We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nihi Sumba

Save
Share
Traveller (701)
Room & Suite (254)
Pool & Beach (113)
Overview
Desa Hobawawi Kecamatan Wanukaka, Sumba 87272 Indonesia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Reviews (458)
Filter reviews
424 results
Traveller rating
392
20
6
4
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
392
20
6
4
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews private pool paddle boarding other guests our honeymoon world class horse riding local community boat house heaven on earth magical place nihiwatu resort bali airport spa experience bucket list deep sea fishing whole experience amazing staff
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 424 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

A real privilege to be surrounded by so much beauty.Run by an adorable couple who makes you believe that everything happens effortlessly by magic.Hospitality at its best with the Sumbanese indelible smile!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank LaurentC1163
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nihi Sumba is one of the most special places you will ever stay. The accommodation is incredibly luxurious and comfortable, the stretch of beach its positioned on it out of this world beautiful, the staff are genuine, so friendly and could not do more for...More

Thank CityTurtle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nihi Sumba resort is a special property that we will not forget for a long, long time, and hope to visit again in the future. Our Captain Simson, the GM Julien, Phillippa, and the entire staff as a whole were some of the most welcoming,...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank NickSillaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently got back from our honeymoon at Nihi and it was the best decision we made! We started in Bali and hopped on a plane to Sumba Island, and it was definitely the best part of our trip. Whether you are...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank jennaheckler
Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihi SumbaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jenna, thank you very much for your kind feedback. we were really glad to welcome you and Jake for your honeymoon (and for your bday Jake :) and thank you for flying all the way to us. We have shared your positive comments with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Nihi for 4 nights and we’ve never experienced such a complete and blissful holiday. The place is unique, the attention to detail is inspirational, the food amazing and all the trips organised simply unrivalled. The hotel is eco-friendly and totally immersed in...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
1  Thank peggyclerget
Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihi SumbaResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Peggy, thank you very much for your message. Our team was so glad to welcome you and your family. Your 2 daughters were the true stars of the resort, swimming with horses, going down the river stand up paddling or catching the biggest fish...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Voted #1 Hotel in the World for two years in a row by Travel & Leisure magazine. An award-winning luxury resort on remote Sumba Island, Indonesia. A wide range of land and ocean-based experiences ensures all tastes More are catered to. Attentive service and gourmet meals add to the refined and intimate ambience. A romantic getaway idyll with pristine private beach stretching in excess of 2.5km of length ideal for honeymooners and the unique tribal culture on the island offers guests a glimpse of a bygone era. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$872 - US$3,555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Nihiwatu
Also Known As
Nihiwatu Hotel Sumba
,
Nihiwatu Hotel Waikabubak
,
Nihiwatu Resort Waikabubak
Location
Indonesia > East Nusa Tenggara > Sumba
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Top resorts Hotels
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
US$872 - US$3,555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Nihiwatu
Also Known As
Nihiwatu Hotel Sumba
,
Nihiwatu Hotel Waikabubak
,
Nihiwatu Resort Waikabubak
Location
Indonesia > East Nusa Tenggara > Sumba
Photos
Traveller (701)
Room & Suite (254)
Pool & Beach (113)
Dining (73)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
Sumba Nautil Resort
84 reviews
6.74 km away
Watukaka Resort
24 reviews
13.96 km away
Hotel Sinar Tambolaka
74 reviews
41.54 km away
Maringi Eco Resort by SHF
53 reviews
44.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
CBC - Cosy Beach Club
5.17 km away
RM Gloria
2 reviews
17.53 km away
Warung Gula Garam
95 reviews
42.04 km away
Woo Uma
56.01 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 67 nearby attractions
Ratenggaro Beach
40 reviews
49.45 km away
Weekuri Lake
114 reviews
55.66 km away
Tarimbang Beach
11 reviews
66.24 km away
Wairinding Hill
36 reviews
80.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
WeLeaveToday
1 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Adrien S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a doctor, but we did not take any and were fine. Additionally, Nihi staff is on hand to let you know what you can and cannot do. The waterfall excursion is phenomenal - have a great time!
1
Vote
Room Tips
"We stayed in Mandaka 2, which was absolutely beautiful and well located in the resort. It has three outdoor..."
NihiFan
3 weeks ago
Read review
"Stayed at Kanatar 2 and cannot compare to others but it was amazing"
joshbg211
4 weeks ago
Read review
"Every room is amazing, you can't go wrong. "
rickpendrick
7 Sep 2018
Read review
"Marranga 4 is the best Marranga."
patel33ami
4 Sep 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing