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    Nihiwatu

    Desa Hobawawi | Kecamatan Wanukaka, Sumba 87272, Indonesia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent92%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          1 week ago
          “As close to Paradise as you will ever get.”
          2 weeks ago
          “There's a reason why it is #1!”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
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          Bar/Lounge
          Concierge
          Pets Allowed
          Spa
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          Shuttle Bus Service
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed yesterday via mobile

          Nihiwatu is much more than a world class 5-star wilderness resort situated next to an equally world class wave. In truth It's a magical nexus of deep relaxation, exhilaration an inspiration that untangles your soul from its stressful modern day-to-day existence. Wherever you are a...More

          Thank Simon M
          Reviewed 5 days ago

          We stayed in a Lulu room. The room is great - it has a large living space which can easily accommodation two chidren, two bathrooms and bedroom. THaving our own pool was fabulous, and everything at the resort was a short walk away. The room...More

          Thank amanda p
          Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihiwatu

          Hi Amanda, thank you for sending through this valuable feedback! I hope Michael and Joshua are well? We're so sorry your stay with us in January never exceeded your expectations, its a real disappointment to all of us at Nihiwatu! We're very grateful to receive...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I have been to some wonderful places but Nihiwatu is special, very special. The design of this resort and the villas can make it as sociable or private and safe,as you would wish. Extremely spacious and comfortable rooms , exceptional and pleasant service from all...More

          Thank 421joycew
          Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihiwatu

          Dear 421joycew, thank you so much for this extremely generous review, we are really happy that you had such a wonderful time with us! I'm glad you enjoyed the Nihioka Spa Safari, it really is something that every Guest should do at least once! Incidentally,...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This is definitely a bucket list place to stay!! We were very fortunate to spend 4 nights at Nihiwatu for the Easter holiday. I have been to many fancy resorts all over the world and this place is one of a kind -- the location...More

          2  Thank NicoleClark24
          Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihiwatu

          Dear Nicole, Thank you very much for your extremely generous feedback! We're so glad you had a wonderful Easter holiday with us! You're absolutely right, "not just a resort", its the entire experience that makes this wonderful place so incredibly special! We cant wait to...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          My husband and I came here for our honey moon and it was the most flawless experience we could ever have imagined :) First of all, our personal butler was amazing and made sure we were happy at all times (Desy, we love you!) We...More

          Thank Alexandrahkaplan
          Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihiwatu

          Hi Alexandra, so pleased to hear you had a wonderful time on the "edge of wildness"! Thank you for your super feedback, i will immediately share this with our dedicated team; I know Desy will be thrilled to hear from you! We hope you return...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$892 - US$1,618 (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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          Traveller (460)
          Room & Suite (95)
          Pool & Beach (59)
          Dining (46)
          Hotel & Grounds (338)
          Family and Play Areas (4)
          Bathroom (3)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ann L
          I noticed that Nihiwatu is in the Malaria Zone. For people who visited, did you take malaria tablets? Thank you!
          26 March 2017|
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          Response from GM_Nihi | Property representative |
          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
          Hi I would love to come for my 10th anniversary in 2018 could you tell me is the price per person please thank u
          25 March 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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          traveItripper
          Hello, we are staying at Nihiwatu for our honeymoon in June. I understand that this forum isn't a replacement of medical advice from a doctor because I can see that the CDC website suggests a Typhoid and Hep A vaccination for Indonesia. I am looking for past experiences with getting these from past guests of Nihi. Question for past guests of Nihi - did you go through with getting the typhoid and Hep A vaccs? Thanks so much!
          10 March 2017|
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          Response from GM_Nihi | Property representative |
          Hi 1katielynn, we have received advice on this from our local Sumba Foundation Doctor, Dr. Claus Bogh, who also recommends both of these vaccines for travel to anywhere in Indonesia, or South East Asia. Many of our Guests... More
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          Room Tips
          "All villas have amazing views and are really private"
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          "2 bedroom Villa with a View of the ocean high up or half way up the clip for great bay Views."
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          "We recommend the Lamba Room. Very spacious, private and terrific sunset views from your private pool."
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          "Loved the Kanatar villa."
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