Your Magazine Guide to Gili Islands

Pituq Community Foundation

A restaurant that serves more than delicious fare… Many who visit the Gili Islands are familiar with Pituq Waroeng– a rustic and interesting restaurant on Gili Trawangan that serves up colourful Indonesian-inspired vegan dishes alongside great service. But Pituq Waroeng is not all that it seems. Behind the scenes, Jaana, pioneer of the Pituq Community…
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Banana Leaf Resort

Take a leaf out of their book… Banana Leaf Resort is instantly a surprise! An oasis of luxury on the much-loved party island, Gili Trawangan. Shaded by majestic coconut trees, an inviting blue pool sits proudly in the middle of six Joglo styled modern bungalows, offering moments of calm amongst the traveller’s hub of the…
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Karma Reef Resort

Reef encounters… Karma Reef Resort is truly one of the gems in Gili Meno’s crown. The unique beach resort opened in 2014 and has been extremely popular ever since – a trip over to the quietest of the three islands made it pretty easy to see why… We met with Sabine, Marketing Manager of Karma…
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Slow Spa

Slowly, slowly… The ultimate in relaxation and indulgence, Slow Villas made their mark on the Gilis as soon as they opened 3 years ago. Nestled in the most tranquil corner of Gili Air, the resort is also home to Slow Spa – a space of calm for those who worship at the church of gratitude…
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The Mexican Kitchen

Spending just a few minutes with Janset in candid discussion about her beginnings as a child of refugee parents, it dawns on you fairly quickly that you are in the presence of a very special soul. Beautiful in spirit, intriguing in character, animated when discussing her passions and occasional flicker of a shadow as she…
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