Sumba, Tips for Guests, Tourism

Sumba Hotels: Where to Stay?

20 Dec , 2016  

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SUMBA HOTELS AND ACCOMMODATIONS : WHERE TO STAY? With the increasing accessibility of the island, Sumba Hotels are expecting to welcome more and more tourists, who discover the beautiful beaches, the landscape and the unique culture of the island. One of the two airports has been renovated last year. Daily flights from and to Bali […]

Inspiration, Non-Profits, Sumba

Sumba Hospitality Foundation

15 Dec , 2016  

Sumba Hospitality Foundation

The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is located on the remote island of Sumba in the East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. It was founded by Inge de Lathauwer and Aloysius Purwa (who also owns the Mario Hotel Sumba next to the hotel school). Their mission is to “Educate and help develop understanding for sustainability”. The development […]

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Sumba, Tourism

New Bali in Indonesia, what the heck is that!?

21 Jul , 2016  

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The Indonesian Government wants to welcome more foreign tourists New Bali in Indonesia? The Indonesian Government wants to speed up new touristic destinations in the country. In mid-July Indonesia already welcomed 6.9 million foreign tourists. This is the result of a favorable policy from the Indonesian Government which opened free visas to 169 countries. Indonesia is now recognised as a worldwide […]

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Sumba, Tourism

Surfing in Sumba

28 Aug , 2015  

The Wave at Nihiwatu, Sumba

This is Sumba. Imagine a place where crystal blue ocean greets the sandy beach with 12 feet waves, one after another. The sky is so high and wide with strands of white cloud hanging. You are a tiny dot in this picturesque vastness. You stand there, watching the waves as they roll out effortlessly and […]


Non-Profits, Sumba

Sumba Foundation, a vital player in Sumba

17 Aug , 2015  

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The Sumba Foundation has been created by Claude Graves and Sean Downs in 2001. The main goals of this foundation was to help Sumbanese people in essential matters such as education, health, and water. Since Sumba remains one of the poorest island in Indonesia, probably due to its geographical remoteness amongst other things (it is located […]


Investment, Sumba

Keep Calm and Invest in Sumba (we did it)

14 Aug , 2015   Video


You may not know it but the Bedforest team is good friends with the people at 01islands, a Bali based group of investors that buys and sells real estate in Sumba island as well as develop some of its land. Hence a little presentation of Sumba. For those who still think Sumba is a dance let me copy-paste some wikipedia here: Sumba […]

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