Gili trawangan, the island in Bali. Lombok, has lot of amazing Islands as tourist attractions. In the waters west of Lombok Island, there is a small island called Gili Trawangan. Gili Trawangan may look like some other small island, but there are some interesting facts about this island. Gili Trawangan is an the largest among the three Gili Island in Lombak, this island has the highest altitude above sea level. Besides that, did you know that this island is only 3 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide and very popular among foreign tourists. It is located around thirty minutes boat ride from the northwest mainland of Lombok.
Gili Trawangan also an island free of polution. On Gili Trawangan motorized vehicles are not allowed to operate there, the only transportation are ‘Cidomo’, A kind of cart drawn by a horse and bicycles. This then makes the atmosphere on the island very fresh, calm and free of engine noise. The beaches of the Gili Trawangan are powdery white, the water is a beautiful clear blue and they are positioned perfectly for sunsets and sunrises. It is definitely a great travel destination that worth your time!
Sounds interesting, right?
If you want to travel to Gili Trawangan, Here are 7 fun things you can do on the island!
1. Water Sports
Gili Trawangan has beautiful and clear blue colored sea that perfect for snorkeling. You can swim in the morning and afternoon. You can see the turtle in underwater near the island. The coral reefs are also incredible. The underwater view of the island is no doubt very incredible. You can also go diving near Gili Trawangan. You can have a diving class in the group or private. Each diving class has its own fleet of traditional outrigger boats that ferry divers offshore to the walls and reefs where the best diving is to be found.
2. Horse Riding
Horse riding around the coast of Lombok can only be found in this island. horse riding around the island will certainly be a fun activity for travelling. You can enjoy the fresh air and the seeing the surrounding places in Gili Trawangan.
3. Outdoor Activites
Because this location prohibits motorized vehicles from operating here, as a result, walking and cycling are common and normal here. In this tourist attraction there are also many jogging tracks in every corner of the city. You may see some of tourists running on the track and some enjoying riding bicycle around the beaches, street and hill. a very relaxing outdoor activities that you can experience in the island. Therefore, if you want a healthy travelling, Gili Trawangan is a perfect place for you.
4. Golf Trips
This island also provided a Golf Trips, there two highly recommended place for Golf trip in Gili Trawangan, Lombok Kosaido Golf and Country Club. Suitable for all skill levels, this trip is a must as golfers, the course structure and landscaping makes for a relaxed golfing experience, neither too challenging nor too demanding.
5. Watching Sunset and sunrise
On the beach located cluster that positioned perfectly for sunsets over Bali’s Mt Agung and sunrise over Lombok’s Mt Rinjani, you will be able to enjoy the sunrise in the morning and sunset in the afternoon. By only slightly changing your position. Fun is not it?!
This island is especially famous for having night party. There are many 24 hours bars and café in this island that often used to hold a whole night party. You can have fun with your friends until the sun comes to another day. Do not miss it~
7. Romantic dinner
Finally, you can enjoy a romantic dinner in the island at night. There are many restaurant near the beaches in Gili Trawangan with start gazing view and delicious food accompanied by a high quality live music to your preferences. You can have candlelight dinner and any kind of romantic dinner.
Don’t miss all the amazing thing you can do in this island, so plan your travel to Gili Trawangan, Indonesia.