Lelewatu Resort Sumba
Set atop a secluded cliff-side overlooking the Indian Ocean is a tropical island escape that is a perfect slice of paradise. Lelewatu Resort Sumba features 27 Sumbanese-style villas spread over 10 hectares of exquisite landscape in Indonesia, about an hour’s flight east of Bali. Surrounded by both the jungle and ocean, this picturesque hideaway offers a relaxing and inspiring stay. Unwind in luxurious villas, dine under the stars, explore cultural gems, ignite your sense of adventure, and indulge in everything this serene sanctuary has to offer.
- Retreat to a spacious villa complete with gorgeous interiors and a private pool
- Enjoy breathtaking views of the jungle and Indian Ocean from your private balcony or bathtub
- Treat yourself to individualized treatments at Maraga Spa that use nourishing ingredients like coconuts, cloves, and salt
- Enjoy complimentary dining with island cuisine at Bokosawu and Le Humba, boasting delicious traditional and international fare
- Sink your feet into the sand of nine beaches surrounding the resort, including Pero, Marosi, and Bwanna beaches
- Cook with a chef, enjoy friendly competition in the full game room, and experience a traditional Indonesian archipelago dinner
Admire the ancient architectural details and cultural traditions of the Sumba houses spread across the island. Then return to the jaw-dropping amenities, exceptional hospitality, and breathtaking scenery of Lelewatu Resort Sumba for an unforgettable stay.
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Lelewatu Resort’s 27 sophisticated Sumbanese-style villas range from 1,399 to 6,996 square feet (130 to 650 square meters) and are spread over 10 hectares of pristine, beautiful landscape. You will enjoy a secluded stay with plenty of privacy due to the expansive grounds and space between each villa. Rich hardwood details and traditional Sumba designs provide the backdrop to magnificent views from open windows and doors that look out to the jungle and Indian Ocean. Marble bathrooms come with stand-alone tubs and outdoor showers. Take in more stunning views from your private balcony and private pool, complete with covered lounging pavilion and daybed.
Along with the upscale accommodations, enjoy amenities such as laundry service, daily refreshment of your complimentary mini-bar, and daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all included with your stay. The extremely attentive resort staff are ready to make this a truly memorable stay.
Indulge your taste buds in impeccable island fare. Whether you are in the mood for the freshest seafood or cultural cuisine, you will find it all on the menus of Lelewatu Resort Sumba.
Bokosawu – The main resort restaurant and bar commands a prime position perched cliff-side with stunning views over the ocean. Enjoy your meal in an open, casual atmosphere that features custom-made wooden furniture, teal upholstery, and hand-woven Indigo Sumbanese Ikat fabrics. Or, take your meal poolside as you watch the sunset. The menu includes fresh seafood, caught daily, as well as international favorites. Visit the Bokosawu Bar for expertly crafted cocktails, freshly pressed juices, Jamu herbal tonics, and an impressive wine and Champagne list.
Le Humba – A testament to the rich and colorful culture and traditions of Sumba, this elegant restaurant boasts grand views over the resort and the sea. Start with a glass of Champagne or a specialty cocktail in the lounge before heading into the lively eatery, where chefs offer the best of Sumbanese and Indonesian cuisine along with an international flair. The menu highlights traditional meat cuts, some from the extensive Sumba forests.
In-Room dining – Available 24 hours a day, this convenient offering presents Asian and Western cuisine options.
This secluded resort boasts plenty to do on-site. Make sure to stop by the luxurious Maraga Spa, inspiring gym, horse-riding track, full game room, and elegant boutique. You can also experience afternoon tea, cooking with a chef, a traditional Indonesian archipelago dinner, and hiking the elevated land.
To fully discover the magic behind this tropical haven, be sure to explore beyond Lelewatu Resort. From traditional villages with ancient architectural digs and rugged, lush landscape to sacred lakes, picturesque waterfalls, and white-sand beaches — there’s no shortage of magic to uncover on Sumba Island.
Lelewatu Resort Sumba
Lelewatu Resort Sumba is set on the west of Sumba Island, a remote island in Indonesia, east of Bali. No matter which direction you explore, you are bound to stumble upon a rich collection of cultural sights and scenic beauty close by the resort.
Tambolaka Domestic Airport is 34 mi / 55 km from the hotel.