Surf Resort | Mentawai Islands
Accommodation | Cuisine | Activities | People
“I spent 8 days here with an awesome crew of friends and the outstanding coaching support of Margaret River High Performance Centre. The resort is simply stunning; the welcome from Donny and his tribe of cooks, photographers and boat crew goes well beyond anything I’ve experienced before. Such a great, happy, welcoming group of people. And the waves… OMG!”
Jim Hughes – July 2023
Welcome to Playground Surf Resort, where Indonesian tradition meets modern comfort right here in the jungle.
Relax into our exclusive accommodations, featuring four spacious suites that provide a haven of relaxation. Each suite boasts air conditioning for a perfect climate, a plush and supportive mattress ensuring a restful night’s sleep, and a well-appointed bathroom with a rejuvenating hot water shower.
Indulge in an array of delectable dishes at Playground Surf Resort. Our culinary offerings are as diverse as the waves in Indonesia.
From local flavours to international delights, our chefs curate a menu that tantalizes your taste buds. Whether you crave traditional Indonesian dishes or prefer global cuisine, our resort’s kitchen is your gateway to a world of flavors. Immerse yourself in a gastronomic journey that’s as limitless as your holiday experience.
Surfing | Fishing | Yoga | SUPing | Swimming | Hiking | Snorkelling
Embrace adventure at Playground Surf Resort with a variety of inclusive activities, including surfing, fishing, yoga, Stand Up Paddling (SUP), trekking, and more. Your days here are filled with exhilarating surf sessions, serene moments of yoga, and thrilling treks into lush landscapes.
Our Staff: From the moment you arrive, our friendly and attentive staff ensure your every need is met. Their warm hospitality and expertise in local knowledge make your experience seamless and enjoyable.
The People: You’ll also have the chance to connect with fellow guests from all corners of the globe. Share stories, make friends, and create unforgettable memories together. Our community is a vibrant blend of cultures and backgrounds, making every moment a unique and enriching experience.
Our Boat Fleet
At Playground Surf Resort, our fleet includes a spacious Mentawai style speedboat and versatile medium-sized boats, all designed for comfort and speed. Catering to every surfer’s level, we ensure smooth journeys to various surf spots. Your stay includes unlimited boat trips, promising scenic views and exploration. Our experienced captains and surf guides, paired with onboard refreshments, guarantee a seamless and enjoyable surfing adventure.
At Playground Surf Resort, your incredible surfing moments and the vibrant life around them are immortalized by our professional photographer and videographer. With a dynamic approach that includes land, drone, and water shots, they capture the epic rides, the laughter, and all the unforgettable moments in between, each day.
Most nights, we showcase these adventures on a big screen TV in our cozy communal area. It’s an immersive experience that goes beyond showcasing your best moves; it’s about the shared smiles, the wipeouts, and those candid snapshots that truly encapsulate the spirit of our surf family.
Reflect, laugh, and use these captures as a tool to fine-tune your surfing skills. At the end of your journey, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase these memories, captured from every angle, taking more than just stories back home with you.
“The ultimate accommodation option in the Mentawais. A perfect blend of luxurious comfort and adventure.”
“Our resort offers more than just stunning suites. Immerse yourself in our well-appointed facilities, including a generously sized kitchen for culinary enthusiasts, a stylish dining room, an open-plan lounge with a state-of-the-art multimedia room equipped with a smart TV, modern restroom facilities, a delightful coffee bar, a lively ping pong table, and seamless internet access throughout the property.
At Playground Surf Resort, we ensure you experience the best of both worlds – the charm of Indonesian architecture and the convenience of Western comforts. Your tropical retreat awaits.”
