Nihiwatu, Here We Come

Tânia Araújo

It’s not that serial entrepreneur Chris Burch was bored or anything like that. He just wanted peace, calm, the opportunity for adventure, and 550 stress-free acres of jungle, waterfalls, and perfect beaches in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

data-drop-class="drop-cap"If I may, let me set the scene for you as we prepare to land. Nihiwatu is a “luxury” resort with 33 accommodations ranging from villas to tree houses on the Indonesian island of Sumba. All told it takes nearly 30 hours of flight time to get here, and one pretty much has to overnight in Bali. From there, it’s a 50-minute flight on Garuda Indonesia. Sumba is so completely different from the hu...

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