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Lombok & Gili Islands

A more relaxed interpretation of Bali, what Lombok & the Gili Islands lack in the immediate facilities and developed infrastructure of its better known island neighbour, it makes up for by being quieter and less frenetic.

Sharing nearly every trait of Bali, such as the pleasant climate, marvellous beaches at Tanjung A’an and gorgeous Mount Minjani volcanic scenery, Lombok – accessed by a two hour boat ride from near Ngurah Rai Airport – offers it all in a more peaceful flavour.

For those seeking an even more tranquil retreat, however, the offshore Islands of Gili are perfect with its stunning blue ocean landscapes and marine-life rich waters which have established it as a primary diving and snorkelling hotspot.

 

What you’ll love most about Lombok and the Gili Islands

  • Experience the idyllic paradise of the Gili Islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno – known for their pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, offering excellent snorkelling and diving opportunities
  • Embark on a trekking adventure to Mount Rinjani, Lombok’s majestic volcano and the second-highest peak in Indonesia, where you can hike to the summit for breathtaking views and explore its crater lake
  • Relax on the stunning white sands of Kuta Beach in southern Lombok, renowned for its turquoise waters, great surfing spots, and laid-back atmosphere, perfect for sunbathing and watersports
  • Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Sasak people, Lombok’s indigenous ethnic group, by visiting traditional villages like Sade and Ende, where you can learn about their customs, architecture, and way of life
  • Explore the bustling markets of Lombok, such as Tanjung Traditional Market and Ampenan Market, where you can shop for local handicrafts, textiles, spices, and fresh produce, while soaking up the lively atmosphere
  • Discover Lombok’s natural beauty with visits to its stunning waterfalls, including Sendang Gile and Tiu Kelep in Senaru, and Benang Kelambu near Mount Rinjani, offering refreshing swimming opportunities amidst lush jungle surroundings

Where to Book

  • Pantai Kuta, Lombok - Indonesia Tourism/Setiadi Dermawan

  • Selong Belanak surfing, Lombok - Indonesia Tourism/Kemenparekraf

  • Lombok cuisine - Indonesia Tourism/Kemenparekraf

  • Pantai Selong Belanka, Lombok - Indonesia Tourism/Setiadi Dermawan

  • Desa Sade - Indonesia Tourism/Kemenparekraf

  • Pantai Tanjung Aan, Lombok - Indonesia Tourism/Kemenparekraf

  • Tiu Kelep Waterfall, Lombok

  • Bukit Selong Sembalun, Lombok - Indonesia Tourism/Fransiskus Asisi

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 29℃
  • 30℃
  • 30℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 29℃
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  • 29℃
  • 15
  • 15
  • 15
  • 12
  • 7
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • 9
  • 13
  • 17

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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