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Expert Advice on Nihi Resort, Sumba

by Tropicsurf Blog November 29, 2018

First hear from Chris Prewitt. This Floridian legend has been surf coaching with Tropicsurf for nearly 20 years and has guided at Nihi Resort, Sumba numerous times over this period. Next hear from Ross Phillips, Director of Tropicsurf, who is a regular at Nihi Resort and just recently celebrated his birthday there. Here, they provide some expert tips on how to maximize your surfcation. 

TS SENIOR GUIDE, CHRIS PREWITT

Scoff down some Paleo Toast and Nihiwatu Oats for breakafast. An amazing pre-surf sustenance starter.

On low tide (when you cannot surf out front) take a boat trip out to the FAD (Fish Attraction Device) and snorkel, fish or learn to spearfish. It’s anchored in 1200 meters of water and the aquatic life around it is insane.

Nihi Oka Spa Safari. 90 min trek through lush hills, rice fields and then arrive at true paradise.

Nihi has its own chocolate Factory and it’s all made on site by Charlie. Yes seriously. Take a little snack for yourself at Charlie’s Chocolate factory.

Book your stay in the three-bedroom Mamole Treehouse Villa. It’s private and out of this world.

DIRECTOR OF TS, ROSS PHILLIPS

Try to time your vacation week to coincide with neap tides – and ideally morning high tides. This is often the best way to mazimize your surf quality and time.

Ride a mountain bike along the trails through villages and farmlands. It’s a great way to see authentic Sumba.

 

 

 






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