Sustainable Values: Alamayah features conscious design and environmentally-friendly practices, with an aim of leaving only footprints in the sand and building genuine connections within the local community.
Location: Sumba's natural and cultural riches are the focus of this retreat, from the craftmanship in furniture pieces to the jungle and ocean views enjoyed from each suite's private terrace.
Wellbeing: Alamayah's extensive spa facilities prioritize guests' wellbeing; comprised of a Turkish Hammam, a steam room, hydrotherapy pools, and treatment rooms where guests can receive Ayurvedic treatments.
The 495-square-foot Wala Suite can connect to the Amu Suite. Featuring partial jungle and sea views, this room type has a king bed, a private terrace, and an ensuite with a free-standing terrazzo bathtub.
The Amu Suite is 484 square feet in size, appointed with a king bed and an ensuite washroom. This room type can connect to the Wala Suite. There's an extra large free-standing bathtub on a private terrace and a walk-in wardrobe.
The 463-square-foot Mahi Suite can be connected to the Watu Suite, is appointed with a king bed, an ensuite washroom, and a walk-in wardrobe. There's a private terrace that features a bathtub, and commands ocean views.
The Watu Suite extends to 474 square feet, is appointed with a king-size bed, and can be connected to the Mahi Suite. There's a walk-in wardrobe, a private lounge with a free-standing terrazzo bathtub, and a terrace with ocean views.
The Tana Suite covers 484 square feet and is topped with a Sumbanese thatched roof. The bedroom is appointed with a king bed and there's a lounge with a free-standing terrazzo bathtub. Views from the private terrace look out to the gardens and jungle beyond.
The 667-square-foot Tahik Suite is appointed with a king bed, and a bathroom with a free-standing terrazzo bathtub. There's a private terrace built around a coconut tree, a powder room, and a walk-in wardrobe, plus Timor Sea views best enjoyed at sunrise.
The resort's fitness center is a peaceful place to work out, blending in with the Alamayah aesthetic and open 24 hours for guests' convenience.
The generous spa offerings at Alamayah include a Turkish Hammam, a steam room, hydrotherapy pools, and treatment rooms. Ayurvedic treatments draw from ancient Vedic practices to balance doshas, and promote rejuvenation, and longevity.
The large outdoor swimming pool is tucked in amongst palm trees, and features a swim-up bar.
A farm-to-table menu is educational as well as mouthwatering to read, as sustainable ingredients are selected and plant-based dishes prepared with synbiotics, alkalinity, enzymatic activity, and hydration in mind.
Inspired by traditional apothecary potions, Alamayah's Medicinal Mixology offers homemade elixirs and natural remedies, prepared used foraged ingredients from the forest, which are expertly mixed by a botanical-expert bartender.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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