Awera Resort

Resort in Mentawai Islands

On Pulau Awera, within easy range of Iceland, Suicides and Telescopes, this Basque-run place has five traditional thatched Mentawai villas that sit amid well-kept grounds, each with air-conditioning, mosquito nets and rustic-chic bathrooms. There's a luxurious beachside pool and an atmospheric dining area with Indo and Mediterranean dishes. It's a good option for non-surfers with beginner lessons, stand-up paddleboards (SUPs), fishing and diving.