Classic Luxury

The Sanubari

Submerge in this peaceful hideaway on the lesser-known Sumba Island. The Sanubari is surrounded by nature with beautiful, pared back design that blends seamlessly with its surrounds, a luxury resort that champions the local community and sustainability.

Sumba Island, Indonesia
The Sanubari
  • Each beachfront villa is spacious and beautifully designed supporting Sumba’s culture and traditions using local art, Indonesian design and artisan products

  • A nature lover and surfers paradise, embrace the raw beauty of this tranquil hideaway with acres of beach, forest, rice paddies and rocky cliffs

  • Breath in the balmy air at the pagoda restaurant by the sea, celebrating the local produce and line caught seafood, creating many Indonesian favourites

  • Embrace the many experiences on offer, from surfing, horse riding in the ocean, paddle boarding excursions, and cultural programmes


Lose yourself in this nature lovers’ paradise on Sumba Island, one of the last unspoilt islands in the Indonesian archipelago. The Sanubari epitomises the hideaway retreat, on miles of pristine desolate beach with a few surfers dotted on the rolling waves in the background. Tall palms and lush forest surround the hotel, cocooning you from the world and filling you with a sense of calm. Comprising just six private villas, this is an exclusive retreat where the guests are centre to everything here supported by exceptional service and facilities.

The beachfront villas make the most of the paradise location, just steps from the soft powder beach and the sparkling blue sea, some come with their very own private pool. A beautiful, pared back design with touches of local art and furnishings make this a unique setting. The huge floor to ceiling windows draw you to the outside, with the ocean view calling from all aspects of the villa.

Time can be spent here as you wish. With 100 hectares of natural reserve, you can explore the vast grounds, stroll the long white sand beaches, swim in the sea, and if surfing if your thing make the most of the world-class Indonesian surf this area is known for. With a strong community tie, you can connect with locals through the cultural artisan programs, swim with horses in crystal blue waters, or simply embrace your time to explore this remote area of East Indonesia. Devour the locally sourced food at the pagoda restaurant set on the beach, with fresh seasonal ingredients from the hotel’s grounds and sourced from local farmers, and sustainable line caught seafood straight from the ocean, allowing the chef team to create an exciting menu that changes daily. 

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Location

Sumba Island, Indonesia

A 50-minute flight from Bali, the island of Sumba lies in the east of Indonesia’s archipelago.  You can then sit back and enjoy a two-hour transfer south to the The Sanubari, taking in the beauty of the island as you go.

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