NOW IF YOU WANNA GET AWAY FROM IT ALL… GO DOWN TO KO - KO - MO
The beautiful ‘big island’ of Gili Gede is about to become home to its first world class resort when ko - ko - mo Resort Gili Gede opens its doors on 1 February 2016.
The luxurious resort, set on the white sands of Gili Gede, elevates the standard of accommodation in southwest Lombok and will no doubt become the gateway to those wishing to explore the idyllic southwest Gilis in style.
• The Cowshed is hosting its last Pub Quiz of the year on Tuesday, 29 December.
This will be an extra special Pub Quiz with lots of quirky surprises and a festive theme. A lot of preparation goes into the quiz and the crazy team at The Cowshed tells us they have pulled out all the stops for this one!
Tables are set up for teams of up to four and there is a prize for the winning team.
Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner for two, sharing a bottle of champagne on the beach and watching the fireworks over the ocean at midnight, or want to spend the night dancing to great music, surrounded by other happy people, Lombok has it all!
In this issue, we list the best dinners and parties on offer to get your year off to a happy start!
LOMBOK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY EXTENSION ON INDEFINITE HOLD
Plans to extend the runway at Lombok International Airport have been put on hold indefinitely.
PT Angkasa Pura I (PT API, the national authority who manage the airport), have complained that the cost of even maintaining the 2,750 metre-long runway at the Lombok International Airport is proving burdensome.
Indonesia’s official public holiday schedule for 2016 has been released with a total of 19 national holidays next year, including ‘cuti bersama’ or shared holidays.
The concept of‘cuti bersama’ has been introduced by the Indonesian Government with the aim to promote domestic tourism. Joint holidays are usually added to prolong holiday weekends (usually given on a Monday or Friday).