Nihi Sumba: A Legendary Family Vacation

Sumba Island, Indonesia

  • luxury

    The rooms and resort are truly fantastic.

  • nature

    A great place to connect with nature.

Trip Overview

Food

Nihi offers 3 on-site dining experiences with all menus crafted to recall local flavors using fresh produce from their on site organic garden. Local fish are caught out the front of the resort, toast is always cooked over an open fire, never in a toaster, vegetables, fruit and herbs are picked fresh from the on-site organic garden. Fresh authentic food is the standout here. 

There are many healthy options and dietary requirements catered for however menu's arent prodominately wellness cuisine based.

Classes

Wellness is an integral part of the culture at Nihi Sumba and the experiences have been designed to help you leave rejuvenated and rebalanced. Choose from a huge range of wellness and adventure activities on both land and sea including:

  • Daily Yoga and Meditation classes at the resorts cliff top yoga pavilion offering breathtaking views over the Indian Ocean
  • Private Pilates, Yoga, TRX and fitness session ($)
  • Paddle Boarding 
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing ($)
  • Kite Surfing ($)
  • Fishing/spear fishing ($)
  • Kids Club/activties including chocolate factory, soccer, volleyball, snorkelling, boating, fishing, visiting villages, hiking to the waterfall, mountain biking, exploring the reefs, painting, horse riding and board games ($)
  • Private Boat Charter ($)
  • Jet Skiing ($)
  • Waterfall & Hiking Tours ($)
  • Open-air Safari Tours ($)
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Ridning including Equine therapy ($)
  • Tour of Sumba Foundation Projects

Sample Daily Schedule (all activities are optional)

Inclusion

  • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
  • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property including non alcoholic drinks including fresh organic juices
  • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
  • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
  • Use of Mountain Bikes
  • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities
  • Airport transfers (can be arranged for a fee)
  • Flights to Sumba Island
  • Spa treatments
  • Airfares
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Food (outside of package inclusions)
  • Activities or excursions (outside of package inclusions)
  • Visa (if applicable)

Facilities

  • 2.5km of Private Beach
  • Luxury Nihioka Day Spa (with private cliff side ocean view treatment rooms)
  • Swimming Pool (in addition to private villa pools)
  • On-site restaurants/cafes/bars (including a beachfront Sushi Bar)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Hillside Yoga Pavillion
  • Group and Private Yoga, Pilates or Fitness Classes 
  • Equestrian Center  
  • Beach Cinema 
  • Chocolate Factory 
  • Sea Activities: Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling, fishing, kite surfing, jet skiing, rockpooling and boat tours
  • Land Activities: Waterfall tour, Island Trek, Mountain Bike riding, 
  • Sumba Cultural Experiences (including Sumba Foundation Tour and Volunteering)
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Tables
  • Butler Service
  • Room Service
  • Daily House keeping
  • Laundry Service (complimentary)
  • Fresh bottled water provided daily
  • Luggage Storage
  • Concierge Service (including arrangement of bespoke travel via helicopter or private plane to the resort)

Location

 Nihi is located on the remote tropical island of Sumba, Indonesia a 50 minute direct flight from Bali (flight options are available from Jakarta). The local airport on Sumba Island is Tambolaka Airport which is approx. 90 minutes from the resort. The beautiful estate occupies 567 acres of land, of which only 65 acres are (and can ever be) built on. The rest remains as you see it today, and is used for farming or recreational use.

