018 22 Sep 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

24 Sep 2018 06 Oct 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

08 Oct 2018 20 Oct 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

22 Oct 2018 03 Nov 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

05 Nov 2018 17 Nov 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

19 Nov 2018 01 Dec 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

03 Dec 2018 15 Dec 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

17 Dec 2018 29 Dec 2018 12 nights 10 US$2,500

FREE photo package

  • Price is  per person and subject to foreign exchange fluctuations. 
  • 2018 surf season on special: US$2,500 per person.
  • Photo package included in the price for all bookings.
  • North Sumatra trips (Telos, Nias, Hinako, Banyaks, and Simeuleu) available for an extra fuel surcharge: US$2,000.
  • International & Domestic Flights - The Perfect Wave is a fully licensed wholesale travel agent that has experienced consultants ready to package flights into your package. Please make sure you get flights packaged into your quote as we get the best rate flight prices from the best airlines. 
  • Please click Enquire Online to email us, or call us to speak with one of our friendly surf experience specialists.
  • Every surfer visiting the Mentawai is required to pay the Mentawai Regional Government Surfer Tax of IDR 1,000,000 for 15 days surfing in the region. This is normally paid on arrival in cash (Indonesian Rupiah) and collected by the local operator before departing Padang. You will be issued a wristband with dates. Please ensure you have this for your entire stay in the Mentawai.

 

 


Disclaimer - This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Wave Travel Co. The Perfect Wave acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, land based accommodation and boat charter operators. The Perfect Waves obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Wave has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.

Other Surf Experiences
Reviews

(Ian Hughes , August 2017)

The trip was amazing.  Very easy to deal with everyone from your team to the guys in Padang and on the boat.
Speaking of which. I think it would have been a very different trip without Seb and the crew. Fantastic team. Gave us good advice. Allowed us to relax. Great food and and just went way beyond what I would have expected.
the idea of spending 12 days on a boat was daunting for me in the end I wanted to head back out to sea.
Thanks heaps

Yiming

Best Surf Trip ever!!

Experience Begun: June 2014
Created on: Thursday 3 July 2014
Bernard

Perfect Wave you guys transported us to some of the best waves of our lives The 10 of us voted this the best surf trip..............ever.We had at least two long sessions of great waves everyday and then excellent food and a great crew Sebastian our surf guide lead us to uncrowded blissHe is a great guy and with Five languages under his belt is a great asset to Perfect Wave........he even spoke Australian regards Bernard

Experience Begun: May 2014
Created on: Thursday 29 May 2014
Mark

Our Mentawaii experience was first class and some of our travellers have been there many times all saying this was the best trip ever by far . The crew on the Aileoita 1 were so good and super friendly . The surf guide Seb , also professional photographer , took us down south away from the crowds to experience pristine surf and fishing we will always remember .The Perfect Wave have done themselves proud with our holiday , thank you .

Experience Begun: May 2014
Created on: Thursday 29 May 2014
Shannon

Just returned home from the trip of a lifetime from the moment I made the first phone call to the perfect wave to departing Jakarta did not have a problem.a massive thanks to the crew of the aileoita for everything the food and boat were sensational,also our surf guide Sebastian who found us exactly what we asked for perfect uncrowded waves the whole trip for several days we were the only people in the water & we didn't have to sacrifice size or quality . All I can say is the trip was perfect and we are already talking of next years trip same boat and crew. Thanks to everyone involved perfect.

Experience Begun: May 2014
Created on: Thursday 29 May 2014
Martin

Rhonda,The trip was great. Everything connected. The waves, Aileoita crew, food, surf guide/photographer, were all first class. I would highly recommend going to the Ments on the Aileoita.Thanks for your professionalism and that of your affiliated people.Martin

Experience Begun: May 2014
Created on: Tuesday 27 May 2014
Jack

The trip was awesome, we got good waves everyday except the last day and got some sick waves at HT's.The boat and the crew were really good too, didn't have to think about anything other than surfing and bintangs for 2 weeks.I would definitely do another trip on this boat when I get enough money together again. But maybe would go in March/April next time.Thanks for everythingRegardsJack

Experience Begun: June 2012
Created on: Monday 16 July 2012
Matt

The trip was awesome. We didn't get a solid swell at all but the waves were good. Our surfguide Sebastian was really good too. Enjoyed everything about it. Will be definitely booking again in the coming years.Thanks for all of your help!

Experience Begun: June 2012
Created on: Monday 16 July 2012
Patrick

Hey Charlie, first day back at work after our trip.Aloita was bloody amazing, all the workers there as really friendly and it felt like we were part of a small family.The surf guide cahn really knows his sh*t and we couldn’t have had a better guide, it was especially nice that he grew up in our neck of the woods.We got some great surf, ended up surfing about 10 breaks.The food at Aloita is some of the best food I have ever had.As soon as I can get time off im going back.Thanks for organising it all for us!!

Experience Begun: May 2012
Created on: Wednesday 9 May 2012
Mitchell

Hey Rhonda,It was an awesome trip. We scored really fun Lances Left and Macaronis for the first 3 days, then I cut my calf on my fins and ended up getting 5 stitches off Hendra, one of the boat crew. I was out of the water 5 days, but this coincided with a flat spell so it wasn’t too bad. The others still got fun small waves around the place though.The flat spell broke with a 6-8ft swell which we scored good Rifles. Jordan, the guy who runs Kandui resort said it was the best he had seen it in 3 years. For the rest of the trip we just stayed and surfed in the Playgrounds area and got pretty fun waves.Everyone had a good time and we were impressed with the boat. The food was awesome and so was the crew. Bruno our surf guide was a cool guy and a really good photographer. His photos were pretty epic. He was also always keen to make sure that we were surfing the best waves available wherever we were. I would definitely re-book this boat and make sure that Bruno is on it.I can flick you a few pics if you don’t have any file size limitations.Oh yeah, thanks for organising it as well Rhonda. Another good trip.

Experience Begun: April 2012
Created on: Monday 7 May 2012
Joel

It was an amazing experience with every aspect covered so i couldn't have asked for more (well maybe to be a better surfer on the big days!)Bruno, Hendra and the crew were exceptional be it the food, the wave knowledge and the excellent service not to mention the photographs.You guys have put together an amazing package which is both easy and affordable.Keep up the good work!Many thanks and see you again soon Joel

Experience Begun: April 2012
Created on: Monday 7 May 2012