Nihi Sumba Island

This is not an escape from everyday life. It is the return to a life well lived. Where rugged luxury meets unregulated freedom. A place to connect with something larger than oneself. A haven for the adventurer, for the wanderer.
Sumba, Asia Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Rates from $750
  
  

Nihi Sumba Island Details 

Overview

This is not an escape from everyday life. It is the return to a life well lived. Where rugged luxury meets unregulated freedom. A place to connect with something larger than oneself. A haven for the adventurer, for the wanderer. The endlessly passionate and curious. Arrive with an open heart and leave changed forever. This is vacation with a purpose. A destination with meaning. This is Nihi Sumba Island.
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.

Mendaka
Rich, prosperous and powerful Take a moment. Draw a deep breath into your lungs. Open your eyes and pull back the curtains of your bedroom. Miles and miles of blue ocean stretching in all directions. Your new home is Raja Mendaka. The owner’s five- villa estate and the crown jewel of Nihi Sumba Island. Give in to absolute luxury. You belong here.
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa Nestled under the trees in a cottage like setting, Mendaka’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 and can also be rented out as a guest bedroom for friends and family of those staying in the Master One bedroom villa.
One Bedroom Duplex Villas
The three remaining two-story, one-bedroom villas are dotted behind the main residence on a gentle slope. Sumbanese architecture is infused throughout, including each entry level with a partially covered deck, living room, bathroom, and outdoor lounge. The downstairs study provides a great room for children to sleep or an area to watch a movie or work. The upstairs bedroom opens to a treetop platform and outdoor shower.
Master One Bedroom Villa
The main house features a freestanding master bedroom with a lap pool and cold plunge pool, a guest room, a library, living room, an indoor dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen. The vast outdoor entertaining space includes a deck, dining, daybeds, and a covered lounge. It offers the most exquisite view of the coast, with the feeling that you can step out onto the ocean.
Entire Five Villa Estate
Book the entire five-villa Mendaka estate at the heart of the resort. This most expansive plot of land is designed with large families and groups of friends in mind. Its prominent, private passageway above the residence greets guests with a lounge to pause and enjoy the majestic view of the coastline. Descending down an imperial stone staircase, lush gardens and stone footpaths connect the villas, each set apart for maximum seclusion and the opportunity for individual bookings. Villa combinations available upon request.

Mamole Tree House
Fun hearted, adventure lovers You wake to the sound of chirping birds. You fall asleep to the music of waves crashing softly in the distance. You are in the childhood treehouse of your dreams. High above the ground, far away from stress and distraction, you are alive and one with nature. Welcome to Mamole treehouse, let us remind you what it means to be young with an old soul.
Three Bedroom Estate
Three separate but conjoining villas punctuate this breathtaking jungle property. Built around the trunk of a tree, Mamole is ideal for anyone who appreciates unique design and a sense of immersion in nature. The first floor contains an open air living room and a half bathroom that leads out to a private lounge area overlooking a spectacular infinity pool. Generously appointed deck chairs and lounge seating make Mamole a social estate perfect for larger groups of friends or families that wish to be separate but close together. The second floor holds the master bedroom and bathroom: circular in shape and encased in fully functional sliding glass doors on all sides, the Mamole master bedroom is one of the most beautiful and distinctive Nihi Sumba Island has to offer, complete with a balcony overlooking the ocean.

