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    Nihiwatu

    Desa Hobawawi | Kecamatan Wanukaka, Sumba 87272, Indonesia
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    • Excellent94%
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    “private pool” (18 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 305 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Nihiwatu is rated as the World's top resort and with good reason. Having travelled extensively at top class resorts this has to be one of my all time favourites. The attention to detail from the staff service to the suites, the location as well as...More

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    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at NihiwatuResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Rob, Thank you so much for this very generous feedback! I will immediately share with our team! I'm so glad you managed to have a truly relaxing time while here, that is a real priority for us; and also at the same time see...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Nihiwatu has been voted the best resort in the world last year, and it's easy to see why. At this place, a lot of attention to every imaginable detail has been paid. The resort is built beautifully amidst nature and it's very quiet - the...More

    Thank Rob S
    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at NihiwatuResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Rob, Thank you so much for this wonderful recommendation, we really appreciate it! We hope you're able to come back soon again! Best wishes from all the Sumba Staff!

    Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

    Nihiwatu's tag line is "on the edge of wilderness" which is so true!! A short 55 min flight from Denpasar then 2 hour drive thru villages, jungle and farmland you arrive to the very understated and oh so beautiful Nihiwatu. We only had 3 nights...More

    3  Thank Vanessa Ann S
    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at NihiwatuResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Vanessa, thank you so much for your wonderful review, i will pass this onto the staff immediately! Yes i'm afraid you'll definitely need more than 3 nights to fully appreciate everything that Nihi Sumba has to offer, but it still leaves so much for...More

    Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

    Nihiwatu resort is 1.5 hours drive from Tambolaka airport which is 45 minute flight from Denpasar Bali... Nihiwatu staff help you check in in Ngurah Rai airport Bali and will picked you up in Tambolaka airport and bring you to the resort in their good...More

    2  Thank Alam W
    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at NihiwatuResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear Alam, thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it! I have passed on your comments to 'Guest Kaptens' Steph and Anggi, who both send you their fondest regards! I'm so glad you managed to get through some of our more iconic...More

    Reviewed May 29, 2017

    This is my second stay at this beautiful resort and this time we brought our Family! Amazing Villas, great staff and service, with attention to details and great food! We stayed with our little baby girl and was very pampered; They took care of all...More

    Thank Aghpt
    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at NihiwatuResponded May 31, 2017

    Dear Aghpt, thank you so much for your generous feedback! We're so happy your family had a wonderful stay with us! The Nio Pool on the beach is a firm favorite with all our returning guests, and i'm thrilled you enjoyed the food so much!...More

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    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $877 - $1,610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Sumba
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Sumba
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • Location
    • Indonesia >
    • East Nusa Tenggara >
    • Sumba
    • Also Known As
    • Nihiwatu Hotel Sumba ,
    • Nihiwatu Hotel Waikabubak ,
    • Nihiwatu Resort Waikabubak
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    Traveler (468)
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    bpbenda
    July 22, 2017|
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    Response from GM_Nihi | Property representative |
    Hi, November is still a beautiful time off the year to come to Nihi Sumba Island; on the off chance that there is rain, its usually a short thunderstorm and its over and done with. Weather is difficult to predict though, but... More
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    Ann L
    March 26, 2017|
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    Hello Ann - although some of our Guests choose not to take any Malarial prophylaxis, we always suggest to anyone arriving soon that they should consult their Doctor to discuss this. South East Asia does have malaria, some... More
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    Amanda C
    March 25, 2017|
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    Response from GM_Nihi | Property representative |
    Thanks Amanda - we'd love to have you stay with us on such a special occasion! The prices quoted on our website are per Villa, for 2 persons, and not per person...! There are a large variety of different types of... More
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