1. The Three Gilis

The three Gili (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air) is the most popular destination in Lombok. Many of overseas travelers visit and stay on this exotic island. Gili is Sasak language, in English means a small island.

Gili Trawangan is located in the western part of Lombok. It has clear seawater, clean white sand, beautiful coral reefs, as well as a variety of charming ornamental fish. Here you can swim, snorkel, scuba diving, party, date, or just enjoy the scenery around the island and enjoy its atmosphere. Even, in fact, many also tourists who sunbathe there. In Gili Trawangan, you will find many resorts, places to stay, restaurants, as well as other facilities. Gili Trawangan is the furthest island of Lombok if compared to the other two islands (Gili Meno and Gili Air), but Gili Trawangan became a favorite of young people.

Gili Meno is perfect for relaxation. For you who want to find peace and enjoy the atmosphere of deserted beach, you shall visit this island. Gili Meno position is between Gili Trawangan and Gili Air.

While Gili Air is closest to the island of Lombok. Many of tourists who come to Gili Air with their families. Gili Air is populated by locals more than the two others gilis.

Come to Gili and enjoy one of the most destinations in the world!

2. Senggigi Beach

Senggigi Beach is one of the sights in Lombok that very famous and most visited by tourists. Located in the western part of the Lombok Island. Senggigi Beach has an atmosphere similar to Kuta Beach in Bali but it has calm waves so it is suitable for swimming and snorkeling.

This beach has a long coastline and has a complete facilities such as restaurants, hotels, transports, store, and others. Because of facing west, in the afternoon, this beach has a very stunning panorama, the sunset!

3. Kuta Beach

Not only Bali Island who has Kuta Beach, Lombok also has Kuta Beach that is gorgeous and beautiful. Kuta Beach in Lombok is one of the tourist destinations in Lombok that must be visited for its beauty. Kuta Beach's sand is so big like the pepper grains.

The beach is located in Kuta Village, located not so far from the International Airport of Lombok (BIL; Bandara Internasional Lombok). Itineraries to Kuta Beach if started from Senggigi will take approximately 1.5 hours. You will pass through Mataram City if taking this trip (Senggigi-Kuta).

After Senggigi, Kuta is probably the second tourism destination and tourist spot on Lombok (both of domestic tourist and foreign tourist). It offers beautiful beach as well and lots of accommodations and restaurants.

From here you can explore the dream beaches like Mawun, Tanjung Aan, and Selong Belanak since they are very close by. Even Kuta Beach itself is worth a look.

4. Mount Rinjani

Mount Rinjani is the most famous icon of Lombok and a favorite place of young people. This mountain height reaching more than 3,700 meters above sea level. Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia. For the adherents of Hinduism, Mount Rinjani has its own spiritual value because -they believe- it is the abode of the gods.

The most popular activity at Mount Rinjani is climbing. Mount Rinjani is considered as the mountain with the most beautiful scenery in Asia, so many people who climb this mountain to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Geographically, the mountain is located in the three counties; The Eastern Lombok, Central Lombok, and Western Lombok. To be able to reach the top of Mount Rinjani, you will need at least 1 day. Therefore, prepare carefully all your needs.

5. Gili Nanggu

Gili Nanggu is a small island in Sekotong Barat Village, Sekotong Sub, West Lombok, NTB. The island has a unique beauty that can make anyone fall in love. Gili Nanggu is located in a cluster of small islands in the southwest of the coastal waters of Lombok Island.

From Mataram, the journey to Gili Nanggu takes approximately 1.5 hours; 1 hour to travel from Mataram to Sekotong Barat Village, 0,5 hour to cross by boat motors.

The clean and white sand, the gentle waves, the clear sea water and the green trees on the beach makes Gili Nanggu seem so exotic. Many activities can be carried out around the island, among others; swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing, boating around the island, fish feeding and others. For us, this is an absolutely beautiful 'secret paradise'.

5. Narmada Park

Narmada Park is a unique and antique tourist attractions. This park is located in Lembuak Village, about 10 km from Mataram City. The garden area of approximately 2 hectares was built by King of Mataram in the year 1727 C.

