Traveling to Lombok has always been the target of many tourists. Not only favored by national tourists. Lombok is also a very popular destination for foreign tourists. There are many tourist attractions in Lombok that you can explore. There are several interesting tourist destinations in Lombok, especially beach tourism. Hence, Lombok is a paradise for beach lovers.
Tourists can also enjoy other destinations in Lombok, for example small islands, deserts, mountains, caves. Please note, Lombok is an island in the Lesser Sunda Islands or even Nusa Tenggara which is divided from the Lombok Strait out of Bali to the west and the Alas Strait to the east out of Sumbawa.
If you are thinking of traveling to Lombok, then you can choose any destination you can go to. It is possible to visit several types of tourist attractions in Lombok which are famous for their exoticism. The following is a review of some of the favorite tourist attractions in Lombok for travelers.
- Gili Islands
Lombok is famous for its stunning islands. There are only three Gilis that are famous for their exoticism, namely Gili Meno, Gili Air, and Gili Trawangan. Gili Meno is in the southwest of Lombok, involving only Gili Air and Gili Trawangan. Gili Meno is suitable as a honeymoon destination because of its calm and romantic atmosphere. While here, you can enjoy the beauty of the beach and swim in the clear waters.
If you do not want to play in the water, you can check out the turtle hatchery to find the hatchlings (baby turtles). In addition, Gili Air is known for its beautiful beach sand as an attractive point. You can unwind while sitting under the shady trees. For a more exciting adventure, diving into the sea and visiting a submerged ‘paradise’ are essential activities. On Gili Trawangan, you can enjoy the underwater beauty and extraordinary coral reefs.
Located in the south of Lombok, there are tourist attractions that the authorities have recently characterized as priority economic places, especially Mandalika. With a coastline of approximately 16 kilometers, Mandalika provides natural beauty of the stunning beaches. You can enjoy the wonders of beautiful beaches or stay at some of these luxury resorts.
- Benang Kelambu Waterfall
This waterfall is quite exotic. Benang Kelambu Waterfall is a pure tourist attraction located in Aik Berik, Central Lombok which can be reached only by a 1-hour drive from Mataram. Benang Kelambu Waterfall has been split into several adjoining streams and waterfalls involving the wilderness. This waterfall is known as ‘Yarn Netting’ because the water flows like a slender little thread. The water splashes easily. The view is amazing and comfortable for selfies.
- Senggigi Beach Lombok
Being in Lombok is not complete without visiting this beach. Senggigi can be found in Batu Layar District, and this is easily accessible by all means of transportation. The beach waves here are quite massive, however the water is very clear, of course, the target of surfing fans. Apart from surfing, you can also swimming and canoeing at Senggigi Beach.
- Tanjung Aan Beach
This beach destination is no less beautiful than Senggigi. Tanjung Aan Beach is located in Merese Hill, Central Lombok. This beach offers stunning natural scenery. The composition involving green hills, blue sea and clear sky is a beautiful combination. Tanjung Aan Beach is only 5 kilometers from Kuta Beach Lombok. Unlike many beaches in Lombok, Tanjung Aan includes a longer beach. The appearance of the sand on this beach is also extraordinary because there are two different types of sand, especially the pepper-like sand on the left side of this beach and the fine white sand on the ideal side of this beach.
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