The Gili (Trawangan, Meno and Air) Islands have become the other favourite paradise island escape from Bali. Three small islands, surrounded by coral, the Gilis of Lombok west coast area fast becoming one of her main drawcards. Dive centers with all the high tech equipment and professional instructors ensure that visiting divers at all levels of experience and ability can dive in waters that have more varieties of fish than ay where in the world.
Gili Trawangan, now appears to head the list as the most popular island, it has long had a reputation as the party island mainly through a concrentrated and cetral foreshore area of restaurants, dive operations hotels including some luxury boutique choices. Gili Meno, still the quietest island is a place to escape to and although it has smaller list of accommodation options those that it has are tending towards a more up market clientele. Snorkeling off beaches of pure white sand the coral is superb.
Gili Air, has the larger local population and while it has more of a live in feeling than the other two islands for some that is quite possibly its attraction. on Gili Air it is possible to likewise enjoy the marine possibilites but also one can absorb some of the local culture missing on the other islands