Set in a beautiful 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 contemplate shimmer stars covering the sky and the only sound you will hear is from 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 a lush place of tranquillity, where the elements are connected and engaged with nature. The beachfront resort features eleven exclusive suites, all offering both pool and ocean view; and a private two-bedroom bungalow. 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 beach volleyball, beach tennis court, an equipped wellness & fitness space 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 three 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.


Manduna Resort aims to provide the best and most exclusive accommodation in Rote Island, with spacious and beautifully decoratedrooms, full air conditioning, high-quality bedding, hot water shower andall the comfort you need to have a memorable stay with us. All the eleven suites at the Mandunaoffer beach front spectacular ocean and pool views, while the bungalow offers more privacy for a family or group of friends that want to share a more spacious accommodation.



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 withbeautiful courtyard views.


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


Our larger bedroom with an open-air bathroom. Perfect to accommodate 3 guests. Experience the tranquillity and beautiful sunsets from your veranda steps away from the pool and beach.


Exclusive beachfront suite with a private outdoor lounge deck facingManduna 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 our resident Head Chef and his team.

We want to make sure you look forward to your next wholesome and delicious meal after trying our food. We prepared especially for our guests a menu with a fusion of Indo & Asian dishes to keep you going strong.

Start the morning with our early surf snack for those that wake up very early. Breakfast offers a variety of dishes to choose from followed by delicious lunch and dinner using fresh local ingredients.

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

Restaurant Dinner




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.




Located in Nemberala, T-Land is the main spot for surfers and tourists in Rote. Expect a consistent left with 3 distinct peaks. T-Land can be more crowded than other areas but as surfers walk and paddle to different areas the crowd gets dispersed leaving plenty of waves for all to have a great time out there.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 2-20+ ft.




Located on the right side of the channel that leads to T-Land. Even though Bombies is better with bigger swells, it offers a high-quality wave, uncrowded surf and both lefts and rights.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 4-15 ft.




Located in North Nemberala, this wave can be reached in a 10-minutes boat ride or by land. Similar swell conditions as T-Land but steeper when the tide is high and usually no one around.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 4-10ft.




Located at the Eastern end of Nemberala, Squealers was named after the girls and kids screaming of joy after catching their first wave. Squealers offers the perfect condition for beginners and even intermediate surfers when the tides are high.

  • Level: Beginners – Intermediate
  • Size range: 2 – 6 ft




A 10-minutes’ drive from Manduna. Boa offers world-class right-hand waves when the winds are light or when it is blowing west. Better at mid and high tides, this wave tends to open a very long
and fast wall with good barrelling sessions being a high performance wave

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 4-10 ft.




A 3-minutes’ drive from Manduna is Petrol Bombs offering a more heavy and barrelling world-class rights and lefts waves being better at mid and high tides, this wave has a steep drop with a fast wall with good barrelling sessions being a high performance wave

  • Level: Advanced
  • Size range: 4-10 ft.

Rote has also 3 outer islands that offer world class waves and usually no one is around and plenty rights and lefts on offer.




Do’o is an isolated island 40-minutes by boat from the Resort and totally uninhabited but with a perfect right rolling with incredible perfection on the reef. Perfect when the wind is onshore in the other waves Do’o is an amazing wave best surfed in the very early morning.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 3-12 ft.




20-minute boat ride from the resort. Dana is a military base where the surf is also uncrowded all year round. You can expect both left and right as both break at the entrance channel. Better at rising tide offering a perfect wave with good barrels being another high performance wave on offer with a surreal landscape and amazing views.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 3-10 ft.




1-hour boat ride from the resort takes you to N’Dao which is heaven for big wave lovers and tow-in surfing. As swells roll from north Australia they cross 500kms of ocean to arrive at N’Dao and produce a perfect right that wraps around the reef offering perfect conditions. Better at rising tide and another high performance long wave on offer loaded with energy and perfect offshore winds.

  • Level: Intermediate – Advanced
  • Size range: 5-20+ ft.


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