Lombok, Gili Trawangan

Written by on June 25, 2012 in Nusatenggara Beaches with 0 Comments

Lombok, Gili Trawangan



“Lombok Ferrari” is the local nickname for a horse carriage.

This is in Gili Trawangan, the most touristy of the three Gili islands off Lombok. It’s still a pretty tropical island; But even in the off season it did seem a bit seedy, with too many folks who push you to buy all kinds of stuff.

Gili Meno is the most quiet of the Gilis. Gili Air is in-between, with bars & fun, but no bad crowds.


Gili Trawangan, the most popular among the three Gili’s. Just kick back and enjoy the sun, nightly beach parties and sea. The main stripe is full of accommodations, restaurants, and dive shops.

If you are seeking a quieter place to stay there are bungalows in the north. This Island is also known as “Party Island”, where mostly young European find themselves “Lost In Paradise”.

Most of the accommodation centrally located on south east of Gili Trawangan. A few new establishments of bungalows with a better facilities are now available. Places in the front (beach line) are more expensive. The upmarket accommodation is no longer dominated by Villa Ombak and Villa Almarik. There are many new quality boutique resorts are now available (see places to stay, updated recently). Gili Trawangan is more developed than other Gilis for the last few years. There are also a few places to stay around the north and south west coast in more quiet atmosphere.

source: lombok-network.com

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