Get There


Sumba has direct flight from and to Bali, 3 times a day every day. Also easy to go to Ende and Kupang. Transfer Tambolaka to The Resort one way Rp. 950.000,-

Suggestion Hotel Sumba Nautil Resort will be pleased to help you:

  • Transfer:
  • car rental
  • flight booking
  • guided tours
  • trekking program
  • info about events , Pasola , villages , culture.

Ali, the owner of Hotel , has a keen interest in Sumbanese traditions and knows the local people very well.

Tambolaka airport is the nearest but still 2 hours drive to the resort ; you will find there car + driver to rent (drivers will accost you at airport) . We can arrange transfer and rent for you a car + driver but we will need payment before by money transfer on our Indonesian bank account : we will charge 900.000 Rp for one way .

Airlines flying in and out Sumba every day are : Garuda or Nam Air (55 minutes flight) and Lion/Wings (propellers, 1 hour 15 minutes) . You can buy tickets on line : .com or on

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Sumba island covers an area of 11,150 square km which is now populated by about 600,000 people. Generally the climate similar to other part of Indonesia Nevertheless the rainy season (December to March) is not so heavy as most part of Indonesia.

The island of Sumba is well known of its sandlewood, horses, impressive megalithic tombs,authentic villages like in former times, typical hand woven textile (“ikat”), and still untouched beautiful beaches. Hotel Sumba Nautil Resort is located on south coast , facing immence Indian Ocean

GPS : S 09. 44′ 994” E 119. 19′ 255”, in Lamboya aera .

You will be directly at heast of the most traditional zone for Marapu belief . Roads are good comparing to others island of NTT; most are scenic roads and the landscape are various so you are never bored travelling through them.

There are two enterance point to Sumba island: Tambolaka airport or Waikelo harbour in West Sumba. Waingapu in East Sumba ( airport & harbour )