Published 03 Sep 2017
This bliss isle falls between Gili Trawangan’s distracted celebration stage and Gili Meno’s exhausted island vibe. For many travelers Gili Air got it usually right. There is adequate hum and fun activities to do and a dash of nightlife to tip it all off. Gili Air epitomizes your ideal tiny getaway fantasy. It has primitive white sandy beaches, a sea soaking a shores, has some-more shades of bluish than we can count and a stately Rinjani volcano looms on Lombok in a background.
Text Photo’s: Veronika K.
The list of superlatives doesn’t finish there. There is now a good series of cafes to squeeze a peculiarity meal, reward coffee or nightfall splash and we can still find a ideally still dilemma to locate adult on your reading. In a ‘sandy feet, tainted hair style’, do not skip out on a print event to snap a signature” Gili Air pic on an sea pitch – during a many lifelike during midst tide.
The white-sand beaches here are arguably a best of a Gili bunch.
The best approach to try a island is on foot, or improved nonetheless – bike around! Even yet a roads zigzagging a island are still some-more sandy than paved, it is super fun pedaling an aged propagandize bike around. The contingent of Gili Islands have a anathema in place on all motorized vehicles and a serenity is deafening. Look no serve than Gili Air if we need to relax, reset and laze around underneath a pleasant sun.
Gili Air’s signature print op – a double pitch on a West Beach
This tiny gem of an island won’t defect a nervous ones either. You can snorkel with turtles, dive with embankment sharks, travel barefoot and soak adult a vitamin D on a white lustrous sands or play in a comfortable Indian Ocean. If we unequivocally can’t stay still, run around a 5km fringe of a island or use your headstands during Mandala Yoga.
Bike around and try a motorized car giveaway isle!
Book around AirBnb – Wahah Villas Gili Air
Wahah Villas offer a ideal sanctuary.
Kick behind and suffer a splash by your really private pool.
The normal Javanese “Limasans” – suffer Gili like royalty.
Situated right during a really core of a island, a dual desirable Limasan character villas offer a vital plcae for all your mini island explorations.
Wahah is going to be your home distant divided from home. A accessible devalue filled with light and sensuous pleasant foliage offers dual adjacent two-bedroom villas. But not usually any pointless villas!
This judgment won us over with a concentration on presenting Indonesian birthright design during a best. The singular teak timber houses were handpicked in Java, distant and brought to a Gili site and reassembled. The Limasans used to be built as homes for Javanese kingship and we will positively feel as such while staying there.
They offer aged time charm, though new, complicated amenities, aristocrat distance beds and stylish outward pleasant bathrooms. Each villa facilities an open atmospheric vital area, entirely versed kitchen and a vast pool. Their staff are super accessible and prepared to assistance with formulation your ideal Gili itinerary.
The usually Yoga Studio with sea views.
Try some SUP yoga to urge your core strength balance.
With a ideal beach front location, classes using tray out a day and a laidback, charismatic owner/instructor Maite, this yoga headquarters bewitched us a most.
They offer a accumulation of classes such as renouned Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Flyhigh Yoga and a clear contingency is a SUP yoga for an additional floaty challenge. Plus we can’t contend this mostly adequate – THE views during Mandala are usually unparalleled! Rinjani Volcano over on Lombok attracts thespian feathery clouds and we disremember a primitive bluish waters, while in down-dog. There is also something about Yoga – it is designed to be used outside. You get a same earthy benefits, though your mind clears like in no city yoga studio.
They also have a tiny Yoga Goodies shed usually outward a semi-open studio and work in and with a adjacent Blue Marine Dive Resort. You can ease your mind in a category and go true into a deep, diving totally stress free.
Captain Coconut Cafe
Gluten giveaway pancakes surfaced with uninformed pleasant fruits.
Tucked divided on a still travel inland, Captain offers uninformed healthy nosh. You’ll find a pleasant strike here – solidified smoothie bowls, dainty strong breakfasts, thick smoothies and reward coffee blend! A ideal energizing array stop during your island explorations.
Try a pleasant strike splendid pinkish “Pitaya Smoothie Bowl”.
This prohibited mark gets swarming for sunsets, so get in early to squeeze a best seats in a house. You won’t find a improved place to squeeze a splash while examination a object penetrate into a sea and a lustrous white silt spin sugar gold. Hot tip! They’ve also got glorious breakfast offerings, lots of gluten giveaway and healthy, nutritive options served with a side of forlorn views over a bluish waters and a circuitously islands.