Have you ever wanted to travel to Lombok? Lombok is a breathtaking place located West of Indonesia. If you are knowledgeable about the islands of Indonesia, then you should know that it is within the vicinity of Bali. Bali is different from Lombok because Lombok has a more natural twist into it.
Lombok is known for its beautiful areas. One of these is its beaches which gives an air of paradise when you’re there. One of the most famous areas is Tanjung A’an which is an location very near Kuta Beach. Along the beach are people selling sarongs and coconuts which you can lavish as you feel the waves and enjoy the sun on your skin.
And if that is not enough, you can also visit the beautiful Narmada Park. This is a Hindu temple with a swimming pool. If you desire to relax in a quiet area, then this is the location for you. Entrance fee is cheap which is only around Rp 10,000 for foreigners and Rp 4,000 for natives. If you went to Lombok to watch the locals then this may be the best location to see its people have fun with each other.
But if you want to learn more about Lombok’s culture, then the bestplace to be in is Desa Sukarana or Sukarana village. Here, you will witness the locals executing their weaving and you can even purchase their products at a lower price compared with Sengigi.
What to Do
Lombok is a perfect area to be one with nature. It is a perfect place for daring stuff such as surfing, scuba diving, fishing, biking and trekking. Aside from these, you can also relax as you listen to the sounds of nature. Native women provide massage services which is usually located near your accommodation.
Where to Stay
You will see that a cheap hotel in Lombok is very easy to find. In fact, there are many of them in the location. Places like Kuta have cheap hotels everywhere. This is the reason why the location is very famous with younger or eco-friendly crowds. Other locations where you can chance upon a cheap hotel in Lombok are in the Cakranegara or Sweta area. Hotel murah di Lombok is the best accommodation you can get in Lombok.
But if you are not on the lookout for a cheap hotel, then you should go north of the airport around Senggigi. There are also some classy hotels in Tanjung. You can also rent out villas with staff like in Bali. These usually cost around 0-00 a night. But it is worth it if you want a place where you can have your own privacy.
If you are running out of ideas on where to stay, then you can use the power of the Internet to search for a cheap hotel in Lombok. There are a variety of websites which can show you the prices. This is great especially if you have a some amount of money in mind.
So if you want a unique adventure or you simply want an escape from your day job and be one with nature, then Lombok is the best area for you. Also known as the ‘Unspoiled Bali’, it can offer you rich nature and culture while giving you some excessive alone time and memorable experiences.