NIHI Sumba is located 70 min away via air from Bali Denpasar airport, in Sumba Island, Indonesia. A pristine and less crowded island. The resort is an example of a sustainable operation in harmony with the environment and the Sumbanese people. At NIHI Sumba the wild nature traditional culture meets unique luxury and becomes an unseen place of freedom, adventure and relaxation.
NIHI Sumba is a haven for the adventurer, for the wanderer. Every detail in the rooms – crisp white bed linens on the signature canopy beds, handmade chocolate in the mini bar, sweeping panoramic views of the Indian ocean – is designed to make you feel both at home yet completely transported. The various unique open air restaurants make for the perfect dining experience. From weddings to birthdays to romantic dinners on the beach, we make it all possible.
The Spa Safari™ Nihioka is a one of a kind experience not to be missed. It provides having experienced both adventure and serenity in equal measure. After a trek through hills and rice fields and a traditional Sumbanese village you will be refreshed and enjoying a spa session at the private cliffside Bale. Guests are driven in open-air vehicles back to the resort as the sun sets, having experienced both adventure and serenity in equal measure.
Depending on your appetite, you can try the flavors that set our corner of the world apart, or fall back on familiar cuisines. The kitchen is vast and the menus reflect the many traditions – old and new, east and west – that make up the diversity of Indonesia. They offer cooking and mixology classes for those who want to take a taste of Sumba home with them or you could visit the Chris and Charly Chocolate Factory and make your very own creation.
Out of 28 uniquely designed villas with private pool the Raja Mandaka (the owner’s estate) it the crown jewel. It offers absolute luxury and an exquisite view of the coast, with the feeling that you can step out onto the ocean. The main house features a freestanding master bedroom with a lap pool and cold plunge pool.
The location offers varios adventures on land and sea. You can experience the powerful nature of the island with all it’s rivers, lakes and mesmerising waterfalls on foot, bike or horse or visit the nearest Sumba village and Sumba Foundation. The Indian Ocean’s underwater sea life is dynamic and intense, yet inspires stillness and harmony. Discover it’s exotic energy and beautiful wildlife with any one of our individual activities – surfing, kite surfing, hydrofoiling, (spear)-fishing, swimming with horses, survival apnea, boat cruise, stand-up paddling, snorkling or jetsking. A mindful traveller will appreciate the Yoga Pavilion which offers breathtaking 360-degree views atop the ridge of the resort, with an open-air platform for private or group lessons. Throughout the resort, visitors will find many places that support meditation and a connection to oneself. Sumba is filled with geographical opulence. Therefor, the team at NIHI Sumba continues to explore all corners of the island and everything in between to introduce new and exciting excursions to there guests.
36 rooms divided in between 28 villas
price € 895 – € 19.375
edge of wildness
focus on philantrophy