Narmada Park/Garden originally used as a resting place and place of the ceremony, but now this park has been converted into a tourist spot. The design of this park is quite unique because it is a mini replica of Mount Rinjani. In addition, there are also the springs from Mountain Rinjani which is believed can make you stay young when washing face or drinking its water.

7. Segara Anak Lake

This lake is one of the places that must be visited, especially for (you) nature lovers. This lake is located at the top of the mountain Rinjani. Until now, the lake is still believed being part of the sea that is raised by tectonic movements, this is because the color of the lake water is blue, just like seawater.

When you take the Package of Rinjani Ascension at inLombok, you will be brought to the Segara Anak Lake and spend the night at the lake. activities that can be done in this lake is fishing, if you intend to fish in this lake, do not forget to bring a fishing pole.

To reach Segara Anak Lake, you have to walk for approximately 9 hours from the end of the post that can be traversed by vehicles. Exhausting, yet, it is a refreshing and enjoyable trip, especially for nature lovers.

8. Pink Beach

The journey to this place is not easily and not smooth. But if you actually are being there, you will be rewarded with a desolate quiet beach.

Pink Beach has a unique sand that colored pink, so beautiful. The beach is located in within the area of the Komodo National Park, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Pink Beach Lombok is one of the 7 beaches with pink sand in the world. As for the other pink beaches are Pink Beach at Harbor Island, Bahamas; Bermuda; Santa Cruz Island, Philippines; Sardinia, Italy; Caribbean island Bonaire, Netherlands; and at Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece. Just how rich and beautiful Indonesia; one of seven pink sand beaches can be found in this country.

9. Sasak’s Traditional Hamlet; Sade

Dusun Sade is located in Rambitan Village, Pujut Subdistrict, Central Lombok. Peoples who inhabit this village is a native of sasak, they are the community which still adheres to customs and traditions of Lombok until now. Social system and people's daily lives in the Sade hamlet is still very strong with Sasak's ancient tradition.

Therefore, Sade village designated as a tourist village in the province of Nusa Tenggara Barat. Sade houses built of bamboo with a roof from the leaves of reeds. In this place, Sasak's traditional houses still stood and well maintained.

10. Sendang Gile Waterfall.

Lombok has numerous waterfalls, mostly in the northern part of the island. Among others; Tiu Kelep or Sendang Gile and Tiu Teja. In the center of Lombok, you will find a few decent waterfall as well like Benang Kelambu, Benang Stokel or Jeruk Manis.

While Sendang Gile is located in North Lombok, Sendang Gile waterfall is approximately 60 km or a 3-hours journey from Mataram City. Because of this waterfall located in Senar Village, the waterfall becomes an entrance of Rinjani mountaineering. This waterfall is one of the beautiful and charming destinations in Lombok.

Because this waterfall has the same source as what Narmada Park's, Sendang Gile Waterfall is also believed could make you stay young when you used its water to showering or washing your face. To be able to enjoy this waterfall, you have to climb about 200 stairs first.

11. Surga Beach

No entrance fee. This beach has a very exotic scenery. The beach stretches for about 600 meters and is located between two high cliffs. The sand color is golden white.

Surga Beach is located in the Ekas Village, East Lombok District, about 72 km from the Mataram city. This beach is located in a remote area, to go to this beach, you have to use a personal vehicle because there is no public transportation to get to this place.

'Surga Beach' means 'Paradise Beach'. Surga is Bahasa, means Paradise in English. This beach is called 'Surga Beach' in addition to the beauty and exoticism owned this beach, as well as many activities that we can do here, like swimming, snorkeling, and fishing. For those of you who like extreme sports, you can also climb the cliff on the right side of the coast. On the right side is also contained large stones that very beautiful to be a spot photography.

Not only those, you can also surf here. For those of you who likes surfing, please try the waves at this beach. To get the challenging waves, come to this beach on between June until October. At that time, the beach is visited by many surfers, both domestic surfers or abroad surfers.
10. Sire Beach

Sire Beach is located in North Lombok, about 35 km from the Mataram City. Sire Beach is one of the resort beaches in Lombok that worth a visit because of the beauty offered. When the weather is sunny, you'll see Mount Rinjani from this beach.

