As we know, Indonesia has so many stunning beaches, such as Nihiwatu Beach in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province.
Nihiwatu Beach has a warm touch of the waters and exotic tropical views.
Nihiwatu Beach is included on the list of top 20 of the 100 most beautiful beaches in the world released by CNN. Even, Nihiwatu Beach managed to beat the beauty of the famous panorama in Hawaii, Hanalei Bay.
Nihiwatu Beach which is ranked 17th for the most beautiful beaches in the world is also known as the best place to enjoy the sunset in Sumba.
The sunset view is very charming and even better with clear seawater and sandy beach. This beach does have a quiet and comfortable atmosphere so it is suitable for those who want to be alone and enjoy the atmosphere of the beach.
The beach is also a destination for world-class surfers because the magnificent waves at Nihiwatu Beach attract adrenaline. Even, the waves in this place are also one of the fastest and the best in Indonesia, and this beach dub as the God’s Left.
But, in order to maintain the security and safety of surfers, there is a rule that must be obeyed ie the surfers cannot surf together at the same time. The limit of surfers that can do surfing is only 10 people. If there are already 10 surfers on the beach then the other ones must wait their turn.
However, not all tourists can enjoy the beauty and awesomeness of the waves at Nihiwatu Beach, even for locals. This is because Nihiwatu Beach is included in the territory of an international resort, the Resort Nihiwatu. Between April and December is the best month to visit, and this resort closes every January and February.
Nihiwatu Beach has located approximately 30 km from Waikabubak City, West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT). The location of Nihiwatu Beach is far from the hustle of the city and has not been touched by industries in Indonesia.
Route to Nihiwatu Sumba Beach
This beach can be reached by one hour flight from Ngurah Rai Airport in Denpasar, Bali, aiming to Tambolaka Airport.
Then, from Tambolaka Airport, tourists can rent a car to take them to Nihiwatu Beach.