Best Resorts in Lombok
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Lombok may not be as well known as its neighbor Bali, but it’s also worth a visit-if not, more-for its magnificent landscape. Travel through lush green trails, explore incredible scuba diving sites, or just relax on pristine beaches. In addition to all the natural beauty that Lombok has to offer, it is also home to many remarkable resorts dotting the island’s turquoise coast.
Here are six Lombok resorts for a taste of paradise:
Nestled in Medana Bay, the Oberoi is a sprawling property that young and old will love. Here you can take a dip in the warm water while exploring the underwater world and perhaps come across a giant sea turtle. Be sure to attend a traditional show at the hotel’s amphitheater for dinner, where you’ll hear authentic music paired with an incredible dining experience. Or if you want a more private experience, book a sunset cruise for two, where you’ll enjoy gourmet canapes and sip champagne.
You will enter Living Asia Resort from Senggigi via a scenic drive, but it is water that you will be looking for. The on-site dive center offers dives for novices and experienced divers exploring nearby Gili Islands, Sekotong and south of Lombok. The sunsets here are particularly breathtaking and best enjoyed with a cocktail in hand. After that, enjoy dinner at Malaka restaurant tasting some of the best specialties of Indonesian cuisine.
This hotel was originally the family residence of the Indonesian royal family and still maintains a warm and welcoming atmosphere today. Each room has a four-poster bed and some rooms are equipped with a plunge pool perfect for spending a lazy afternoon. You can also participate in fun activities like cooking classes or yoga. End your day at Puri Mas with one of the hotel’s refreshing cocktails.
It takes just 25 minutes from the airport to get to this quaint hotel in the hills of southern Lombok, where you can enjoy stunning ocean views. Settle into your own luxury villa that perfectly matches your interests, whether it’s a family vacation or a romantic getaway. If you are here with that special someone, definitely book a private dining experience overlooking the bay where fishing boats glisten in the distance.
Come to Jeeva Klui for a beautiful mix of tropical foliage, ocean views, and soft white sand. This eco-friendly resort supports local communities and culture through responsible tourism. If you want to treat yourself, head to their Akasha villa, which has a large swimming pool and a spacious terrace perfect for soaking up the Indonesian sun. An unusual treat here that you will want to try? Lumur Alpokat, an avocado wrap that hydrates your dry skin and makes you feel young.
As the name suggests, the Pool Villa Club Senggigi Beach Resort has an epic pool, in fact it is so expansive that it looks more like a river running through the property. All villas have traditional alang-alang roofs and a lagoon swimming pool in a garden perfect for outdoor relaxation. Spacious with friendly staff, this resort is as good for a family vacation as it is for a romantic trip. Fancy a pizza? Stop by the Basilico Italian Pavilion & Bar for tasty pies that you should, of course, pair with Italian wines.