• ENQUIRE
  • CONTACT
Please fill out the information below in order to enquire about your bespoke journey to Asia. All fields are required.
 I am a travel advisor
 Subscribe to our newsletter
Tablet banner0
Tablet banner1
Tablet banner2
Tablet banner3
Tablet banner4
Tablet banner5
Mobile banner0
Mobile banner1
Mobile banner2
Mobile banner3
Mobile banner4
Mobile banner5

Nihi Sumba

DESTINATION

Sumba, Indonesia

HOTEL TYPE

Resort

LOCATION TYPE

Beachfront

WHY WE LOVE THIS HOTEL

Location: The small and exclusive island of Sumba was once a three days’ journey from Bali, and is now only a 50-minute flight.

History: First mentioned in the history books in the 16th Century, Sumba was described as breathtaking, with untouched white beaches and lush, fertile valleys.

Service: Nihiwatu’s guests often reflect on the warm family-like hospitality of the resort staff, propounding their stay as the best time of their lives.

DETAILED DECRIPTION

Nihiwatu Resort, a small and exclusive island hideaway in eastern Indonesia, sits on 175 hectares of tropical forest, rice terraces and grasslands, and features 1.6 miles of headland-protected beachfront. Due to its location, Nihiwatu offers adventure sports such as world class fishing, surfing and diving, yet is an idyllic getaway for couples and anyone in need of rest and relaxation in pristine environs. Surrounding Nihiwatu are Stone Age sites and traditional villages that have remained unchanged for centuries; this unique tribal culture with its ancient animist rituals is truly incredible. Nihiwatu has seven luxury bungalows and three two-bedroom villas, offering complete solitude on remote Sumba Island. The thatched-roof bungalows and villas, hand-built by Indonesian craftsman using local materials, have balcony vistas stretching the full length of the beach to the headlands beyond. All are superbly outfitted in contemporary Indonesian style with large glass walls and doors to maximize the views. A swimming pool, cliff-top bar and living and dining room are close by the villas, and on the beach below is Nihiwatu’s jungle spa under a grove of Pandanus trees. Dining menus change daily and feature Asian and Western fare, and there is an extensive wine list with Old and New World bottles to suit any palate. The largest Sumbanese structure on the island is where private and group yoga, pilates and meditation instruction are available. Nihiwatu is a 50-minute flight from Bali.

Amenities

Amenities

bar/pub
outdoor pool
restaurant
shuttle service
spa
water sports

EXPLORE OTHER ITINERARIES

Where to go

Choose Your Destination

What to do

Choose Your Interest

When to go

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Macao
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
Oman
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Siberia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Tibet
Turkmenistan
Uae
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Amazing Landscapes
Architecture
Art
Beaches
Bicycling
Celebrations
Cuisine
Diving
Glamping
Heritage
Luxury Cruises
Luxury Trains
Motorcycling
Off The Grid
Romance
Skiing
Spirituality
Sports
Trekking
Tribal
Unesco
Wildlife
With Kids

FILTER TO SELECT YOUR ITINERARY

SIMILAR HOTELS

SIMILAR HOTELS

TRAVELOGUES

TRAVELOGUES

Surfing and Sunsets: This is How You Do Uluwatu

Surfing and Sunsets: This is How You Do Uluwatu

Author : Nicole Leigh West
Bali is a big place. To get away from the tourist hurly-burly, Uluwatu has great food, unbeatable surfing, and hidden beaches to get away from everyone.
Read More
Bali Waterfalls Worth Chasing

Bali Waterfalls Worth Chasing

Author : Anete Ilmete
From the serenity of Pucak Manik to the must-do Sekumpul, these Bali waterfalls will put an exciting jungle spin on your Indonesia getaway.
Read More
Jaranan in Java: Exorcism in the Volcano’s Shadow

Jaranan in Java: Exorcism in the Volcano’s Shadow

Author : Jay Tindall
Eating glass, devouring live animals, convulsing in possessed dancing – in the Jaranan, wild animals roam in men and only the practitioner can exorcise the spirits.
Read More
Relaxing Bali Spas for Luxury Travelers

Relaxing Bali Spas for Luxury Travelers

Author : Travelogues
You’ve trekked the hills, surfed the beaches, and eaten the food – now it's time to relax, and these spas have just what weary traveler needs to unwind in luxury.
Read More
Luxury and Sustainability: Elegant Indonesia Resorts for the Eco-Conscious

Luxury and Sustainability: Elegant Indonesia Resorts for the Eco-Conscious

Author : Travelogues
Travel can be both sustainable and luxurious. These luxury Indonesia resorts know that travelers don’t just want somewhere to go; they want somewhere to come back to.
Read More
5 Can’t-Miss Luxurious Bali Beach Resorts

5 Can’t-Miss Luxurious Bali Beach Resorts

Author : Travelogues
Most go to Bali for the beaches, and there are still plenty of areas where discerning travelers can experience this Indonesian treasure in peace and luxury.
Read More

WHY CHOOSE US

WHY CHOOSE US

Two Couples from North Carolina & Florida
“ All the logistics and ground transportation were executed flawlessly. ”
More Testimonials
Oman Three Ways: By City, Mountain, and Sea
Oman Three Ways: By City, Mountain, and Sea
  by Departures Online
Vacations of the 1%: Trends from luxury travel agents
Vacations of the 1%: Trends from luxury travel agents
  by KSDK

FEATURED JOURNEYS

FEATURED JOURNEYS

Aman Global Private Jet Expedition

Aman Global Private Jet Expedition

Japan - China - Vietnam - Thailand - Bhutan - India - Greece - Montenegro - Italy
April 15 - May 6, 2019
Aman Private Jet Expedition

Aman Private Jet Expedition

China - Bhutan - India - Sri Lanka
October 12-28, 2019
Aman Private Jet Expedition

Aman Private Jet Expedition

China - Bhutan - India - Sri Lanka
October 7-23, 2018
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Japan
July 24 - Aug 9, 2020
 Satisfy your urge to explore #TakeMeToRemoteLands
NEWSLETTER

OUR DESTINATIONS

Stay in Touch

© 2018 Remote Lands. All rights reserved

Sign up