How to Live Like Rich People in Lombok?

Slowly -but surely- Lombok is making their way to everyone’s bucket list thanks to its beautiful stretch of white sandy beaches, lush forest, cool weather and hip surfing scene. All these make Lombok an up and coming popular destination for a beach getaway! If you’re thinking that a beach getaway would leave you broke, think again as we provide you a list of affordable beachfront villas that won’t burn a hole in your pocket!

Note: Prices stated are for the month of January 2018. Do note that prices may vary according to preferred dates.

  1. Qunci Villas

Would you like to wake up to a delicious breakfast by the beach with the cool sea breeze gently caressing your face? Or to simply bask in the glorious sunrise/sunset while laying down by the private beach near your villa? Qunci Villas has exactly THAT to offer!

A few minutes’ drive from the heart of Lombok, Qunci Villas is not only stunning in pictures, it is also rejuvenating for those who want to relax and laze around on their holiday. Equipped with not one, not two, but three massive pools, you don’t have to worry about the pool being overcrowded!

Do note that there aren’t any television sets in the villa, so you might want to bring some portable games with you if you’re travelling with kids!

Address: Jl. Raya Mangsit – Senggigi Km. 5, Mangsit, Senggigi, Lombok Barat, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

Rate: From USD103 on Agoda

  1. Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort

Sunset by the beach? Count us in! First on the list is Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort. Decked with a private beach, travellers can have the beach all to themselves and need not worry about the beach being overcrowded.

Although none of the rooms provides a clear view of the beach, it still boasts a beautiful landscape that you would love to wake up to! Opt for room packages that are inclusive of breakfast as guests have sung praises of their abundant breakfast selection – from Western to Asian cuisine, they have it all! (Psst, they even have candy floss and a chocolate fountain)

After you had your fill, take a walk along the beach and enjoy the cool ocean breeze. If sandy white beaches aren’t your thing, grab a chair and spend your time lounging around their Insta-worthy Aztec-inspired pool!

Address: Jalan Raya Senggigi Km. 8, Senggigi Lombok, Indonesia, 83355

Rate: From USD117 on Agoda

  1. Katamaran Resort

Katamaran resort is a family-friendly resort that surrounded by beautiful landscapes and boosts top-notch interior design – making every inch of the resort, Insta-worthy! The rooms are spacious and so comfortable that you would find yourself not wanting to leave the warm comfort of your bed.

As it is located just 10 minutes away from the heart of Senggigi town, it is more on the quieter side of Lombok (which is not necessarily a bad thing). Just be sure to stock up on as many snacks as you want before heading to the resort.

Did we mention that it also boasts two huge pools that you’d love to take a dip in? 😍 While most resorts place their lounge chairs by the pool, Katamaran does it differently. How, you may ask? Their lounge chairs are creatively inserted in the pool with a small drain surrounding it so that you don’t get wet or literally placed inside the pool! What a way to chill

Address: Jalan Raya Senggigi, Senggigi, Batu Layar, Senggigi, Batu Layar, Kabupaten Lombok Barat, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83355, Indonesia

Rate: From USD136 on Agoda

  1. Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi

Next on the list is Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi, the perfect place to have a laid back and hassle-free getaway. Like many resorts in Lombok, Sudamala Suites also offers villas with private pools– the best part?It’s only for USD180 per night!

What’s interesting about Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi is their fixation on ‘stories’, which explains why there’s a mini library by the beach plus guests get treated to a ‘bedtime story’ in the evening.

If you’re wondering what to do here, the villa has plenty to offer! Get in your zen mode and join the free yoga class with an amazing view of the beach. Or take a dip in your private pool or take a stroll along Senggigi beach with your toes wriggling in the soft, warm sand

Better yet, get your adrenaline pumping and hit the waves at their private beach! You’ll definitely be in for a splashing good time

Address: Jalan Raya Mangsit – Senggigi, Senggigi, Batu Layar, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara 83355, Indonesia

Rate: From USD172 on Agoda

  1. Natya Hotel Gili Trawangan

Natya Hotel has several branches around Indonesia and the one in Gili Trawangan is definitely worth a stay! Wouldn’t this gorgeous room be perfect for your Instagram feed?

Unlike most beachfront hotels, Natya Hotel Gili Trawangan does not only offer tranquillity or serenity. Instead, it is also perfect for those who want to chill by the beach but not miss out on the lively atmosphere Lombok has to offer!

Strategically located near various restaurants, and with the night market being just a stone throw away – you’d surely find something to do during your stay there! Or just spend the day doing water activities like snorkeling, surfing and getting up and close with friendly sea critters

Address: Jl. Pantai Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Kabupaten Lombok utara, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352, Indonesia

Rate: From USD84 on Agoda

  1. Jeeva Santai Villas

If you and your partner are looking for a place to go for your honeymoon or to simply unwind, Jeeva Santai Villas could be the place you’re looking for. This laid-back luxury villa will amaze you with views of the beautiful sea, fascinating marina life, and towering mountains.

