Welcome to Lombok. Like most of the islands in Indonesia’s archipelago it centres around a volcano, Mt Rinjani, all 3,726 metres of it. Lombok is a tourist dream, not yet discovered by the world. White sand beaches are everywhere, often protected by coral reefs thus keeping the waves down to a safe level for the inexperienced.

Hotels and restaurants are even cheaper than those in Bali, for the same quality. It is a perfect location for family groups and those who just want to switch off for a week or two. Good restaurants and a subdued night life exist in the Senggigi area and on the Gilis.

Many activities abound on Lombok including world class snorkeling and scuba diving, trekking, golfing, surfing the breaks off Kuta or just going out with the fishermen.

Spas in Lombok are mainly found in the major hotels but there is a growing trend to develop specialist spas offering the more unusual packages. Basic cheap massage is available at many small salons scattered throughout all of the main tourist areas.

The island of Lombok is broadly divided into 5 separate areas: West Lombok, South Lombok, Central Lombok, East Lombok  and North Lombok. Whilst to Lombok’s north west are their three famous small islands; Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan.  Gilli is the Sasak  word for island, and there are hundreds more scattered around the coastline.

We attempt to list details of all worthwhile hotels, restaurants, spas and activities throughout Lombok. All recommended establishments have full contact information.

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