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Surf World Famous ‘Occy’s Left’ at NIHI Sumba

NIHI Sumba is a very special resort, standing well apart from the crowd. Having been voted the “Worlds Best Hotel” for 2 years running, NIHI Sumba offers an unforgettable luxury surfing experience that is unmatched by any other resort in Indonesia. Located in remote Sumba, NIHI sits beautifully in the rugged natural landscape. This is true luxury a world away from the stress of normal life.

NIHI Sumba is blessed with exclusive access to ‘Occy’s Left’, named after legendary surfer Mark Occiluppo. The wave has increased in popularity at the same rate as the resort, so to keep the crowds low and the line up clear for NIHIs guests, there is a limit of 12 surfers in the resort at any time. This guarantees you as many waves as you can handle!

The Resort

With a total of 27 incredibly luxurious villas spread over 2.5 kilometers of private beach, set in over 270 hectares of lush natural landscape, NIHI Sumba is a tropical oasis of luxury and calm. The resort is intimately connected with the land that it lies in, with over 93% of the 320 resort staff coming from Sumba. This provides much-needed work opportunities for these remote communities. The range of villa options on offer will cater for all tastes and offer unparalleled luxury.

The resort has 5 dining options available to all guests with in-room dining being available on request. The possibilities are endless with a wide range of activities, luxury spa experiences, and even an onsite chocolate factory!

Waves at NIHI Sumba

NIHI Sumba lays claim to having some incredible waves in the local area, the star of the show is ‘Occy’s Left’, the 2-300m left-hander that breaks directly in front of the resort. ‘Occy’s Left’ is fully private for the guests of the resort with a limit of only 12 surfers being onsite at any time. The wave is popular for its character, changing with swell, tide, and wind. One thing that is guaranteed, you will have uncrowded Indo!

The expert surf team is available to guide you to the other waves in the area. Rua, a soft a-frame for when Occy’s is too big. Kerewei, perfect for practicing turns with a beginners section on the inside. The Hole is a swell sucking peak, that is usually 2-3 times the size of ‘Occy’s’! The team will always guide you to the best waves for your level and the conditions.

Why We Love NIHI Sumba

The resort’s private wave, ‘Occy’s Left’. It is a really high-quality left-hander and with the 12 surfer limit, is never crowded.

The extensive range of villas on offer. The unique designs mean there is something for every taste!

The remote beauty of Sumba. Unlike any other part of Indonesia, the resort sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Ready to surf in Sumba?

The Villas

NIHI Sumba offers a range of 1 – 5 bedroom villas and residences. Each villa has been individually designed with comfort and luxury finishings in mind. All have been constructed using local and sustainable building materials where possible!

The villas all are fully air-conditioned and have their own terraces with most having their own private pools. All villas give a feeling of privacy and space, with the unique styling and incredible views making NIHI Sumba an incredibly special resort.

One Bedroom Villas

Two Bedroom Villas

Three-Four Bedroom Villas

Five+ Bedroom Villas

The Cuisine

At NIHI Sumba, they take great pride in the cuisine that is served up. All guests are welcome to enjoy 3 meals daily with snacks in all booked packages. All dining venues offer a la carte menus and seating is at individual tables. Special events, twice weekly, are served and seated in family-style tradition. Exceptional private dining experiences and events are also available including BBQ and romantic dining!

The resort has 5 beautiful dining locations onsite. Ombak, the main sandy-floored restaurant, and bar, serving daily a la carte breakfast and dinner with a choice of Indonesian or International cuisine. Nio Beach Club, open for lunch daily, serving the grilled catch of the day. For snacks and Sushi, Boat House, Menara, and Kaboku are all open throughout the day for you!

Activities

NIHI Sumba offers a wide range of activities to keep you occupied when you’re not in the surf! The resort has daily yoga classes, stand-up paddle tours, local village visits, guided hikes, waterfall excursions, and many more. Sumba is famous for having wild horses and there is a full equestrian program available, this is an unmissable experience. NIHI Sumba’s range of activities will have something for everyone!

Wellness

Let the experienced Sumbanese spa team take away all of your worries with their full range of massages and therapies. Using the most luxurious natural ingredients and pure essential oils, the team will be able to put you into a state of deep relaxation and rejuvenation. A full range of traditional and modern massage techniques are available for guests.

