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Vacation rentals in Lombok
Lombok is one of Indonesia’s most beautiful islands. If you want to stay close to the beach, leisure activities, restaurants and nightlife, Senggigi is the best area to find your rental. It is the most developed area of the island. Verdant green hills, colorful reefs, a dramatic, rugged landscape and is a popular place to stay for surfing lovers. For a tourist spot, look for your villa in Kuta Lombok, with a dramatic coastline, idyllic beaches and little coves. For a desert fantasy island, the remarkable Gili Islands are the place to be, where the policy of non-motorised vehicles makes them a true paradise. Besides the beaches, Gili Trawangan is a well known destination for its nightlife. The middle island, Gili Meno, is ideal for honeymooners. Finally, Gili Air, the tiniest of them all, is the balance between relaxation and leisure activities also for honeymooners, solo travelers and groups of friends with an easy-going vibe and sheer beauty.Luxury vacation rentals with swimming pools
Take your breakfast by the beach, watching the sun rise or sipping your coffee in the terrace with the sound of the waves in the background is going to be the best way to start your day in Lombok. Find a modern two-storey property with all the amenities or a traditional wooden villa with open spaces, panoramic windows, outdoor lounges, a back garden overlooking the sea, a private pool and a terrace for your lazy afternoons basking in the sun. For a sense of total relaxation, you can also rent some fully staffed properties, so all you have to care about is how to look after your tan. Excellent rentals a few steps from the beach, surrounded of unsurpassed sheer natural beauty. Enjoy a paradise of relaxation in a luxury vacation rental while embracing the sense of getting away from it all.
Vacations in Lombok
The area and getting around
This Indonesian island east of Bali is known for its jaw-dropping beaches, great surfing spots, excellent food and all kinds of water-related activities. Book a tour around the island or hire a motorbike and explore it by yourself as you discover the dazzling beaches, the varied wildlife and the incredible landscape. You will be surrounded by lush, evergreen rice paddies and fabulous lookout points to capture the incredible views. Challenge yourself and hike up the steep way up to Mt. Rinjani. Whichever way you choose to spend your time in Lombok you will be so pleased with the natural beauty of the island.A paradise to explore
The surrounding islands such as the Gilis, are a great option for day trips or even longer stays in small but beautiful spots that will mesmerize even the most experienced traveler. Explore the island and find out stories about it at the West Nusa Tenggara Museum or Narmada Park. Head to the south coast and marvel at the pretty views of the blushed Tangsi “Pink Beach” and if you are feeling adventurous why not trekking the path to the incredible Senaru waterfalls and Benang Kelambu waterfalls?
Travelers and activities
Dreaming of beaches lapped by turquoise waters, fringed by dreamy white sand and swaying palm trees? From the coral-fringed Gili islands to the incredible beaches in Lombok. Vacation makers come to Lombok for the untouched scenery, the dramatic coastline, the dazzling white sand and surfing, of course. In Kuta there is their own beach, but not far from it, in Tanjung and Seger, the beaches are ideal for swimming. Mawun and Tampa are secluded coves ideal for swimming too. And for a little more privacy, Rowok and Selong Belanak with only basic infrastructure are ideal for a quiet time away from noise and civilisation. Senggigi beach is the most popular beach and very close to it, Mangsit is a very quiet beach with volcanic sand. Nipah, Pandanan Beach, Sire or Tanjung Aan Beach will suit all travelers preferences. Come, relax and enjoy.Lombok for surf lovers
The waters in Lombok are always between 27 and 29ºC (81-84ºF) all year round so surfing is possible at any time of the year as well. The only thing to take into account is the two main seasons. From April to September, the dry season, you have to go surfing early in the morning as the trade winds can ruin the waves after 9 am. Head to the west coast for the best surfing conditions, especially the renowned Desert Point, where you can find the best waves in Lombok. During the wet season, from October to March, the water is warm and most of the beaches are less crowded. Most of the surf spots on the island are great for beginners and intermediate surfers so if you want to learn to surf, Lombok is the ideal destination. You can start your surfing adventure in Gerupuk, Ekas and Selong Belanak. Here you can start riding waves enrolling in a surf camp or you can improve your surfing technique on your own. Your choice. Get your surfboard and be ready to ride the waves!
The meaning of Lombok in Bahasa, the Indonesian language, is chili!
Top 5 travel tips in Lombok
Mighty Mount Rinjani might be one of the main reasons for travelers to come to Lombok. The second largest volcano in Indonesia is still active and the main attraction is to trek to the crater at the summit where you can also take in breathtaking views of a lake and the island. You can choose from several treks varying in days. The longer the hike is, the more time you will have as the strenuous trek to the crater is a very demanding one.2. Go snorkeling at Pink Beach
Pink Beach receives its name because of the strawberry-blonde color of the sand. Ideal for swimming and sunbathing, this beach is also a great spot for its coral reefs lying off shore. Bring your goggles and your snorkel and get into the turquoise and crystal clear waters. As you glide along you will take in all the colorful marine underworld beneath you.3. Visit Gunung Tunak National Park
Gunung Tunak National Park is a fantastic place to get stunning views of the local scenery. Take in the breathtaking views from the viewing platform in Taman Wisata Alam where you will get an incredible panorama across Lombok. Hike up the three kilometre trek that will guide you along the coast until you reach an old lighthouse standing on the side of the cliff.4. Visit the Gili Islands
Although Lombok has got a superb coastline of unrivalled beauty, one of the highlights drawing thousands of visitors are the three magical Gili Islands, lapped by sparkling turquoise waters and heavenly white sandy beaches. The laid back vibes, the Gili Meno is an ideal snorkeling spot, great for families with a relaxed beach setting. Gili Trawangan is packed with loads of fun and nightlife and Gili Air is a serene tiny island, excellent for diving spots for its excellent visibility. The three Gili islands enjoy a no motor vehicle policy and your only way of transport is either by bicycles, pony and carts.5. Take some Indonesian cooking lessons
Learning how to cook a delicious Indonesian meal is just a matter of time and while you are in Lombok you will have plenty of it! Locals are willing to share their culinary delicacies and they teach you how to prepare a two-course meal and a dessert with ingredients from the area. Raise your taste buds trying your own cooked Mie Goreng, delicious Indonesian-style fried noodles. Prepare a delicious chicken satay and a tasty peanut sauce and serve it with some steamed rice on the side. Finish your meal with a delicious Kelopon, a traditional sweet with rice, palm sugar and coconut.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lombok
What is the average price for vacation rentals in Lombok?
With an average cost of $228 per night, Lombok lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in Indonesia.
During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Lombok?
If you would like to save as much as possible during your vacation to Lombok, travel in September ($174 per night on average), May ($184), or June ($213), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lombok?
It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of December ($290), November ($271), and January ($252).
Is Lombok a good location for a last-minute getaway?
Here, last-minute travelers are welcome, since the average availability in Lombok is 80%, which is above average for Indonesia, based off last year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
Last year, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Lombok were February, September and May, with average availabilities of 84%, 83%, and 82%, respectively.
When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Lombok?
The months with the lowest properties available in Lombok are, in order, January, December, and November with respective average availability figures of 74%, 76%, and 79%, based on the previous year. However, it's not necessary to worry because even during the months with the least availability the average is 77%. So you will have no trouble finding your dream vacation rental no matter the time of year.
Are there many vacation rentals in Lombok?
Holidu has 1,500 properties in Lombok, provided by 6 different partners.