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Star fish speckled along a beach on the approach behind from Gili Nanggu and Sudak

A lot of fun activities during Gili Nanggu, confident lunch during Gili Sudak…while on a approach behind to a jetty, another surprised! Star fish spotted! (S8.74618 E116.01814)

It was low waves while we were back, and we had to stop during a other site of a jetty and walking behind to a jetty where we parked a celebration van. There were many star fishes along a beach, each 5 steps…you will see one star fish laying on a beach…
Everyone couldn’t conflict to holding photos with a charming star fish!

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This was also my initial time holding a furious star fish in my hand! Not from a aquarium though from a ocean…
We were curiously hold, hold it and carrying print with it afterwards put all of them behind to a beach…

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Beside a star fish, there were also mudskipper, sea urchin were found along a beach. we unequivocally like to wander along a beach, too bad we had no adequate time…

We were going on a prolonged tour again to Mataram – a collateral of Lombok for a dinner.

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Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel during Senggigi beach, Lombok island

Kila Senggigi Beach Resort (S8.49782, E116.04846) is located during a northwest of Lombok island. The review only situated subsequent to a pleasing beach as a name of it.

The check-in routine was well-spoken and everybody got their keys in reduction than 15 minutes.

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There are many H2O facilities during a run and pleasing garden surrounding…with pleasing sensuous pleasant gardens and a pretentious view.

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The accessible staffs of a hotel were acquire us, a run area was good with a open judgment and good ventilated. Decorated with a Lombok enlightenment design…

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Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel is indeed a review form of hotel, located in Senggigi town, on a 12 acres land along a beach, beautiful.

Most of a bedrooms are chalet type, fundamentally 8 bedrooms in one chalet…situated in atmospheric manicured gardens with copiousness of shade trees. The drift are positively immaculate.

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We had a double beds room, and let me uncover we around a room…

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The room despite dated, size-wise was adequate with required furnishing, confident with it generally a cleanness. Every room has a possess verandah with comfort sitting area, we were enjoying a drink and chatting event on a initial night.
It’s advise to select a 2nd building if we going for a sea perspective room, shining views from a room and Mt Agung over in Bali is visible.
Remember :-
Don’t leave your room doorway open after 6 p.m., unless we don’t mind a inexhaustible mist of bomb in your room that a hotel courteously offers any evening.

Kila Senggigi beach hotel is an aged hotel, initial in Lombok, surrounded by greeneries and right during a seafront. Wi-Fi use is accessible via a whole review with good bandwidth. The Italian grill is only sitting on a beach front and we can suffer a fantastic nightfall of Lombok accompany with a house’s live band. The SPA also accessible though too bad we don’t have adequate time to suffer it. The breakfast was good, so was a ala grant food served by a accessible and useful staffs and good service.

If we are photography enthusiast, we can have a possibility to take a chalky approach during a midnight during a dim beach area.

All-in-all, Kila Senggigi beach hotel is a good and gentle place to stay with, recommended.

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Seafood cooking along a Senggigi beach during Lombok island

Traveling roughly about 1 hour 30 mins (approx. 60km) from Sade Village, upheld by Mataram City (Capitol of Lombok)…we finally reached a Senggigi beach of Lombok. All of us determine to have a seafood cooking during Warung Menega (S8.52497 E116.06554) before check in to a resort.

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The initial stage that held a courtesy was a hazed roof of a kitchen…

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Everyone was extraordinary about what function in a kitchen…then, we detected a barbecuing process is regulating colourless and coir that resulted a hazed environment…

Let’s have a debate in a kitchen before a dining area…

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The ‘warung’ (common word as a restaurant) had a elementary setting, where we have a options of indoor dining area or a outside area on a beach. For us, we really select a beach area…

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As usual, everybody was bustling photographing a surrounding of a grill before a dishes offer on table…

Next to a restaurant, there were many fishing boats parking around…felt vehement since we will going to knowledge a vessel float tomorrow for island hoping, looking brazen about it…

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The seafood served on list flattering fast, many of us had a same package that were a fish, prawns, clams and squids. Some of us chose usually fish and some don’t take prawns… stretchable package.
But all of us had one image of kang-kong (water spinach) with a internal recipe sambal chili, and sum rice…

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I like a internal sambal really much! It was savoury and hot!
Believe all a seafood grilled with a same salsa and recipe, a prawns, fish and squids were finger-linking good! And a clams ambience a best among all…
All a seafood were ideally succulent, honeyed and spicy. Impressed by a internal recipes. But a enchanting partial was a tantalizing sauces…dark honeyed soy sauce, garlic, internal sambal and chili with onions. Every salsa supposing opposite ambience with a seafood, we adore a chili onions and a sambal really much!

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It was a sum opposite knowledge carrying a cooking here, while enjoying a seafood in a hands and examination a pleasing sunset…

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The outside dining area was full after a night fall…

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Beside a seafood delights and a sunset, we like to combine on those fishing boats behind to a shores…

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We were satisfied with a seafood cooking in Warung Menega. As we demeanour into a menu, prices are reasonable too…I theory I’ll be behind again on my subsequent revisit to Lombok.

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Kuta beach of Lombok island

Less than 5km (10 mins journey) from Ashtari Restaurant and Lounge, we visited a circuitously beach – Kuta beach (S8.89492 E116.28319) of south Lombok island (there’s another Kuta beach in Bali that is different).
According to Pak Uji, definition ‘Kuta’ is gateway during a south, therefore there’s another gateway in Bali too.

But we arrived during Kuta beach in bad timing, it was pale and low tide…

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Despite a weather, all of us usually simply fire surrounding to confident a cameras…:)

The beach is full of volcano rocks, and a vital opposite from a others beaches we visited was a sands…it’s not indeed ‘sands’, there were arrangement of turn little stones! This was unequivocally special!

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Along a Kuta bay, a area is full of hotels and resorts, there’s also many activities area like cafe, grill and shops. we trust a night activities hear contingency be function too, though I’m nonetheless to knowledge it.

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Beside holding photos of a beach, one of a debate partner – Noelle who was enjoying personification with a children around and holding good photos.

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Noticed there were children and women walking along a beach offered souvenirs and palm weaved cloths…I didn’t ask for a price…

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Before we leave a beach, we found this inlet beauty station alone on a volcano rock…it’s a usually superb stone along a beach…

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There was zero much, we left a beach after 30 mins and continue a debate to a subsequent destination…

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Airasia media FAM outing to Lombok Island

Lombok island is located during Nusa Tenggara Barat of Indonesia. It is a island
with full of nature, untried beach and accessible peoples. The island is
opposite with a neighbor – Bali island, that is reduction blurb and
some-more original…the island is suitable for inlet partner and for those
who like relax holiday. The Lombok Tourism is doing their best to
attract some-more visitors to a island, they strongly foster a beautiful
inlet of a island like Mount Rinjani and a rest…
If we like to know some-more of Lombok island, greatfully click here.

Weather and meridian in Lombok
Lombok is dry and reduction sleet review with Bali, a dry deteriorate run from May by Sep and a soppy deteriorate is from Oct to April. Most of a tourists revisit Lombok during a dry season, though a soppy deteriorate is reduction soppy and a rainfall is not overly high. The normal year-round temperatures is 26°C to 29°C. we would cite a month from Aug to October, since of a hot, humid, balmy and pleasing continue that ideal for photography.

The Airasia FAM trip to Lombok Island was on July, 2014, this outing was hosted by Airasia and Lombok Tourism Board. we was invited for a 4 days 3 nights outing together with a organisation of transport bloggers from North Penang, Johor Bahru and Singapore.

It was also a lass approach moody from Senai to Lombok island, a day to remember 12th Jul 2014. There are 3 routes a week that is Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Airasia had launched 3 new flights from Senai International Airport to 1) Lombok island, 2) Jogjakarta and 3) Ho Chi Minh City.
‘Free’ sky shuttle train supposing from Singapore to Senai, it’s indeed a con giveaway roving to Senai airfield for Singapore passengers. The pickup points are : Kranji MRT hire / Queen Street train hire / Newton Circus. For some-more information, greatfully revisit a Airasia website here.

There were 12 of us in a group…a poetic integrate from Penang, 2 poetic ladies of Airasia from Kuala Lumpur, 4 renouned bloggers from Singapore, 1 lovable lady paint Airasia from Singapore and 3 bloggers from Johor Bahru enclosed myself. We all met during Senai International Airport around 6.50am, and a debate to Lombok started…

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Our moody was filled with joyfulness! Some of a passengers were vehement since they be means a float on this AK486 approach moody from Senai to Lombok, they were going behind home town!

