Have you ever wanted to go to Lombok? Lombok is a beautiful area 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 natural twist into it.
Places to See
Lombok is famous for its amazing areas. One of these is its beaches which takes you to paradise when you’re there. One of the most famous areas is Tanjung A’an which is an location within the vicinity of Kuta Beach. Along the beach are people selling sarongs and coconuts which you can lavish as you witness the waves and enjoy the sun on your skin.
And if that is not enough, you can also visit the pretty Narmada Park. This is a Hindu temple with a swimming pool. If you want to relax in a quiet area, then this is the location for you. Entrance fee is affordable which is only around Rp 10,000 for non-locals and Rp 4,000 for locals. If you came to Lombok to see the locals then this may be the perfect location to witness its people interact with each other.
But if you desire to witness Lombok’s culture, then the bestplace to be in is Desa Sukarana or Sukarana village. Here, you will watch the natives doing their weaving and you can even purchase their goods at a much affordable price in comparison with Sengigi.
Things to Do
Lombok is a perfect area to be one with nature. It is a best place for daring activities such as surfing, scuba diving, fishing, trekking and biking. Aside from these, you can also relax as you savor the sounds of nature. Native women provide massage services which is usually located within the vicinity of your hotel.
You will see that a cheap hotel in Lombok is easy to find. In fact, there is an abundance of them in the location. Areas like Kuta have cheap hotels everywhere. This is the reason why the area is very famous with younger or budget conscious crowds. Other places 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 Senggigi. There are also some resort hotels in Tanjung. You can also rent villas with staff similar to Bali. These usually cost around 0-00 a night. But it is worth it if you want a place that is secluded.
If you are running out of ideas on where to stayfor the night, then you can use the Internet to search for a cheap hotel in Lombok. There are a variety of websites which can show you the price range. This is amazing 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 best place for you. Also known as the ‘Unspoiled Bali’, it can offer you amazing nature and culture while giving you some excessive alone time and memorable experiences.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Travel to Lombok
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