Senggigi Beach - Lombok

If you ever imagine your body lying on the beach Indonesia, on the beautiful white sand, sprinkled with an exotic all-natural landscapes, and showered with sunlight that warms the body, it is not wrong if you took time to relax and air travel to the Senggigi Beach on the Island Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The beach is located 12 kilometers northwest of the city of Mataram is indeed a tourist attraction famous for its beautiful beaches and naturalness.

Communities often align with the beauty of this beach famous beaches on the island of Bali, such as Kuta, Legian and Sanur. In fact, the beauty of the Senggigi Beach is often portrayed beyond the beaches, because the condition is much more comfortable and quiet. Perhaps this is related to the arrival of foreign tourists has not been rampant in this beach.

As a mainstay of coastal resorts of West Nusa Tenggara Province, Senggigi is still relatively natural and kept clean. The beach is still beautiful, the crash of the waves are not too large, and the beauty of the underwater scenery, further confirmed that the beach that stretches about 10 kilometers is an ideal place for domestic and foreign tourists for a moment forget the daily routine and atmosphere of hustle and bustle of the city.

Senggigi Beach is now starting ogled by tourists, especially foreign tourists, because of the relatively virgin area and also has extensive information about his whereabouts. With increasing interest and enthusiasm of tourists to the Senggigi Beach, the local government and enterprises sewasta increasingly keen to build and fix all the infrastructure, so that more tourists interested to visit this beach.


Visiting Senggigi on Lombok Island tourism agenda may need to be made for tourists who love the beauty and freshness of nature. Just imagine, when entering the beach area, tourists will soon swept away by the soft breeze that blows in clusters along the beach in West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara Province. A fresh, comfortable, and beautiful as if greeting tourists at the initial visit. Time has been at the beach, the eyes of the tourists will be served by the exotic charm set in coast waves chasing each other, which extend the white sand, and thousands of small animals that spreads on a bed of sand, as well as the landscapes of Mount Agung in the opposite island (the island).

Senggigi beach does offer a unique charm. Natural atmosphere that has not been overwhelmed by foreign tourists, as a marker of difference this coast with the beaches in Bali. It certainly gives the feel of its own for the visitors. Not surprisingly, this beach is now a new alternative destination to the tourists who missed the reassuring atmosphere of natural silence.

There are many tourist activities visitors can do on this beach, like swimming, playing water, diving, snorkeling, sunbathing, and playing around making sandcastles. When the afternoon sun had started to fade, tourists can also spend some relaxing time to just walk with bare feet explore the beach, sitting on the sand with mangamati blue-green sea water, or relax at the beachside hotel outlets while waiting for the sunset arrives. For visitors who want to swim or just playing in the water, it is suggested to be more careful, because there are many seaside cliffs are quite dangerous pointy feet.

For tourists visiting the Senggigi Beach, sempatkanlah observed Pura Batu Bolong. As I walked along the edge of Senggigi Beach, less than about half an hour, travelers will find a temple built on a reef which is located on the beach. This temple is by the people around were named Pura Batu Bolong. According to local legend, this temple of yore are often held at the sacrifice of a virgin, as a dish of food for a live shark on the beach. Another legend says, the temple is also the place the women throw himself into the sea because of a broken heart.

Another interesting thing to do is along Senggigi at night, especially during full moon arrives. Visitors will find many people / local residents who take advantage of the warm sand of Senggigi for medical therapy. They buried the part or the whole body to the neck for 2-3 hours, while listening to the crashing waves that broke the silence. This therapy is believed to surrounding communities can cure many diseases, such as rheumatic pain pegel to paralysis. If interested in this activity, tourists can join and try it.

For matters of the stomach, tourists can try delicious cuisine types / Lombok typical dishes in restaurants are lined up neatly on the beach. The price varies from Rp 30,000 to Rp 300,000 per person (December 2008). Of course, dining in seaside fun burst of moonlight illuminated and entertained by orchestras surf beaches are unfortunately if pass up. No less interesting, tourists do not forget to taste the typical dishes of Lombok which Taliwang Chicken and Watercress Plecing. Almost every restaurant in Senggigi Beach, Lombok or in general, provide this cuisine. While eating chicken or Plecing Taliwang Kangkung, travelers will be entertained with typical Lombok art form of music and dance. Even if you do not mind, visitors also can come to dance together in shades of joy and family.

In addition, for souvenirs, tourists also do not forget to buy pearls and woven fabric with various motifs and colors. Pearl jewelry that has been assembled into a beautiful and charming eyes are mostly found in the stalls on the beach. However, if you wish to compose your own pearls of this, tourists can buy plain pearl beads. Plain pearl is usually sold in the form of a necklace that consists of many pearls. Pearls can be arranged itself according to the desired form of jewelry.

After enjoying the natural beauty of the Senggigi Beach, tourists can go on tour to the tourist attractions are not far from the beach location, among others, the three Gili (small island): namely Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air, Beach Kerandangan, and Stone Coast Screen. The screen is a stone shrine for the followers of Islam Wetu Telu Island Lombok (Sasak).

To the area of ??Senggigi Beach is quite easy, because there have been ports and airports on the island of Lombok. If the left from the island of Bali, travelers can depart from the Port of Karang Asem using a ferry to Senggigi, with travel time about 30 minutes away. This distance can be cut when using a plane flying from Denpasar Ngurah Rai Airport in Mataram Selaparang (Capital NTB), which only takes about 15 minutes.

Apart from the Port of Karang Asem, tourists can also depart from Padang Bay Harbour in Bali using a ferry to Sheet Harbour on the island of Lombok. On the way, travelers will be pampered with a beautiful natural scenery and also the appearance of dolphins followed the ship that chased each other. Padang Bay-Sheet trip by ferry takes about 4 hours. After arriving in Sheet Harbour, tourists can continue the journey to the city of Mataram. From the city of Mataram, Senggigi Beach is 11 kilometers and can be reached by taxi and other public vehicles.

Besides the sea route, tourists can also toward Senggigi Beach by using the flight path of air from major cities in Indonesia, such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Bali and Yogyakarta. By using planes flying from one city, travelers will get to Selaparang Airport, Mataram. From this airport can direct tourists to the area of ??Senggigi Beach.

Accommodation and Other Facilities

Around Senggigi Beach there are many lodging options that can be made to suit your needs. Starting from five-star hotels, resorts, hotels jasmine up. Some places to stay that can be used as an alternative is the Holiday Inn, the Oberoi, Sheraton Senggigi, Melati Dua Cottage, Pool Villa Club, Panorama Cottage, and others. Moreover, in coastal areas is also often found restaurants, cafes, bars, open markets, a row of souvenir stalls and souvenirs, mosque, public toilets, parking lots, and others. Indonesia Senggigi beach is a beach that is suitable as beach resorts.
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