Friday, July 10, 2009

Indonesia - Lombok - Gili Trawangan - 2009

Gili Trawangan is one of the three Gili Islands in Lombok, Indonesia. It is the most popular island and has a range of accomodation, great food and lots of things to do. The island is surrounded by white sand and crystal-clear, warm water. It is a place where doing nothing is a good thing to do.



THINGS TO DO

Trek to Rinjani – volcano on Lombok

Day trips to Lombok

Snorkel trip to three islands 75 000 rupiah

Surf – board and body board



Horse riding

Cidomo (horse and cart0 around island or to specific destinations

Cycle

Diving – heaps of professional dive places

Top hill sunrise

Turtle hatchery – but where is it???

Charter boat ½ or full day – fish, snorkel, and laze around on waters, visit islands or combos of these. 400 000 to 600 000 rupiah

Sit at sunset bar at sunset – an area on the south of the island that is a large viewing platform along the beach and shaded by trees.

Cruise and eat at all the restaurants

Mushroom shakes – mind trip

Massage – 185 000 rupiah for 90 stone massage

Snorkel off beach and drift along with the currents at the north, east, south and between surf breaks in the south. Best sites are trawangan wall, turbo reef and halik reef.

Walk around and through the island

Nothing – this usually seems the best thing to do.



Accommodation

Village

martas
0812 3722 777
628123722777 bungalow number
6281339812299 joanna mobile after 10/4
martas_trawangan@yahoo.com
650 000 family room
400 000 double room
Alex homestay
Pondok melati
Pondok funny
Pondok iwan
Edy homestay
Rumah kita
Black sand
Eky losmen
Pondok sederhana
Rumah hantu
Trawangan cottages
Aldi hometay
Pondok lita
Sea angel
Lisa homestay

north, west, south coast and centre

pondok santai
sunset cottages
dewi sri
desa dunia beda
Julius villa
Alam gili
Savannah beach
Balikana
Nusa tiga
Kelapa luxury villas
Matahari inn
Impian bungalow

East coast

Gitra resort
Coral beach II
Villa almarik
Villa unggul
Eka
Good heart
Dino homestay
Ozzy homestay
Pondok dare
Flush bungalow
Makmur homestay
Blue beach cottages
Warna homestay
Wildan homestay
Sagita homestay
Beach wind homestay
Sirwa homestay
Sama-sama bungalows
Emalia homestay
Kreatif
Persona resort
Big bubble
Pretty peace
The beach house
0370642352
62(0)81339747459
www.beachhousegilit.com
beachhouse@elombok.net
62370642352
Scallywags
Hotel villa ombak
Kokomo



Inter island transport

Catch inter-island ferry to Gili Meno (30 000 rupiah) or Gili Air (35 000 rupiah). Leaves 9:30am and returns at 3:00 (Air) and 3:30 (Meno). Boat also leaves at 4:00 pm so you will need to stay overnight on the other islands.

Public boat to Bangsal – 10 000 rupiah – leaves every hour once it has 25 passengers.

Charter boat to Gili Air or Gili Meno – 250 000 rupiah one way.

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