Lelewatu Resort Sumba - A New Hidden Gem and Private Sanctuary in Sumba

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Sri Utami
Lelewatu Resort Sumba, the name is derived from 'stone bangle', whereas Sumba still preserve some living megalithic traditions aside from Nias and Toraja in Indonesia. 
 
 
It was built by Sumbanese business-woman, Jenny Tan, who was inspired to preserve the rich local heritage and culture of Sumba, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) and at the same time introduce the resort as an utmost preferred destination which offers a complete experience. It is a new hidden gem and private sanctuary in West Sumba. The luxury resort is located on a clifftop amidst 10 hectares of lavish unspoiled rainforest and breathtaking uninterrupted view of Indian Ocean throughout the area. Set on approximately 90 minutes from Tambolaka Airport, enjoy every second of your trip to the resort spoiled by natural scenery, from the hills and valleys with tropical trees along the way to the famous local animals lining up welcome you to the magical island of Sumba. 
 
 
The luxury resort has a total of 27 unit villas, each spacious villa is thoughtfully designed with Sumbanese architectural concept, ranging from 1-2 bedroom Ocean View Pool villas,1-2 bedroom Ocean View Cliff Pool villas,1 bedroom Ocean  View Honeymoon villas, 4 bedroom Pool Villas and signature Sumba houses. All villas have private balcony or extended terrace, private pool with covered lounging pavilion and daybed, and Butler service. Lelewatu also has 2 dining outlets - Bokosawu and Le Humba gourmet restaurants, Maraga Spa, a gym, horse riding track, game room and elegant boutique. The resort is also in close proximity to Sumba traditional villages of Prajing and Weihola, beautiful beaches of Marosi, Watubella and Kerewei, Lapopo waterfall, Weekori lagoon and many others. 
 

Explore the resort with full enjoyment where traditional heritage and culture of Sumba are easily perceived on the resort, combined with natural activities for an infinite remarkable memories. Take some few steps climb up to see Lelewatu, a traditional ring stone which become the resort's historical story, then get down to the open space area in a restaurant and have a try to weave the authentic Ikat Sumba follow by having the sensation to wear traditional Sumba clothes then stroll down to the resort's beautiful lagoon where guests can enjoy the waves with its calming sound.

For more info and details, please contact  +62 811 3960 6060 or visit www.lelewatu.com