“Gili” – the word means “island” in Bahasa Sasak, the native language of Lombok – and the island of Lombok has many beautiful gili!
The famous three – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air – are just the start. There are many more islands off the south, southwest, and east coasts… unspoiled, with white sands, aquamarine waters and pristine reefs… just waiting for you to discover them!
Despite concerted efforts by the Lombok Hotel Association and the Ministry of Tourism to save the Jetstar flights between Lombok and Perth, Jetstar will go ahead with its planned suspension of the route on 17 October 2014.
Jetstar commenced the direct flights between Lombok and West Australia’s capital city on 24 September 2013 but less than a year later, on 5 June, announced that it would suspend the flights in October citing “lack of demand for the service” as the reason for the suspension.
• ¡hola! Lombok’s most stylish resort – Qunci Villas – sets the scene again with its new Spanish-themed “Paella Nights”, commencing on Saturday, 11 October.
Visiting consultant chef, Asier from Basque, has been busy training the Qunci kitchen team in the art of Spanish cuisine and Qunci is now set to delight diners with delicious and authentic Tapas, Paella and El Postre (Spanish desserts).
Business owners and managers enjoyed an exclusive tasting of
Lindeman’s and Rawson’s Retreat Wines at Square Restaurant,
jointly hosted by UD Marina (Lombok)
and wholesaler PT Pancaniaga Indoperkasa (Jakarta)