Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Travel to Lombok

Do you want to go to Lombok? Lombok is a breathtaking island located West of Indonesia. If you are knowledgeable about the islands of Indonesia, then you should know that it is very near Bali. Bali differ from Lombok because Lombok has a more untouched twist into it.

Places to See

Lombok is known for its amazing locations . One of these is its beaches which gives an air of paradise when you’re there. One of the most known places is Tanjung A’an which is an location very near Kuta Beach. Along the beach are people selling sarongs and coconuts which you can enjoy as you feel the waves and feel the sun on your skin.

And if that is not enough, you can also travel to the amazing Narmada Park. This is a Hindu temple with a swimming pool. If you desire to put your foot up in a quiet atmosphere, then this is the location for you. Entrance is cheap which is only about Rp 10,000 for non-locals and Rp 4,000 for locals. If you went to Lombok to see the natives then this may be the best place to witness its people talk to each other.

But if you desire to get in touch with Lombok’s culture, then the bestarea to be in is Desa Sukarana or Sukarana village. Here, you will watch the natives executing their weaving and you can even purchase their goods at a much affordable price compared with Sengigi.

Lombok Activities

Lombok is a best place to be one with nature. It is a perfect area for daring activities such as surfing, scuba diving, fishing, trekking and biking. Aside from these, you can also relax as you listen to the sounds of nature. Native women provide massage services which is usually located within the vicinity of your accommodation.

Where to Stay

You will find that a cheap hotel in Lombok is easy to find. In fact, there are many of them in the area. Places like Kuta have cheap hotels everywhere. This is the reason why the location is very famous with younger or budget conscious crowds. Other locations where you can chance upon a cheap hotel in Lombok are in the Cakranegara or Sweta area. Hotel murah di Lombok is the best accommodation you can get in Lombok.

But if you are not looking for a cheap hotel, then you should go north of the airport around the Senggigi strip. There are also some resort hotels in Tanjung. You can also rent out villas with staff like in Bali. Prices of these villas can range from 0-00 a night. But it is worth it if you want a place that is secluded.

If you are do not know where to stayfor the night, then you can use the Internet to search for a cheap hotel in Lombok. There are different types of websites which can show you the price range. This is great especially if you have a some amount of money arranged.

So if you want a unique adventure or you simply want an escape from your day job and explore nature, then Lombok is the perfect location for you. Popular for being called the ‘Unspoiled Bali’, it can offer you rich nature and culture while giving you some luxurious relaxation time and memorable experiences.

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