6 Reasons to love Nihiwatu

Voted as the best hotel in the world by Travel+Leisure magazine, Nihiwatu is located on a remote volcanic island in Indonesia, with incredible style and luxury. If you’re looking to travel at the world’s No.1 hotel, be sure to check out our 6 reasons to love Nihiwatu below!

It’s rated the best hotels in the world by Travel+Leisure Magazine

The reader’s of Travel+Leisure voted for their opinions on the top hotels around the world and Nihiwatu came on top for its luxurious appeal and incredible location on the exotic island of Sumba. This was also appeared in Conde Nast Traveler The World’s Best Hotels Gold List 2016.

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Located on a lesser-known island in Indonesia

Just a 50-minute flight from mainland Bali lands you on the exotic island of Sumba, one of Bali’s volcanic islands with rugged landscapes, waterfalls, sandy beaches and alluring culture. Sumba Island has two distinctive seasons, dry season is from April to November and wet season is from December to March.

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The Spa Safari is a must-do

The Spa Safari is a riveting experience that allows you to feel connected to the Island of Sumba. Your journey starts with a 90-minute trek through the rolling hills, villages and rice fields until you reach the end destination of Nihi Oka. Greeted by the Nihi Oka team, you’ll be presented with refreshing coconuts and healthy breakfast on the tree platform located on the cliff tops with outstanding vistas. After breakfast you will greet your dedicated therapist for unlimited treatments of your choice, where you’ll enjoy serene views of two beaches and rice paddies. The pampering doesn’t stop there, once you head back to the resort you can enjoy private in-villa treatments anytime you please.

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Stay in a tree house!

If you’re looking to step out of the ordinary, the Mamole Treehouse is just the thing you’re looking for. This tree house is truly a unique accommodation choice in Indonesia, boasting of two-storey levels with circular villas that feature panoramic jungle views.

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The Boathouse is the place to be

Offering the perfect spot come day or night, the Boathouse is well placed on the beach near the water’s edge with front row seats to some of the most stunning sunset views across the ocean and is never short of a tropical cocktail to enjoy.

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A dreamy beach club nearby

Situated 15 minutes from the resort, you’ll find the sandy Coconut Cove, a pristine beachfront designed as a mini excursion away where you can surf, safari adventures and a range of water sports including snorkeling, wake boards and stand up paddle boarding.

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World-class horse riding

Whether you’re on honeymoon or on a family getaway, amazing memories will be made at Sandalwood stables. Get up close and personal to the amazing horses, whether it be on a sunset beach ride or through passing rice fields and streams, your journey along with the horses will become a cherished adventure you’ll never forget. If you’re looking to enhance your experience further, you can embark on a horse whispering experience where you’ll have private sessions that allows you to bond with these beautiful animals.

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Quick facts

  1. There are 33 villas with pools
  2. You can enjoy 2.5km of private beach
  3. Dine around 4 restaurants with a la carte menus
  4. Mini bar, Wi-Fi and 3 meals daily included


Why not add Nihiwatu onto your Bali holiday or include it as part of an amazing Multi-Centre package?

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