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Kasambi - Lantoro - Wamoro 1 Bedroom Villa

Kasambi - Lantoro - Wamoro 1 Bedroom Villa ( 2691ft2 )

"Kasambi" - Surf Breaks on Nihi Beach. Your love of chasing the perfect wave has led you to this place. Perched on the edge of the estate, you admire...

From 2,413 USD
Lamba Wave Front 1 Bedroom Villa

Lamba Wave Front 1 Bedroom Villa ( 1970ft2 )

Tucked away. Private. Intimate. Cozy. Watch the waves at the edge of your private lawn. Feel beach at your fingertips. Listen to the chirping birds in...

From 2,413 USD
Raj Mendaka 1 Bedroom Wave Front Ocean View Villa

Raj Mendaka 1 Bedroom Wave Front Ocean View Villa ( 1733ft2 )

Rich, prosperous and powerful - Take a moment. Draw a deep breath into your lungs. Open your eyes and pull back the curtains of your bedroom. Miles an...

From 2,958 USD
Raja Mandaka 1 Bedroom Duplex Villa

Raja Mandaka 1 Bedroom Duplex Villa ( 2476ft2 )

Rich, prosperous and powerful - Take a moment. Draw a deep breath into your lungs. Open your eyes and pull back the curtains of your bedroom. Miles an...

From 3,044 USD
2 Bedroom Kasambi - Lantoro - Wamoro

2 Bedroom Kasambi - Lantoro - Wamoro ( 1981ft2 )

"Kasambi" - The Kasambi experience is anchored by an open-air Great Room with a lounge, a private dining area, bar, and kitchen. A decked terrace incl...

From 3,502 USD
Marangga 1 Bedroom Villa

Marangga 1 Bedroom Villa ( 2045ft2 )

Undisturbed Views - Your lush backyard leads straight to the Indian ocean. Your private outdoor bed overlooks a seaside cliff. Your grand soaking tub...

From 5,365 USD
Mamole Tree House 3 Bedroom Villa

Mamole Tree House 3 Bedroom Villa ( 581ft2 )

You wake to the sound of chirping birds. You fall asleep to the music of waves crashing softly in the distance. You are in the childhood treehouse of...

From 5,800 USD
Puncak 4 Bedroom Villa - Ocean View

Puncak 4 Bedroom Villa - Ocean View ( 5145ft2 )

Peak of a mountain - You meditate as the sun rises. You use the quiet estate for private yoga. You stroll through the sloping organic gardens. You soa...

From 11,609 USD
Mandaka Master 1 Bedroom Villa

Mandaka Master 1 Bedroom Villa ( 8880ft2 )

The main house features a freestanding master bedroom with a lap pool and cold plunge pool, a guest room, a library, living room, an indoor dining roo...

Kanatar 1 Bedroom Duplex Villa

Kanatar 1 Bedroom Duplex Villa ( 2476ft2 )

Unparalleled views. Privacy. Space. A sense of home. Perched high above the rest of the villas sits Kanatar. The Indian ocean stretching out in front...

Lulu Amahu 2 Bedroom Villa

Lulu Amahu 2 Bedroom Villa ( 2669ft2 )

Oasis of Natural Stone. Spacious rooms, exquisite interiors, beautifully appointed at every turn. A shaded living area that welcomes just enough sunli...

Lulu Amahu 1 Bedroom Villa

Lulu Amahu 1 Bedroom Villa ( 2669ft2 )

Spacious rooms, exquisite interiors, beautifully appointed at every turn. A shaded living area that welcomes just enough sunlight. The perfect amount...

Nihi Sumba



This is not an escape from everyday life. It is the return to a life well-lived where rugged luxury meets unregulated freedom. A place to connect with something larger than oneself. A haven for the adventurer, for the wanderer. They are endlessly passionate and curious. Arrive with an open heart and leave changed forever. This is a vacation with a purpose. A destination with meaning. This is Nihi Sumba. Sumba is located 400 km west of Bali, one hour by air from Darwin and is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Located on the edge of Sumba, Nihiwatu offers breathtaking landscapes and an exquisite sanctuary and reveals an ancient and fascinating culture.

