The undiscovered paradise with wide stretching beaches, almost millions of kilometers of water and lush tropical fields is the Lombok Island. All these features make it an ecstasy for sport enthusiasts. The tranquil blue sea, the untouched, unexplored coral reefs and beaches create a blissful and outstanding environment. Sunbathing, snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, sea kayaking and trekking are the various adventurous activities which can be enjoyed at the Lombok Island.
The Lombok Island is situated in the West Nusa Tengara province of Indonesia. It is almost circular in shape with a tail like region extending from the Southwest region. Mataram is the largest city and provincial capital of this island. There are regular flights from Jakarta, Bali and Sumbawa airports and international flights from Singapore as well to the Selaperang Airport in Ampenan.
There is so much to experience and catch a glimpse at Lombok Island. Every place you go you will find it more fascinating than the previous one. There are Gili Islands, Museum Nussa Tenggari Barat, Kuta, Pura Lingasar, Rinjani Mountain, Senggigi and Tamang Narmada as tourists’ attractions. The typical tropical features of sun, sand, coconut plantations and marine life are absolutely fabulous. The active volcano over the fertile plain of Mount Rinjani is the premier attraction at Lombok Island.
Sasak are the native people of the Lombok Island. The regional language of this province is Bahasa Indonesia but English is extensively spoken here. Wetu Telu, the unique religion has arisen from Islam and Animism is practiced in the North Lombok.
Lombok is found to have tropical climate with temperature that ranges from 28° to 34° Celsius. The dry season sets off from May and lasts up to September while the wet season starts from October and extends till April. The wet season is the best time to visit the Lombok Island as the lush, green landscape adds more to the panorama.
Choosing accommodation options, hotels or resorts, that lives up to your expectations is very easy at Lombok. Mostly the hotels are situated near the beach so that you can enjoy vast array of sceneries, beaches, coastline and the beautiful sea.
So prepare yourself to get dazzled by the astonishing beauty, the virginal beaches meeting the majestic mountainous terrains at the Lombok Island.