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With one of the best surf breaks in Indonesia Nihi Sumba is a dream for keen surfers who can't resist luxury
A stay on the main island of Bali either side of travelling to Sumba, will provide time to relax and unwind before any onward travel.
Seminyak offers both beach front and action with plenty of local bars and restaurants to chose from.
The small and exclusive island hideaway of Nihi Sumba Island is an extraordinary archipelago
Straddling the equator, Indonesia tends to have a fairly even climate year-round. Rather than four seasons, Indonesia has two – dry (between May to September) and wet (between October to April) – and there are no extremes of temperature between winter and summer. In most parts of Indonesia, the wet season falls between October and April and the dry season between May and September. December and January see Bali at its most humid and rain tends to come in sudden tropical downpours, but it can also rain for more prolonged periods.
The islands of the Indonesian archipelago stretch almost 5000km from the Asian mainland into the Pacific Ocean and they are rich in beauty, culture and mystery. This itinerary offers guests the chance to experience a range of Indonesia’s most iconic destinations whilst offering a wide variety of activities from diving the underwater world to trekking and much more.
The lush, dramatic slopes of Ubud are the perfect place to begin your active adventure around Indonesia. Known as the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud is an inspiring town that offers visitors unique experiences in every direction. Wander through local villages by foot passing verdant rice paddies and grassy hilltops or if getting on the water appeals to you we can arrange river rafting where you will glide down one of Ubud’s many waterways passing through tropical rainforest and sleepy villages all the time watching out for the local monkeys swinging in the trees.
Included in this itinerary is a guided cycling tour from the village of Kintamani, balanced on the ridge of Mt Batur down the winding slopes of Mount Batur back to Ubud. Also included is a full day tour of Bali’s central highlands where you will visit a local market to sample local delicacies before seeing one of Bali’s most famous water temples. Perched amidst the healing waters of Lake Beratan is the beautiful Ulan Danu Temple where locals and tourists alike can soak in the lakes healing waters. After an optional soak in the invigorating lake continue to the coastal town of Lovina where you will enjoy a traditional lunch overlooking the ocean.
A short flight from Bali is the remote island of Nihi Sumba and you next destination. Located in a tranquil corner of Indonesia this island-resort offers respite and relaxation whilst appealing to those with an adventurous spirit. Slightly off the well-trodden-path, Nihi Sumba offers an exotic mix of remote location, understated luxury and a wide range of activities. Try your hand at learning to surf or discover the abundant marine life on a diving or snorkelling trip. If staying above water appeals learn how to spear-fish or even stand up paddle board or opt to enjoy a sunset horse ride on the beach. Nihi Sumba offers guests a huge choice of both adrenalin-fuelled activities whilst providing traditional services such a spa therapies and unusual dining experiences. With something for one and all, a stay at Nihi won’t disappoint.
After a few nights on Nihi Sumba, return to Bali's south coast where you will enjoy your last couple of days in the beachside resort of Seminyak. Famed for its exclusive dining experiences and sensational sunsets, here you can relax enjoying the delights of your waterfront accommodation before you journey home.
Travel by boat 1-hour from the resort and dive to the FAD to snorkel with the ocean's inhabitants. Guests can also try their hand with a spear and attempt to catch a fish for the chef to cook for lunch or sashimi for dinner.
At Nihi Sumba Island, Sumbanese horses from the Sandlewood Stables can be ridden across the island from beach to bush routes by riders of all levels of experience. Local guides and the resident horse whisperer will get you ready for your adventure.
Discover the Sumba Foundation, the philanthropic arm to Nihi Sumba Island. The Sumba Foundation has had an incredible impact across the island, enriching lives of local people. Learn all about the work and find out how you can help.
This unique wellness activity includes a 90-minute hike or jeep ride through Sumba's incredible landscape and local Sumbanese village, secluded beach breakfast and your choice of all-day treatments in beautiful and remote surroundings.
Spend half a day with Rivers, Oceans, Lands and Ecology (R.O.L.E) Foundation, which is based in southern Bali. This environmental organisation educates local people on environmental awareness as well as women's empowerment.
Float through the centre of Wanukaka Village past buffalos and daily Sumbanese life during the green season or along the 2.5km of Nihi Sumba Island's private beach. A fun and simple way to exercise either standing or kneeling on the board.
The west coast of Sumba is often referred to as a surfer's paradise and the team at the Nihi Sumba Island Boathouse is well known for successfully getting beginners to surf "Occy's Left", the resort's best wave.
The landscape of Sumba is a joy to explore and Nihi Sumba Island offers trekking routes to many of its most beautiful spots where guests can have a well-deserved lunch under a waterfall, between private beaches or overlooking verdant rice paddies.
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