Category: Reviews

Your Magazine Guide to Gili Islands

Gili Shark Conservation

From setting up a paradise resort for visitors to Gili Air, to receiving a prestigious award for their work on shark and coral conservation, Rose and her husband, Andreas, have got island living down to a fine art. In 2015 Rose and her husband bought a little paradise called Villa Nangka. In the same year,…
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Seri Resort

Seri Resort is a bright shining star on Gili Meno… There is no other word for this resort, but “exquisite”! Seri, meaning ‘something bright’ is situated beachfront and caters for the discerning client. Guests at Seri Resort are met with incredible views of the Lombok Strait and white sandy beaches. Diners are treated to sumptuous…
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Gili Meno Dive Club

Join the Club… We met up with James Holt, owner of Meno Dive Club, to see how his new business venture is getting on. Very well, as it turns out… Having lived on Gili Meno for six years, James has plenty of experience in the world of diving. His passion for diving sparked in New…
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Bel Air Resort

A Gili Air Icon… A visit to Bel Air Resort on Gili Air is a must for music lovers. This vast establishment on the beach boasts an incredible collection of music memorabilia and it is highly recommended to take your time and have a closer look at Boots’ treasure. A particular favourite is the humongous…
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Horses of Gili

Gili’s gift horse… Tori is well-known across the islands as one of the friendly faces of Lutwala Dive on Gili Trawangan. Having moved to the Gilis with her husband back in 2015, she quickly got involved with various animal welfare projects across the region and ended up launching her own project, with her latest one…
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Meditation and Mindfulness at MaoMeno 

MaoMeno is a dedicated environment for anyone questing meditation and mindfulness. The story behind this beautiful place resides in the owner’s adventures. Kike, MaoMeno’s owner, was traveling for about a year and a half when he fell in love with the magical Gili Meno. He was breath taken by the beauty of the island and…
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Raja Bar & Restaurant Salim Cottages

Raja Bar’s Revamp is Fit for a King…   We met with Agung, owner of Gili Air’s beachfront Raja Bar, to discover the secrets behind their recent refurbishment. Having originally visited the Gili Island back in 2005, Agung made regular trips back to the island every couple of years. His mountain hiking took him all…
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Gili Air Escape Room

A Fun Escape from Reality… If you are on holiday on beautiful Gili Air and seeking something exciting to do, look no further than the newly built Escape Room. Henrik, who arrived on the island about two years ago on a sailboat, is the manager of this impressive project. He fell in love with the…
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Sunset Beach Yoga at Villa Sunset Beach Boutique Hotel

The Beach and Yoga Life! Gili Trawangan is well-known for its animated side and is one of the premier destinations for attracting young adults and backpackers from around the world. Villa Sunset Beach, however, is set on the quieter and more peaceful side of the island and offers a blissful oasis on the beach for…
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Captain Coconuts

After traveling the world, Resa and Belinda arrived on beautiful Gili Air eight years ago and decided to invest in a piece of paradise.  A few years later, they returned to the island and built Captain Coconuts. They were deeply conscious of protecting the territory around them. The idea behind the project was to construct…
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