The Best Things to Do in Gili Meno


Gili Meno is a small island located in the northeast of Lombok Island. Gili Meno is one of three exotic islands which are more commonly known as the gilis. The three islands are Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan.

Snorkeling at Gili Meno. via Instagram/bali_fm

Gili Meno is located in the middle, between Gili Air which is closest to Lombok and Gili Trawangan which is the furthest away. Gili Meno is known as one of the most pleasant places for honeymoon in Indonesia. There are many things you can do while on Gili Meno, here are some of them.

Scuba diving

Scuba diving. via Instagram/anna_denise_eriksson

Gili islands are famous not only for their stunning white sand beaches but also for their underwater life. The water here is very clear with very high visibility in almost all seasons. Gili Meno is famous for having many dive spots on all parts of the island.

You can join a diving tour or trip to enjoy this underwater richness. Not only will you see colorful coral reefs, but you can also find various interesting marine animals such as rare turtles.


Snorkeling at some sculptures. via Instagram/jasondecairestaylor

Almost all parts of Gili Meno can be used as an exciting snorkeling arena. But if you really want all the best that can be served by Gili Meno, you can rent a boat with an experienced captain. You will be shown to the best spots for snorkeling that might be missed if you do it yourself.

You can see many attractions like sunken ships and various bicycles that become home to coral reefs. The most sought after animals here are turtles which you can find quite easily on Gili Meno.

Warung hopping

Hut hopping can be fun. via Instagram/oliviaenos

Warung is a term in Indonesian which means a small restaurant. On Gili, Meno warungs are built in the form of small huts. You can order food and drinks that are reasonably priced while hiding from the heat of the sun.

You can also enjoy the scenery near that warung. What makes it interesting is that you can do warung hopping from one hut to another without spending much money.

Gili Meno Lake

Gili Meno Lake. via Instagram/tyna.varga

Although Gili Meno is a small island, it also has a saltwater lake that is completely inside the island. This lake is not big, obviously, but it can be an attractive spot for relaxation. Several huts are built around this lake, presenting a place to relax or read a book while enjoying the beauty of the sunrise or sunset.

A turtle with a diver. via Instagram/wanderlust365days

Gili Meno is not the most famous island compared to the other two Gili, but this place presents destinations that are no less exciting. You can explore this relatively small island while enjoying food served in stalls there. Gili Meno is simply the best place for relaxation.

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