Bali draws large numbers of foreign visitors over the Christmas period, attracted by the weather, shopping and party atmosphere. For people looking for a quieter scene, with a tropical beach type of experience Lombok might be a place to consider.
Here is a guide to accommodation options in Senggigi Lombok. Senggigi is the main tourist center on the west coast of Lombok, and the accommodation is spread over a few kms. Central Senggigi has many budget options while north Senggigi has a better choice of luxury accommodation.
Here is a map of Central Senggigi Lombok highlighting accommodation and restaurant options.
Here is a map of greater Senggigi Lombok detailing the coastline with some accommodation options.
East Lombok is probably the least popular part of the island as far as tourists are concerned. Stories circulate about unfriendly locals are in this part of Lombok, although in reality they can be very friendly once contact has been made. The Sasak Muslim culture of Lombok means people are […]