"The little sister of Bali ?" Top 5 Page for this destination Lombok by cadzand

Lombok Travel Guide: 449 reviews and 1,216 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.


  • Last visit to Lombok: Oct 2003
  • Intro Updated Feb 19, 2005
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  • moonlighting's Profile Photo
    Aug 21, 2008 at 4:20 AM

    Love your photos and great tips. I'm going to Indonesia hopefully next year. So this particular island of Lombok, it's a diving island, I believe?

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2007 at 6:40 AM

    great page!

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2006 at 11:30 AM

    Nice page on Lombok. Though Indonesia is no longer on my list, Bali and Lombok are still in my dreams.

  • meiyergani's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2006 at 9:03 AM

    The name of the trees is Fiscus Benjamina, in Indonesian Language POHON BERINGIN,

  • wcph's Profile Photo
    Jul 29, 2005 at 7:54 PM

    Stunning photos and lots of useful info. Thanks for sharing.

  • easyoar's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2005 at 2:23 PM

    Beautiful island and pictures! I know the tree in your pic, but cannot remember its name, it is bugging me now too! A massage on the beach sounds like an excellent idea! Great page.

  • Mar 19, 2005 at 1:33 PM

    Oh yes, the Cook Islands were great - but I think Bali/Lombok will do too...! :o)

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2005 at 6:07 AM

    Wow! What a beautiful page and place I never heard of... Lovely pictures and interesting tips. Gini oops... Gili islands look great!

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2005 at 6:54 AM

    Weer zo'n prachtige pagina. Wij hebben ook goede herinneringen aan Lombok inclusief de Gilis.

  • jamiesno's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2004 at 12:13 PM

    Gini this is another beautiful page, it looks like a great place to visit that is for sure!!!!!!!!!!!


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