Nihi Sumba (Nihiwatu)  

7-Night Nihi Sumba Yoga Experience

overview

Nihi Sumba is a luxury retreat on the remote Indonesian island of Sumba, voted as the world’s best hotel for two years consecutively. The resort offers an extensive wellness programme in addition to its cultural activities.

Nihi’s yoga experience is coordinated by wellness director Mary Tilson, and caters to all levels and interests. All classes are led in the stunning cliff-top yoga pavilion, overlooking the Indian Ocean. Minimum stay is three nights, but guests can extend their stay for additional costs.

Offering unlimited classes in variety of yoga styles, including Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Pranayama, Sumba Warrior and chocolate yoga, the programme is open for you to pick and choose how much or how little you do. There is also the option to add in private yoga sessions for an additional cost.

price per retreat

Green Season Kanatar one-bed villa

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Green Season Lulu Amahu one-bed villa

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Green Season Haweri one-bed estate

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Green Season Haweri four-bed estate

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Green Season Haweri five-bed estate

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Green Season Raja Mendaka wave front one-bed villa

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Green Season Raja Mendaka one-bed duplex villa

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Green Season Raja Mendaka four-bed estate

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Green Season Raja Mendaka five-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Kanatar one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Lulu Amahu one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Lulu Amahu two-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Lamba Wave Front one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Marangga Wave Front one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Kasambi one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Kasambi one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Kasambi two-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Kasambi four-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Waromo one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Waromo two-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Waromo four-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Lantoro one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Lantoro two-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Lantoro four-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Puncak three-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Tree House Mamole three-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Haweri one-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Haweri two-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Haweri three-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Haweri four-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Haweri five-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka wave front one-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka one-bed duplex villa

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka one-bed master villa

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka two-bed villa

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka four-bed estate

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Shoulder Season Raja Mendaka five-bed estate

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High Season Kanatar one-bed villa  

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High Season Lulu Amahu one-bed villa

from US$10,850Enquire Now

High Season Lulu Amahu two-bed villa  

from US$12,600Enquire Now

High Season Lamba Wave Front one-bed villa

from US$11,550Enquire Now

High Season Marangga Wave Front one-bed villa

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High Season Kasambi one-bed villa

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High Season Kasambi two-bed villa

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High Season Kasambi four-bed estate

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High Season Waromo one-bed villa

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High Season Waromo two-bed villa

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High Season Waromo four-bed estate

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High Season Lantoro one-bed villa   

from US$9,450Enquire Now

High Season Lantoro two-bed villa

from US$26,600Enquire Now

High Season Lantoro four-bed estate

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High Season Puncak three-bed villa

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High Season Tree House Mamole three-bed estate

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High Season Haweri one-bed estate  

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High Season Haweri two-bed estate

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High Season Haweri three-bed estate

from US$57,750Enquire Now

High Season Haweri four-bed estate

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High Season Haweri five-bed estate

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High Season Raja Mendaka wave front one-bed villa

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High Season Raja Mendaka one-bed duplex villa

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High Season Raja Mendaka one-bed master villa

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High Season Raja Mendaka two-bed villa

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High Season Raja Mendaka four-bed estate

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High Season Raja Mendaka five-bed estate

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  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Things To Do
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Nihi Sumba resort is an eco-hotel which supports the local Sumbanese people, culture and traditions while still maintaining an internationally recognised five-star luxury standard.

Each room is laid with crisp white bed linens on the stunning canopy beds overlooking panoramic views of the Indian ocean.

Accommodation ranges from one-bedroom villas, perfect for couples and solo travellers, to a five-villa Mendaka estate at the heart of the resort, designed with large families and groups of friends in mind.

Rates include all meals, accommodation, non-alcoholic drinks, local excursions, wi-fi and many sea activities. 

With produce grown in their own on-site organic garden and locally caught fresh fish daily, Nihi Sumba provides consistent quality with an ever-changing menu every day. Preferring open fires to toasters and working exclusively with the freshest flavours, Nihi’s expert chefs create an exciting dining experience you’ll never tire of.

Ombak is the main restaurant and bar lounge, offering a la carte breakfast and dinner daily. The casual open-air restaurant features a deck over the ocean, and includes special dining experiences like barbecues and private dining areas at The Nest: perfect for romantic or intimate meals.

The Nio Beach Club is the ideal spot for lunch, with its beachside location and open-aired pavilions. The menu offers an eclectic variety of fresh dishes, including the daily special rotisserie and freshly made pizzas in a wood-fired clay oven. Lunch and snacks can also be served poolside, which gives stunning views of the ocean, sunsets and the legendary Occy’s Left wave.

  • Chocolate plantation and factory workshops
  • Horse riding
  • Waterfall treks
  • Village visits
  • Surfing
  • Private boat charter
    • All meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning/afternoon snacks
    • All non-alcoholic beverages
    • Accommodation
    • Wi-Fi Internet
    • Room Mini Bar (1 full re-stock per day, including beers and spirits)
    • Laundry service (please note: dry cleaning is not available at the resort)
    • Scheduled excursions & activities on land: trips to Sumba Foundation Projects
    • Activities by sea: stand-up paddle boarding and snorkelling around Nihi Sumba Island beach (when weather conditions permit)
    • Full access to the scheduled group yoga, pilates and meditation classes at the Yoga Pavilion
    • Airport transfers
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Airfare
    • Additional activities: fishing trips, boat excursion, jet ski, tow surfing, spear fishing, private Pilates/TRX instruction, private surf lesson, waterfall treks, additional surfer spots, spa treatments, boutique purchases, private open-air Land Rover discovery trips and babysitting services, are available at additional charges.
    • Private yoga lessons: $125 per person, or $200 per couple/small group

payment policy

  • All rates are in USD and exclusive of the 11% government tax and 10% service charge.
  • A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, and the remaining 75% must be paid three months before arrival.

location

Nusa Tenggara Tim, Hoba Wawi, Wanokaka, Hoba Wawi, Wanokaka, Kabupaten Sumba Barat, Nusa Tenggara Tim., Indonesia

Still a relatively undiscovered destination on Indonesia’s traditional tourist trail itinerary, the unspoilt island of Sumba is home to lush rainforest and has been designated an ecozone for its exceptional variety of flora and fauna. Only an hour’s flight from Bali, the resort is a 90-minute drive through mountain and jungle from Tambolaka airport. The nearest airport to the resort is Tambolaka Airport, an hour and fifteen-minute flight from Denpasar International Airport in Bali, where all international flights to Sumba are routed through. Hotel staff will greet you upon check-in at Denpasar, escort you onto the plane and collect you upon arrival for the 90-minute drive to the resort.

Nusa Tenggara Tim, Hoba Wawi, Wanokaka, Hoba Wawi, Wanokaka, Kabupaten Sumba Barat, Nusa Tenggara Tim., Indonesia