Family Fun in the Sun on Gili Trawangan

Family holidays can take a bit more planning than all-adult trips. You need to take into account the age of your children, what they will be happy doing, food options, and child safety. A trip to Gili Trawangan simplifies all this thanks to its family-friendly atmosphere, activities for all ages, and safe environment. Here are just a few reasons Gili T is perfect for family fun in the sun!

Activities and things to do in Gili Trawangan

The Beaches

Gili Trawangan has incredible beaches where families can spend quality time building sandcastles, playing ball, snorkeling, or just soaking up the sun. Villa Almarik has direct access to the beach so families can walk out of their bungalow and onto a clean beach with gentle waves, perfect for kids.

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Snorkeling with Kids

Thanks to gentle waves and great visibility, Gili T is the perfect place to snorkel as a family. Little ones can wear floaties and bob along on the surface while teens or adults dive a little deeper. Sea turtles often feed in the area around Villa Almarik and will even come onto the beach to lay eggs once in a while. If your family is ready for a bigger snorkeling adventure, there are plenty of boat trips that can be booked to take you further out from the beach.

Gili Trawangan: A Paradise for Snorkelers

Bicycle Tours

Touring the island by bicycle is a super family-friendly experience. The flat paths are easy for kids and with no motorized traffic they are very safe as well. You can pedal your way around the island, discovering beaches, coconut groves, cafes, and shops at your own pace.

Take a Bicycle Ride Around Gili Trawangan

Poolside Fun

The tropical heat can get too much for kids (and adults) sometimes. Luckily Villa Almarik has a beautiful swimming pool that welcomes families to splash around and enjoy cooling off together. The poolside area also features a shallow section for younger children so they can play safely.

Villa Almarik Resort Gili Trawangan

Island Shopping

For older kids and those that want to get out a bit more, there are plenty of boutiques and shops along the main Gili T strip. They are perfectly safe to go out and do a bit of exploring on foot or by bicycle, so send them out to spend a bit of their holiday money.

Nightlife for All

Rowdy or Quiet: Gili Trawangan Nightlife is Your Choice

If you have older teens or young adults, the nightlife on Gili Trawangan is legendary. From cocktails on the beach, live music, and DJ nights, there is something for everyone. There are also plenty of beach bars that cater to families that want a chill night out all together.

There is loads to do for families on the Gili Islands. The beaches and pools would probably be enough to keep little kids busy, but for older kids and teens there are also lots of shops, beach clubs, live music and diving and snorkeling. If you think Gili T is all parties and young backpackers, think again. Families will love the laid back atmosphere, ease of getting around, and activities for everyone.

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