Nihi Sumba or Nihiwatu as it was previously called has been ranked as the top hotel globally once again by Travel+ Leisure. The luxury resort which was created by Chris Burch who is based in Indonesia. Nihi Sumba has managed to be on top of Brando which is Obama’s latest vacation spot. In 2012, Chris Burch and James McBride the hotelier invested 30 million dollars in renovating a hostel at the beach side. They had purchased this property from a New Jersey couple. The result of this expensive investment was an exclusive resort which opened its doors in 2015.   Click on  for related article.

Chris Burch invested in the Indonesian Island in the west coast of Sumba to be his children’s legacy and a philanthropy move. The billionaire now spends his time at the Hamptons, the five-star resort, and Miami. Nihi Sumba has 27 villas which are private and it also houses, the investor’s private villa dubbed Raja Mendaka. His section includes four other villas, a plunge pool which is private and has views of the Indian Ocean and Nihi Beach and the main house.

The resort also includes a spacious indoor and an entertaining outdoor area. In addition to this, there are also two double story tree houses which have a balcony, bedroom, and bathroom. Nihi also has a beach spa, a wellness center with yoga group sessions which are done every day, a wide beach with excellent tides where guests can surf anytime. The resort also offers private surf lessons, private spa treatments, trips to the nearby waterfalls where guests can also swim, horseback rides with a team of guides, and visits to neighboring bays where the guests can also swim. The resort’s interior décor includes traditional Ikat prints, antique and local wood from the local Sumba community.  The site,, offers additional article to read.

The name of the island loosely translates to a mortar stone in the local language spoken in the island. The beach was named after a formation of a rock on the tide. The resort is now the biggest job source on the Indonesian island. In the spirit of philanthropy part of the profits gotten from the hotel are donated to the Sumba Foundation. This organization finances local projects in the community. The powerful duo hopes to expand their touch to building resorts in Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

About Chris Burch

Christopher J Burch is the CEO and founder of Burch Creative Capital. The billionaire has also invested in numerous other industries which include a luxurious fashion, technology, hospitality, consumer products among others.The investor has 40 years experience in his entrepreneur career.

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Chris Burch has been instrumental in the success of over 50 companies. His intuitive instinct of dealing with consumers has been the driving force of his career.  Check for more reading.

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