Accommodation, East Of Wallace Line

Nihiwatu Resort Sumba


Nihiwatu is an intimate, award-winning, luxury boutique resort on the remote island of Sumba, with a long, private, sandy beach and 28 luxury villas set amongst the coastal trees. There is also a spa and choice of restaurants either by the beach or with elevated views over the ocean, with most of the food ingredients grown on site.

All the individual villas belong to one of nine “estates” and have private plunge pools, verandahs and air-conditioning. They are extremely well appointed and hand built using local wood to give a traditional yet modern feel with full length windows to make the most of the views and natural light.

There is plenty of in house entertainment with watersports facilities, an open air spa, equestrian centre, beach cinema and ping-pong and pool tables. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property.

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Nihiwatu Resort -9.628850, 120.194000 Nihiwatu ResortView


Restaurant, beach club, bar, swimming pool, water sports facilities, PADI dive shop, open air spa, equestrian centre, 2.5km-long private beach, cinema, ping-pong and pool tables, free Wi-Fi, minibar, tea and coffee facilities, room and laundry services.

Optional Activities

Hiking, swimming, surfing, diving, other water sports, mountain biking, visits to waterfalls, snorkelling, pilates and village visits. You can also achieve a freediving certification, learning to free dive to 20m for up to 3 minutes.

Jonathan Morris

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Indonesia tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

It was an epic and stunning holiday which we will remember for a very long time. A highlight was seeing the Hornbills, Tarsiers, Bear Cuscus and The Sulawesi Crested Macaque in Tangkoko National Park. As usual your organisation of this trip was excellent.

Mr TC - Cheshire