Haweri
Sacred and Protected When reaching the edge of wildness isn’t enough, travel just a little more, farther down the path. Reach Haweri: the most private estate in all of Nihi Sumba Island. The sprawling, intricate beachside property is home to original owners Claude and Petra Graves. Make it your own.
Two Bedroom Villa
Haweri is indeed the villa of abundance. There are two large swimming pools, a ten person hot tub, a waterside yoga pavilion, a secluded bamboo bale above a private beach, and a spectacular living and dining room perched on a hilltop overlooking the coastline. For those seeking absolute privacy surrounded by nature at its best, this is the place to be.
On the hilltop is the open air dining, living and entertaining pavilion with a fully equipped kitchen, fire place and two outdoor decks offering jaw dropping views in all directions. Below are the swimming pools and the villas, each individually designed and positioned to maximize the beautiful vista; giving a breathtaking perspective from each area of the property.
Haweri Estate
Takeover the entire five bedroom Haweri estate. In 1989 Haweri was set aside from Nihi Sumba Island by its Founders as their private residence. Since those early days it has been redesigned and recently rebuilt with families and groups of friends in mind. For the first time, starting in 2017, Haweri will be available for those who appreciate an exceptional accommodation at the edge of wildness.
Please note: the estate can also be rented out in three ($4,500) and four ($5,250) bedroom combinations as well. Please see our rates page for more information.

Puncak
Peak of a mountain you meditate as the sun rises. You use the quiet estate for private yoga. You stroll through the sloping organic gardens. You soak in your outdoor tub as the sun sets. You are hypnotized by the dancing flames of your personal bonfire. Your own hilltop retreat, where the world feels at your fingertips. Puncak is everything you need.
Three Bedroom Villa
Perched near the highest point of the resort above a hillside of organic gardens, Puncak comprises of two main villas, rented together. The villas share a sunken outdoor dining area and two pools. The two-bedroom villa includes a bedroom each upstairs and downstairs with adjacent bathrooms. The one-bedroom villa includes a ground floor covered living room and a study that can be used as a second bedroom, or to relax, watch movies, or work. Puncak was a featured winner for PURE’s Best in Design 2015.

Lantoro
Private Escape think views. A few inches of glass are all that separate you from a giant swath of blue ocean. A pool large enough for family and friends. Direct beach access. A spacious outdoor dining and entertaining area. Luxury and convenience in equal measure. If Lantoro feels like your home, it’s because it was designed to.
One Bedroom Villa
Located on a shared beachside estate, the Lantoro villas are perfect for families and groups of friends travelling together yet also have the flexibility to be rented separately. The one bedroom suites feature secluded gardens, a private path leading down to the beach and a shared plunge pool.
Two Bedroom Villa
Crested atop a hill, the two-bedroom Lantoro villa benefits from its own private entrance. Each of the two bedrooms feature sweeping views of the Indian ocean from a private balcony. Downstairs, a shared open air bar, outdoor dining area and a large swimming pool is the perfect space for family entertainment.
Entire Estate
Make all of Lantoro your own private estate. The four-bedroom property can be rented out for large groups of families or friends. Its spectacular views and large outdoor space make it a one of a kind experience for those looking to relax and spread out. Please inquire on our booking page.

Wamoro
Lush Jungle Getaway tucked away in the trees. Complete peace. Complete quiet. Dramatic views. Your own private outdoor lounge and large swimming pool. Welcome to Wamoro. Your stately jungle hideaway.
One Bedroom Villa
Spacious and grand, the one bedroom villas feature king sized canopy beds with a sitting area and work station. High ceilings and three walls of windows makes each bedroom feel both airy and serene. Outside you will find your own private plunge pool and lounge area with spectacular unimpeded views of Nihi beach.
Two Bedroom Villa
The two bedroom villa features its own private entrance and king sized canopy beds. The large, shared outdoor bale complete with private dining area, bar, kitchen and a separate bathroom sits alongside the hero of the Wamoro property: a large infinity pool that with spectacular views.
Entire Estate
The entire four-bedroom estate can be rented out to large groups. Its generous outdoor accommodations, private entrances and luxuriously appointed interiors make it ideal for families or groups of friends. Please inquire on our booking page.

