SEKOTONG BEACH, LOMBOK -
SEKOTONG is one of Lombok Barat district located on south western of
Lombok Island. It has long white sandy beach, protected bays,
crystal clear blue waters magnificent coral and green mountains as a
backdrop. Sekotong beach is being hailed as the "new" tourist destination
for visitor to Lombok. Much of the area still relatively unchanged
exhibiting beautiful, natural landscapes and simple, traditional
life style. The only word that comes to mind is "peaceful". Weather
it's taking lazy walk on the long white beaches, soaking in the
exotic sunrises and sunsets or admiring the majestic view if Mt.
Rinjani, Lombok highest peak, and Mt. Agung on Bali, you will be
surprised at the sense of well being that will surround you in this
The majority of population are Sasak people who are very friendly
and polite. While strolling along the beach or just sitting back
relaxing, you can watch the local bringing in the catch of the day,
collecting shellfish and seaweed from the low water pools or the
children happily swimming in the sea, don't forget to joint them
they will really make you feel at home! There is also a small
enclave of Hindu villagers and their temple is the beach area. And
they make an important contribution here too. Daily local market
available in Pelangan, you can find the locals market the wares and
produce of the area.
Interesting place in
Gili Nanggu is a small Island with a beautiful white sandy beach, it
is surrounded by many small Islands, which also beautiful place for
snorkeling and swimming. Many visitor just do a day trip from Senggigi or Mataram area but if you want to spend longer day on the
island, there is a Bungalow to stay in and restaurant serve
Indonesian and European foods. Accommodation rate from Rp300,000/per
room/night. Contact your travel agent to do a trip or stay on Gili
Nanggu to enjoy the tranquility of the beaches. Don't have
contact us for a tailor package trip
Gede mean big so Gili Gede is big island. That is true that Gili
Gede is the largest Gili Island on Lombok. It has It has 4 Sasak
traditional Fishing villages and accessible from a well well
maintained Lombok highway. It is only 400 meters from the main
island of Lombok. You can get there easily via a local outrigger
local boat transport called "Sampan". On the island there is one
resort for visitor stay called "Secret Island Resort". For those who
love beach, snorkeling, diving or just want to relaxing on hidden
word of paradise do not miss to visit and stay on Gili Gede. Other
interesting to see is a big farm oyster industry for Pearl own by
Japanese. The farm industry called "Kyoko Budaya Mutiara", it has
been produces the best quality of pearl in the world.
Gili Asahan, Gili Renggit,
Gili Poh and Gili Layar
These gilis are a cluster of non populated island next to Gili
Nanggu and Gili Gede on the coast of Sekotong Beach. These island
has many sites for snorkeling, diving, fishing and swimming. All
accessible using charter outrigger locals boat (Sampan). There is no
accommodation available on these and no tourist facility, whole of
the day is quiet. Visitor who want to spend holiday on these island
should arrange one day trip or camping if want to stay overnight in
the one of these island. Please contact us if you don't have travel
agent to arrange this trip.
The main town of Sekotong with several Balinese and Sasak villages
along the road to Mekaki Beach and Bang-Bangko. There is daily
market call Pasar Pelangan on the corner of triangle road to Mekaki
and Bangko-Bangko, between the roadside around the market are shop
which is local people call "Kios". Both market and shop are selling
all daily need and local produce. Pelangan just 70km away from
Mataram City and accessible from well maintained Lombok Highway.
Local people depend their life on agriculture, on the low land
developed as terraced field for rice, corn, bean plantation. On the
hilly land are planted with cashew nut and mangoes trees.
Since 2008 lot of gold point founded on the hilly area of Sekotong
and Pelangan that makes local people very busy doing traditional way
gold mining with very simple tools. The life has been slightly
change since 2 year pass by this activities, economic improved and
But their activities also impact to threatened environmental damage
by the potential negative effects from the use of chemicals to
separate gold ore from the rock.
Accommodation for visitor to stay in Pelangan available at Permula
beach, the name is Bola-Bola Paradise and Palm beach Bungalow, all
at the front of beach.
Other beautiful beach in Sekotong is Mekaki Beach, from Pasar
Pelangan drive further to the south about 5km. The beach just soo
white and wonderful views sweeping India ocean. The sea quiet wavy
so should guided to go for swim.
No accommodation available here but visitor can just stay in
Pelangan and do day trip to this area. Or if you want to stay
overnight here must arrange camping trip in advanced with your
travel agent or contact us to arrange it for you.
This place has been really famous by all surfers in the world as the
best spot for surfing in Lombok Island. Surfers from many countries
has been came to try the wave at Desert point, Bangko-Bangko.
Barrels of 20 seconds have been filmed there and 10 second tubes are
Full or new moon low tides, a south east wind and a big swell are
needed, most consistent from May to October. It can go weeks without
waves, but just one Desert Point bomb will make the wait worth it.
Experienced surfer only. Bring your booties an a good tube riding
Very simple hut build for surfers to stay here but for more
comfortable stay surfers always stay either in Bola-Bola Paradise,
Palm Beach, In Deep or Purnama Villas.
All Sekotong areas easy access either by car or Motorbike on well
maintained Lombok Highway.
Public transportation to Sekotong and Pelangan is by Bemo depart
from Lembar Bemo station, turn left 100m before ferry terminal from
Mataram / Cakranegara
/ Sweta to Lembar Bemo station ±30 minutes
Lembar to Central
Sekotong ±30 minutes
Central Sekotong to
Pelangan ±30 minutes
Central Sekotong to
Tawun ±20 minutes
Bangko-Bangko ±30 minutes
Pelangan to Mekaki
Beach ±15 minutes
Tawun to Gili Nanggu
by Boat ±25 minutes
Places to stay in Sekotong:
and Beach Resort offer the buyer a truly unique opportunity
to own a private piece of paradise in an idyllic location.
Set on 48 Hectares, in an area of extreme natural beauty in
Sekatong, South West Lombok, the project offers a wide range
of investment opportunities from luxury apartments, villas,
exclusive estate retreats to commercial and business
Sekotong Bay, on the south-west side of Lombok Island.
boutique beach resort perched upon a 350-meter white sandy
beach overlooking the Gili Nanggu and Gili Tangkung in the
south-west of Lombok Island with an extensive spa, scuba
dive and water sports facilities.
One of the few
hotels within a short distance of Bangko Bangko, the place
to be for surfers who love the breakers!
Bola Bola Paradis is a kind hearted hotel with a beautiful
tropical garden directly at sea with a white sandy beach and
a coral reef. With only 11 guestrooms a guarantee for
personal care and attention.
Tawun-Sekotong, South West Lombok, absolutely beach front
accommodation viewing the three Gilis; Gili Tangkong, Gili
Sulat and Gili Nanggu. Boat trip to one those three gilis
can be easily arrange from this cottage and 1,5 hours
driving to surf point Bangko Bangko.
Gili Nanggu Bungalow
Seeking a serene
and calm place for taking holiday sometimes is hard. The
place where we can enjoy natural beauty while taking a break
off daily work. Those who are interested in maritime
recreation, snorkeling, sunbathing at the beach, or relaxing
at a place of natural beauty, why don’t you stay overnight
at Gili Nanggu