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Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is a unique island, no motor vehicle in this island and the only public vehicle is cart horse, which is called Cidomo. Or you can rent bike for around Rp. 50,000/day and ride it all the way long. You can ride bicycle around this island for only in 1,5 hour. Donít ever imagine any paved road in here, the main road is made from beach sand, in some places, there is compaction by local hotel owner.

 


Gili Trawangan is well-known as Party Island, maybe its because many cafes, bars and restaurants that open until late night. Some tourists often hold party in it. But actually, this island is not just about party, many places give different atmosphere even it is the opposite of party, the place gives silently & peaceful, also nature beauty whether top or below the water. Title of Party Island for this island seems not accurate.


Gili Trawangan is a romantic island, where you can see sunset and sunrise at once. Sit along together with your spouse in Sunset View that is doing by many foreign tourists because the scenery and and ambience are truly fantastic.

Gili Trawangan is a right place to short escape from your crowded daily routine in big city, many tourists are just sitting in seashore until late night while enjoying drinking, reading book or watching movie from big screen that provides by some cafe/restaurant. This is a very comfortable place to keep silent & doing nothing.

Snorkling & Diving are the most attractive things in here. Many places offere snorkling equipment rental in affordable prices, meanwhile for diving, this is a heaven for divers. This island is fulfilled by diving services and training with international sertificate, one of them is Manta Dive. The underwater scenery, along with fishes in Gili Trawangan is the best spot in Lombok.

Gili Trawangan is a secure island although there is no policemen but security system in this island managed by traditional system and it is very effective. If there is a person who does crime or disturb tourist, local security or its called Satgas will bring the person into nearest pollice station in Bangsal and give sentence with additional punishment, which is banned the person for coming back into Gili Trawangan up to 5 years.

It is understandable fresh water for bathing is an expensive and rare comodity in this small island, so donít be surprise whenever you get salt water while brush your teeth in water tap or sink. Some luxury hotels provide fresh water in barrel to rinse your body after bathing.

Although no motor vehicle, Gili Trawangan already had electricity from diesel power plant in north of island. While ride your bike around the island, you will find this power plant. For telecommunication, donít worry, there is a BTS in the middle of island to cover all over area in Gili Trawangan and other two nearby Gili islands.
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"Diving, Gili trawangan is the best spot to do diving in Lombok Island. Gili Trawangan is a coral island, you can get underwater beauty scene just right few steps in front of you"

"Eating, Gili Trawangan is a haven for culinary tourism especially in the evenings time. Many Restaurant available with a wide selection of menu varies to choose at will" 

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"Presean, or Stick Fighting is a traditional martial art from Sasak Tribe in Lombok that often perform in Gili Trawangan around Pasar Seni Area.."

"The Beach, Gili Trawangan has different weather, sometime, it is raining in Bali or Lombok but Gili Trawangan keeps sunny.."

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"The main street in Gili Trawangan.."

"Cidomo is a major public transportation in Gili Trawangan.."




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