Senggigi, Lombok – Image courtesy of Senggigi Beach Hotel
Consider the tranquil island of Lombok for that perfect honeymoon or romantic getaway.
What to do and see in Lombok
Lombok provides all the ingredients you need for a perfect island honeymoon. Relax on the sweeping expanse of white-sand beaches at Senggigi and Kuta or snorkel and dive the nearby pristine Gili Islands.
Hike to enchanting waterfalls in Rinjani National Park, take a challenging two-day guided trek to the crater rim of Mount Rinjani (photo) at 2600m high and be rewarded with panoramic vistas overlooking Lombok.
Savour the quiet rural charm of Tetebatu and Sapit, two picturesque villages that nestle on the slopes of the volcano Gunung Rinjani.
Ride a horse-drawn cart along scenic country lanes, interact with the friendly Hindu Balinese minority and learn more about the indigenous Sasak people, who still maintain animist traditions within their unique culture – a blend of Hindu and Muslim beliefs.
While less-crowded (and boisterous) than neighbouring Bali, Lombok offers honeymoon couples a good range of resort accommodation, including the luxurious Oberoi Lombok, set in 9ha of manicured gardens and overlooking the idyllic and private Medana Beach (photo) on the northwest coast.
The Lombok Lodge
Location: Medana, Tanjung
Prices: from AUD731 per room
Description: The Lombok Lodge is a 15-minute boat ride from the Gili Islands. It features an outdoor pool, restaurant and air-conditioned suite with a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Free internet and parking are provided. The elegant suites at Lodge Lombok have modern interiors and let in plenty of natural light. Each is well equipped with a sofa sitting area, DVD player and iPod docking station. A bathtub and toiletries are in the bathroom. Guests can relax with a soothing massage at the spa, or take private cooking lessons. Guests can enjoy breakfast from menu and 5-course fine dining dinner at the resort's restaurant, which serves a fine selection of Indonesian and international dishes. Refreshing cocktails are available at the bar. Lombok Lodge is a 15-minute boat ride from the Lombok Kosaido Golf Club and a 90-minute drive from Lombok International Airport.
The Oberoi, Lombok
Location: Medana Beach, Tanjung
Prices: from AUD449 per room
Description: This beachfront luxury hotel offers a choice of thatched-roof villas and terraced pavilions scattered among 24 acres of tropical gardens facing a private beach. The villas and pavilions have expansive, shaded terraces and the spacious guestrooms open to balconies with ocean or garden views. Amenities include deep soaking bathtubs, premium satellite television and DVD players. The Oberoi features free parking, free Wi-Fi in public areas and a fitness center with an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the sea. All rooms and villas at The Oberoi feature a marble sunken garden bathtub and come equipped with satellite TV with DVD player and minibar. 24-hour room service is provided. uests looking to recharge can work out with a game of tennis or with a massage at the spa. Mountain bikes are also available to rent. Water sports such as scuba diving and windsurfing are available at Oberoi's Beach Club. Lumbung and Sunbird Cafe serves Asian and Continental cuisine. Themed Indonesian buffets with performances of traditional dance are available at The Amphitheater. A 10-minute drive across the bay leads to a golf course at Kosaido. Lombok International Airport is a 1 hour, 45-minute drive away. Facilities incl.: 3 restaurants, bar, outdoor pool, health club, full-service spa, marina, high-speed Internet, room service, tennis courts and watersports.
Hotel Tugu Lombok
Location: Sire Sire Beach, Tanjung
Prices: from AUD406 per room
Description: The Art Deco-styled Hotel Tugu Lombok is located on the pristine white-sand beach of Sire Beach, on the northwest coast of the island. Hotel Tugu Lombok offers spacious rooms with private balconies. Overlooking the ocean and Mount Rinjani, it features a fitness center, 2 pools and free Wi-Fi. Hotel Tugu Lombok is situated next to an 18-hole golf course, green fields and palm plantations. Rooms at Tugu Lombok are furnished with a flat-screen TV, DVD player and minibar. The spacious bathroom features a bathtub and rain shower. Guests can relax at the spa or take a swim in the freshwater swimming pool. Activities such as diving, village tours and golf can be arranged. Tugu Lombok offers a unique dining concept for guests. Guests are offered a variety of dining themes to choose from. Guests can dine anywhere - in the grounds, at a private hut or even on the beach. Facilities incl.: 2 restaurants, bar, 2 swimming pools, health club, full-service spa, high-speed Internet and watersports.
Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi
Prices: from AUD290 per room
Description: A tropical retreat awaits guests at Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi, a beachfront resort with luxurious suites and villas overlooking the ocean or lush green courtyard. Featuring an outdoor pool, bar and a restaurant, the resort provides free WiFi in all areas. Tastefully appointed with Lombok-style interiors, each suite and villa has a private terrace or balcony, and a seating area with a sofa. In-room comforts include a flat-screen cable TV, coffee/tea maker and a safe. All en suite bathrooms come with a complete set of free toiletries. Vehicle rental, day trips and area shuttles can be arranged by staff at the tour desk, while luggage can be stored at the 24-hour front desk. Guests who wish to stay in can relax on the sun terrace by the pool or indulge in a pampering in-room massage. Indonesian and international delights are served at the restaurant. In-room dining is also possible. Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi is 16 km from Teluk Nara Harbour and 50 km from Lombok International Airport. Airport transfers can be arranged at a fee.
Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort
Prices: from AUD166 per room
Description: Situated right on Lombok’s Senggigi Beach, Sheraton is surrounded by tropical gardens. It includes 4 dining options, an outdoor pool and a spa. Modern rooms offer a patio or balcony featuring viewsof the ocean, pool or surrounding grounds. Putri Duyung Bar is an in-pool bar where guests can order snacks and drinks, while Bawang Putih Grill offers grilled steak and seafood dishes poolside. Facing the landscaped grounds, Kebun Anggrek Restaurant serves breakfast. Drinks and light snacks are offered at the Sunset Bar. Spacious air-conditioned rooms at Sheraton Senggigi feature a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and a personal safe. Private bathrooms come with bathtub and shower facilities. Tea/coffee making essentials and a minibar are included and 24-hour room service is available. Guests can play a game of tennis, or exercise in the gym. Other facilities include a business center offering free internet access, and a tour desk. The staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, currency exchange or airport shuttle services. Complimentary parking is provided. Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort is one kilometer from Batu Bolong Temple and 12.1 km from Lembar Harbour, which connects Lombok to Bali. Lombok International Airport is 48.3 km away. Facilities incl.: 4 restaurants, 2 bars, 2 outdoor pools, health club, spa, 2 lighted tennis courts, bike rentals, high-speed Internet, 24-hour room service and watersports.
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Best time to honeymoon in Lombok
The best time to honeymoon is during the dry season between May and September, with long and hot sunny days and little or no rain.
For more climate info: Lombok Weather Guide…
How to get to Lombok
Lombok is located 65km east of Bali and is easy to reach by frequent ferry service from Padangbai, Bali and daily flights from Denpasar to Mataram. There are also twice-weekly flights to and from Singapore and daily flights to and from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
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23 May, 2017
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