Gili Kondo Great Snorkeling and Diving Spots In Lombok

Travelling to Lombok will not be ideal without visiting one of the Lombok gilis. Gili in Lombok means island. There are many small islands that are surrounding Lombok. One of them is Gili Kondo. This island may not be as well-known as Gili Trawangan or Gili Meno. However, it offers you with something different as the more popular ones. Kondo Island is suitable for family holidays. The beauty of the marine life under the sea surrounding this island is a perfect way to teach your children on loving the nature. It is also suitable as couples holidays. The calm and serene atmosphere in this private island is perfect for honeymooners.

Gili Kondo Lombok tour

While you are planning your Lombok trip, you must not forget to plan a tour to Gili Kondo. This island is located in Samelia region, East Lombok. It is floating on Alas Strait between Lombok Island and Sumbawa Island. To reach this island, you must take a fast boat trip from Padak Juar port. It is about 2.5 hours drive from Mataram. Once you reach this port, you can hop on one of the public boat ferry to Gili Kondo. It takes 15 minute boat ride to reach this island.

When you are planning to have a holiday at this small private island, you must plan everything in details. That’s because the accommodation in this island is not as many as those in more popular Lombok Gilis. There is only one resort to stay in this villa. Therefore, if you are planning to stay in this island, don’t forget to book ahead. You can have a camping at this island. If you plan to have a day trip or camping in this island, you must bring your own water, food, and camping equipment. In visiting this island, you do not need to pay any entrance fee.

Things to do in Gili Kondo

Gili Kondo has stunning white sand beach. There are several things you can do in this beautiful beach. You can simply go sunbathing and enjoy the beauty of the beach and blue sea water. You can also play beach volley or do island hoping to make your beach holidays more perfect. This small private island is a place of coral reservation. That’s why it is perfect for you who love snorkeling and diving. You do not need to dive far. You will find beautiful and colorful fish and coral in 1 or 2 meters deep. There are several snorkeling spots which will make your Lombok vacation more unforgettable. Some people who have visited this island said that there is no snorkeling and diving equipment for rent in this island so that you had better bring the equipment on your own.

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