Kids Activities

NIHI Sumba welcomes your entire family! There is plenty of space for kids ages toddler to teen to safely romp and roam. From organised activities to quality time in your private villa, you can decide how busy to keep your clan. The resort aims to delight your child by creating memories that last well beyond your stay with them, with a focus on engaging and immersive experiences that foster a respect for the environment.

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Surf World Famous ‘Occy’s Left’ at NIHI Sumba

NIHI Sumba is a very special resort, standing well apart from the crowd. Having been voted the “Worlds Best Hotel” for 2 years running, NIHI Sumba offers an unforgettable luxury surfing experience that is unmatched by any other resort in Indonesia. Located in remote Sumba, NIHI sits beautifully in the rugged natural landscape. This is true luxury a world away from the stress of normal life.

NIHI Sumba is blessed with exclusive access to ‘Occy’s Left’, named after legendary surfer Mark Occiluppo. The wave has increased in popularity at the same rate as the resort, so to keep the crowds low and the line up clear for NIHIs guests, there is a limit of 12 surfers in the resort at any time. This guarantees you as many waves as you can handle!

The Resort

With a total of 27 incredibly luxurious villas spread over 2.5 kilometers of private beach, set in over 270 hectares of lush natural landscape, NIHI Sumba is a tropical oasis of luxury and calm. The resort is intimately connected with the land that it lies in, with over 93% of the 320 resort staff coming from Sumba. This provides much-needed work opportunities for these remote communities. The range of villa options on offer will cater for all tastes and offer unparalleled luxury.

The resort has 5 dining options available to all guests with in-room dining being available on request. The possibilities are endless with a wide range of activities, luxury spa experiences, and even an onsite chocolate factory!

Waves at NIHI Sumba

NIHI Sumba lays claim to having some incredible waves in the local area, the star of the show is ‘Occy’s Left’, the 2-300m left-hander that breaks directly in front of the resort. ‘Occy’s Left’ is fully private for the guests of the resort with a limit of only 12 surfers being onsite at any time. The wave is popular for its character, changing with swell, tide, and wind. One thing that is guaranteed, you will have uncrowded Indo!

The expert surf team is available to guide you to the other waves in the area. Rua, a soft a-frame for when Occy’s is too big. Kerewei, perfect for practicing turns with a beginners section on the inside. The Hole is a swell sucking peak, that is usually 2-3 times the size of ‘Occy’s’! The team will always guide you to the best waves for your level and the conditions.

Why We Love NIHI Sumba

The resort’s private wave, ‘Occy’s Left’. It is a really high-quality left-hander and with the 12 surfer limit, is never crowded.

The extensive range of villas on offer. The unique designs mean there is something for every taste!

The remote beauty of Sumba. Unlike any other part of Indonesia, the resort sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Ready to surf in Sumba?

The Villas

NIHI Sumba offers a range of 1 – 5 bedroom villas and residences. Each villa has been individually designed with comfort and luxury finishings in mind. All have been constructed using local and sustainable building materials where possible!

The villas all are fully air-conditioned and have their own terraces with most having their own private pools. All villas give a feeling of privacy and space, with the unique styling and incredible views making NIHI Sumba an incredibly special resort.

One Bedroom Villas

Two Bedroom Villas

Three-Four Bedroom Villas

Five+ Bedroom Villas

The Cuisine

At NIHI Sumba, they take great pride in the cuisine that is served up. All guests are welcome to enjoy 3 meals daily with snacks in all booked packages. All dining venues offer a la carte menus and seating is at individual tables. Special events, twice weekly, are served and seated in family-style tradition. Exceptional private dining experiences and events are also available including BBQ and romantic dining!

The resort has 5 beautiful dining locations onsite. Ombak, the main sandy-floored restaurant, and bar, serving daily a la carte breakfast and dinner with a choice of Indonesian or International cuisine. Nio Beach Club, open for lunch daily, serving the grilled catch of the day. For snacks and Sushi, Boat House, Menara, and Kaboku are all open throughout the day for you!

Activities

NIHI Sumba offers a wide range of activities to keep you occupied when you’re not in the surf! The resort has daily yoga classes, stand-up paddle tours, local village visits, guided hikes, waterfall excursions, and many more. Sumba is famous for having wild horses and there is a full equestrian program available, this is an unmissable experience. NIHI Sumba’s range of activities will have something for everyone!

Wellness

Let the experienced Sumbanese spa team take away all of your worries with their full range of massages and therapies. Using the most luxurious natural ingredients and pure essential oils, the team will be able to put you into a state of deep relaxation and rejuvenation. A full range of traditional and modern massage techniques are available for guests.

