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NIHI Sumba

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On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach massages
On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach massages
On the beach, white sand, beach towels, beach massages
Outdoor pool, an infinity pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of NIHI Sumba

NIHI Sumba

5-star property

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
Desa Hobawawi, Wanokaka, Sumba, 87272

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKerewei Beach23 min drive
  • Popular LocationMarosi Beach45 min drive
  • Popular LocationPrai Ijing Megalithic Village53 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Wanokaka, NIHI Sumba is on the beach. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Prai Ijing Megalithic Village, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Nihiwatu Beach and Lesser Sunda Islands. Kayaking offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Kerewei Beach - 23 min drive
  • Marosi Beach - 45 min drive
  • Prai Ijing Megalithic Village - 53 min drive
  • Lapopu Waterfall - 97 min drive

About this property

NIHI Sumba

5-star luxury hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to free cooked-to-order breakfast, a round-trip airport shuttle and a beach bar at NIHI Sumba. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, beach massages and beach towels. Treat yourself to hydrotherapy, a body scrub or a body wrap at the on-site spa. Enjoy international cuisine and more at the two on-site restaurants. The gym offers Pilates classes and yoga classes; other things to do include boat tours, snorkelling and surfing/body boarding. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities, such as a poolside bar and a terrace.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool, with sunloungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Bike hire, an infinity pool and tour/ticket information
  • A porter/bellboy, luggage storage and a front desk safe
Room features
All 33 rooms include comforts, such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches, such as free minibar items and dressing gowns.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • Ceiling fans and daily housekeeping

Awards and affiliations

NIHI Sumba is listed in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.


Afrikaans, English, French, German, Indonesian, Portuguese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from noon to 2:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–11 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 beach bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Nio Beach Club & Pool
  • Ombak Restaurant

Things to do

  • Beach yoga
  • Bike rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Infinity pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare


  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily


  • This property does not have any lifts


  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding


  • Dressing gowns
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar


  • In-room massage
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 152 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 121 (one-way), (up to 11 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts

Property is also known as

Nihi Sumba Island Hotel Wanokaka
Nihi Sumba Island Wanokaka
Nihi Sumba Hotel Wanokaka
NIHI Sumba Hotel
Nihi Sumba Island
NIHI Sumba Wanokaka
NIHI Sumba Hotel Wanokaka

Frequently asked questions

Does NIHI Sumba have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Pool types include infinity pools.

Is NIHI Sumba pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at NIHI Sumba?

Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at NIHI Sumba?

Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at NIHI Sumba?

Checkout is at noon.

Does NIHI Sumba provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs noon-2:30 PM on request. A fee of USD 152 per vehicle applies.

Where is NIHI Sumba located?

Nestled on the beach, this Wanokaka hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Nihiwatu Beach.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at NIHI Sumba and receive a full refund?

Yes, NIHI Sumba offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to NIHI Sumba cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 3 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 3 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 3 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 3 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 3 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
신혼여행으로 큰맘먹고 예약했는데 비싸긴 하지만 진짜 좋은 숙박이었음. 룸마다 개별 매니저가 있어 필요한 사항은 메신저로 얘기할 수 있었고 전망도 음식도 굿굿!!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2018

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Ein einmalig schöner Platz und eine sehr besondere Atmosphäre. Sicherlich eines der schönsten Hotels der Welt und ich glaube, mich da gut auszukennen.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2019