About Gili Trawangan

Coconuts, palm trees and golden sands await your arrival in Gili Trawangan. This beautiful island is the paradise you’ve been waiting to explore. It’s one of the most stunning destinations on FlipKey.

Grab your beachwear and your camera, this Indonesian getaway is bursting with adventure. 

About Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is one of Indonesia’s most popular destinations. Boasting exquisite beaches, restaurants and activities, it’s no wonder why so many people choose this island as their haven for rest and relaxation.

If you‘re going to visit the island, visit in September to November when you’ll experience a real tropical vacation. Although September is high season, alongside January, July and August.

The climate in Gili Trawangan is warm and tropical with both dry and wet seasons, however, the weather is pretty pleasant whenever you visit. November to April is when it rains but temperatures are still fairly warm. Evenings bring refreshing, cooler weather when you’ll enjoy grabbing a drink by the sea or unwinding with a delicious meal.

What to do

The island is packed with plenty of things to do. Explore the incredible underwater life with a diving trip or snorkeling. Even beginners can relish this amazing experience! Alternatively, you might fancy watching the sun go down on the beach – it’s a sight you’ll want to see again and again.

If you’re the active type, grab a bike and cycle around the island. As there are no cars or motorbikes, most people travel by bicycle and you can hire one at an affordable price. You can also practice yoga and meditation at the Yoga Place – it’s perfect for detoxing.

The tasty cuisine of the island is also amazing. The Night Market is where you’ll find cheap, fresh dishes – from meat skewers to rice and vegetables, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If a mouthwatering burger is more your thing, stop by Le Petit Grill for an affordable bite to eat at all times of day.

Top Gili Trawangan travel tips

Travel to Gili Trawangan via mainland Lombok. It’s likely that you’ll land at Lombok International Airport and arrive by boat or ferry to the island. From here, you’ll need to get a horse-drawn cart or bicycle as there are no cars or buses. If you want to explore the other Gili islands, you can do so via boat – there are several boat trips that you can book to see the sights.

Whether you’re searching for a soothing beach vacation, an active retreat or a place to party, Gili Trawangan offers varying pursuits for travelers to enjoy. With affordable cuisine, relatively cheap attractions and a variety of vacation rentals on FlipKey, you’ll experience a wonderful adventure!