Its coastline stretches nearly 4 km. Sire Beach offers tourism activities such as snorkeling, canoeing, and fishing. If you do not carry the equipment for these activities, you can rent it there. There are many tools rental that supporting your activities such as snorkels, canoes, fishing rods, etc.

12. Selong Belanak Beach

This is one the charming tourist destination besides Senggigi in Lombok. This beach is located in the district of Central Lombok has white and clean sand.

Grains of sand is so smooth, but when exposed to sea water, the sand will harden. Therefore, you will see a number of vehicles passing through the shore. It is a wide and shallow beach. There is no beach like Selong Belanak somewhere else. It is one of the sights destinations in Lombok. You can perfectly surf or swim at this long beach.

You will strongly be recommended taking a look at the near viewpoint overlooking the beach and the bay. It’s located a bit north of Selong Belanak Beach. You shouldn’t miss it when you there.

13. Seger Beach

Seger in English means fresh. As the name implies, Seger Beach able to make anyone who comes there feeling fresh. This beach has the characteristics; white sand, crystal clear water, and a large rock which stands not far from the beach. The beauty of the morning on the beach is also worth and eligible for anticipated. Slowly the Sun shows its light on the eastern horizon, emits a golden light that bounces into the sky and into the sea.

You can see the color degradation that is very charming. Anyone who visited this beach guaranteed can't resist the urge to throwing themselves into the water or just soaking their feet with its fresh water. See the sights on this beach, it will refresh the eyes and minds, as the name suggests; Seger Beach or Fresh Beach.

14. Desert Point (Bangko-Bangko)

One of the most surfing places that you have to visit, especially for those of you who love surfing. This beach has been named as one of 10 surfing places which has challenging waves according to the International Surfing Association.

Desert Point, or often called 'Bangko-Bangko' by locals, is surfers destination located in Southwest Lombok. From Lembar Seaport, the trip to Desert Point could be reached by car for about 2 hours.

There are many of simple lodges that you can take as accommodation and inn.

15. Gili Sulat and Gili Lawang

Both of Gili Sulat and Gili Lawang are located in the Sambelia Subdistrict, Eastern Lombok. Different from the 3 gilis in Western Lombok (Gili Trawangan, Gili Mano, and Gili Air), the Gili Sulat and Gili Lawang are still untouched enough by commercialization and visitors, precisely this thing could make this destination became the appeal. We called it 'the secret paradise'.

Gili Sulat and Gili Lawang are the small island with huge potential to be used as the natural destination (eco-tourism) because it has the potential of mangrove forest and underwater park that is very beautiful, especially the water is calm adds a value for both of these 2 locations. In here you can also see many of small colorful fish and coral reefs.

Overall, these gilis are filled with mangrove forests, even so, there are some areas where the white sand areas located. In certain seasons, the herd of the dolphins will manifest themselves in this area. You could also hear the chirping of various species of birds that are hiding in the mangroves.

16. Gili Kondo.

There are many exotic gilis (islands) in Lombok, not only -the famous one- Gili Trawangan, one of them is the Gili Kondo. Gili Kondo is one of the seven gorgeous gilis that is located in the Sambelia Subdistrict, Eastern Lombok District.

This island is called as Gili Kondo because of there are many storks. Kondo is Sasak language, meaning stork.

Gili Kondo is the fifth largest gili of the seven gilis in the area. This gili is surrounded by white sand beaches that very smooth and calm waves. The waters in Gili Kondo are very clean and clear and are able become the favorite spot for diving and snorkeling. Coral reef in here is very beautiful and diverse and there are much of beautiful and colorful fish.

17. Tanjung Ringgit

Not only Uluwatu in Bali that offers exotic cliffs, in Lombok, you also can find 'em in various places, one of them in Tanjung Ringgit. From the Mataram city, the trip to Tanjung Ringgit will be taken approximately 3 hours.

Tanjung Ringgit is the high seas in the Hindia Ocean. Many exotic headlands with cliffs, white sand, and blue sea water, this place has its own charm. Besides, Tanjung Ringgit has historical relic site of the Dutch and Japanese colonial.

