Cap Karoso Sumba


Sumba is part of the Eastern Indonesian province of Nusa Tenggara Timur, composed of the 3 country’s Christian islands: Flores, Sumba and Timor. Located slightly off the archipelago, Sumba surprises with its unique landscapes, numerous endemic species of flora and fauna and its pristine white-sand beaches.

Bringing French-led culinary excellence, art, music programming, and modernist buildings to the wild shores of Sumba island, Cap Karoso redefines beachfront hospitality in Indonesia. This eco-conscious haven comprises 47 rooms and 20 villas and a three-hectare organic farm. Here, contemporary structures and turquoise lagoons revolve around a reimagined traditional village. Surrounded by lush vegetation and opening onto the beach, the accommodations are magnificent testaments to indoor-outdoor living. A luxury ceramics collection by Gaya Ceramics plays with a variety of local aesthetics.

Cap Karoso Sumba Information

Location & Getting There

Sumba’s Tambolaka airport is an hour by plane from Bali, with 3 daily flights out of Ngurah Rai airport in Denpasar. Cap Karoso is just a 40-minute drive from the airport. The hotel offers roundtrip transfers from Tambolaka Airport.

The 16 studios entice with amazing ocean views, lovingly handcrafted details, and a generous bathroom and outdoor lounge area, all of which spell the ultimate tropical leisure. Tropical luxury in 24 Terrace Studios spells an intimate oasis surrounded by lush vegetation that makes for magnificent indoor-outdoor living. Steps away from the powder-soft beach and sparkling sea, all 7 Beachfront Suites epitomize indoor-outdoor in a lush green setting with a private day bed on the beach and alfresco dining and bathing.

Nestled at the top of the slope, the 8 Duplex Villas boast a spacious ground-floor lounge, a cozy BBQ space and an ocean-view terrace on top. While in 6 Ndara Villas (2-bedroom villa), you can enjoy views of the ocean from your bed in the master bedroom and the skies from the skylight in the bathroom in this gorgeous villa that also offers a rooftop dining area for large parties. Wo’Yo Villas offer the ultimate indoor-outdoor living with sweeping sea views from your bed, a generous private garden, a living room and a pool lounge. The superb 4 Ghan’nu Villas boast the ultimate luxury of private beach access through a large, lush garden and a custom-equipped beach cabana.

Cap Karoso aspires to create a new leisure lifestyle, one where you don’t need to choose between the thrill of immersion in the wilderness of the island and the refinement of lifestyle experiences in the resort. Finding a balance between cultural discovery and indulgence, the resort offers a wide variety of activities to choose from.

Missioned chefs and mixologists will create exquisite menus for Cap Karoso’s restaurants and bars using fresh produce from the resort’s own biological farm. A variety of dining venues will allow you to explore the cultural significance of food that brings us all together.

Cap Karoso is proud of its Little Adventurers Kids Club, dedicated to enhancing the experience of young explorers and making the visit unforgettable for even the youngest of guests by introducing them to the local culture and nature. We understand that travelling with kids requires time and energy, and so to ease your efforts we offer baby equipment on demand and an English-speaking babysitting service.

0 - 12.99 years old are considered as children (no additional charge). Additional costs for transfers will not be applied to children under 13 years old.

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Why we recommend Cap Karoso Sumba

"Set on the captivating, off-the-radar Indonesian island of Sumba, Cap Karoso is a pioneering island getaway with meaningful community engagement and sustainability at its heart. You can expect complete immersion in Sumba’s magic and culture – with an added dash of Parisian flair, reflecting the owners’ European roots"

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