Explore Lombok’s Mainland When You Stay on Gili Trawangan

Posted on 29 November 2017

Explore Lombok’s Mainland When You Stay on Gili Trawangan

The island of Lombok might be best known for the 3 Gili Islands off its northwest coast, but there is plenty to see on the mainland as well. Much less populated than Bali, Lombok is full of natural beauty and cultural sights.

Even if you are staying on Gili Trawangan, it is easy to see some of Lombok as well. (more…)

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When Should I Travel to Gili Trawangan?

Posted on 17 October 2017

When Should I Travel to Gili Trawangan?

The Gilis, especially Gili Trawangan, have become one of Indonesia’s most popular destinations. The islands are easy to get to, reasonably priced, and most of all, stunningly beautiful. For these reasons, trips to the Gilis are always in demand, but when are the best times to go? (more…)

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Saving a Sea Turtle Paradise: Eco-Tourism and Conservation on Gili Trawangan

Posted on 29 September 2017

Saving a Sea Turtle Paradise: Eco-Tourism and Conservation on Gili Trawangan

Do you dream of swimming with the graceful sea turtles? Gili Trawangan could be one of the best options for the holiday of your dreams thanks to conservation efforts on the island.

Critically endangered hawksbills and green sea turtles are found swimming in the warm waters around the island all year round, attracting divers and snorkelers from all over the world. However, with the growth of tourism and other factors like climate and the destruction of reefs, the turtle population began to decrease. (more…)

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