Among travellers "in the know" who seek excitement with absolute privacy, Nihi Sumba's reputation is unrivalled — for starters, world class fishing, surfing and diving are sensational and right outside your door, and not far away are unforgettable activities that are absolutely beyond compare.
The resort is located on Sumba island and works closely with the Sumba Foundation, a non-profit organisation battling the poverty on the Island. Nihi Sumba runs weekly excursions to nearby schools and villages, where you can see first-hand the incredible work the charity is doing within the community and interact with the local people.
Nihi Sumba offers 11 distinct room categories ranging from the rustic chic wave front villas, spiritual mountainside residences and an expansive tree-house, which is nestled within the lush jungle canopy. The majority of rooms have their own private pool and sweeping views out to the Indian ocean.
The Boathouse Spa
20m Infinity Lap Pool
World Class Fishing
Scuba Diving and Snorkelling
World Class Surf Break in front of the Resort
OUT & ABOUT
Sumba Chocolate Factory
Riding Sumbanese stallions on the Beach (for riders of all abilities)
Turtle Release Programmes
Land Rover Safaris
Sumba Foundation Tours
Private Boat Charters
Surfing in Coconut Cove
Spa safaris in Nihi Oka Cove
WINING & DINING
Ombak is the main restaurant and bar serving breakfast and dinner daily.
Nio Beach Club is where to head for lunch, with front row ocean views and sand beneath your feet.
Kaboku is the Omakase-style Japanese restaurant, open five nights a week with limited seating and not included in the accommodation price.
For waterfront tapas, Mex'ikan offers tacos, ceviche, pepitas arepas and more for a late lunch or casual dinner.
Photos courtesy of Tania Araujo, Jason Childs, Alexandre Ribeiro and Read McKendree.
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