Kasambi
Surf Breaks on Nihi Beach your love of chasing the perfect wave has led you to this place. Perched on the edge of the estate, you admire the scope and strength of Nihi Sumba Island’s famous left hand wave. You know getting a good ride will not be as easy as it looks. But at Kasambi, you have the advantage of studying it throughout the day. Soon, you will make the right pick and be rewarded. Kasambi is a surfer’s villa dream.
One Bedroom Villa
Kasambi’s two luxury one-bedroom suites feature private, creek-side entrances and are surrounded by gardens of Jasmine, Frangipani, and Palm trees. They share a plunge pool with a private path to the Nio Beach Bar.
Two Bedroom Villa
The Kasambi experience is anchored by an open-air Great Room with a lounge, a private dining area, bar, and kitchen. A decked terrace includes day beds and lounge seating by the large infinity pool with undisturbed views of the famous surf break and 2.5km of beach.
Entire Estate
Large groups are ideal for this spacious estate. A group of surf enthusiasts will find this villa to be a prime position. Additionally, the two-bedroom main house is great for families, with separate suites for in-laws, family service, or traveling childcare.

Marangga
Undisturbed Views your lush backyard leads straight to the Indian ocean. Your private outdoor bed overlooks a seaside cliff. Your grand soaking tub is made for two. Your dining table is poised to serve dinners in soft night air. You are in Marangga. Nihi Sumba Island’s most intimate hideaway.
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa
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.

Lamba
Wave Front Villas tucked away. Private. Intimate. Cozy. Watch the waves at the edge of your private lawn. Feel beach at your fingertips. Listen to the chirping birds in your private garden. Welcome to Lamba, secluded and convenient. Paradise.
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa
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. Can be rented separately or connected for families and friends.

Lulu
Oasis of Natural Stone Spacious rooms, exquisite interiors, beautifully appointed at every turn. A shaded living area that welcomes just enough sunlight. The perfect amount of space. This is Lulu. For those who appreciate luxury and design.
One Bedroom Villa
Our Lulu one-bedroom villa is made up of a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and outdoor tub, connecting to a living room or children’s bedroom with en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower.
Two Bedroom Villa
The two bedroom Lulu villa includes a master bedroom connecting to a children’s bedroom with two daybeds, one en-suite sharing bathroom, and a spacious living room with guest bathroom. Each Lulu villa features a terrace and decking with an outdoor Bale for dining, and a private plunge pool.

Kanatar
Magnificent Views unparalleled views. Privacy. Space. A sense of home. Perched high above the rest of the villas sits Kanatar. The Indian ocean stretching out in front of you as you sip your morning coffee from your spacious second floor balcony. Your new favorite routine. Welcome home.
One Bedroom Villa
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. The second floor features a large master bedroom, the hero of which is a signature canopy bed with dramatic ocean views.

Rooms

Nihi Sumba Island has 70 bedrooms and 70 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.

Inclusions

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

Checking In & Out

Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am

Rates

Mendaka
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa: $1,575 per/night
One Bedroom Duplex Villas: $1,750 per/night
Master One Bedroom Villa: $7,000 per/night
Entire Five Villa Estate: $14,175 per/night

Mamole Tree House
Three Bedroom Estate: $6,500 per/night

Haweri
Two Bedroom Villa: Starting at $3,650 per/night
Haweri Estate: Starting at $10,800 per/night

Puncak
Three Bedroom Villa: Starting at $2,950 per/night

Lantoro
One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night
Two Bedroom Villa: Starting at $1,950 per/night
Entire Estate: Starting at $3,750 per/night

Wamoro
One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night
Two Bedroom Villa: Starting at $1,950 per/night
Entire Estate: Starting at $3,750 per/night

Kasambi
One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night
Two Bedroom Villa: Starting at $1,950 per/night
Entire Estate: Starting at $3,750 per/night

Marangga
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $1,050 per/night

Lamba
Wave Front One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night

Lulu
One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night
Two Bedroom Villa: Starting at $950 per/night

Kanatar
One Bedroom Villa: Starting at $750 per/night
Checking In & Out
$750 / per night
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Location 

Getting There and Distances

Nihi Sumba Island is 912 kms from Bali
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