The story of Nihiwatu is a rare and fascinating tale that began as far back as when Sumba's ancestors, the 'marapu,' landed on its secluded beach centuries ago. Whilst beliefs relating to their powers may vary, their spirit has remained a benevolent force, protecting the way of Sumba life and attracting significant custodians to ensure the spirit and stories of the Sumbanese people, past and present carry on.

The same Nihiwatu beach attracted Claude and Petra Graves in 1988, searching for a perfect wave. That would lead to their vision to create a resort, taking its namesake, preserving and sharing the breathtaking beauty with those who would truly appreciate it.

Stories of the unregulated freedom and beauty of Nihiwatu reached a renowned brand-building American entrepreneur Christopher Burch, who was told Claude was looking for help to develop the resort and vision further. Chris called on a friend from The Carlyle, South African-born hotelier James McBride.

Stretching across 560 acres of unspoiled natural land, including a two and half-kilometer private beach, this spectacular all-villa resort offers secluded privacy and the ultimate exclusivity. The 21 villas of exceptional design are built on private terraces with large verandahs that sift through the trees with an impressive use of living space, imbued by natural materials to make the most dramatic views. Guest facilities include the iconic Boathouse, Ombak restaurant, Nio Beach Club, Menara Bale, private dining pavilions, and the Beach Spa.

Nihiwatu offers a rare sense of discovery, where ancient tribal culture and unspoiled natural beauty form a backdrop to a boundless experience of unregulated freedom, understated luxury, and unforgettable memories. From exhilarating experiences including access to privately surf one of the world's best left-hand break waves to world-class sport fishing and diving to the purest shores of their 2.5-kilometer private beach, sunset gazing, or star-lit dining; each stay is expertly crafted through a personalized approach shaped by pleasure, not design.

Villas & Rooms

Where you stay on vacation is more than just a hotel room. It is an experience—a new way of living. Every detail in the rooms, crisp white bed linens on the signature canopy beds, handmade chocolate in the mini bar, and sweeping panoramic views of the Indian Ocean are designed to make you feel at home and completely transported.

Dining

Dining punctuates the day. It brings in the morning and closes out the night. It gives meaning to each hour. As such, we've taken great care in designing the dining experience for the guests. The menus are crafted to recall local flavors and far-flung tastes, using fresh produce from the on-site organic garden. Local fish is caught and brought up daily from the shores to be prepared in a new way every night. Toast is always cooked over an open fire, never in a toaster. Inviting you to experience the details that make Nihi Sumba Island a singular culinary experience.

Experiences

Let us help you build your dream itinerary. Whether that includes yoga at dawn with breathtaking views, surf lessons at coconut cove alongside world-class instructors, hikes into local villages, or sunset massages overlooking miles of Nihiwatu Beach on the Indian ocean coastline, creating bespoke experiences that cater to your passions and interests.

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Why we love this hotel

  • The resort, located on the island of Sumba in Eastern Indonesia, 400km east of Bali, this is NIHI Sumba an escape from everyday life, it is the return to a life well lived.

  • Enjoy Sumba Island in all its extraordinary magic, from best sport fishing in Indonesia, hiking through breath taking waterfalls, ancient villages and butterfly trails.

  • Nihiwatu was born of a vision to protect and preserve the unique culture of Sumba and empower the local communities to support themselves and their families.

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Good to know about Nihi Sumba

Yes, Nihi Sumba welcomes families with children of all ages. The hotel is ideal for multi-generational families.
NIHI Sumba is open all year round. A place to connect with something larger than oneself. A haven for the adventurer, for the wanderer.
Return transfer from Tambolaka Airport to NIHI Sumba is at 275 USD plus 21% tax and services per couple and 150 USD plus 21% tax and services per single in a shared open safari vehicle. Return Airport transfer on a private car is at 470 USD plus 21% tax and services for a max of 4 people.
*Rates are subject to 11% government tax and 10% service charge
The nearest airport is Tambolaka (Sumba) Airpot (TMC) and it is 1 hour and 30 minutes away from the resort.
Children aged 0 - 5 stay on a complimentary basis.
For adults and children aged 12 years old and older, the extra bed cost is 295 USD++ per person per night. Children aged 6 to 11 years old the extra bed cost is 145 USD++ per person per night.
Maximum Villa Occupancy & Extra Person Rates
Estate / Villa Type No. of Guests Allowed per Villa
(Number of Villas) ADULT /CHILDREN EXTRA COST

