Just 10 minutes by taxi from the commercialised Senggigi. Mansit is known for its “Boutique” hotels. We had considered the Qunci villas (not sure how you pronounce it but it made us chuckle) which is probably more swish. The Windy Beach has 22 thatched cottages set in well maintained gardens. We had a two storey cottage. It was very spacious . Downstairs had 2 sofas and a table, wall hanging, granite worktop with tea and coffee making facilities. Bathroom was downstairs which wasn’t quite so convenient. Spacious but a bit dated and the boiler definitely needed replacing . The water was either boiling hot or cold and the tap had to be jiggled back and forth for to maintain a reasonable temperature. The wooden open plan stairs were a bit steep and you had to be careful you didn’t knock your head on the ceiling when going up. Also floorboard in the bedroom a bit loose and you had to be careful you didn't catch your foot in it .Fairly new air con unit was very effective. Food was good and the service good. The manager Hussan was lovely; very helpful and accommodating. Hal, one of the waiters, was particularly friendly and chatty.
Whilst we were there the hotel was in the process of being sold. I expect by next year it will be
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located at Mangsit, 4 km north of central Senggigi, the main tourist centre of Lombok, Windy Beach Resort occupies a choice site at the north end of this beautiful beach. The 14 traditional-style thatched-roof cottages, stunning pool and open air dining pavilion lie in two hectares of tropical gardens skirting a secluded, virtually private, white-sand beach, with good snorkeling offshore. Offering great seclusion, this is the perfect place for complete relaxation and revitalization. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Windy Beach Cottages Hotel Senggigi
- Windy Beach Hotel
- Windy Beach Cottages Lombok/Senggigi