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I beheld there was a masculine moody attendant had captivated many of a women on board, his name is Eddy who was a large man on a AK486. 🙂

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There was an party during a moody to Lombok. Some singing and souvenirs giveaway…everyone was so happy.

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We had a breakfast on house by this elementary ‘nasi lemak’. Surprisingly, a sambal was tantalizing and we all like it. You can suffer a juicy dishes for 20% off by pre-book online (in a central website).

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The moody took 2 hours and 40 minutes. Once we overwhelmed down Lombok International Airport, we had a comfortable acquire from a Lombok Tourism…

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The Lombok International Airport was usually started operation on 1st Oct 2011, a categorical purpose of a airfield is to foster a pleasing island to a World. It located during a south west of Mataram (Capital of Lombok Island), and a airfield deploys in 551.8 hectares with cost Rp.945.8 billion. The Lombok International Airport area has a second largest area after Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

The airfield clearway was well-spoken and all of us were greeted by Pak Uji – The Lombok Tourism’s Public Relations Director during a airport. He was also a super debate beam for a 4 days 3 nights outing in Lombok island.

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Because of a airfield location, we were not check into a review immediately, though to cover a south partial of a island before streamer to a review during Senggiri Beach.

Our channel in Lombok – 4 days 3 nights :-
Day 1
*  The initial stop before a beach of Selong Belanak for print taking.
*  Selong Belanak beach (through Sempiak Villas)
*  Mawun beach
*  Lunch during Ashtari Restaurant and Lounge
*  Kuta beach of Lombok
*  The Sade Village for Sasak villagers – a internal of Lombok
*  Dinner during Warong Menega, Senggiri beach
*  Check-in to Kila Senggiri Beach Resort.
*  Free and easy.

Day 2
*  Grilled fish case speckled before a Tawun jetty to Gili Nanggu.
*  Snorkeling and islands anticipating – Gili Nanggu.
*  Lunch during Nirvana Beach Restaurant, Gili Sudak (another island subsequent to Gili Nanggu)
*  Starfish speckled during a lapse outing from Gili Sudak.
*  Enjoyed Arabian Cuisine for cooking and Al-Hamra Restaurant, Mataram.
*  Enjoy and relax during Happy Cafe, Senggiri beach.

Day 3
*  Visited Pasar Gunungsari (local soppy market)
*  Lunch during Senaru Village
*  Sendang Gile Waterfall – Mount Rinjani inhabitant park’s best famous attraction
*  Tuna slake case during Tanjung
*  Autore pearl farm
*  Cape Malimbu for nightfall print taking
*  Farewell cooking with Pak Taufan and a Lombok Tourism during Kila Senggiri Resort

Day 4
*  Breakfast during Kila Senggiri Resort
*  Bye-bye to Lombok and skip for Lombok International Airport.

The places that we missed :-
Sukarare village – eminent for a normal palm weaving of brightly patterned songket, ikat and sarong cloth.
Taman Narmada built in 1727 by King Anak Agung Gede Ngurah Karang Asem as a majestic garden as good as a place to worship. Its open H2O is believed to extend a almighty girl for a believers.
Lingsar temple (built in 1714) – famous as a usually Hindhu church in a world, that also happily accept their Moslem brothers to ceremony together. This church symbolizes a peace and togetherness of both religions.
Banyumulek Village that famous for a pottery
Pusuk Pass
Autore pearl farm

I was unequivocally tender by this enchanting island from a untried nature, it won’t be gimlet for me to transport as many times as we can. Because of a places we missed due to singular time on a trip, that will be a good reason for me to go behind to Lombok.
It was a blithe holiday for us!

Beside a island, we would like to contend thousand of interjection to Pak Uji, who was a ideal horde and really associating during a trip. He can answer all a questions immediately but checking his tourism bible. Pak Uji is a friendly, common and gifted guy. Our outing was good organised by him and a obliged motorist – Pak Zaki (he pronounce Indonesian and singular English)
This 2 guys done a Pleasant Vacation in Lombok!

Contact information :-
*  Pak Uji
    Cell phone – +62 817-5704-926
    Email –

*  Pak Zaki
    Cell phone – +62-878-6356-4900

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