Payments & Fine Print

  • 50% of the payment required upfront. 0% interest payment plans available as low as $500 a month
  • Children Policy: Children aged 12 & over or adults: US$250.00+ per person per night, Children aged 6 – 11: US$125.00+ per person per night, Children aged 5 & under: Complimentary.
  • 7-Day ‘Change your Mind’ Refund Guarantee. We want to make sure that you are getting the wellness holiday you need so if the package just isn't for you then we will happily provide you with a full refund (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 30 days).
  • Transfer to Sumba Island are excluded however can be arranged with the resort directly. The resort can secure the return flights for you with your choice of airline at US$605. This price includes VIP pick-up service upon your International arrival in Bali, use of the VIP lounges at Bali and Tambolaka airports , baggage allowance up to 25kg with Nam Air and 20kg with Wings Air, airport taxes, baggage handling, return transfers (shared car) from Tambolaka airport to the resort.
  • Airport transfers are excluded, this can be arranged with the resort directly for a fee. The price is US$182 per person or US$333 per couple in a shared car. Alternatively the price for a private car is US$569 (max. 4 people).
  • Nyepi Day: Please note the Nyepi Day of Silence will take place on 25 March 2020, during which airports are closed and check-in and check-out at the resort is unavailable.
  • Travel: All packages are exclusives of flights 
  • Spa Treatments: All packages are exclusive of spa treatments
  • Activities: selected resort activities are included in this package (refer to package inclusions)
  • Visa Requirements: Please check your visa requirements prior to traveling as we take no liability for this.
  • Room Deposit: A fully refunded room deposit may be required upon check in. 
  • Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is three adults or two adults + one child (some rooms with accommodate two children with one being under 5 years of age). Please enquire if a larger villa is required.  
  • Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to website's terms and conditions.

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7 Nights

Kanatar - One Bedroom Villa

Inclusion Highlights:

    • Two free nights
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling

7 Nights

$5,113 per Couple

Valued at $7,158

All Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks including fresh organic juices
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
    • Use of Mountain Bikes
    • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities 
    • Mini Bar restock once per day and fresh daily mineral water

About The Room

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 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 Size

150sqm

Room Facilities

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

7 Nights

Mandaka - Wave Front One Bedroom Villa

Inclusion Highlights:

    • Two free nights
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling

7 Nights

$5,718 per Couple

Valued at $8,005

All Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks including fresh organic juices
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
    • Use of Mountain Bikes
    • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities 
    • Mini Bar restock once per day and fresh daily mineral water

About The Room

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, friends or a romantic couples getaway. 

Room Size

120sqm

Room Facilities

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

7 Nights

Lamba - One bedroom villa

Inclusion Highlights:

    • Two free nights
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling

7 Nights

$5,718 per Couple

Valued at $8,005

All Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks including fresh organic juices
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
    • Use of Mountain Bikes
    • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities 
    • Mini Bar restock once per day and fresh daily mineral water

About The Room

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.

Room Size

120sqm

Room Facilities

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

7 Nights

Marangga - One bedroom villa

Inclusion Highlights:

    • Two free nights
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling

7 Nights

$8,743 per Couple

Valued at $12,240

All Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks including fresh organic juices
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
    • Use of Mountain Bikes
    • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities 
    • Mini Bar restock once per day and fresh daily mineral water

About The Room

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 Size

120sqm

Room Facilities

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

7 Nights

Haweri - One Bedroom Surf Villa

Inclusion Highlights:

    • Two free nights
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling

7 Nights

$8,743 per Couple

Valued at $12,240

All Inclusions

    • 7 nights’ accommodation for the price of 5 nights in a luxurious villa at Nihi Sumba Resort 
    • Fresh daily meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner) sourced from local and organic ingredients grown on the property
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks including fresh organic juices
    • Daily Yoga & Meditation classes held on the hilltop pavilion (including Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga and Pranayama)
    • Sea Activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling and Turtle Release
    • Use of Mountain Bikes
    • Tour of the Sumba Foundation Projects and volunteering opportunities 
    • Mini Bar restock once per day and fresh daily mineral water

About The Room

The one-bedroom Surf Villa is set directly on the ocean’s edge, just meters above the high tide line. For the passionate surfer, or honeymoon couple, this is the place to be for privacy and seclusion. From here you will be looking straight out at the surf and the takeoff spot of the fabled wave called God’s Left, the 2.5 km span of Nihi’s white sand beach, and the glorious Sumba sunsets.

Room Size

120sqm

Room Facilities

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

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