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    Desa Hobawawi | Kecamatan Wanukaka, Sumba 87272, Indonesia
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 week ago
    “Bucket List Item!”
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    “It's definitely PARADISE”
    Free Wifi
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed in Nihiwatu last year. It is a lovely place, very beautiful, good food and good service. Its so remote, the view of the milky way at night is breathtaking, the beach is gorgeous, the accomodation was perfect. However, there were a few issues......More

    Response from GM_Nihi, Director of Sales at Nihiwatu

    Dear theglobeismyeye, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your stay with us. We are grateful for any and all feedback in order to improve our resort’s offerings and wish to address your concerns with hopes that you will visit again. As...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was a family vacation and this place is like hidden treasure on earth, we loved it so much. Staff are very kind and nice. Hoping we can come back to this PARADISE some other times with more people.More

    Response from GM_Nihi, Director of Sales at Nihiwatu

    Dear AISHA H, Thank you for such a wonderful feedback! We are indeed elated to hear that Nihiwatu has left you with such beautiful memories and we are very much looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Warmest Sumba wishes to you and your family....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Having spent 7 nights in Nihiwatu, we continue to suffer from major withdrawal symptoms as the property is truly a rare piece gem! A really raw and gorgeous setting makes the lengthy travel worth your while. From beautiful pristine beaches to unforgettable sunsets and baby...More

    Response from GM_Nihi, Director of Sales at Nihiwatu

    Dear hayhaz, Thank you for taking the time to write this review following your recent stay and to share with us such a valuable feedback. Nihiwatu is certainly blessed with the most beautiful and magical surroundings and it is the Sumbanese people with their genuine...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at Nihiwatu for the start of our honeymoon. On arrival, we were welcomed with refreshing drinks by the GM, Loraine. The friendly staff at this resort are truly amazing and Loraine and her team made sure that our every need was catered for....More

    Response from GM_Nihi, General Manager at Nihiwatu

    Dear 1510Sweet, thank you so much for your very generous feedback! We really appreciate you taking the time to review us! We're so happy you loved the Spa Safari and Sumba community visit, the Sumba Foundation does such amazing work locally, we are extremely proud...More

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    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$894 - US$2,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Sumba
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Sumba
    Traveller (458)
    Room & Suite (95)
    Pool & Beach (59)
    Dining (46)
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    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|
    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
    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|
    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
    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!
    9 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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