The gorgeous island of Lombok is busy Bali’s more laid back neighbour. Take a look at our video and then start planning your own tropical island escape in Indonesia!
With a jaw-dropping long sandy beach and friendly village, Selong Belanak is a wonderful place to base your family when visiting the South of Lombok.
Mataram is the capital of Lombok and home to half a million people. With Lombok’s only shopping mall and reminders of its Dutch colonial past found in the architecture, we took a look around.
Rising 3,726 metres above the clear tropical waters surrounding Lombok, Mt Rinjani is Indonesia’s second highest volcano. We based ourselves in Senaru on Rinjani’s fertile slopes and took a look around.
With a burgeoning tourist market, the accommodation options on Lombok are growing, with plenty of options away from the main tourist area where you can experience Lombok’s friendly people. Here’s where we stayed.
With a palm-lined black volcanic sand beach, this fishing port and market town has an authentic air and is a hidden jewel on Lombok’s northeastern coast.
The Gili Islands are three tiny reef-fringed atolls sitting in clear blue waters off the North-Western coast of Lombok and are an idyllic place to spend a few days snorkeling, swimming and relaxing.