Lombok Island is the highlight holiday destination of Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara Province. The island is basically Bali’s next- door neighbor, and serves as a popular island-hopping extension for visitors looking for an additional escape in between or after their Bali visits.
Besides being the mainland home of the three popular Gili Island located just off its north-west coast, scenic and secluded beaches, beautiful waterfalls and lush forests surrounding its active volcano, Mount Rinjani.
Most visitors come to Lombok to enjoy the warm weather and lovely beaches. Swimming, snorkeling, diving and surfing all are big activities here and the sublime Gili Island just offshore provide even more tropical splendor without the hustle and bustle of other Asian beach resort.
Balancing the natural beauty of Lombok is an interesting cultural scene defined in part by the traditional Sasak animist, traditional craft such as: pottery, textile weaving, and basket making are practiced with skill and finesse, and a visit to a traditional Sasak village is well worth the effort.