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Outstanding beach

The colours are like a phot shopped postcard!!! I believe the beach is private for guests only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vanessa Ann S
via mobile
Nihiwatu beach

Soft white beach from Nihiwatu resort...good for walking...playing or riding horses Very secluded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alam W
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1 week ago
“Outstanding beach”
3 weeks ago
“Nihiwatu beach”
Sumba, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The colours are like a phot shopped postcard!!! I believe the beach is private for guests only, which luckily we were. The sand is like golden talcum powder with an amazing rolling surf to swim and body surf in!!! Can't wait to go back!!

Thank Vanessa Ann S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Soft white beach from Nihiwatu resort...good for walking...playing or riding horses Very secluded with nearly no one if you want quiet beach and good for morning or sunset walk Sand is soft and the beach is clean from any debris or sharp corals...very good beach

Thank Alam W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Best place for Holiday with family, with a big area of Nihiwatu resort, once can enjoying the nature and beautiful beaches

Thank Floresexotictou... T
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This lovely, secluded beach resort has it all. A world class surfing beach, stylish luxury villas set amongst gardens, water sports, 2 great restaurants, spa treatments...the list goes on. Pretty close to perfect.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Yes part of the beach is property of the resort and it is truly magnificent. There were locals around so I don't agree with some of the other reviews we meet some kids that were fishing and locals that were walking horses.

1  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The scenery is amazing, really paradise. But that is where it ends.The food was below standard and the service was good. Staff is friendly, but during our stay we did not meet the management which is strange as it is such a small resort. The...More

Thank traveldavis
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Nihiwatu beach is only for people that are staying at expensive Nihiwatu resort, all other persons including locals can't enter the beach. We were visiting some beaches around Nihiwatu beach and got to see it from a distance, the area around is really nice. In...More

Thank Nadenka
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I heard from local people about nihiwatu. They close the access to the beach. So everyone cannot go to the beach, even local people cannot go to there. It makes me think that if you want to enjoy beautiful beach you must have a lot...More

4  Thank Bernadus Dwi La... A
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Fabulous menu. All fresh produce and spoilt for choice. Looking out over the ocean its an amazing experience.

Thank Kay W
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful clean golden sand with waves breaking onto the reef and also the beach itself . So impressive in a busy world to find such a place.

1  Thank Dinner T
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Sarmishta K
Hi am sarmishta planing a trip for nihiwatu beach in sumba island. Am unlable to find price and contact of the nihiwatu hotel. What is the price?? Can you please help me....?
29 January 2015|
Response from scoshi |
Hi, I don't know if you are still looking for rates but you can find it on their website.