Gili Trawangan in Lombok region is the largest and most populated of the three established Gili Islands. Its name literally translates to an old Indonesian word for tunnel (Terowongan) and refers to a cave tunnel that was built here at the time of Japanese occupation during the Second World War. The earliest inhabitants of Gili Trawangan were fisherman and farmers from the large island of Sulawesi.

What makes the island a paradise today is that it managed to remain car-free during the era of industrialization. Even today, there are no motorized vehicles, just bicycles and the local cidomo – a small horse cart. To cruise to and from other islands, locals do however use motorboats and speedboats.

Interests

  • Beaches
  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Relaxation

Highlights

  • Tranquil Beaches
  • Secluded Paradise

Places to Stay

Aston Sunset Beach Resort

Style: Beach Resort

Aston Sunset Beach Resort - Gili Trawangan is set amid tropical gardens in the tranquil western region of the island.

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Desa Dunia Beda Beach Resort

Style: Beach Resort

Desa Dunia Beda Beach Resort is just a few steps from the beach in the north of Gili Trawangan Island of Indonesia.

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Gili Eco Villas

Style: Beach Resort

Gili Eco Villas is neatly tucked away in the north of Gili Trawangan, far from the bustle of big city life.

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