Nihi Sumba

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Summary

Set on the little-known island of Sumba, a 50-minute flight east of Bali, this stunning resort offers its guests the chance to experience the breath-taking natural beauty of the island and the warmth of its people.

Luxurious thatched villas combine traditional Sumbanese craftsmanship with private pools and personal butlers. The Boathouse is the hub for all water-based activities including surfing Nihi’s famous left-hand break while Sandalwood Stables offers a full range of equestrian pursuits.

Beyond the resort, trek to ancient villages and dramatic waterfalls or enjoy a day of unlimited spa treatments on the award winning Nihi Oka Spa Safari.

Nihi Sumba was born out of a vision to protect Sumba’s natural beauty and rich cultural traditions. Staff are local and the resort works closely with the Sumba Foundation to help deliver local health and education projects.

Location

Sumba is 400 km East of Bali with easy access in a brand new Sky Team Garuda Bombardier jet taking 50 minutes.

There are daily flights from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS) to Sumba Island’s Tambolaka Airport (TMC).

Facilities

Ombak - restaurant

The hub of social activity is the main sandy-floored Ombak (meaning wave front) restaurant and bar lounge.

Ombak, an exquisitely crafted open-air restaurant, serves a la carte breakfast and dinner daily with a relaxed convivial atmosphere. During the week special dining experiences including spectacular BBQs are created.

The large outside deck, cantilevered over the ocean, offers relaxed lounge seating and a spectacular private dining experience, The Nest, perched on the crest of the ocean, perfect for a romantic dinner...


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Nio Beach Club & Pool - restaurant

Just bare footsteps from the sea, the Nio Beach Club offers open-aired pavilions and the Kapten’s Goa (Captain’s Cave) serving the highest quality of fresh ingredients for lunch: whether it is a fish just caught from sea, delicious vegetables and legumes from the resort's three thriving organic gardens, items from the grill, daily rotisserie or freshly made pizzas from a wood fired clay oven, the Chef and his brigade will satiate your appetite with sumptuously healthy dishes.

The newest addition is a state-of-the-art r...


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Kaboku - restaurant

The latest addition to the dining experiences is Kaboku (Sumbanese for “fish”), a beachfront sushi bar.

Visit Kaboku for an intimate meal of fresh caught seafood, Omakase style. Watch the sushi chefs prepare an assortment of catch-of-the-day, against a backdrop of brilliant sunsets and a roaring beach fire. The chic structure captures a high-end Japanese sushi bar environment, while surrounded by the signature open-air resort ambience.

Limited to six people per seating, the restaurant is open five nights a w...


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Boat House - bar

The sunset meeting point. Snacks throughout the day are served along with fresh coconuts, juices or cocktails, all day with an la carte menu.

Wellness & Fitness - wellness

WELLBEING
A full range of spa treatments, including massages, manicures and pedicures, are available at the Boat House or in-room. Daily complimentary Yoga sessions are available at the Yoga Pavilion. A health studio gym is also available.

NIHIOKA
The “Spa Safari” experience at the neighbouring valley, offering breakfast, lunch and full day unlimited spa treatments in 3 cliff top bamboo “Bales” and 1 honeymoon villa over-looking two private beach coves and cascadi...


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Kids - kids

There is plenty of space for kids ages toddler to teen to safely romp and roam. From organized activities to quality time in your private villa, you can decide how busy to keep your clan.

The resorts aims to delight your child by creating memories that last well beyond your stay with Nihi Sumba, with a focus on engaging and immersive experiences that foster a respect for the environment, build upon the adventures of travel, and develop a curiosity for discovery. Watch with a smile as your child explores and grows through the cura...


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Experiences - activities

Surfing
Nihi Sumba Island is host to one of the world’s most coveted private waves. Known as “God’s Left,” or often “Occy’s Left” (after Australian surfer Mark Occhilupo), the wave is popular for its character.  Even for the most experienced surfer it presents a challenge because it is so sensitive to different conditions: tides, size, strength, and direction.  Catching a good ride isn’t as easy as it looks, but once you make the right pick, the reward is a 200m ...


