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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

The biggest of the three islands, Gili Trawangan draws in the lion’s share of guests, it is around thirty minutes pontoon ride from the northwest terrain of Lombok and general every day quick vessels leave Bali straightforwardly to Trawangan island and all water crafts stop off at Teluk Nare on territory Lombok as a component of the arrival travel.

The shorelines of the Gilis are as yet fine white, the water a wonderful clear blue and they are situated flawlessly for dusks over Bali’s Mt Agung and dawn over Lombok’s Mt Rinjani. Thirty years prior the Gili islands were uninhabited and just found by the marine Bugis individuals from Sulawesi. It wouldn’t have been long until the more courageous explorer sorts found the islands and formed Trawangan into a hippy party heaven goal.

Gili Trawangan now distinguishes itself as an incredible occasion goal reasonable for groups of any age. Different new lodgings, extravagance manors, and boutique homes now take into account youngsters and offer great esteem. Some have watching, and with heaps of exercises on the islands families are certain to make the most of their shoreline occasions to the full.

Interesting to the Gilis all types of mechanized transport are still not permitted – meaning the best way to get around is by walking, by bike and in horse trucks known as Cidomos.

One indication of progress is the current presentation four ATM machines on the three Gili Trawangan to be found at Hotel Vila Ombak and Coral Beach.

It’s conceivable to pursue the shoreline around the border of the island in around two hours by walking. The most well known extends of shorelines are `Goodheart’ (the primary extend) and `North Beach’ where the best snorkeling is to be found.

All plunge focuses and many shack operations covering the shorelines lease snorkeling hardware for around IDR 50,000 for a large portion of a day.

Vendors are less of an issue on Gili Trawangan as in Bali; you’re probably going to draw in afriendly discussion from local people instead of a bad-to-the-bone attempt to sell something.

Be careful with solid streams and don’t endeavor to swim between any of the islands.

With more than twenty-five plunge locales encompassing each of the three islands there are chances to jump any of the Gilis paying little heed to where you base yourself.

Most guests remain on Gili Trawangan for the offices and make the short jump out to the plunge locales. Each jump school has its own particular armada of customary outrigger water crafts that ship jumpers seaward to the dividers and reefs where the best plunging is to be found.

Beside the undeniable draw of snorkeling and jumping, sunbathing and partying like a rock star, Gili Trawangan has a considerable lot of diversions to keep guests both diverted and engaged over the span of their remain.

Angling excursions and sanctions can be made with the nearby outrigger angling vessels who offer day trips with line angling and trawling.

The Bio Rock is an ecological activity set up by the Gili Eco Trust that in the course of the most recent six years has facilitated a yearly Bio Rock workshop on Gili Trawangan. The manufactured metal reef confines are nourished a steady voltage of power to empower coral recovery and are a characteristic fascination for all types of marine life. There are presently thirty three individual activities in the Gilis and it’s conceivable to snorkel or jump around them and there’s even a PADI claim to fame course customized to teach and include a more extensive group.


Golf Trips to terrain Lombok and the extremely pleasant Lombok Kosaido Golf and Country Club are profoundly prescribed. Appropriate for all capacities this trek is an absolute necessity as golfers land at opening four by speedboat where they are gathered by a carriage and headed to the clubhouse before jump start. The course structure and arranging makes for a casual hitting the fairway encounter, neither excessively difficult nor excessively requesting.

Adjacent to the green is Hotel Tugu Lombok, ideal for a post-golf round of beverages before making a beeline for the islands by pontoon.
Another good option for accomodation is Pink Coco Gili Trawangan.

Steed Riding with the young men at the Stud Stables, is an incredible approach to see the entire of the island. The edge of

Gili Trawangan can be strolled along the shoreline and Stud Stables have encountered and proficient aides. Despite the fact that the courses are extremely casual and not in the slightest degree testing the stallion rides are suited to more rehearsed riders.

Karma Kayak is the ideal approach to consolidate sports with nature. Full preparing and a training session with a qualified NKB/BCU educator is offered before leaving on an oar over the channel to neighboring Gili Meno for an excursion lunch.

A decent approach to round off a shoreline day is to get dusk at `North Beach’ with containers of Sangria and new Tapas and BBQs.

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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia


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