Lombok in Indonesia is located east of Bali and west of another island Sumbawa, and belongs to a chain of islands called the Sunda Islands. The tropical island is good suggestion in the category “sandy paradise” and several international travel agencies are now offering tours the island, also in connection with trips to Bali.
Especially known for dazzling beaches, surfing as in Kuta Beach and Banko in southern Lombok. There are many undersea reefs here and it is super scuba and snorkel friendly.
Located to the south Lombok, Kuta Beach is known for its white sandy beaches and seawater so crystal clear you can see the coral reefs from the top of a nearby hill. It’s the most well-known beach in Lombok, which makes it the most visited also. Kuta has a large variety of accommodations and restaurants, ranging from backpacker offerings to 5-star luxury resorts. Kuta offers world-class surfing, including at nearby Gerupuk. Most people come to Kuta in Lombok to just relax out on the beach. Snorkeling is another popular activity.
If you would like to travel a little outside the well-known tourist areas of the world and Bali in particular, go to the Lombok for a few days. Here, great nature experiences await, such as seeing giant sea turtles and living by and on the sea during your stay in Lombok.
Location. Close to and east of Bali
Belongs to Indonesia
Size 4735 km2 Area: 4,725 km²
Population of 3.2 million
Archipelago: Lesser Sunda Islands
Highest point: Mount Rinjani