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Chris Burch is a serial entrepreneur who has developed brands in a number of industries. One of these is the hospitality industry. One of the hotels he owns is called Nihiwatu and it is located on the island of Sumba which is part of Indonesia. This is a luxury resort that is located on Nihi Watu Beach. It’s located next to a beautiful jungle and is comprised of upscale villas with private pools and many other high-end amenities. Some of the villas are as large as five bedrooms and come with butler service. It also has four restaurants and bars, a spa, water sports, and a place to do yoga.

The per-night rates charged at Nihiwatu depend on the season and the size of the villa you would like to stay in. It has a minimum night stay of three nights all year long but during both the Chinese New Year and during High Season Chris Burch says there is a minimum night stay of five nights. The Kanatar, which is a one-bedroom villa, is $750 a night during most of the year but is $1350 a night during the High Season. The most luxurious villa, which is also one of Chris Burch’s homes, is called Raja Mendaka. This is a five-bedroom home that goes for $14175 a night except for high season when it is $16225.

Chris Burch has been practically a life-long entrepreneur. He co-founded his first business while he was still studying at Ithaca College. He has many high-end clothing brands such as TRADEMARK, Cocoon9, and Tory Burch among several others (  As he’s very interested in healthy eating he has also created several organic foods brands like Blink Health, Little Duck Organics, and Baublebar among them. In addition to the Nihiwatu in Indonesia, he also owns the Faena Hotel+Universe in Buenos Aires.


It was in Wayne, Pennsylvania that Chris Burch was born. He grew up in a middle-class family and he has nine siblings. His father was also an entrepreneur who owned a company that supplied mining equipment to mining companies in that state. Chris is now the founder and top executive at Burch Creative Capital and is worth around $1 billion. He has also passed on his passion for entrepreneurship to his six children. He also says that he bought the Nihiwatu as somewhat of a gift for his children to enjoy in the future.

Connect with Burch, visit LinkedIn.

Big name fashion brands Tory Burch and C. Wonder have became well known brands thanks to the help from genius business mind Chris Burch. With over 40 years experience investing and growing companies Mr. Burch knows what he’s doing ( He has even worked with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, growing her lifestyle brand ED to new heights. Now he has turned his eye on the hospitality sector, and quite enjoys it.

In 2012 Chris Burch and his good friend and legendary hotelier James McBride teamed up and bought a little hostel resort on Sumba, the Indonesian island. Several years later and a worthy $30 million dollar investment later and they had Nihiwatu a drool worthy five-star resort. This resort was getting rave reviews with a nod from Travel + Leisure in 2016. They voted Nihiwatu as the world’s best hotel. The beautiful place turned out to be more spectacular than Chris Burch had hoped for. It was originally planned to be a place for his kids to come to and also a way to support the local community.

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This amazing resort has 27 villas, all beautiful and uniquely designed with art and antiques from the local culture and tribe. Mr. Burch has his own villa there called Raja Mendaka, which is immaculately furnished. It has four additional villas with plunge pools. Nihiwatu is not only made for rich travelers and surfers, but also has another purpose. It is the largest employer on the island. On top of that, they donate a part of their profits to the Sumba Foundation. They help the local community bu funding local projects all over the island.

Top businessman Chris Burch is a world traveler, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and creative mind. He has worked in a lot fields making him very versatile in business. He has worked in the luxury fashion industry, technology industry, consumer products, hospitality, financial services, and health foods. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Burch Creative Capital. They find creative ways to help companies in their early stages get their feet off the ground.

Mr. Burch is known for helping well-known brands like Tory Burch, Voss Water, and ED by Ellen DeGeneres rise to success. Chris sits on 9 boards for various companies and organizations. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts around the world. The successful businessman studied business at Ithaca College from 1972 to 1976.

Connect with Burch, visit LinkedIn,