It’s our favourite time of the year and the Christmas parties have already started. If you haven’t booked your Christmas holiday on Lombok yet, don’t delay… festive season looks like being a busy time on our beautiful island!
With this special Christmas issue, we feature the best choices of where to celebrate Christmas in Lombok, starting on page 10.
Christmas is a special time for sharing with family and friends, enjoying great traditional foods and relaxing in comfortable surroundings. In this issue we bring you the best places to celebrate Christmas on Lombok!
Asmara Restaurant is a favourite with both visitors and expats, with many celebrating Christmas together each year.
The much-anticipated Tiger Air direct flights between Lombok and Singapore successfully commenced on Friday, 22 November 2013.
The inaugural Tiger Air flight departed Singapore’s Changi Airport on time and arrived at Lombok International Airport at 13.30, where passengers were greeted with a welcome reception in the VIP Lounge.
Well known Bali-based winery, Hatten Wines, held a wine tasting at Square Restaurant in Senggigi on Friday, 22 November 2013, to celebrate the launch of their new 2013 vintage Two Islands Riesling and Chardonnay wines.
Hatten Wines is a Balinese company founded by Ida Bagus Rai Budarsa who was saluted as a wine pioneer in Asia, for producing the Hatten Wines and Two Islands ranges, by a panel of judges at the “Wine for Asia Awards” in 2011.
If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, the dazzling white sand beaches of the Gilis could be mistaken for snow, but you won’t find stodgy cold-weather fare at the islands’ top restaurants and resorts!
Gili Meno’s most elegant venue, Mahamaya Boutique Resort, celebrates the festive season with Christmas Eve Gala Dinner by candle-light on the Mahamaya beachfront.
Since it first opened earlier this year, Pearl Beach Lounge on Gili Trawangan has been attracting attention for its distinctive, environmentally pleasing structure.
Constructed mostly from bamboo, the lounge sits on the beachfront just south of Hotel Vila Ombak, and makes a statement with its stylish and organic design. With its flowing roofline, supported by huge bamboo poles, it seems to have risen up out of the sand and taken root on the beach.