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Rooms

Wave Front One Bedroom Villa (Mandaka)

Nestled under the trees in a cottage like setting, Mandaka’s one-bedroom villa combines the luxury of the expansive estate with its own secluded corner of the property overlooking Nihi’s coveted surf wave.  A private path leads directly down to the Boat House for water activities, socializing, and sunset cocktails.

Ideal for those traveling alone and can also be rented out as a guest bedroom for friends and family of those staying in the Master One bedroom villa.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Duplex Villa (Mandaka 1 & 2)

The three remaining two-story, one-bedroom villas are dotted behind the main residence on a gentle slope. Sumbanese architecture is infused throughout, including each entry level with a partially covered deck, living room, bathroom, and outdoor lounge.  The downstairs family room provides an extra sleeping space for up to two children, or to relax, watch a movie, or work. The upstairs bedroom opens to a treetop platform and outdoor shower.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Master One Bedroom Villa (Mandaka)

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 room, and a fully equipped kitchen.  The vast outdoor entertaining space includes a deck, dining, daybeds, and a covered lounge.  It offers the most exquisite view of the coast, with the feeling that you can step out onto the ocean.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Mandaka (Entire Five Villa Estate)

Book the entire five-villa Mandaka estate at the heart of the resort.  This most expansive plot of land is designed with large families and groups of friends in mind. Its prominent, private passageway above the residence greets guests with a lounge to pause and enjoy the majestic view of the coastline. Descending down an imperial stone staircase, lush gardens and stone footpaths connect the villas, each set apart for maximum seclusion and the opportunity for individual bookings. Villa combinations available upon request.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Mamole Tree House

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 your dreams. High above the ground, far away from stress and distraction, you are alive and one with nature. Welcome to Mamole treehouse, let us remind you what it means to be young with an old soul.
 
Three separate but conjoining villas punctuate this breathtaking jungle property. Built around the trunk of a tree, Mamole is ideal for anyone who appreciates unique design and a sense of immersion in nature. The first floor contains an open air living room and a half bathroom that leads out to a private lounge area overlooking a spectacular infinity pool. Generously appointed deck chairs and lounge seating make Mamole a social estate perfect for larger groups of friends or families that wish to be separate but close together. The second floor holds the master bedroom and bathroom: circular in shape and encased in fully functional sliding glass doors on all sides, the Mamole master bedroom is one of the most beautiful and distinctive Nihi Sumba Island has to offer, complete with a balcony overlooking the ocean.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Two Bedroom Villa (Haweri)

Haweri is indeed the villa of abundance. There are two large swimming pools, a ten person hot tub, a waterside yoga pavilion, a secluded bamboo bale above a private beach, and a spectacular living and dining room perched on a hilltop overlooking the coastline. For those seeking absolute privacy surrounded by nature at its best, this is the place to be.

On the hilltop is the open air dining, living and entertaining pavilion with a fully equipped kitchen, fire place and two outdoor decks offering jaw dropping views in all directions. Below are the swimming pools and the villas, each individually designed and positioned to maximize the beautiful vista; giving a breathtaking perspective from each area of the property.

Please note: the estate can also be rented out in three and four bedroom combinations as well. 

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Haweri Estate

Take over the entire five bedroom Haweri estate. In 1989 Haweri was set aside from Nihi Sumba Island by its Founders as their private residence. Since those early days it has been redesigned and recently rebuilt with families and groups of friends in mind. For the first time, starting in 2017, Haweri will be available for those who appreciate an exceptional accommodation at the edge of wildness.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Four Bedroom Villa (Puncak)

Perched near the highest point of the resort above a hillside of organic gardens, Puncak comprises of a four-bedroom estate with a sunken outdoor dining area and two plunge pools. One of the two-bedroom villa includes a bedroom each upstairs and downstairs with adjacent bathrooms. The other two-bedroom villa has a master bedroom upstairs with an en-suite bathroom and the children’s room downstairs, which can accommodate up to two children in a bunk bed, also with an en-suite bathroom. This villa includes a ground floor open-air living room.  