Secure, Fast WiFi
Ensuite, Hot Showers
Local Coffee & Tea
King Comfort Beds
“I spent 8 days here with an awesome crew of friends and the outstanding coaching support of Margaret River High Performance Centre. The resort is simply stunning; the welcome from Donny and his tribe of cooks, photographers and boat crew goes well beyond anything I’ve experienced before. Such a great, happy, welcoming group of people. And the waves… OMG, these are world class and there are options for all levels. At least 20 surf breaks on your doorstep and local knowledge ensures that you hit the right ones according to winds, tide and swell. I’ll never forget my time at Playgrounds and the wonderful people with whom I shared this experience!”
Jon Evans – July 2023
Dining at Playgrounds
“Indulge in an all-encompassing culinary experience at Playground Surf Resort, where our dining options are as varied and thrilling as the waves of Indonesia.”
Our all-inclusive package provides three sumptuous meals a day – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – each crafted to energize and delight you throughout your surf adventure. From the rich and diverse local flavors to a range of international delights, our skilled chefs curate a menu that’s bound to tantalize your taste buds. Start your day with a hearty breakfast, refuel with a satisfying lunch, and unwind in the evening with a gourmet dinner, each meal a celebration of global and Indonesian cuisine.
We understand the importance of catering to all dietary preferences and requirements. Whether you follow a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, or nut-free diet, our kitchen is equipped and ready to accommodate your needs. We take pride in offering a diverse array of dishes, ensuring everyone can enjoy our culinary offerings regardless of their dietary choices. Whether you’re craving the comfort of traditional Indonesian dishes or looking to explore a spectrum of global tastes, our resort’s kitchen is your passport to a culinary journey without borders. Immerse yourself in a gastronomic adventure that’s as limitless and satisfying as your holiday experience at Playground Surf Resort.
Things To Do
“At Playground Surf Resort, adventure knows no bounds. Dive into a world of thrilling activities designed to enhance your stay.”
“At Playground Surf Resort, a world of adventure awaits. You can ride the renowned Indonesian waves, whether you’re a novice or a seasoned surfer, with expert instructors to guide you. If you prefer to cast a line, our fishing excursions in the teeming waters around us promise unforgettable memories. For those seeking inner peace, our daily yoga sessions take place against the backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) lets you explore Indonesia’s tranquil waters atop a paddleboard, suitable for beginners and experienced enthusiasts. Embark on treks through lush, untouched landscapes guided by our experts, leading you to hidden gems and breathtaking vistas. Beyond these activities, we offer a wide range of options, from snorkeling to cultural tours, ensuring endless possibilities for an unforgettable journey of discovery during your stay, all with the dedication of our exceptional team.”
Yoga / Pilates
Stand Up Paddling
Hiking / Trekking
Our Speedboat Fleet
At Playground Surf Resort, we understand that comfort is paramount, especially when it comes to getting to the surf. That’s why we take pride in our fleet of boats, each designed for reliability, comfort, and a smooth ride to the best waves. Our main vessel is a large, Mentawai style speedboat, renowned for its spaciousness and speed. It features ample shade and plenty of room, including racks specifically designed for safe and easy surfboard storage. For varied group sizes and needs, we also offer two medium-sized Mentawai-style speedboats, combining agility with comfort. And for quick jaunts, such as visits to the local village or a secluded sand island, our nimble dinghy is just perfect.
Every day, you can count on unlimited boat trips, all included in your daily rate. These excursions are not just about getting you to the surf; they’re part of your adventure, offering scenic views and a sense of exploration each time you set out. Each boat in our fleet is manned by dedicated deckhands and captains, experts who know the waters of Mentawai inside out. Complemented by our surf guides, they ensure that you’re always at the right spot for your skill level and the day’s conditions. Your comfort extends beyond the ride, with daily refreshments provided on board, ensuring you stay hydrated and energized for your surfing sessions. This level of detailed care is all part of your package, ensuring that every aspect of your surf experience at Playground Surf Resort is as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
Limited Places Available
Reserve your all-inclusive stay at the Mentawais' most sought after surf resort. We have availability for upcoming In-Season trips (March - October) and Shoulder Season trips (November - February).