Gili nanggu is one of the places you must visit while you are in Lombok. Your Lombok trip will not be perfect if you miss this beautiful island. This island is located in the southwestern of Lombok. It may not as popular as the three Gili Islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno). However, it is as gorgeous as them and offers you with something different. This island is ideal for couples holidays because this island is quiet and romantic.
Things to do in Gili Nanggu
Gili Nanggu is a relatively small private island. This island has stunning white sand beach with crystal clear water. It is a perfect spot for you who want perfect beach holidays. The beach in this island is very quiet. There are not much holiday makers in this beach. If you need a shady place to relax after playing in the beach, you will find plenty of shady places for it. While you are in this island, you must not miss to capture the beautiful sunset at Gili Nanggu.
There are several things you can do while travelling to this island. Swimming in the clear blue sea water is one of them. The sea water is quite calm so that it is safe for swimming. You cannot go surfing though because the waves are not strong enough. This small private island has beautiful coral life under the sea. It makes this island as the best snorkeling site. You can go diving or snorkeling to watch the colorful marine life in this island. The only resort in this island offers you with diving and snorkeling equipment for rent. This resort also offers you with comfortable bedrooms and a great restaurant. The accommodation in this island is modern and comfortable. It is quiet and perfect for honeymoon.
How to get there
Gili Nanggu is located opposite from the more famous Lombok Gilis. While they are located at the northwest of Lombok, this small paradise is located at the southwestern coast. It is administratively included in Sekotong district. To reach this island, you must take fast boat trip. You can take the boat from Lembar or West Sekotong. Public ferries from Bali arrive at Lembar so that it can be a good option for you who want to head for Nanggu Island from Bali. From Lembar, you need to take 45-minute boat journey to reach this island. Meanwhile, from West Sekotong, you need to take 20-minute boat trip to go to this island.