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“Lovely island”
Review of Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan
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Gili Island Snorkeling Day Trip
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Lovely island”
Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

I really love that island and it was amazing snorkeling there, I have seen a lot of turtles some sea sneaks many different types of fish. .
This island is for everyone, there is a quiet area and also the clubs area!
I really enjoyed it!
You can find cheap bungalows and luxurious bungalows, so everybody can go there!

Visited October 2013
1 Thank raffaella s
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

i go there by fastboat and it's really exciting and i falling in love at the first time with this island. it has white sandy beach and crystal water. i love snorkeling around the island, view from underwater is sooo beautiful, there's a lot of cute fishes and turtle in it. No need to worry if you go there in low season, there's a lot of hostel, hotel, and villas.
The only thing that i hate the most from this island is a boat man. i rent a private boat near the mosque, and one of them is so rude with my friend. He throw snorkel mask to my friend and never want to hear our command to not shake the boat until my friend puked.
I recommend you to stay at woodstock homestay, but do not sleep early in this island because the night is never get old.

Visited October 2013
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Kuching, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Island of The Year”
Reviewed October 28, 2013

It's almost indescribable how awesome this island is! To get here, you can either fly to Lombok take a 15 mins boat transfer or fly to Bali and take a 3 hour boat transfer. The sand the water, everything on this island is just beyond perfect!

Things to do on Gili T:
- bake yourself in the sun
- go diving
- chill by the beach all day
- have massages by the beach
- have a shoot to the moon

Things to bring to Gili T:
- sunscreen
- shades
- board shorts
- a book or iPad
- cash
- Havaianas
- your mood to have the time of your life

There's a night market on the island which gets totally packed every evening. Bunch of local food, especially their daily fresh catch, can be found at the night market. If you're not into local food, there's also a bunch of restaurants on the island.

If you're into a trip to the moon, try asking the locals, but please be careful. Do not take too much of it if you're using it for the first time. If you don't know where to look, try Dicky Cafe and ask for Ding. He shall take good care of you.

There is absolutely no motored-vehicles on the island. The island is perfectly walkable. You can rent a bike or get on a horse cart if you're tired of walking. If you hurt your feet by walking too much, get a foot massage. I highly recommend Exquisite for foot massage, look for Wayang, he's the best!

If you haven't been here, give Gili T a try, you'll have the best time of your life.

Visited September 2013
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“Really chilled spot and as lively as you want it”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Can cycle around in 1hr, can jog it in 70 min but get at 6pm as it's a killer earlier, snorkeling is nice and BBQ s are great value. Only downside was we couldn't drink anything but bin tang given recent alcohol poisoning and deaths. The govt need to fix this problem as it will effect tourism, fab island, check out the party boat irvine bug night, think tues or sat

Visited October 2013
Thank Justhealy
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Hobart, Australia
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“A nice day trip from Sengiggi”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

If you get one of the dive companies to take you there they pick you up earlyish and drop you just off Gili Trawangan so you can snorkel and the day just flies past. They also drop you off on the Island for lunch at one of the cafes and they have great food, salads and juices.
Then back to the snorkelling. It is an interesting Island, not a lot of traffic thank goodness and good for a walk after lunch.

Visited October 2013
Thank RubyAustralia
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