Nihiwatu – this name stands nowadays for pure luxury somewhere in South-East-Asia. Located 400 kilometers east of Bali, the Sumba Island houses one of the most luxurious hotels in the whole country. Nihiwatu is an all-villa resort which stretches 567 hectare, but got only 32 villas at the same. Guests feel the pure luxury in each and every minute they spend in the incredible resort.
Nihiwatu is no new hotel on the horizon. The resort originally opened in 1984, but was renovated and refurbished in a million dollar deal and named a Leading Hotel of the World afterwards.
Only a few resorts in whole Asia are part of the union of luxurious hotels that got over 400 hotels all over the world. Nihiwatu, however, fits perfectly into the collection as the all-villa resort is everything demanding travelers will look for.
Each and every villa at the resort offers an incredible amount of privacy with special features like outdoor beds and bathrooms and private pools. Needless to say, all villas offer an amazing view of the ocean.
32 luxurious villas at Nihiwatu
If there is anything that demanding travelers are looking for, it is a luxurious hideaway with as much privacy as possible.
At Nihiwatu, it is anything but a problem to find ultimate privacy and luxury at the same time. All 32 luxurious villas are free standing and got lush gardens around them. Also, each and every villa got a private pool, making guests of the resort enjoy the privacy to the utmost.
Even the smallest villas are extremely spacious with 80 square meters (861 square feet) and offer all luxury that guests may look for. Something very special about the villas at Nihiwatu is the combination of pure luxury and modernity with the traditional elements that played a key role when Nihiwatu was refurbished.
At Nihiwatu, guests will feel like staying in a traditional village, while still enjoying all the luxury of top-notch hotel business.
Special dining experiences at Nihiwatu
If there is any occasion to come in contact with other holiday makers at Nihiwatu, it is dining. Be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner – the hotels restaurants offer all the delights guests are asking for.
At “Ombak Restaurant”, guests of the resort can enjoy à la carte breakfast till 11 in the morning and dinner from 7 to 11 in the evening. The dining experience is handcrafted and differs every evening. For even more privacy, guests may enjoy dinner at “The Nest”, a private dining venue right a the oceanfront.
Additionally, Nihiwatu offers lunch at “Nio Beach”, a real beach restaurant with focus on fresh salads and fish dishes. Last but not least, no evening is complete without spending some time at the “Boathouse”, an iconic bar that’s perfect for watching the sunset.
Yoga and treatments with a view
At Nihiwatu, there is no public pool or anything alike. But who does need a public pool when having large private pools with great views of the ocean?
Instead, guests can enjoy the “Creekside Spa Pavillion” positioned under Pandanus trees. At this location, Nihiwatu offers yoga and other sports courses with stunning views of the ocean. Not to forget about Spa treatments like massages or facials.
These may also be enjoyed outside with stunning views of the ocean. Is there anything more you could enjoy when making holidays?
Nihiwatu – dream resort with hefty prices
Nihiwatu does not only mean pure luxury and incomparable privacy, it also means paying a lot of money for a resort out of this world.
Depending on your date of arrival and the length of stay, villas are available starting from 800 Euro (~ 880 US-Dollar) excluding taxes and services. The mentioned rate already includes full board and a roundtrip air ticket from Bali (next international airport) to Nihiwatu. Higher room categories are available for an extra charge.
All in all, Nihiwatu is an incredible resort for the rich and beautiful of this world. If you got the chance, I’m sure you’ll enjoy each and every night you spend at Nihiwatu!