Throughout the Mentawai Islands, you can expect rugged untouched tropical wilderness and an extensive range of waves for surfers scattered along the reefs that surround the many islands. The peak season of surf is from April to October, which attracts hardcore surfers. While the fringe seasons can be hit or miss with swells, however, provides fewer crowds in the water and smaller surf for less capable surfers. The Mentawai Islands is a popular surf destination among most surfers. Here is a great movie documenting some of its best features.