Lelewatu Sumba

Lelewatu Resort

Experience Sumba and its Rich Culture in Luxurious Style at Lelewatu Resort

Nestled on a cliff overlooking the majestic Indian Ocean in West Sumba, Lelewatu Resort truly redefines the meaning of luxury. Spread over a secluded 10-hectares landscape of lush rainforest and unspoiled nature, this exceptional retreat will elevate your stay with world-class facilities and unrivalled personal service.

Be enticed by the opulent details of the resort. Direct access to a pristine white sand beach fringing a luminous turquoise lagoon with incomparable views promises a holiday experience that is second to none.

Embrace sublime relaxation at Maraga Spa with exquisite La Mer products. Indulge in exclusive dining privileges at Bokosawu Restaurant, which is available only for the pleasure of in-house guests. Take delight in a mouth-watering array of sweet and savory treats during afternoon tea served at our cliffside La Humba Lounge.

Have yourself the ultimate stay filled with wonderful memories at Lelewatu Resort Sumba.

Our Origin History

Lelewatu Resort was founded by a highly successful local businesswoman, Jenny Tan, who has longed envisioned Sumba as being the next Bali. This 5-star luxury getaway also serves as a platform to showcase the traditional heritage of Sumba.

The resort was meticulously designed to reflect the island's elegance, exoticness, and also to blend harmoniously with its natural surroundings. It is a place to admire the intricate details that incorporate Sumba’s traditional culture and craftsmanship. Lelewatu Resort prides itself on delivering warm and sincere service that is an authentic characteristic of the local Sumbanese people.

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Sumbanese Style Villas

Designed by renowned architect and interior designer team, Popo Danes and Melati Danes, Lelewatu Resort highlights the magnificence of Sumbanese culture. It is a manifestation of where tradition meets luxury and comfort.

The resort presents 27 sophisticated Sumbanese styled villas ranging from 130-650 sqm that adapt the customary alang-alang thatched roof with an open floor plan, giving you the full opportunity to enjoy picturesque scenery and inhale the island’s fresh tropical air. With the exquisite touch of handcrafted finishes paired with an ambience of pure escapism, each villa is ready to indulge all of your senses with alluring Sumbanese culture and tradition.

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