As comapred to its sister villa Jeeva Klui, Jeeva Santai offers more privacy with only 14 villas within the compound and each situated quite a distance away – plus some are even decked out with their own private pool! However, do note that it is not suitable for those traveling with kids as kids below 12 years old are not allowed in the villa.

Aside from the soaking in the pool, swinging by the library, and working out at the fitness centre at Jeeva Santai, you also have full access to the facilities at Jeeva Klui, located just 2km away. Fret not, there’s even a free shuttle bus services provided.  To top it all off, the villa also offers couple massage services (you can even request to have it in your room)!

Address: Jalan Raya Mangsit, Senggigi, Batu Layar, Kabupaten Lombok Barat, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83355, Indonesia

Rate: From USD148 on Agoda

  1. Jeeva Klui Resort

The sister company to Jeeva Santai Villa, Jeeva Klui Resort is a more family-friendly alternative as children are allowed in the compound. Highly rated on Agoda, many guests liken the resort to heaven on earth as the resort itself blends with its natural surroundings and gives one a sense of peace the moment they step foot into the place.

One of the many good things guests have to say about the place is their scrumptious breakfast. Instead of the usual breakfast buffet spread, guests get to choose any meal from the menu and have it freshly prepared on the spot for them! While you’re at the resort, you definitely do not want to miss out on the sunrise yoga session (just make sure to book your spot the day before).

Psst… good news for parents! Babysitting services are provided so you can have a peace of mind if you feel like lazing around the beach with your partner!

Address: Jalan Raya Klui Beach No 1, Lombok, 83352, Indonesia, Pagutan Bar., Kec. Mataram, Kota Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83117, Indonesia

Rate: From USD113 on Agoda

  1. Living Asia Resort & Spa

Who’s up for a lovely walk along the beach, listening to the sounds of the waves gently crashing against the shoreline?  Living Asia Resort & Spa is definitely on the more affordable side, without the need of compromising the beautiful beaches or the luxurious feeling of staying at a resort. More on the off the beaten path, you’ll find yourself at ease throughout your stay here.

Who wouldn’t want to sleep on this huge bed? Plus, the beach is right out outside your room and only guests have exclusive access to it. So, you can easily head to the beach at any hour of the day since it’s just a short walk away. To make it even better, you’ll get the chance to dive into the crystal-clear waters thanks to the onsite diving school.

You can either go for a fun dive near Gili Island or if you are a licensed diver, you can head up to Sekotong where the reefs are 98% intact! If you’re up for an Avatar adventure, try their night time fluo diving experience! It’s a once in a lifetime chance that you don’t want to miss.

Address: Jalan Raya Senggigi, Dusun Lendang Luar, Pemenang, Malaka, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83355, Indonesia

Rate: From USD83 on Agoda

  1. Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel

Last on the list is Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel, another family-friendly hotel that you and your kids would love to spend a day or two at! Kila Senggigi Beach Hotel is situated right next to a clean and winding beach for you to take a quick dip in whenever you want.

The pool at the villa is simply stunning! 😍 And if you’re worried that you might get bored while you’re there, fret not because the villa has a lot to offer. For the adults, you can choose to either canoe, play water sports or burn off calories by playing tennis/badminton at the courts provided.

The villa is also equipped with a kids’ club, kids’ pool and a playground so that even your little ones will have a blast here!

Address: Jl. Pantai Senggigi, Pagutan Bar., Kec. Mataram, Kabupaten Lombok Barat, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83117, Indonesia

Rate: From USD77 on Agoda

BONUS: Kaleydo Villa

Located in the heart of Gili Trawangan, Kaleydo Villa gets a special mention as it is highly rated by guests. Though it is not a beachfront hotel, Kaleydo Villa still offers the best of both worlds!

Less than 5 minutes away by foot, you would be able to reach the main street where there are a variety of restaurants and markets if you’re for a little exploring. Just around the corner, the beach is also not far from your cosy villa! If you don’t feel like walking to the beach, take the free bike services that the hotel has to offer – oh, while you’re at it, don’t forget to grab that snorkeling gear too!

Want to amp up your holiday? The villa also offers a room with your own private jacuzzi!

Address: Jalan Ikan Duyung, Gili Trawangan, Gili Indah, Pemenang, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83352, Indonesia

Rate: From USD137 on Agoda

Now that we’ve provided you with all these options, what are you waiting for? To the beach, we go!

Credit: www.havehalalwilltravel.com




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