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Karma Kayak

Certificate of Excellence
Northbeach | Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I upped our travelling budget a bit and stayed at Karma Kayak for almost 2 weeks. We loved the breakfast and chilling by the pool or borrowing some snorkelling equipment including crocs to go and view the turtles, rays and other sea life in the coral just out to sea. It's a great place and the rooms... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in Karma Kayak after searching for a nice place to stay for about 2 hours. The hotel has a really nice location away from all the craziness and has an amazing beach in front of it. The breakfast and the food in general is also great and the whole decoration of the place is really... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My friend and I absolutely loved our 5 nights on Gili Trawangan. It is paradise! It is clean, safe, relaxing, and unassuming. Karma Kayak is located at the north end of the island which means it is quiet and about 15-20 minutes walk away from most of the islands bars and restaurants. I loved the location, although my friend would... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We stayed 4 nights at Karma Kayak in the front bungalow. When it comes to booking, we note that they are very honest in providing information: bungalows have no sea view since there is a little road between the bungalows and the beach. As far as we know now, this is the case on the whole island so don't expect... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed here over Christmas 2014 with my family and we loved it. Really nice and friendly staff and excellent service. It is definitely in the best location, away from the main strip which is very busy and loud, but still about a 15 to 20 min walk. Beautiful seating all around their beach area, from the tables at the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I couldn't have been happier when I chanced upon Karma Kayak for our 5 stay in Gili Trawangan. Located on the quiet north beach of Gili Trawangan, it really is the most idyllic, charming, relaxing beach side accommodation with lots of little private villas, nestled within garden surrounds for maximum privacy and relaxation! The villas are not located on the... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed in this fabulous little resort on the beach, on the quiet side of the island. Stayed six nights and cried when I left, we felt like we were leaving family!!. I can't say enough good things about the management, owners and staff! It's so quiet at night, no noise except for our gecko friend, that we thought was a... More 

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Paris, France
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We chose Karma Kayak for its location away from the main strip, and because we wanted to indulge a bit more on Gili T compared to other locations we'd been to. And this was our favourite place of our three week trip. The place is lovely, the staff even lovelier, the beach is right there with corals and turtles, and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We cannot judge the Karma Kayak accomodation, staying nearby at Grasia Villas in the northcoast of Gili Trawangan. But once we discovered the Karma Kayak beach restaurant, we wanted nothing but to spend all our time there. The completely relaxed atmosphere, quiet music, lovely food and drinks (especially the sangria, meatballs, sate with peanutbutter sauce and the pancakes:-). Come early... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you're looking for that perfect bounty island feeling, this is the place. We stayed here for 4 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. Rooms are nice and clean, staff is super friendly, really helpful and they service with a smile. The beautiful beach with white sand and crystal clear blue water is right in front of the... More 

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