A trip to Sumba Island feels like a journey back in time. Expect to be blown away by thatched traditional clan houses in the hilltop villages, where the most indigenous traditions are kept for generations. The powerful waves are also perfect for professional surfing. While it is pretty much off the grid, you will be surprised to find quite a number of luxurious resorts,as well asa unique on-campus hotel school tended by local students on the island. Whether you are looking to immerse in unique, authentic local culture and stay in a hotel that allows interaction with locals, or a luxurious holiday with plenty of challenging surfing opportunities, Sumba Island will not disappoint.