Photo: Early morning on Gili AIr.

Things to see and do

Snorkelling on Gili Air

The southwest coast has some good intricate banks of coral that are rich with little critters — this is where the snorkelling trips from Gili Trawangan tend to visit, and with good reason. The west coast (high tide only) can be a good spot for spotting turtles and general drift snorkelling, though you need to swim a good way out over beds of sea grass to get to the best. Snorkelling is also ... Read more about Snorkelling on Gili Air .

Explore the island

There is a trail that runs right around the island but, as on Gili Trawangan, it gets thick with sand in places. There is also a network of (mostly sealed) roads in the interior that make it very easy to explore the island. There are plenty of coconut plantations to ride by along with a few villages where life goes on oblivious to the developing tourist scene that surrounds them. Bikes can be ... Read more about Explore the island .

Yoga and massage

Drop-in classes are held daily and there may be other therapies and services available depending on who is around. When we were on the island Shiatsu massage was available. Keep an eye out for flyers covering the latest offerings. There is also a spa and massage centre in the village a five minute walk up the main road from the beach. We didn't try the place, but it could be worth a ... Read more about Yoga and massage .




Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Gili Air? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.


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