Virgin Islands Near Bali
Gili Trawangan is the biggest Gili compared to three small islands or Gili which is located in the northwest of Lombok.
Gili Trawangan is very famous for its beautiful coral reefs and makes this tourist spot very crowded.
The most popular activities are scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and surfing. On Gili Trawangan, transportation is generally only bicycles and cidomo, which are types of horse-drawn carriages.
11. Kuta Beach, Lombok
Haven’t visited Lombok if you don’t explore this Kuta beach. This beach is very exotic, clean white sand, blue sea and waves make us seem to be in the heaven of the world.
Kuta Beach is in Kuta Village, Pujut District, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province. The location is also not far from the International Airport Zainuddin Abdul Madjid only about 30 minutes. Kuta Beach will be your first tourist destination when coming to Lombok by airplane.
If you are interested in renting snorkeling or diving equipment, do a price quote. Try to bid up to 30% of the price offered. If you want to visit Kuta Beach for surfing, visit in July-August. Because in these months, ocean waves are ideal for your hobby.
10. Gili Kedis
Compared to Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno or Gili Air, this one island is not very popular. Therefore, there are not too many visitors, so it feels like being on a private island!
Because the size is quite small (maybe the area is no more than a soccer field), you only need 10 minutes to surround it. So local people call it Gili Kedis or “Sparrow Island”.
Although small, but the island overgrown with several shade plants has a very charming and natural scenery. The sand is so white with rock formations that are so unique like canals with very clear water. You will easily see small fish swimming around it
The romantic atmosphere is perfect for those of you who want to spend time with a partner on a private island while watching exotic sunrise or sunset . Naturally, Gili Kedis is also nicknamed the Honeymoon Island.
9. Gili Goleng
Gili Goleng is one of a group of Gili located in the tourist area of Sekotong, West Lombok. This little Gili on Lombok Island is near Gili Asahan.
If you want to explore the island and dive here, you can try to find public transportation at the port of Tembowong.
8. Gili Asahan
Gili asahan is right on the island of Gili Goleng and takes about 10 minutes to cross between islands. there are 24 spots for snorkeling in Gili Asahan, 3 of which are secret garden, snorkel points and belongan.
Gili Asahan is surrounded by an incredible underwater park, while heading to the snorkeling spot we are constantly treated to a cool underwater view, clear water, calm currents and not too deep water.
7. Gili Layar
Gili Layar is one of the small islands in West Lombok. It is beautiful indeed, the island is still very beautiful, with the topography of the area in the form of hills surrounded by a stretch of long white sand beaches.
“This is truly a private island!” there were no settlements, cars, and even barely inhabited. We only met two local people who seemed very excited to see our arrival while traveling around the island.
The best coral reef I have ever met while I was snorkeling in Lombok was on Gili Layar, with a cluster of table corals, blue corals, overlapping corals of elongated deer antlers. Thousands of colorful fish and types of back and forth with coral colors.
6. Gili Gede
Gili Gede is one of the most recommended tourist destinations in Lombok. As the largest island in the Sekotong region, the panorama is very impressive and inviting attraction. His own name means Big Island but the fact is not long and even just a maximum of 4 kilometers.
Gili Gede has quite clear waters. Gili Gede also offers a variety of tourist attractions such as diving at a depth of 16 meters. Tourists will also find a variety of beautiful marine life. When diving, tourists will be surrounded by beautiful shrimps or sea shrimp, ghost pipe fish, and glass fish.
5. Gili Rengit
Rengit Island is located in Central Sekotong District, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province.
This island is a non-inhabited island, although Gili Rengit does not have many coral reefs and marine biota such as on Gili Layar, but you can try exploring this uninhabited island and make it an unforgettable experience.
4. Gili Anyaran
Anyaran Island is located further after Gili Rengit, but the trip only takes about 5 minutes from Gili Rengit.
Gili Anyaran is also a virgin island that is rarely visited by locals because it is far away. So, don’t forget to try this one island too.
3. Gili Nanggu
Gili Nanggu, Sudak and Kedis are located at Medang Village, Sekotong District, part of the south coast of West Lombok. Getting to this place is quite easy because transportation across to the island is quite adequate.
If you want to take a vacation to Gili Nanggu without having to stay overnight. The travel agents in Lombok provide daily tour packages to this island.
The tourist attraction to Gili Tangkong Lombok has a million charms of pure white sand, clear sea water to the richness of diverse and rich marine biota, making Gili Tangkong a suitable place for those who like snorkeling.
You can rent diving equipment at a low price, you have got a breath, fin and swimming goggles.
Transportation to Gili Tangkong is still relatively minimal, aka difficult to find or in other words very rare, transportation that can go to Gili Tangkong is only there Lembar Harbor.
Gili Sudak is one of the attractions on the island of Lombok that promises tranquility, pleasure, and beautiful, breathtaking natural scenery.
You can enjoy a variety of private vacation activities on this Gili Sudak island, such as relaxing by the beach, sunbathing, playing beach volleyball, swimming, fishing, and snorkeling. For those of you who like to snorkel, you don’t need to bother carrying your own equipment, because for this one activity, there are already many rental places around the beach.