Nihiwatu on Sumba Island has just been awarded the honor of number one hotel in the world the second time in a row as voted by Travel+Leisure readers for its annual World’s Best Awards. The resort places great emphasis on raising awareness of a bygone era through traditional rituals, a lush unspoiled landscape and freedom to explore. Philanthropy continues to remain at the core of its business, with preservation of the community paramount. Recent additions to Nihi Sumba Island’s engaging features are an on-site chocolate factory tour where guests learn how to make a variety of candy bars with Sumba’s locally sourced cocoa beans; Lake Weekuri, nature’s saltwater pool separated from the ocean by a rugged cliff, for a most magical swim and lakeside picnic; and eellness retreats with world-class gurus that combine the physical benefits of yoga with mediation, movement, and flexibility.
Destination Asia Indonesia has created a special eight day package together with the Nihiwatu Resort, allowing guests to indulge in the luxury of the resort and explore the local culture and incredible nature around it. Also, for bookings made before 31 August 2017, there is a ‘stay 4 nights pay 3’ and ‘stay 7 nights pay for 5’ promotion for travel between 1 September to 20 December 2017. For shorter stays we recommend booking the unique Spa Safari where guests can pamper body and soul in an extravagant setting.