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“Beach, Beach, Beachh.. Love it !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan
Ba | Jln. Legian Kuta Bali, West Nusa Tenggara 80364, Indonesia
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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“Beach, Beach, Beachh.. Love it !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Gili trawangan is very beautiful,, like a paradise in Lombok.. You have to try biking til snorkeling at Gili.. Miss gili so much, i've been there for three days and that's an unforgettable experience.. can't wait December to go there again.. yippiii...

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“Party and Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Best party island of the three. Good restaurants. Good athmosphere! Go for diving or snorkeling! If you have time rent a bike and explore a bit more of this tiny little paradise

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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Gili trawangan is beautiful. It was the most live island compare to other Gilis. If you want some quiet and relaxing atmosphere, it's better go to Gili Air. If you want to experience the lively, crowd, and nightlife, Gili Trawangan is the place.

We booked a snorkeling trip from Senggigi, they pick us up at the hotel, private boat to Gili Trawangan, Meno and Air. Snorkeling at Gili Meno. It was very beautiful. Luckily there was no other guest so we have the boat and trip only for two of us.

To explore the whole Trawangan try to take Cidomo instead of bicycle as the road are not always smooth for bicycle.

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“Away from the craziness of Kuta, relax and just unwind - dive or snorkel or just read a book.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

We picked Gili T after spending last years holiday on Lombok. Wow what a place. Outside of peak tourist season the place is chilled, easy to find your way around and except for the locals trying to get you to buy a drink, have dinner or find you accommodation - you will just emerge yourself into relax mode. If you are there for a week try the night markets for bargain food with dinner as little as $2 and without a doubt very well prepared and no food poisoning. Then walk along the front cafes and try the ones with all the budget travelers in them. They are always cheap and good food. And if you don't dive you should definitely give it a go here - much cheaper than Australia and you will get a good service and safety standards at Blue Marlin or Trawangan Dive. The restaurant at Trawangan is also great. You will notice when you are back in the mainland the noise. No scooters or cars on Gili T - just heaven !

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“Gili Trawangan = Paradise lost...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I first came to Gili islands in the 1980s-1990s when it was really a quiet island with beautiful corals and lovely sandy beaches.

Unfortunately Trawangan has changed drastically and was disappointing. The coral reef around the island is dead due to coral bombing and El Niño effects. So the beach is also hard to walk on without shoes.

The cidomo or horse cart is the only transport on the island (apart from bike) and expensive!!! A round trip around the island is Rp150000!! Which is more expensive than the taxi fare from Lombok airport to Senggigi.

There were many restaurants, cottages and dive shops - but we didn't like the vibe and only spent 20 minutes on Trawangan before going to Meno and Air which were much nicer.

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