Lombok Island Indonesia

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Overview




Lombok (Capital town is Mataram) is an island located on the east of Bali and west of Sumbawa island, it is part of West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.

It is where the majesty Mount Rinjani and popular Gili Islands located and populated by Sasak people and is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain.

Lombok island is also the gateway to the world known small islands, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.

Regions

West

The west part of the island consist of Mataram, Bangsal, Lembar, Tanjung and Senggigi. It is the center part of the island administratively, it is where the famous beaches located with the developed tourism infrastructure on the island and main access the popular Gili islands.

North

North part of the island is where the Majesty Mount Rinjani, Senaru village, beautiful waterfalls, magnificent scenery and where the Waktu Telu tradition located.

Central and East

Central and east part of the island consists of Praya, Labuhan Lombok, Selong and Tetebatu.
It is where the quite beach and villages located and is also the gateway Sumbawa (eastward) and Flores (onward).

South

South part of the island consists of Kuta, Sekotong and Tanjung Aan Well known with awesome beaches and some world class surfing spots.

The popular Gili Islands

Three are main most popular Gili Islands consist of Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan, all these three islands are located on the northwest of the Lombok mainland. Find out more about Gili Islands here.

The small islands located at the west coast, well known with the world class diving sites and the the party island Gili Trawangan.

Cities and Town

Mataram is the West Nusa Tenggara province capital city which also as the city in the island.

Senggigi is where the popular touristy town in the center with a number of hotels, resorts and villas. Featuring its famous beaches Senggigi beach, Mangsit beach and Batu Layar beach.

Kuta is a surfing paradise
Praya is where Lombok airport is located, the second largest city in island.
Selong is the capital of the East Lombok Regency
Tanjung is a tiny city in the northwest, the capital of North Lombok Regency, lies at the foot of Mount Rinjani’s slopes. Tanjung is also close to Medana and Sire where some of the best resort and luxury villa destinations located on the island.

Map

Lombok Island Indonesia
Lombok Island Indonesia