Nihi Sumba

Nihi Sumba is an elegant luxury resort on the Indonesian island of Sumba, about 400 km east of Bali. The property covers 547 acres of private villas and detached estates that blend perfectly with nature to provide guests with stunning surroundings. With his offer the topics health and mindfulness receive a new interpretation. The unbiased contact with nature and culture are the focus and open up to guests on a variety of exciting leisure activities.

Nihi Sumba was built with the aim of sustainably protecting the unique culture. For those looking for more than just a vacation, Nihi Sumba is a place to feel connected and useful, to give back and be a part of something larger than oneself. With the Sumba Foundation partnership an important piece of the business model, the Nihi legacy stands for more than just a destination. It stands for goodwill, and an investment in the preservation of local culture. Enjoy the efforts to bring attention to a bygone era, centuries of rituals, a lush unspoiled landscape, and unlimited freedom to explore.


Sumba is a 11,150 km² island of the Lesser Sunda Islands and belongs to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara.

Rooms & Suites

Where you stay on vacation is more than just a hotel room. It is an experience. A new way of living. Every detail in our rooms – crisp white bed linens on our 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.

Nihi Sumba has 27 Villas. Exclusive buy-out of the entire resort is available with a minimum booking of seven nights for each villa.

6 residences of 1bedroom villas with private pool, outdoor shower, 4 king beds, 2 twin beds.

3 residences of 2 bedroom villas or 4 bedroom estates if joined with 1 bedroom villas.

1 residence of 1 ½  bedrooms in duplex Sumba house.
1 residence of 1 bedroom Sumba house.

2 residences of wave front 1 bedroom villas.

2 residences of 1 and 2 bedroom family villas.

One 3 bedroom villa.

4 residences of 1 bedroom Honeymoon villas with cliff top bales.

One 2 bedroom villa and one 1-bedroom villa.

The resort’s largest estate, a 5 bedroom residence which can also be reserved for individual villas.
19m lap and iced plunge pool.

5 bedroom residence which can also be reserved as 2, 3, 4 or 5 bedroom configuration.

One bedroom villa at Nihioka.

Restaurants & Bars

Ombak – Main restaurant with choice of international and Indonesian cuisine

Nio Beach Club & Pool – State-of-the-art-resort lap pool serving BBQ, grilled fish, salads and pizza

Boat House – Snacks, fresh fruit, cocktails and a la carte menu during the day

Kaboku – beachfront Sushi Bar with fresh Seafod Omaka style

All dining venues offer a la carte menus and seating is at individual tables. Special events, twice weekly, are served and seated in Family style tradition. 

Exceptional private dining experiences and events including BBQ and romantic dinner. For special occasions, themed nights are organized, for example: Sumba White Nights party, Jungle Party or full-moon parties.

Spa & Wellness

Perched above the crashing waves of the Indian ocean, the Boathouse Spa is an experience not to be missed. It offers a range of treatments from manicures and pedicures to a journey retreat, signature Nihi massage that can be enjoyed on site as well as in the privacy of the room or any one of the picturesque spa bales that punctuate the property.

The Wellness Program is designed with different retreats to transform body and mind. 
Parts of the retreats are strength training, cardio, yoga, hiking & trekking, sunrise meditations, healthy meals, nutritional consultations, Spa treatments, horseback rides and tours.

Leisure Activities

Yoga, Wellness, Kitesurfing, Fishing, Spa Safari, Paddle Boarding, Survival Apnea, Horseback Riding, Mountainbiking, Chocolate Factory and Sumba Culture

Special Kid’s Activities that include Creativity Workshop, Adventure Map, Myths’s & Legends, Kids Pony Clan.

Do you have any further questions about the hotel?

Lisa Bruckner-Daniel
Lisa Bruckner-Daniel
Sales Director of Sales & Buyer Relationship