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Nihi Sumba Island
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Nihi Sumba Island features in Ampersand's Top 10 Beach Hotels and our Top 10 Romantic Retreats 

Nihi Sumba Island is 438 acres of tropical forest, rice terraces and grasslands wrapped around the stunning two and half kilometer long Nihiwatu beach.

This world-class beach is protected on both ends by cliffs and headlands ensuring total exclusivity and understated luxury. Tucked amongst the trees of this remote island are 32 villas, including one, two and three-bedroom villas offering you complete solitude in air-conditioned comfort with everything one needs in an idyllic tropical setting. The thatched roofed bungalows and villas have balcony panoramas stretching the full length of the beach, the sea and the headlands beyond.

Nearby you will find a living and dining room and adjacent is the cliff-top bar overlooking the sea. On the beach below is the jungle spa and the water sports activity hut is close by. Overlooking the full length of Nihiwatu beach is a swimming pool area where you can lose yourself to the views.

There are a multitude of wonderful experiences to enjoy at Nihi Sumba Island. From surfing one of the worlds best left-hand break waves to star-lit dining – there is a personalised approach to each guest, so your stay is crafted to be shaped by pleasure and not design.

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