Continent
Asia
Country
Indonesia
Next Big City
Mataram
Next Town
Bangsal
 
Type:
Island
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Currents, Reefs, Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Beach

Type:
Sand, Pebbles
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Rocks, Shells
Beach Users:
None

The beach to the south of the Villa Ombak luxury resort is narrow, but still the most suitable place to launch if winds are blowing from the SSE or SE. Over on the southwestern side of the island, the beach is wider and there are only some coral, but this side works only in SW winds.

Weather

Spring:
Shorts
Summer:
Shorts
Fall:
Shorts
Winter:
Shorts

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
ESE, SE, SSE, S
Main Direction:
SE



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
Short walk

Bus, bemo or taxi to Bangsal on Lombok, and a boat from there. There is plenty of accommodation on each of the Gili islands.

Extra information

Rules
None

This is definitely not a beginners location.

Nightlife

A lot of nightlife on Gili Trawangan and a very relaxed atmosphere. For a more quiet time, stay at Gili Meno instead.