Kids Activities

NIHI Sumba welcomes your entire family! There is plenty of space for kids ages toddler to teen to safely romp and roam. From organised activities to quality time in your private villa, you can decide how busy to keep your clan. The resort aims to delight your child by creating memories that last well beyond your stay with them, with a focus on engaging and immersive experiences that foster a respect for the environment, build upon the adventures of travel, and develop a curiosity for discovery.

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Customer Reviews

Lissette De Boer 30/06/24

Google
Giulia was incredibly helpful in booking our surf trip! Strongly recommend using AWAVE for any surf packages. We will definitely be contacting her again. Thank you!

Fabs Alegria 19/05/24

TrustPilot
Trip of a lifetime. First and foremost I'd like to thank James Colston from Awave Travel, for assisting me in every which way to help book one of the most memorable experiences I've had in my life. He was extremely responsive and answered every single question I had, even the dumb ones haha. As for AYADA, holy dooly, that place is paradise! Absolutely breathtaking, I couldn't believe I was actually walking around such a beautiful island! Big love to the staff at Magu Restaurant, seeing as how I ate there pretty much everyday, they were amazing! Very switched on and quick off the mark to help with anything that was needed. A special mention to Dhaboa and the captain who took me out surfing! I cannot speak highly enough about their friendly, helpful and straight up on point expertise. With Dhaboa picking the spots to surf and tips on where to sit to catch the best waves on the day, to the wonderful captain himself, filming and sending me videos of the waves I caught.
Absolute legends! Made my surf trip! Best holiday I've ever been on to this date.

Carlos 30/06/24

TrustPilot
Reliable travel agency to book a surf trip - Both Giulia and James were very reactive and adivsed on the best options. In our case we made a boat trip in Maldives. It is the second time we use Awave Travel to do a surftrip to Maldives and we have had a very good experience in both cases. They are a reliable and trustworthy travel agency, I highly recommend them.

Tatsiana Radchanka 04/21/2024

Google
Amazing surf camp. Felt at home there. Super nice, kind, helpful staff. Any of my requests has been satisfied. Highly recommended!

Charles Viellevoye 03/27/2024

TrustPilot
Very professional team. Giulia is always on and have an accurate answer to all my questions. The boat trip was incredibly well organised. Nothing was missing.

Emily Bullen 04/03/2024

TrustPilot
Professional and Top Notch! From the moment we started planning our trip AWAVE was responsive and professional. We had a lot of back and forth picking the perfect location and resort and James and Giulia were patient and helpful. The resort we stayed at, AYADA in the Maldives, was beautiful and relaxing- great for families and couples! It was perfect for us- we have 1 surfer in the family, he was able to enjoy the waves and we also were able to enjoy the reef and snorkel as a family. Our kids loved the kids club and the private pool on the beach villas was amazing. The alcohol is expensive if you don’t do full board but that is to be expected. Wonderful vacation and amazing travel agency! Definitely recommend!!

Cobus and Jackie Van Aswegen 10/19/23

Google
awesome last minute trip which was well communicated, friendly crew and great surf guide! waves were not the best but we realised at the time of booking that it was end of season. crew could not be more friendly and willing to help all the time - chef prepared a wide variety of food and never any complaints on that front - thanks!!!... we will be back for more!

Steve 10/07/23

TrustPilot
I've used Awave twice ... so far. This is the second time I've used Awave for a trip to the maldives. Stayed in 2 different resorts this time. They've always been incredibly prompt at replying and handled everything for us, making sure the 2 Resorts were in touch to get us transfered half way through our trip. At one of the resorts I even bumped into Giulia and Delia who were out there surfing at the time. There's no doubt in my mind that I'll use awave again if I'm booking a surf trip

Donald Ayres 11/06/23

TrustPilot
Indonesia Surf Trip/ Java/Bali/Sumba - James Colston was my representative from AWAVE - I’m an older solo surfer and James was attentive, respectful, extremely responsive from the initial planning stages all the way through the booking. And he was so patient with all my crazy questions along the way. I couldn’t have been more pleased with James’s level of service. Thank you James

Alex Daish 12/28/23

TrustPilot
Giulia was an amazing person to book with. I was overwhelmed with choices initially, but AWAVE knew their stuff and helped me with my options and even suggested delaying my trip so I could go to a certain hotel which ended up being the best decision I made all year.
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