Panoramic views untapped natural beauty, towering hills, dangerously thrilling volcanic mountain and pristine beaches are only an air-ticket away at the glorious Lombok, Indonesia! Whether you are a well-seasoned traveller who has traipsed around the globe or someone in dire need of a holiday-here are all the reasons why Lombok needs to be on your bucket list this year!
Located in the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia, Lombok has emerged on the world map as a rising force in the Indonesian tourism industry, with stunning views, unspoiled beauty and endless places to visit. Indeed, it is not hard to see why Lombok is becoming immensely popular. An estimated number of 20 million tourists were expected to be welcomed in Lombok (2019) and the growing tourism is a testament to the fact that Lombok is making its mark! More renowned beaches such as Bali made their mark ages ago and have been established as the more ‘happening’ holiday destination in this part of the world but it is Lombok that is now garnering attention-and for all the right reasons! Increasing number of people are packing their packs and heading t Lombok for a more unfiltered holiday, wanting to drink in the natural beauty in this urban and concrete jungle of today. Lombok is a highly eco-friendly island that has managed to preserve its natural charm and biodiversity-and the government is making sure that is stays this way! Whether you are adventure junkie or an old-soul seeking some soulful retreat, Lombok is the place to be!
Adventure awaits you
Your bucket list will forever be deemed ordinary if it doesn’t check a trek to Mount Rinjani; the second highest mountain in Indonesia with active volcanoes and a view of the carter hill at the top that is truly unbeatable! Are you daring enough to brave the mountain that stands at a height of 3,736 m that too with an active volcano site?
Explore the aqua blue
There is no better place to test the waters (pun intended) than the truly clear and serene waters in Lombok. Pristine white beaches with soft-sands and glorious sunsets will leave you momentarily struck with wonder and amazement. With thrilling water sports such as rafting and diving, the isolated beaches and consistent currents make Lombok the perfect place to better your skills and indulge in these adrenaline-rushing sports!
Perhaps the most talked about aspect of a holiday in Lombok is the island’s efforts to stay truly preserved and eco-sustainable in this global era. With plenty of attractive land sites and property options in Lombok, travellers will find a Lombok a breath of fresh air when compared to its over-crowded neighbor, Bali. Efforts by the Indonesian government to make Lombok completely eco-friendly even with the surge of tourism and investment in the area with huge projects such as the ‘Mandalika Project’ are truly commendable and will ensure the bright and sustainable future of this heavenly island. What are you waiting for? Start checking Lombok off of your bucket list now and return home with unmatched experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime!