Lombok is neighbour to its more famous sibling and is, to many, what Bali was before mass tourism took over.
With an incredible array of beaches, marine life, nature, landscapes and scenery, Lombok is pure paradise and land of adventure.
The closest of the 3 Gili Islands to Lombok Gili Air can be explored on foot or by bicycle with wonderful beaches and a great selection of restaurants, bars and shopping without it ever feeling overly busy.
Gili T is the largest of the islands and also the liveliest with some excellent nightlife while also being suitable for families and couples.
If you are looking for the quiet, relaxed, beach life then Gili Meno is for you. The least developed of the islands Meno still has a good selection of accommodation options.
A pleasant sprawl of an area that has a great selection of accommodation and things to do for people of all ages.
Mangsit lies to the north of Senggigi and has a number of beachfront hotels. Batu Bolong lies to the south of Senggigi and has a great a mix of restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels.
The capital of Lombok is worth visiting for a day or two allowing plenty of time to explore the streets that are home to some incredible buildings.
There are some good accommodation and food options throughout Mataram.
Popular with surfers, Kuta is becoming more popular with more tourists with an excellent range of accommodation options in this sleepy town that offers a good range of bars, restaurants and shopping.
The Gili Islands are home to stunning tropical beaches, surrounded by incredible seas ideal for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving and much more.
Lombok has been overshadowed by Bali and the Gili Islands but if you love beaches Lombok has plenty of choice for everyone.
Lombok is often overlooked by the Gili Islands but there are some wonderful locations away from the beaches with exceptional waterfalls, villages and mountains to explore.
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