Welcome to Lombok Island
Lombok Island is the highlight holiday destination of Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara Province. The island is basically Bali’s next-door neighbour, and serves as a popular island-hopping extension for visitors looking for an additional escape in between or after their Bali visits. Besides being the mainland home of the three popular Gili Islands located just off its north-west coast, Lombok is also known for its colourful Sasak culture, great dive spots, scenic and secluded beaches, beautiful waterfalls and lush forests surrounding its active volcano, Mount Rinjani. In short, a trip to Lombok promises an island paradise experience that combines overland adventures and rugged natural beauty, with a hint of exoticism through its well-preserved traditional arts and host of historical landmarks. Lombok island are complemented by modern accommodation and facilities to ensure you a pleasant stay. Honeymooners and backpackers love Lombok for its more passive island ambiance compared to Bali, and most who have visited admit finding Lombok Island.
Once you've decided to include the Lombok island in your Bali holiday travel plans. It can be a great opportunity to discover the natural and cultural highlights of one of the most popular island destinations in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara Islands. This island, half an hour’s flight or about 90 minutes by fast boat or 3 hours by ferry, is often considered to be "how you to get to Lombok island".
Where to Stay in Lombok
Choosing the right hotel in the right location in Lombok is important, and can be one of the most important decisions. Senggigi area is a 10-kilometer stretch of coastline and the most popular area in Lombok. The infrastructure is basic, keeping things simple and relaxed. Resorts in this area have easy access to the beach and the township. Gili Islands are popular secluded beaches, warm water, and good snorkeling and diving. The islands of Gili Trawangan, Pulau Gili Meno, and Gili Air each have their own dive centers. Kuta Lombok has lots of great places to surf vibe, drink and get good coffee. The beaches are mostly amazing and Spectacular scenery.
What to See and Do
Exploration is at the core of the island experience, and as it is covered in virginal forest and fertile plains, the landscape is one of epic and untouched beauty. Fringed by the deep-blue waters of the Indonesian Ocean, divers come from around the globe to enjoy the extensive marine life which inhabits the ocean. Rinjani Trekking are the most popular outdoor activities in Lombok. There are several good treks around the island, including multi-day hikes up the mountain (3,000 metres high) and around the crater.