Snorkeling is one of the main attractions in the Gilis. With so many amazing sea creatures to see, getting out in the water is one of the first things you should do when you arrive at Villa Almarik. However, snorkeling can be dangerous if you ignore safety guidelines. With some easy-to-follow rules you should have no problems at all but without them you can end up in trouble. Read on to find out how you can snorkel safely around Gili Trawangan. (more…)
Gili Trawangan might only be 15 minutes from mainland Lombok but it’s good to make sure you’ve packed everything you need before you go.
It’s good to pack light for a trip to Gili T because you’ll either be taking a fast boat from Bali or small boat from mainland Lombok, so here are our tips for packing for Gili Trawangan. (more…)
The Gili Islands are known as paradise islands only a boat ride away from Bali but did you know they are also one of the best spots for snorkeling? Gili Trawangan especially draws divers and snorkelers from all over the world to see the majestic sea turtles that lay their eggs on the white sandy beaches of the island. (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…)
Gili Trawangan is known for it’s white sand beaches and azure waters, but there exploring the interior of the island has some gems as well. Gili Trawangan Hill is a natural viewpoint on the south-western side of the island. This forested hill is about a 25 minute walk from Villa Almarik and then 15 to 20 minutes up a relatively easy trail. This walk is often overlooked in Gili guides, but we’ll tell you why you shouldn’t miss it on a visit to Gili Trawangan. (more…)