Completely secluded, incredibly luxurious.
It's difficult to find a destination that feels completely secluded while still offering great amenities, but — according to Travel + Lesiure's readers — Nihi Sumba has struck just the right balance. And that has earned it the distinction of being the best hotel in the world.
Each year, T+L surveys its readers on everything from hotels to spas to airlines for World's Best. Hotels are evaluated based on facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. Nihi Sumba, in Indonesia, ranked the highest with a score of 99.12 out of a possible 100.
Related: The World's Best Awards 2017
With just 33 villas on 560 acres, guests can enjoy complete privacy while also partaking in any and all beachfront activities the hotel offers like surfing, snorkeling, spearfishing, yoga, horseback riding, and hiking.
An hour’s plane from Bali, “it is the epitome of escape, adventure, and luxury,” wrote one reader.