Lombok, Indonesia: The ‘Other Bali’

25 minutes away from one of SEA’s hottest tourist destinations is a quieter, more authentic paradise.


As you might have already gathered, beach lovers will love Lombok, and Mawun, too. The latter may not have fine sand as the other two above, but it makes up for it with natural beauty. The waves can get rough; it is ideal for body surfing and not so much for casual wading and swimming.

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Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida

Joshua Berida is a writer by profession and traveler by passion. He writes and posts about his adventures on TheWanderingJuan.net. He likes the outdoors and prefers mountains and hiking to beach bumming, but he wouldn't mind lazing on a white sand beach and swimming in its clear, blue waters.