Gili Trawangan Lombok
Lombok has a lot of amazing Islands as tourist attractions. In the waters west of Lombok Island, there is a small island called Gili Trawangan. Gili Trawangan may look like some other small island, but there are some interesting facts about this island. Gili Trawangan is the largest among the three Gili Island in Lombak, this island has the highest altitude above sea level. Besides that, did you know that this island is only 3 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide and very popular among foreign tourists? It is located around thirty minutes boat ride from the northwest mainland of Lombok.
Gili Trawangan also an island free of polution. On Gili Trawangan motorized vehicles are not allowed to operate there, the only transportation is ‘Cidomo’, A kind of cart drawn by a horse and bicycles. This then makes the atmosphere on the island very fresh, calm, and free of engine noise. The beaches of the Gili Trawangan are powdery white, the water is a beautiful clear blue and they are positioned perfectly for sunsets and sunrises. It is a great travel destination that worth your time! Sounds interesting, right?
If you want to travel to Gili Trawangan, Here are 7 fun things you can do on the island!
1. Water Sports
Gili Trawangan has a beautiful and clear blue-colored sea that perfect for snorkeling. You can swim in the morning and afternoon. You can see the turtle underwater near the island. The coral reefs are also incredible. The underwater view of the island is no doubt very incredible. You can also go diving near Gili Trawangan. You can have a diving class in a group or private. Each diving class has its fleet of traditional outrigger boats that ferry divers offshore to the walls and reefs where the best diving is to be found.
2. Horse Riding
Horse riding around the coast of Lombok can only be found on this island. horse riding around the island will certainly be a fun activity for traveling. You can enjoy the fresh air and the seeing the surrounding places in Gili Trawangan.
3. Outdoor Activities
Because this location prohibits motorized vehicles from operating here, as a result, walking and cycling are common and normal here. In this tourist attraction, there are also many jogging tracks in every corner of the city. You may see some tourists running on the track and some enjoying riding bicycles around the beaches, streets, and hills. a very relaxing outdoor activity that you can experience on the island. Therefore, if you want healthy traveling, Gili Trawangan is a perfect place for you.
4. Golf Trips
This island also provided Golf Trips, there two highly recommended places for Golf trips in Gili Trawangan, Lombok Kosaido Golf, and Country Club. Suitable for all skill levels, this trip is a must for golfers, the course structure and landscaping make for a relaxed golfing experience, neither too challenging nor too demanding.
5. Watching Sunset and sunrise
On the beach located cluster that positioned perfectly for sunsets over Bali’s Mt Agung and sunrise over Lombok’s Mt Rinjani, you will be able to enjoy the sunrise in the morning and sunset in the afternoon. By only slightly changing your position. Fun is not it?!
This island is especially famous for having night parties. There are many 24 hours bars and café on this island that often used to hold a whole night party. You can have fun with your friends until the sun comes on another day. Do not miss it~
7. Romantic dinner
Finally, you can enjoy a romantic dinner on the island at night. There are many restaurants near the beaches in Gili Trawangan with start gazing view and delicious food accompanied by high-quality live music to your preferences. You can have a candlelight dinner and any kind of romantic dinner.