In this area, there is a tree called the 'Tree of Heaven'. Named the 'tree of heaven' because of there is only one tree in this place. Under this tree, visitors can take shelter when scorching heat of the Sun or when raining. Under this tree, tourists can also enjoy the views of Tanjung Ringgit that amazingly beautiful.

18. Tanjung Bloam

Maybe, Tanjung Bloam is not so well known among tourists, in addition, the access road to Tanjung Bloam is not so good. The road/way to this place is still not paved, however, during the trip to this place you will find an epic barren landscape.

This place is located in Jerowaru, Eastern Lombok District. A trip to Tanjung Bloam from Mataram city will take about 2,5 hours. One of the special things offered by Tanjung Bloam is a super beautiful panorama.

In Tanjung Bloam, you will see turtles conservation area. You will see the turtles inhabit around the cliffs that located along the coastline that stretches from the northern tip to the south. In Tanjung Bloam, you will also find two cliffs flanking the beach.

You will find how white the sand and look at how blue and clear sea water there. One more thing, No entrance fee. We often call it 'the secret paradise'.

19. Sukarara Village

For those of you who love the fabric of the Nusantara (Archipelago), come to Sukarara. This village is located in the Jonggot, Central Lombok Lombok. Sukarara Village is a typical songket production centers of Lombok. The songkets are made using traditional tools, so has the value of local culture.

Here, you'll see women demonstrated their weave expertise. The price of songket that they have made ranging from IDR 100.000 (about USD 10) to IDR 5 million (about USD 500) depending on the complexity of the motive. besides songket, Sukarara also produces weaving.

20. Mawun Beach

This is one of our 'the secret paradises' list. On the weekday and the time of the day, this beach with its soft white sand and turquoise water is still mostly deserted, however, you like being on a private beach when you there.

The coast is concave like the letter U and is surrounded by green hills like a fortress.

although deserted, there are facilities that you can use to relaxing like the gazebo and chairs with big umbrella scattered along this coast. Merchant of cheap food and cheap drinks can also be found easily there.

Sometimes the waves are heavier over here. This beach is secluded and located in the west of Kuta in an almost enclosed bay.

21. Tanjung Aan

From the city of Mataram, a trip to Tanjung Aan can be reached in 1.5 hours.

Tanjung Aan is one of the 'virgin' beaches (unspoiled) in Lombok. The atmosphere here is totally unspoiled. Turquoise sea and white sand, the way you have to love it! Even here you can climb a small cliff rock to enjoy a breathtaking view over the two bays and beaches of Aan.

Geographically, the position of Tanjung Aan is near from Kuta beach Lombok. And a trip to this cape from Mataram city can be passed smoothly because the roads are paved and smooth.

22. Sekotong Beach

Sekotong Beach is located in the Western Lombok District and included in the Lombok attractions those are easily accessible from a variety of routes. The route to Sekotong Beach from Mataram City is about 60 km and it will take about 1 hour.

It's a beautiful beach with an exotic view.

22. Batu Bolong Temple

Located in Senggigi, West Lombok. Batu Bolong Temple is located at a top of the reef rock that juts into the sea. There is a big hole in the middle of this rock so that the temple is called 'Batu Bolong'. Batu in English means stone, and 'bolong' means hole.

Same as the temples in general in Bali, to be able to enter the Batu Bolong Temple, you should use the yellow fabric at your waist. Batu Bolong Temple has an Agung Mountain backdrop and the Lombok Strait, so the scenery is very beautiful, especially at sunset. Instagramable!

23. Baun Pusuk Monkey Forest

Pusuk forest is a part of the Rinjani forest area. Pusuk is usually used by tourists both domestic and abroad as a stopover when going to visit Sendang Gile and Tiu Teja waterfall that is already very well known as the stunning waterfall.

It is located in the village of Senaru, Bayan District, North Lombok Regency. Before arriving at this place, we will go through Baun Pusuk forest and it is highly recommended to stop for a moment because of Baun Pusuk forest also able to make our trip more enjoyable.