Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Rua Village, West Sumba, Indonesia
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Nihiwatu Island Resort
Information about this Surf Resort


Nihiwatu is a small island getaway in the remote eastern part of Indonesia and is hotspot for surfers looking for that classic 'Indo' wave.  The Nihiwatu Island Resort itself is located right outside the beach front and offers surfers a perfect access to the best breaks in the area. The waves that break here can get to about 4 feet and above and are generally much bigger with the bigger swells. Swells get to about 8 to 10' with 12+' swells also happening each year. Nihiwatu is one of the fastest waves around and in around 6 to ten seconds you can travel the whole 250+ yards of the wave. The wave is thick and steep and tubes the whole way from start to finish. The Nihiwatu Island resort is the perfect place to come back and unwind after a day out on the surf. Relaxing furnishings, excellent ocean views and great local service all make up a great package and one not to be missed. 


TripAdvisor Ratings & Reviews for:






Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Sumba


Travelers' Choice 2013 Winner



TripAdvisor Snippets




"not just great place, but great people"


"nihiwatu honeymoon"


"there's magic here"







Located on Sumba Island in Indoensia







Rooms are comfortable and clean and include: 

  • Premium tv channels 
  • air conditioning 
  • minibar
  • daily housekeeping
  • turndown service 
  • bathtub only
  • hair dryer 


Restaurants and Bars




Restaurant and bar on site



Attractions and activities 

  • surf the local breaks
  • horse riding nearby 
  • fishing 
  • surfing 
  • scuba diving 
  • boating 


Getting There




Access is via direct flights from Bali with vehicle transfers to the resort. The overall journey takes approximately four to five hours.


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