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Villa  (Lantoro)

Located on a shared beachside estate, the Lantoro villas are perfect for families and groups of friends travelling together yet also have the flexibility to be rented separately. The one bedroom suites feature secluded gardens, a private path leading down to the beach and a private plunge pool.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Two Bedroom Villa  (Lantoro)

Crested atop a hill, the two-bedroom Lantoro villa benefits from its own private entrance. Each of the two bedrooms feature sweeping views of the Indian ocean from a private balcony. Downstairs, a shared open air bar, outdoor dining area and a large swimming pool is the perfect space for family entertainment.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Entire Estate (Lantoro)

Make all of Lantoro your own private estate. The four-bedroom property can be rented out for large groups of families or friends. Its spectacular views and large outdoor space make it a one of a kind experience for those looking to relax and spread out. 

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Villa (Wamoro)

Spacious and grand, the one bedroom villas feature king sized canopy beds with a sitting area and work station. High ceilings and three walls of windows makes each bedroom feel both airy and serene. Outside you will find your own private plunge pool and lounge area with spectacular unimpeded views of Nihi beach.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Two Bedroom Villa (Wamoro)

The two bedroom villa features its own private entrance and king sized canopy beds. The large, shared outdoor bale complete with private dining area, bar, kitchen and a separate bathroom sits alongside the hero of the Wamoro property: a large infinity pool that with spectacular views.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Entire Estate (Wamoro)

The entire four-bedroom estate can be rented out to large groups. Its generous outdoor accommodations, private entrances and luxuriously appointed interiors make it ideal for families or groups of friends. Please inquire on our booking page.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Villa (Kasambi)

Kasambi’s two luxury one-bedroom suites feature private, creek-side entrances and are surrounded by gardens of Jasmine, Frangipani, and Palm trees. They share a plunge pool with a private path to the Nio Beach Bar.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Two Bedroom Villa (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 includes day beds and lounge seating by the large infinity pool with undisturbed views of the famous surf break and 2.5km of beach.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Entire Estate (Kasambi)

Large groups are ideal for this spacious estate. A group of surf enthusiasts will find this villa to be a prime position. Additionally, the two-bedroom main house is great for families, with separate suites for in-laws, family service, or traveling childcare.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Wave Front One Bedroom Villa (Marangga)

Marangga is a single level master bedroom and bathroom estate with its own private gardens leading directly to the ocean. At the foot of the property with panoramic views of the Indian ocean is a private cliffside bale. Inside the private bale is king sized day bed that can be appropriated for any number of uses: catered lunches during the day, massages at sunset and even made up in bed linens and canopy netting as a romantic seaside bedroom for sleeping at night. Each Marangga has its own private plunge pool, outdoor shower and dining area.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Wave Front One Bedroom Villa (Lamba)

Built entirely on one level, each of the two Lamba estates features an exquisitely appointed master bedroom that opens out onto a deck with lounge chairs, an upholstered day bed and teak cabana next to a private plunge pool. A rambling backyard, private garden and outdoor shower with ocean views complete the scene. Ideal for couples looking for a sense of privacy and the perfect amount of space, Lamba is the jewel tucked conveniently away in the heart of the resort. Can be rented separately or connected for families and friends.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Villa (Lulu)

The Lulu one-bedroom villa is made up of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and outdoor tub, connecting to a living room or children’s bedroom with en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

Two Bedroom Villa (Lulu)

The two bedroom Lulu villa includes a master bedroom connecting to a children’s bedroom with two daybeds, one en-suite sharing bathroom, and a spacious living room with guest bathroom.  Each Lulu villa features a terrace and decking with an outdoor Bale for dining, and a private plunge pool.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

One Bedroom Villa (Kanatar)

Each one-bedroom villa is made up of two generously proportioned stories. The first floor houses a powder room and a luxurious open air living area that overlooks a sprawling deck with a private infinity pool. An adjacent family room can be used as a second bedroom accommodating up to two children, or to relax, watch movies, or work. The second floor features a large master bedroom, the hero of which is a signature canopy bed with dramatic ocean views.

Room Details
Hairdryer
Minibar
Wi-Fi
Outdoor shower
Private plunge pool
Outdoor dining and entertaining area
Canopy bed
Yoga mat
Beach bag
Sandals
Bathrobe
Safe deposit box
Central air
Insect repellant
Butler
Ceiling fan
Lighted vanity mirror
Ample storage and hanging space

"Call now for a quote!"
+44 20 7148 1778

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