NIHI SUMBA, INDONESIA – the Indonesian archipelago’s hidden gem, where Nihi curates culturally immersive excursions and experiences for a travel adventure on the edge of wildness. From our award-winning spa safari and private surf wave to a swim under a majestic blue waterfall or with our horses in the Indian Ocean, unlimited freedom to explore awaits.
Unregulated freedom and adventure incarnate, located 400 kilometres east of Bali on Indonesia's most unexplored island, Sumba.
Nihi Sumba is a place for travellers to unplug from their hyper-connected lives. It is a place to find peace with earth and community. All activities at the resort will immerse you in the raw beauty of the natural surrounds, as well as the island’s magnificently preserved ancient culture.
Spend your days horseback riding on the beach, surfing private breaks, or indulging in a Spa Safari. Nihi Sumba also offers signature experiences, including picnics under a waterfall and butterfly treks.
Delve deeper into island culture with visits to local marketplaces, stand-up-paddle boarding along riverbank village life, or outings with The Sumba Foundation to learn about humanitarian projects and volunteer opportunities.
Our top pick
The hub of dining 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 in a relaxed convivial atmosphere. During the week we create special dining experiences including spectacular BBQs.
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, is perfect for a romantic dinner or an intimate group meal.
RAJA MANDAKA ESTATE
Explore this remote island and experience the ultimate in tropical island luxury by staying in Raja Mendaka, Chris Burch’s estate – the owner of Nihi Sumba. The suite has won The Best In Design Award at PURE 2015 and is the most spectacular residence at the resort, taking prime position overlooking the famous ‘Nihiwatu’ wave and coastline.
This estate comprises of five individual villas, each with their own private pool. Raja Mendaka’s outstanding features include a waterfall, cascading off natural rocks into a private pool and a hidden massage cave between the boulders at the base. Upstairs, the bedroom opens to a platform among the trees with a bathroom complete with an outdoor jungle shower.
STAY NOW, STAY LATER
From IDR 9,900,000 per villa per night
(excluding 21% tax & service charge, based on double occupancy).
1x Roundtrip airport transfers in NIHI’s signature open-air Safari vehicle, per person
1x 60-minute massage, per person
1x Swimming with horses, per person
1x Chocolate Making Class at Chris and Charly’s Chocolate Factory, per person
SUNSET AND SUNRISE BEACH HORSE RIDE
As the sun sets or the day begins, take in the changing hues from the shores of Nihiwatu’s stunning two and a half kilometre beach astride one of the beautiful Sumba horses.
Enjoy a gentle stroll or pick up the pace splashing through the rolling ocean shallows. This is undoubtedly where you will get that amazing hero holiday shot!
No riding experience needed.
Luxurious Villas at the renowned Nihi Sumba
Luxurious Villas at the renowned Nihi Sumba
Credit - Nihi Sumba
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