Tree House Mamole
3-Bedroom Estate 6 + 2 Pax INCLUDED IN NIGHTLY RATE

Puncak
4-Bedroom Estate 6 + 2 Pax (UP TO 11 YRS ONLY) INCLUDED IN NIGHTLY RATE

Lantoro/ Wamoro/ Kasambi Estates
4-Bedroom Estate 8 + 3 Extra Pax COST (SEE BELOW)
2-Bedroom Villa 4 +1 Extra Pax COST (SEE BELOW)
1-Bedroom Villa 2 +1 Extra Pax COST (SEE BELOW)

Marangga
1-Bedroom Raja Marangga Duplex (1) 2 1 EXTRA COST (SEE BELOW)

Lulu Amahu
2-Bedroom Family 2 + 2 Pax (UP TO 11 YRS ONLY) INLCUDED IN NIGHTLY RATE
1-Bedroom Family Villa 2 + 1 (UP TO 11 YRS ONLY) EXTRA COST (SEE BELOW)

Kanatar
1-Bedroom Villa Raja Kanatar Duplex 2 +1 Extra Pax COST (SEE BELOW)
1-Bedroom Villa Kanatar 2 +1 Extra Pax COST (SEE BELOW)


Adults & Children aged 12 years old & over 295 USD++ per person per night
Children aged 6-11 years old 145 USD++ per person per night
Children aged 5 years old & under Complimentary
Yes, the hotel offers a babysitting service.
Babysitting Hourly Service (MIN 2 hours, MAX 3 CHILDREN) 10 USD plus 21% tax per hour
Babysitting Day Service (MAX 3 CHILDREN) 5 - 7 hours is 50 USD plus 21% tax
Nihi Sumba Resort has 3 restaurants plus destination dining:
Ombak serves International and Indonesian Cuisine.
Nio Beach Club, grilled food, fresh fish, salads, pasta, and pizza.
Kaboku is a Omokase style restaurant. The hotel also serve food at the Boathouse and in Villa Dining
Yes, the hotel does as they cater to all guest's requests.
More than a vegetarian and vegan menu as such, the hotel has a selection of such dishes.
Yes indeed as the resort seats on NIhiwatu Beach.
Sandy beach. Part of the beach seats on a coral reef.
The hotel has 2 villas with connecting doors and some villas are duplexes.
Yes, the NIHI travel team can help purchase domestic flights between the two islands.
Each villa features a lap pool. The hotel also has a public pool.
Nio Beach Club pool opens 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Yes, twice a day from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.
The Fitness Center is accessible 24 hours a day.
SPA JOURNEYS
Instant Relief
True Bliss
Radiance
Traditional Healing
Jet Lag Recovery

MASSAGES
Nihioka Signature
Deep Tissue Recovery
Aromatherapy
Foot Reflexology
Cold Stone
Mother-to-be BODY TREATMENTS
Body Exfoliation | Softening Salt Glow
Body Exfoliation | Sumbanese Lulur
Soothing Sun-Kissed Body Wrap

ENHANCEMENT
Hydrating Hair Smoothie
Tester Facial
Energized Back Massage
Relaxing Foot Massage
Sumbanese Head Massage

FACIALS and KIDS' SPA-TACULAR
All the villas feature a private pool though they are not heated.
Nihi Sumba Resort has Kid's Pony Club for children ages 5 -14 years old. Life lessons can be learned from a horsemanship program with the amazing Sumba ponies of the hotel.
Yes, the hotel has a kids' menu. Furthermore, the parents can pick and choose as they like.
Nihi Sumba offers Surfing, Kite surfing, Jet ski, SUP, Boat Excursions, Spearfishing.
The hotel has lounges at Nio Beach Club facing the ocean at no extra cost

The information provided is circumstantial - and is not indefinite in accuracy. Changes may have occurred.

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