Gili Islands - Heaven On Earth, Lombok Indonesia
Gili Islands - Heaven On Earth, Lombok Indonesia
Located just off the northwest coast of Lombok, the three islands of Gili Air , Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan are rapidly becoming one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Bali and Lombok. They are now easily accessible direct from Bali, with the new Fast Boat service, or by plane and local boat from Lombok.
Lombok or Gilis is not only recognized for its beautiful and exotic beaches, but also the beauty of underwater world. If you're diver, then coming to Lombok or Gilis will give you some diving heaven spots, From beginners level or experienced one, Gilis has everything that you can enjoy diving activities.
Gili Island is a popular destination in Indonesia. Gili Islands located in the north west of Lombok, featuring three small, coral fringed islands; Gili Air , Gili Meno, Gili Trawangan, each with superb, white sandy beaches, clear water, coral reefs, brilliantly colored fish and the best snorkeling on Lombok.
Visitors, especially young European is attracted to the simple pleasures of sun, snorkeling, beautiful beaches, and socializing. The absence of cars, motorcycles, and hawkers adds greatly to the leasure of staying on the Gilis. "Gili islands" is not the local name. Gili actually means Small Island and there are lots of other gili's around Lombok.There are many options for an enjoyable holiday on the islands.
We can rent snorkeling equipment, join a diving course, rent a kayak, go fishing, or take a glass bottom boat to see the magnificent coral reefs and fishes. There are lots of quality scuba diving operations on all the islands. The coral around the islands is good for snorkeling, which can be reach from the shore.
See rays and giant clams. A must see: Turtles Point, Meno Wall. Dive Schools available on all the islands with many dive programs to choose, from beginners to advanced technical dives. While divers are able to regularly swim with black tip, those who prefer to just drifts in the currents with a snorkel, fins and mask are never left disappointed by the more than 6,000 species of marine life living just off-shore. Fishing is one of the highlight activities on the islands. Deep fishing remains the best on north west of Gili Trawangan.
Accommodation tariffs on gilis island range for a deluxe room with AC are from between USD 25.00 to USD 35.00) per room/night, You can make reservation the following Gili islands listed your accommodations through Praya Tour De Lombok Online, just select which hotel and in which area you wish to stay at. Simply tell us your budget either for non star rated accommodation or a luxurious ones, we provides you with detail hotels information and competitive price. For more info contact us on : firstname.lastname@example.org about the availabilities and special offer rate.
There is now a Bank Mandiri ATM on Gili Trawangan, in front of the Vila Ombak Hotel, but it's not always working so it's better to bring along enough rupiah to tide you over. The rates offered by moneychangers are noticeably poorer than on the mainland. Credit cards are accepted by some of the more upmarket places and all dive shops; some will also arrange credit card advances, but with hefty fees on the order of 7-10%. For your own safety, deposit valuable items at the reception where you're staying at. Carry only small cash and necessary items.
There are lots of quality scuba diving operations on all the islands. Gili Air , Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan is well known for the diversity and unique underwater environment. The team of multilingual, highly trained and experienced dive professional we are enthusiastic to share an unforgettable underwater experience with you! We aim to exceed your highest expectations. We pride ourselves on the provision of flexible and personalized service. Get you into diving: Discover Scuba Diving / open water course. Enhance your Diving Education: Advanced / Rescue Course / Specialties, Explore the variety of reefs within our fun dives (3 times a day) or guide you on a night dive
It is better to go snorkeling in the morning because the sunlight is bright and it will make good visibility in the water. We can provided glass-bottom boat and snorkeling equipments. The boat will take you to the snorkeling point with the best coral reef view in Gili Air , Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan. From your hotel you take to the snorkeling point...on the way there you could already see the coral reefs from the glass-bottom boat! Very nice.....! spectacular ....!! and you can see....sea turtle !!!! Exciting! put up your snorkeling equipments and jumped to the water. The coral reefs....very very nice and awsome.....enjoy see a sea turtles in front of yours..
Fishing is one of the highlight activities on the islands. Deep/bottom fishing remain the best on north west of Gili Trawangan. Carry your own equipment if you're not familiar with the traditional-style of fishing.
Getting There & Away
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