"The little sister of Bali ?" Top 5 Page for this destination Lombok by cadzand
Lombok Travel Guide: 448 reviews and 1,210 photos
Although Lombok is the neighbour of Bali, it is quite different.
Lombok is a small island around 80 x 80 square km. Dominated by the Rinjani peak, it's north-eastern part is dry. Good land for farming is only on the west coast and in central Lombok, while other areas are hilly and dry. The southern part near the beach is greatly hilly and has nice clean sandy beaches.
The Sasak who make 90 % of the total population of Lombok are all Moslem, while Balinese who mostly live on West-Lombok esp. in the capitol of Mataram are Hindu.
Senggigi, just west of Mataram city, is the most developed area of Lombok, especially from tourism. It has many accomodations from simple to 5* hotels located along a fine sandy beach. Various shops and restaurants are along the main road of Senggigi beach.
In opposition to the north-east side of Lombok, which is quite dry, the east part of the island has some woods. Here you... more travel advice
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