Seasickness can make you feel absolutely horrible. It can range from feelings of slight nausea to dizziness, repeated vomiting and fever-like symptoms. The actual cause of these symptoms isn’t 100% understood, but most likely has to do with your brain’s inability to balance the signals that it is receiving from the ears, eyes and body. (more…)
Did you know children as young as 10 can get certified as a PADI Junior Open Water Diver? This may not be suitable for all children, but if you think your child is ready Gili Trawangan is one of the best places in Indonesia to get them in the water. Keep on reading if you are thinking about taking your child diving for the first time. (more…)
If you’re considering learning to dive you’ve probably heard or read information about the PADI Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver courses. You may also be wondering what is so different about these courses and aren’t sure whether you need to take both or are fine doing one or the other. If you need a little more information on what the courses entail and where you can do these courses, keep reading. (more…)
Gangga Divers, the house PADI dive centres for Lotus Hotel’s five resorts, has been rebranded with a fantastic new logo.
The logo’s base, a nautilus shell, reflects the sea and constant growth, which is what Gangga Divers’ service is all about. The logo also contains the letter G in the shell’s spiral, unifying the first initial of Gangga Divers and the shell. (more…)
Villa Almarik is on the island of Gili Trawangan, about 15 minutes by boat from mainland Lombok. Many of the staff come from Lombok but live close to the hotel, for ease of getting to and from work every day. Working on Gili Trawangan is a little different from visiting, so we thought one of the staff members at Villa Almarik might be able to tell us what to see and do on the island. We asked Arini Noviana, who works in the front office a few questions to learn the secrets of Gili T. (more…)