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On the west coast of Lombok, Senggigi is one of the finest seaside getaways on the island. All along the oceanside road of this dispersed resort town, you’ll find clear bays backed by palm-fringed beaches and forested slopes. Most visitors come to unwind on the sands while staying at a well-equipped hotel or luxury villa overlooking the water, though there are also plenty of opportunities to get active. You can go surfing, snorkeling or hiking, and you can also visit the paradise-like islands offshore on a day trip.

On an excursion to Gili Nanggu, you can enjoy the solitude and natural beauty of this crowd-free corner of Lombok while relaxing on a white-sand beach and snorkeling in the coral reefs that encircle the island. Culturally focused trips take you into Sasak communities, with visits to a traditional fishing village, a vibrant market and craft makers’ collective where artisans make ceramics using age-old methods passed down through the generations.
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Map of Bali & Lombok Family Adventure - 7 Days
Bali & Lombok Family Adventure - 7 Days

This weeklong adventure around the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, featuring a range of outdoor activities, is ideal for families. The itinerary starts in Ubud, where you'll get a taste of the island's rich culture, take a cooking class with a Balinese chef, and hike to a waterfall. Then catch a ferry to Lombok, where you'll base yourself while exploring the pristine waters around the Gili Islands on snorkeling excursions. With a great balance of relaxation and active pursuits, this 7-day trip is ideal for travelers of all ages.

Aerial view of Lombok
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Explore Indonesia's Jungles & Sea: Bali & Lombok - 9 Days

Experience Indonesia's diverse landscapes as you explore two of its islands: Bali and Lombok, beginning with Bali. Check out Ubud's striking temples and stroll its charming streets, have your camera ready when you visit Tegalalang Rice Terraces and summit Mount Batur for views over the Bali landscape as the sun rises. Once on Lombok, you'll swim and snorkel along hidden coves and amid coral reefs, as well as hike through rainforests and cool off beneath cascading waterfalls like Tiu Kekep.

Start your trip in Bali and tour its lush countryside and ancient temples
Map of Luxury Indonesian Island Escape: Bali & Lombok - 7 Days
Luxury Indonesian Island Escape: Bali & Lombok - 7 Days

This weeklong luxury tour of Indonesia focuses on the culture, history, and natural wonders of the islands of Bali and Lombok. Start in Bali's Ubud Town, where you'll discover holy sites and temples. Walk through the ancient caves of Goa Gajah and the gardens of Taman Ayun, then depart for Lombok's endless white-sand beaches and blue waters. Visit the island's traditional villages, take a boat cruise around the famed Gili Islands, and snorkel alongside sea turtles as you explore their underwater world.

Explore the Sacred Monkey Forest in Ubud
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Family Adventure in Bali & Lombok - 10 Days

If your family loves relaxed beach life, then this is the trip for you! This 10-day Indonesian itinerary will give you plenty of time to explore both Bali and Lombok. Take the kids snorkeling in pristine waters surrounded by colorful fish, lounge on the sand while the little ones play, and head inland to meet the locals and experience the warmth of local hospitality and traditions. Your family will come away relaxed and energized by a vacation in paradise.

Cool off under waterfalls in the jungle around Tetebatu
Map of Off-the-Beaten-Path Lombok & Secret Gili Islands - 8 Days
Off-the-Beaten-Path Lombok & Secret Gili Islands - 8 Days

This eight-day discovery tour of Lombok and the Secret Gili Islands is perfect for adventure-seekers who are short on time. Immerse yourself in the Sasak culture and wisdom with visits to local villages before exploring the untouched beauty of Bali's lesser-visited neighbor, with trips to secluded waterfalls in the jungle, remote beaches, and quiet, untouristed islands.

See Indonesia's culture and history with your family
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Relaxed Indonesian Family Vacation: Ubud, Senggigi & Jimbaran - 14 Days

This two-week family tour of Indonesia blends culture, history, and outdoor fun. It kicks off in Bali, where you'll learn about sea turtles at a local hatchery and explore the art of Balinese dance with a family dance lesson. Meet curious monkeys at the Sacred Monkey Forest, tour (and taste!) at a local chocolate factory, then hop over to the island of Lombok to see lush rice fields and ancient temples. End back on Bali with an e-bike ride through the UNESCO-listed site of Jatiluwih and sun and fun in Jimbaran Bay.

Child playing on a swing on a beach in Lombok
Map of Lombok's Culture & Beaches for Families - 10 Days
Lombok's Culture & Beaches for Families - 10 Days

To enjoy a relaxed family vacation that's far from the crowds, head to the Indonesian island of Lombok. This 10-day itinerary has your family spending a few days on the beautiful beaches of Lombok, then hopping over to the idyllic Gili Islands for swimming, snorkeling, and cycling. Learn about local Sasak culture and handicrafts in local villages, and get the chance to flex your culinary muscles in a family-friendly cooking class.

Explore all the hidden gems and beautiful beaches of Lombok & Sumbawa
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Discover the Hidden Treasures of Lombok & Sumbawa - 20 Days

Experience the magic of Indonesia on this 3-week trip from Lombok's laidback surf capital of Kuta to uninhabited islands off the coast of Sumbawa. Hike the lush forests around Mount Rinjani, explore the underwater world of the Southern Gili Islands, and customize your adventure with optional activities—like an overnight trek camping on the slopes of an active volcano.

Experience a sunrise over Mount Bromo Volcano in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
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Indonesia Culture & Landscapes: Java, Bali & Lombok - 12 Days

Discover Indonesia's diverse culture and show-shopping landscapes on this 12-day tour. Touchdown on the island of Java, where sultan palaces and the UNESCO-listed Borobudur Temple await, followed by sunrise trips to the volcanic peak of Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen's acid lakes. Next, sail over to Bali to explore waterfalls, rice terraces, and jungles before basking on the golden sands of Lombok, lapped by azure waters home to snorkel-worthy reefs.

Pink Beach in Komodo national park
Map of Beautiful Beaches of Lombok & Komodo - 5 Days
Beautiful Beaches of Lombok & Komodo - 5 Days

This photogenic 5-day trip takes you to some of Indonesia's best beaches. Spend the first few days exploring the island of Lombok, stopping to learn about Sasak indigenous traditions in a fishing village before going snorkeling in the aquamarine waters off Gili Nanggu. Then you'll jet over to Komodo Island and board a short cruise through Komodo National Park. Island-hopping through the park's island chain, you'll sunbathe on the famed Pink Beach, explore coral reefs on a snorkeling excursion, and spot Komodo dragons in the wild.

Other popular travel destinations in Indonesia
Ubud, Bali · Yogyakarta · Munduk, Bali · Bali · Lombok · Uluwatu, Bali · Pemuteran, Bali · Gili Air · Amed, Bali · Komodo Island · Kuta, Bali