Ever heard of Nihiwatu beach? Partly yes partly not, this beach is not as popular as Kuta or Raja Ampat beaches, but who would have thought, Nihiwatu Beach was in 17th position out of the 100 best beaches in the world and the only beach in Indonesia that was chosen to be the best beach in Asia. Not only that, Nihiwatu Beach managed to bypass the beauty of Hanalei Bay Beach in Hawaii which is ranked 27th.
Nihiwatu Beach is located in the West Sumba region, East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT), located 30 kilometers from the town of Waikabubak-Sumba Barat, NTT. At Nihiwatu Beach you will be greeted with clear sea water, clean sand beaches, and an amazing sunset atmosphere.
For those of you who like to surf, this beach must be on the list of places to visit. Because not only offers amazing views, this beach is one of the paradises for world surfers to try the ferocity of the beach waves.
This white sand beach is nicknamed “Left God Waves” because the ferocity and perfection of the waves are like an invitation for surf lovers to come and challenge themselves to surf here. The waves in Nihiwatu are claimed to be one of the fastest in the world. This makes surfers of the world curious to conquer the waves on this beach.
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Unfortunately, this beach is a private beach for certain groups. This 2.5 km white sandy beach does provide world-class service, making this beach very beautiful and charming. Nihiwatu Beach is currently managed by an international resort called Resort Nihiwatu. Not everyone can freely enter this beach location because the safeguards are very strict. Only Nihiwatu Resort guests are allowed to enter it. If you want to enjoy the beauty of Nihiwatu Beach, of course, you need to book a room to stay at Nihiwatu Resort first.
Moreover, this beach is perfect for those of you who want to be alone, spend time doing meditation, reading books, or just enjoying the calm atmosphere it offers. This is because the location of Nihiwatu Beach is far from the city and has not been touched by industries in Indonesia.