Sumba Island Accommodation

Sumba is a little visited and undeveloped outpost in Indonesia's southeast islands chain that gives a visitor a sense of being shipwrecked on an island of both great physical beauty and unparalleled anthropological interest. The Island of Sumba is 400 kilometres east of Bali, the world famous tourist destination island, and directly south of Komodo and Flores islands. By Indonesian standards, 11,150-square kilometers Sumba is relatively small, with a bent, irregularly oval shape. The dry, mountainous island stretches 210 kilometers along a northeast-southeast axis, and is 40-70 kilometers wide. Waikabubak and Waingapu are the Administrative Capitals of the island.
 

The Sumba Nautil Resort on Sumba Island is among the most renowned Hotels in Sumba Island in Indonesia. It boasts of excellent services, great locations and great food. Location of Sumba Nautil Resort is located on the south western coast of the Sumba Island. Flights from Bali is available to the island. It is a 4 hour drive from the airport to the resort. While lodging here the guests can indulge in scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing. The Sumba Nautil Resort is equipped with spacious and comfortable lodging units. There is the Bungalow Superior, the Bungalow Luxe, and the Villa. They are all well facilitated with air conditioning, safety deposit box in room, sofa, ceiling fan, mini bar, hair dryer and hot and cold shower.

Nihiwatu Resort is 438 acres of dense tropical forest, rice terraces and grasslands, wrapped around the two and half kilometer long Nihiwatu beach. The Nihiwatu beach is protected on both ends by cliffs and headlands ensuring total exclusivity for all guests. Nihiwatu Resort is a small and exclusive hideaway resort on Sumba Island for those who seek excitement with absolute privacy with a wide range of activities to choose from. Nearby are Stone Age sites and local villages, waterfalls and fabulous secluded beaches to explore. The fishing, surfing and diving are sensational and the unique tribal Sumba culture, with its ancient animist rituals is beyond compare. If you are seeking a destination that can provide you with a unique and entirely different vacation experience; be it adventure, nature at its scenic best or just desiring to lose yourself in another world, Sumba's Nihiwatu is the right place to be! "101 Best Hotels in the World" The 2006 Tattler Travel Guide

Sumba Newa Resort, strategically located on the north coast of Sumba Island, the resort is within minutes drive from Tambolaka airport and the seaport of Waikelo, making it easily accessible to and from other tourist destinations in neighboring Bali, Komodo, Flores and beyond. Likewise, the traditional villages and cultural centers that are found in many places in Sumba are all within easy reach from the resort. Spacious two level villas in native Sumbanese style are crafted from coconut-palm timbers. The villas feature separate living area and private balconies.

Monalisa Cottages - The is should be the best accommodation in Waikabubak which is located near city center of Waikabubak (west Sumba). Compare to other accommodation, Monalisa Hotel has considered to be the next option in the city after luxury Resort Nihiwatu or Nautil Resort. Monalisa Hotel has been renovated since early this year (2007) and they had upgrade all the rooms with better facilities with bath tub, hot and cold water shower, Air Condition and a large open restaurant in the center of the garden.
Other Accommodation:
Manandang Hotel featuring the standard accommodation and located right in the city center of Waikabubak (west Sumba). Compare to other accommodation, Manandang has considered to be the best option in the city. 

Merlin Hotel is located in the city center of Waingapu (East Sumba). Some rooms are air-conditioned with toilet & bathroom.

Aloha Hotel is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are air-conditioned with toilet & bathroom.

Rakuta Losmen is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are with toilet & bathroom.

Artha Hotel is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are with toilet & bathroom.

Pelita Losmen is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are with toilet & bathroom.

Tarung Wisata Hotel is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are air-conditioned with toilet & bathroom.

Ronita Sayang is located in the city center of Waikabubak (West Sumba). Some rooms are with toilet & bathroom.

 

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