Manduna Resort

Manduna Resort – Rote Island

Set on a breathtaking stretch of beach, Manduna Resort is the newest and most exclusive resort in Rote Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Rote is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a peaceful and quiet island to relax. Expect to see many farm animals roaming around the island; people living a very simple and happy life, powdery white-sand beaches and famous reef breaks that attract surfers and water sports enthusiasts from all experience levels – beginners to advanced. At night, you can gaze at glistening stars covering the sky, and listen to the tranquil sounds of the crashing waves.

Manduna is named after the large rock sitting just meters from the beach. The resort is just a short drive to two of the most famous surf spots in Rote, – Bo’a and Nemberala, home to the world-renowned T-Land left Break. At Manduna Resort, guests are immersed in the lush tranquil surrounds, where the elements are connected and engaged with nature. The beachfront resort features 11 exclusive suites, all offering both pool and ocean view; and a private two-bedroom bungalow if you are looking to take the family or friends. All rooms come with air conditioning, balcony, hot water, high-quality bedding, and are beautifully decorated with modern and traditional Timor/ Indonesian art.

Offering unrivaled guest experiences, Manduna caters to families, friends,couples and solo travelers. If you prefer to enjoy the facilities, you can relax by the infinity pool, or by the amazing beach. The resort also offers a wide range of on-site activities such as daily yoga classes, an equipped wellness & fitness space, beach volleyball, and beach tennis court and a lot more activities. Our friendly staff can assist you to book off-site activities such as island-hopping tours, SUP/ kayaking expeditions to the mangroves, snorkelling, scuba diving and fishing trips. For those who surf, the resort offers a fleet of 3 boats that can take guests to uncrowded and exclusive waves for all levels of surfing if they wish to explore the many different breaks in Rote and outer islands.

Surf Resort
Rote Island
April to October
All Levels
Beaches, Family-Friendly, Snorkeling/Diving
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Manduna Resort aims to provide the best and most exclusive accommodation in Rote Island, with spacious and beautifully decorated rooms, full air conditioning, high-quality bedding, hot water shower and all the comfort you need to have a memorable stay. All the 11 suites at the Manduna offer beach front spectacular ocean and pool views, while the bungalow offers more privacy for a family or group of friends that want to share.

Luxury Bungalow Two Bedroom
Sophisticated bungalow with modern décor. Ideal for families and guests seeking more space and privacy. The bungalow has 2 floors with 2 suites and features an open-plan kitchen and living room with beautiful courtyard views.

Single / Double Deluxe Rooms
Beautiful single or double occupancy room. The ground floor units come with an open plan bathroom, while the top floor units have a private balcony that offers exclusive beach and pool views.

Triple Room
A larger bedroom with an open-air bathroom. Perfect to accommodate 3 guests. Experience the tranquility and beautiful sunsets from your veranda, just steps away from the pool and beach.

Panoramic Suite
Exclusive beachfront suite with a private outdoor lounge deck facing Manduna Rock and the beautiful ocean. It comes with a spacious open-air bathroom and the charming décor and stunning views create the perfect atmosphere.


Get ready for an amazing meal prepared by the resident Head Chef and his team!

Manduna want to ensure you look forward to your next wholesome and delicious meal after trying the food. Prepared especially for the guests is a menu with a fusion of Indo & Asian dishes to keep you going strong.

Start the morning with a pre-surf snack for those that wake up at dawn. Breakfast offers a variety of dishes to choose from, followed by delicious lunch and dinner all made with fresh local ingredients.

During the day there is also A La Carte menu available if you wish to try some other dishes, and they cater to any dietary requirements.

Surf Manduna Resort – Rote Island

Consistent offshore winds, warm seawater, and mostly uncrowded waves. Rote is unlike most places in Indonesia which face crowds and pollution nowadays. The conditions of the island are favourable to all levels of surfing and most surfing spots can be accessed by road.

Offshore winds blow constantly from April-November offering some of the best waves you will ever surf in your life. Alternatively, Manduna can take guests out by boat to ride some of the secrets and best spots depending on swell, tide and wind. The sea temperature averages around 27-30°C so a rash vest, surf hat, and sunscreen are highly recommended.

Surf Guides

Manduna resort have a fleet of 3 boats, and all the packages includes unlimited boat usage from the harbour to the main wave of T-land.

There are also waves that do not require the use of boats and are easily accessible from the beach.

Another alternative is to explore the neighbouring islands that offer incredible and uncrowded waves when the conditions are right.

Non-Surf Activities

Whether you want to sit back and relax, or you are feeling a bit more adventurous, Manduna Resort can create the perfect holiday tailored specially for you. Relax by the pool, explore the local village, take the resort’s kayak for a paddle or go on an island-hopping tour. Tell us about your passion and interests and let us take care of the rest for you.

  • Daily Yoga classes
  • Wellness space
  • Volleyball & Beach Tennis
  • Stand-up and kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Hiking and cycling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding tour
  • Island hopping
  • Rent a scooter
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Village and local markets tour


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