Jalan Pattimura RT 005 RW 002, Waikabubak Sumba Barat
Waingapu, the capital city of Sumba and your escape to modern day life after visiting the beautiful aspects of the island. With around 35,000 inhabitants it is the biggest city of Sumba. The city is filled with shops and markets that you can explore at day and when it becomes dark and the people have to eat, all sorts of grills and barbecues pop up where you can have a nice mealwith the great atmosphere of the Sumbanese people. Waingapu is the perfect base to start exploring the rest of East-Sumba because villages like Melolo and Rende are easy to reach from this point and afterwards you can go back to relax in a comfortable, modern hotel.