If you haven’t heard of Sumba Island, now is the time to discover this heavenly gift. Offering endless natural beauty with a touch of magical local wisdom.
Here are the 7 things to do in Sumba Island
1. Enjoy the Enchanting Waikuri Lagoon
Waikuri Lagoon is a hidden paradise of exotic beauty. It is located in Kalenarogo Village, Kodi Utara, South West Sumba. Waikuri Lagoon features salt water because the water flows from the sea.
The lagoon is surrounded by coral reefs and green plants. Seawater flows into the lagoon through a reef crevasse. It is a beautiful lake with clear, blue-green water. You can see the white sand on the bottom of the lagoon from the surface of the water. Imagine how happy you will be after entering Waikuri Lagoon. It was undoubtedly a memorable experience! By the way, Weekuri Lake can only be reached on foot or by a two-wheeled vehicle.
2. Go to Ratenggaro Village
Sumba Island has a traditional village called Ratenggaro Village. Ratenggaro Village is located in the village of Umbu Ngedo in the southwestern part of Sumba.
What is special about this village?
It has a unique 15-meter high roof called Uma Kelada. Ratenggaro Village is also home of 304 historic megalithic tombs dating back to 4,500 years. The village is also located at the edge of the beach and mouth of the Waiha River. Therefore, while visiting Ratenggaro Village, you will be mesmerized by the beautiful natural scenery. About 90 minutes by bus from Tambolaka town. You will need to get off at Bondo Kodi and take a local motorbike taxi.
3. Step into the Magic of Mbawana Beach
This Sumba Island’s beach is stunning with its mesmerizing stone cliffs. The beauty of Mbawana Beach lies in its white and soft sand. Green landscapes in addition to beautiful beach nuances. For those who don’t like crowds, this is a secluded beach!
4. Sooth in Waimarang Waterfall
If you’re looking for a water tour, Sumba Island is your place. Sumba Island is blessed with many interesting water attractions, including the Waimarang waterfall. Waimarang waterfall may be one of God’s most beautiful hand drawings.
You can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere while soaking in the natural pool of stone walls. The greenish, moss-covered cliffs also add to the natural feel of the place. In addition, you can also sit by the pool or do yoga to meditate and relax. Soothing sounds of nature are his medicine for stress.
5. Discover the Astonishing Mangroves of Walakiri Beach
When the water recedes, the beach becomes even more beautiful.
This is because you can freely photograph the unique mangrove trees that dot one side of the beach. Mangrove trees have twisted branches and less dense leaves. Perfect for silhouette photos at dusk. Plus, you can sunbathe, swim, and relax on the beach while enjoying coconut ice.
6. River Tubing Activity at Tanggedu Waterfall
Sumba Island has many beautiful waterfall, one of them is Tanggedu waterfall. Tanggedu waterfall is located in Tanggedu Village, Kanatang District, East Sumbari Regency. This place is beautiful and deserves to be on your priority list for its unique rock carvings. The clear blue water makes the waterfall stunning. The water is fairly heavy and perfect for body rafting and tubing. Also, the water depth of the river is not very deep, so it is perfect for enjoying action.
7. Enjoying Sunset from Wairinding Hill
Wairinding Hill is touted as Sumba Island’s favorite hill on Instagram. Located in East Sumba, 45 minutes from Waingapu town. This tourism object is a series of broad savannah plateau. However, this pasture only looks green during the rainy season from November to May.
From July to October, it transforms into a huge natural golden carpet. The hill gained increasing fame after being the backdrop for the feature film Pendekar Tongkat Emas (Warrior of the Golden Staff) by renowned Indonesian film director and producer Mira Lesmana.
If you are not traveling in a group, you can take a open trip of Waturanda Trip to Sumba Island. There is promo for open trip Sumba starting from IDR 2,900,000 / Pax. You will get many facilities from us which is very unfortunate if missed.